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NYT- Wisconsin Gov Walker  Likely to Survive Recall

NYT- Wisconsin Gov Walker Likely to Survive Recall

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, a Republican, is likely to survive a recall election on June 5, according to recent nonpartisan polls of the state. Mr. Walker leads his Democratic opponent, Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee, by an average of six percentage points in those polls and has not trailed in any poll since February. Some polls issued by Democratic-affiliated groups have shown a somewhat tighter race, with Mr. Barrett […]

Jon Stewart: I’m a Socialist

Jon Stewart: I’m a Socialist

Roger Ailes was right. Earlier this week, the Fox News president made waves by asserting that Jon Stewart confessed to being a “socialist” while the two were in a bar once. Outlets such as Huffington Post and Mediaite reported the story as an accusation or an open question. It isn’t. Appearing on CNN in the year 2000, the comic openly explained his ideology. After a caller on the December 15, […]

Obama Presided Over Slowest Federal Spending Growth of Any Recent President

Obama Presided Over Slowest Federal Spending Growth of Any Recent President

So President Obama takes the last Bush budget provided by a Democrat Congress and than has Harry Reid reject any budget for three years (which kept spending at 2008 levels) and calls it the lowest increase in spending in history.  One must know that if Congress does not pass a budget, that the default is the last budget passed…. Now do you get it.. of course Obama has the lowest […]

S.C. Dem candidate for U.S. House arrested on DUI, weapons charge

S.C. Dem candidate for U.S. House arrested on DUI, weapons charge

Police in Columbia, S.C., have arrested a South Carolina lawmaker and candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for driving under the influence and carrying an illegal weapon. The State reports: Rep. Ted Vick, D-Chesterfield, is currently at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing on the charges, which also includes speeding. Read the rest at S.C. Dem candidate for U.S. House arrested on DUI, weapons charge | Washington […]

Obama’s Great Recession

Obama’s Great Recession

Our Chief-Story-Teller, in his nefarious flair, is claiming the US economy has improved since his inauguration. I wonder from which fortune cookie he pulled that nonsense. He almost sounds dehydrated. Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. Regardless of what Obama says, he cannot be trusted. You will always have to unravel his fictional narrative. While he claims to have a “laser focus” on jobs, he also admits he sometimes forgets […]

and the Award for the 30 Worst Months of Employment in the Past 25 Years…

and the Award for the 30 Worst Months of Employment in the Past 25 Years…

goes to Obama The federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes monthly tallies for the employment-population ratio.  That stat shows something rather straightforward:  Among those who are living in America and are free to pursue employment, what percentage are employed?  (The bureau excludes those who are under 16 years old, are active-duty military, or are — in the bureau’s own words — “inmates of institutions (for example, penal and mental […]