Tag Archives: Economy

Check out that TV!

Ass Press: Living on Minimum Wage: One Mother’s Story Shaniqua Davis, a fast food worker in New York City, talks about the struggles she faces trying to raise a family on the federally mandated minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. … Continue reading

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You Built That, Mr. President

Real Clear Politics: Krauthammer On Obama: “This Is His Economy And He’s Pretending He’s Just Stumbled Upon It” I find it astonishing that he goes around making speeches in which he deplores the state of the economy, the growing income … Continue reading

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Eat The Rich!

Stephen Green (aka Vodkapundit): We’re Number Two! The US might have the highest corporate taxes in the developed world, but if you include all the world’s nations we drop all the way down to #2. That’s right: The UAE has … Continue reading

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Wealth Gap?

My son sent me this link – Mashable: The issue of wealth inequality across the United States is well known, but this video shows you the extent of that imbalance in dramatic and graphic fashion. The video, which started going … Continue reading

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If you have to work tomorrow, be thankful you have a job

Richard Saintvilus in Forbes: Why Walmart Is Not Evil For Opening On Thanksgiving, Give It A Break Who died and made you the authority on business principles? This was my response in a recent discussion with a family member in … Continue reading

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The Twinkie Segue

Hmmm, how can we possible use Twinkies as a segue for a post about 1950’s economic policy? Let’s ask the Shill One! The Twinkie Manifesto The Twinkie, it turns out, was introduced way back in 1930. In our memories, however, … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Speech on the Economy

Today, Mitt Romney delivered remarks on the U.S. economy in Ames, Iowa. Read a transcript of the remarks below, as prepared for delivery: Thank you all. It’s great to be back in Iowa. And don’t think that this is the … Continue reading

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