Economy

Dock Workers Strike

February 28, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin by Kelleigh The choking of the US supply-chain has officially begun, when as the LA Times reported “West Coast ports – including the nation’s busiest in Los Angeles and Long Beach – have partially shut down for four days as shipping companies plan to dramatically slash dock work amid […]

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Goodbye, Illinois: residents are leaving for other states

February 28, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Even on days when the temperature is above zero, Illinois struggles to keep people here. They’re leaving, in droves, for states with sunnier economic opportunities. New census data and other figures reveal the cold hard truth: More people are moving away than coming, tipping Illinois last year into the […]

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‘Cap and Trade’ is Alive and Well, Despite Having Never Passed Congress

February 27, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Gulag Bound Seton Motley PJ Tatler, PJ Media Remember “Cap and Trade?” The anti-market allegedly “market-based” “solution” to man-faked global warming climate change? A central authority (usually a governmental body) sets a limit or cap on the amount of a pollutant that may be emitted. The limit or cap […]

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Media Accepting Obama’s Spin on the Economy

February 25, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Written by Roger Aronoff  With as many lies and distortions that proceed from this scandal-plagued administration, one might think that mainstream reporters would turn a skeptical eye toward another one of President Obama’s carefully crafted narratives. Each narrative is designed to push “progressive” policies or to cover up administration mismanagement. […]

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Know what Climate Change is all about? CCX!

February 23, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin CCX:  The beginning of global government The Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) was North America’s only voluntary, legally binding greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction and trading system for emission sources and offset projects in North America and Brazil. CCX employed independent verification, included six greenhouse gases, and traded greenhouse gas emission […]

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America’s Economy: The Secret of Oz

February 21, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin What’s the Movie About? It is well known in economics academia that The Wonderful Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum in 1900 is loaded with powerful symbols of monetary reform which were the core of the Populist movement and the 1896 and 1900 president bid of Democrat […]

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Twilight of Capitalism: Number of U.S. corporations at lowest level in 40 years

February 20, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Written by Dr. Eowyn “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” -Obama in a campaign speech on July 13, 2012, in Roanoke, Virginia. “We don’t believe anybody is entitled to success in this country.” -Obama in a campaign speech on Oct. 5, 2012, […]

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Irreconcilable differences: Obama’s job approval ratings and unemployment

February 18, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By: James Simpson WatchDog.org PERCEPTION VS. REALITY: A number of economic statistics not covered in official reports reveal the differences between the public’s perception of the president’s performance in handling unemployment and the reality. According to a recent poll by AP-GfK, President Obama currently has a 47 percent job […]

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Andrew Klavan: Behold! Your Public Sector Unions at Work

February 16, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Everywhere you turn these days, your public sector unions are hard at work, protesting cutbacks to public sector unions. Andrew Klavan exposes the charming charm of your unionized civil servants. Follow VeronicaCoffin Like this:Like Loading…

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Obama’s Policies Kill U.S. State-of-the-Art Coal Technology

February 11, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin Written by IER At the end of 2012, the most technologically-advanced coal-fired power plant in the United States went online in Arkansas. If the Obama administration has its way, this is the end of the road for ultra supercritical coal-fired power plants in this country. China, on the other […]

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Obama’s Big Fat Greek Budget

February 11, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Daniel Greenfield In a speech at the Department of Homeland Security, Obama declared that he wants to “replace mindless austerity with smart investments that strengthen America”. Those “smart” investments scattered across a gargantuan $4 trillion budget include a $500 million Green Climate Fund for the Third World and […]

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More businesses in America now dying than starting up

February 9, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By J. D. Heyes It hasn’t happened in more than three decades, and it’s a disturbing trend that is likely to worsen: For the first time in 35 years, business deaths are outnumbering the birth of new businesses in the U.S., according to Gallup CEO Jim Clifton. In a […]

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The Most Common Job in Every State

February 6, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Joseph Perticone These Maps Show the Changing Employment Landscape Using data from the Census Bureau, NPR developed graphics that tell the most common job in every state from 1978 to 2014. While some jobs remained dominant for long stretches of time, eventually a shift occurs as America’s economy […]

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Here are the Export-Import Bank’s greatest hits of 2014

February 6, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by: Veronica Coffin By Timothy P. Carney View larger photo A worker walks next to a Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental airplane to be delivered to Air China, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Everett, Wash., before a delivery ceremony. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Subsidized exporters began to lobby in earnest this week to save […]

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Gallup CEO: 5.6% unemployment is a Big Lie

February 5, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin By Dr. Eowyn An op/ed by the Chairman and CEO of Gallup Polls says what we’ve been saying for some time now: The declining unemployment figures trumpeted by the Obama administration and by his lapdog media are LIES because the statistics don’t include the millions of Americans who are unemployment […]

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Southern California Edison (SCE) IT Workers Being Replaced Left And Right By H-1B Visa Holders

February 5, 2015

Email this pageSubmitted by:  Veronica Coffin  By V. Saxena Information technology employees at Southern California Edison (SCE) are slowly but surely being laid off and replaced by H-1B visa holders from India, reports Computer World: The IT organization’s “transition effort” is expected to result in about 400 layoffs, with “another 100 or so employees leaving […]

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