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The last thing we need right now is another Reagan

February 8, 2011


That sounds like blasphemy, but it’s true. Reagan used a three legged stool as analogy for conservatism, one leg social conservatism, one leg military or national defense conservatism, and one leg fiscal conservatism. Well he spoke a good game, but actions speak louder than words. His actions spoke the loudest, he spent and approved spending […]

GALLUP: Broader underemployment worsened to 19% in December — up sharply from 17.2% at end of Nov…

January 6, 2011


Broader underemployment worsened to 19% in December — up sharply from 17.2% at end of Nov… Whatever the government reports about unemployment on Friday, Gallup’s U.S. underemployment data for the end of 2010 show that nearly one in five Americans continue to be unemployed or employed part-time looking for full-time work. In turn, this underscores […]

Most Americans Say They’re Worse Off Since Obama Took Office

December 9, 2010


More than 50 percent of Americans say they are worse off now than they were two years ago when President Barack Obama took office, and two-thirds believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, a Bloomberg National Poll shows. The survey, conducted Dec. 4-7, finds that 51 percent of respondents think their situation has […]


December 6, 2010


Time to take up arms, the government is out of control. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the expansion of the Department’s national “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign to hundreds of Walmart stores across the country—launching a new partnership between DHS and Walmart to help the American public play […]

Post-recession unemployment ‘scariest ever’ job chart show its worst than WW2

December 6, 2010


As unemployment in the U.S. nears the dreaded 10 per cent mark, it is a chart to chill the bones of any job hunter. Comparing previous recoveries from all 10 American recessions since 1948 to the current financial crisis, the stark figures show almost no improvement in employment figures in the past year. Some commentators […]

Killing Bush tax cuts means killing jobs

December 5, 2010


Newsflash: The unemployment rate jumped to 9.8 percent in November. Backlash: Democrats immediately set to making matters worse. With the Bush tax cuts due to expire on Dec. 31, House and Senate Dems wasted precious hours this week on symbolic votes as they tried to ignite class warfare against Republicans. Sen. Claire McCaskill suggested taxpayers […]

Chase orders bank to remove Christmas tree .. offends customers

December 3, 2010


Chase Bank told a businessman to remove the Christmas tree he donated to a local branch because it could offend people. Antonio Morales, owner of Bellagio Day Spa in Southlake, had assembled and decorated a 9-foot-tall tree in the lobby of the Chase Bank branch at 1700 E. Southlake Boulevard as a favor to the […]