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U.S. Consumer Confidence Pludges on Obama Tax Hike

U.S. Consumer Confidence Pludges on Obama Tax Hike

U.S. consumer confidence dropped in January to its lowest level in more than a year as Americans were more pessimistic about the economic outlook and their financial prospects, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes fell to 58.6 from an upwardly revised 66.7 in December, falling short of economists’ expectations for 64. It was the lowest […]

Obama Immigration Photo-op to cost  $1.6M Dollars

Obama Immigration Photo-op to cost $1.6M Dollars

So the president is going to Las Vegas baby to give a speech for an hour.  His Global warming carbon foot print set aside (if you buy that sort of thing) will cost American Taxpayers nearly 1.6 million dollars President Barack Obama will fly over 9 hours tomorrow, round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Las Vegas, Nevada, just to deliver a speech on immigration, according to the president’s White House schedule. […]

White House Press Briefing by Jay Carney – Monday Jan. 28, 2013 – Skeet Shooting

White House Press Briefing by Jay Carney – Monday Jan. 28, 2013 – Skeet Shooting

PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room   MR. CARNEY:  Thanks for bearing with us today.  A lot going on at the White House. Before I take your questions I just wanted to note that the President and the Vice President completed a very productive meeting with law enforcement officers, chiefs of police, and sheriffs from around the country, including from Oak Creek, Wisconsin; […]

People who work in Right-to-Work states Richer than Workers in Union States

People who work in Right-to-Work states Richer than Workers in Union States

Employees in right-to-work states can buy a lot more stuff with their money than their counterparts in union shop states, according to a new study from a Michigan economic think-tank. Apparently, the cost of living in right-to-work states is so much lower than in the union shop states that right-to-work employees have higher purchasing power. “For example, Texas per-capita income was $37,098 but would have a purchasing power of $49,700 […]

Obama Remarks to NBA Champions Miami Heat at the White House

Obama Remarks to NBA Champions Miami Heat at the White House

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN WELCOMING THE MIAMI HEAT East Room THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Everybody please have a seat.  Well, today I am honored to welcome a little up-and-coming basketball team — (laughter) — to the White House called the world champion Miami Heat.  (Applause.) Now, for many of teams that come here, this is a lot of cameras in one place.  It’s a little overwhelming.  (Laughter.)  But […]