Category Archives: Unemployment

Dirty Work

The First Four Years Are The Hardest… Dear Governor Romney, My name is Mike Rowe and I own a small company in California called mikeroweWORKS. Currently, mikeroweWORKS is trying to close the country’s skills gap by changing the way Americans … Continue reading

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Is more government the answer?

E.J. Dionne: Government is the solution Why don’t Democrats just say it? They really believe in active government and think it does good and valuable things. One of those valuable things is that government creates jobs — yes, really — … Continue reading

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SCOAMF facepalm moment of the year

Obama Tells Woman: “Interesting” Unemployed Husband Can’t Find Job During his Google+ hangout Pres. Obama tells a woman that her husband shouldn’t be unemployed from the growth he has seen in the economy. Obama said he finds it “interesting” because … Continue reading

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The Coming Apocalypse Ain’t Coming Yet

John W. Smart has made his predictions for next year. I’m not going to argue or quibble about them, but I do want to discuss his closing: I’ve demurred from the most drastic predictions, though a few above are scary. … Continue reading

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How Obama wasted the stimulus

Via Hot Air: Theoretically, for the stimulus to have worked, the government would have had to target idle resources. Instead, the government funneled money into already-existing government contracts. Similarly, for the stimulus to have worked, state leaders would have had … Continue reading

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This doesn’t add up

Alabama immigration law blamed for drop in construction jobs Alabama’s construction industry is losing jobs faster than almost every state in the nation, and industry experts say some of the losses are due to the state’s strict new immigration law. … Continue reading

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