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J-O-B-S Situation Back to 9.7%

June 4, 2010

The one thing we know about the Obama Nation is that they are focused like a laser beam on that three-letter word: J-O-B-S!  So, when the numbers came out today that the unemployment rate shrank to a rosy 9.7% in May the Obama team said it was a sign that though our recovery is “still [...]

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Cramer v. Obama

March 4, 2009

A war of words has been ignited between CNBC Financial Analyst Jim Cramer, host of Mad Money, and the Obama Administration.  Yesterday, Cramer lambasted the Obama administration for completely destroying the economy, stating that, among other things, we elected a Lenonist: When asked about this, press secretary Robert Gibbs responded by insulting Cramer without refuting [...]

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How Much Patience Do The American People Have?

March 3, 2009

A new President is traditionally given a honeymoon period by the majority of the American people.  In normal times, the American people look to a new President with good wishes, and give him the benefit of the doubt when it comes to policy within the first three months or so of an administration.  These, however, [...]

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High-Society Welfare

February 23, 2009

The Boston Globe today ran a story about people who recently lost their jobs.  Rather, however, than talking about real hardships experienced by people, they are instead glowingly focusing on people who feel “liberated” (Hat Tip:  Mrs. Sal) and are doing such things as taking art history classes, going to museums, and spending time with [...]

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Bad Economic Policy

February 21, 2009

The stock market is down 10% since Obama’s inauguration.  The deficit has just been tripled by the stimulus.  So what is Obama’s plan?  He is proposing to balance the federal budget by raising taxes on both the wealthy and businesses, as well as cut funding to the military in Afganastan and Iraq. All of this [...]

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Bailout BS

October 29, 2008

Those frequent visitors to this site know that I have been against the Paulson Socialist Bailout Package since its inception, and have felt that it was not necessary to fixing the economy, was put together too quickly to stem a supposed crisis that few understood, and was packed with pork that had nothing to do [...]

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Market Rollercoaster — With Beer!

October 10, 2008

Word was going around after lunch today that the market took another nosedive and was getting even worse.  As the day ended, Friday drinks were in order, and since most of us had to be back to school for various anniversary celebrations, a short teacher “reflection” meeting at the local bar was appropriate. When we made it [...]

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