Category Archives: economy

U.S. adds 173,000 jobs in August, unemployment at 5.1%

I guess this is supposed to be good news: WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) – The U.S. economy created a modest 173,000 new jobs in August to mark the smallest gain in five months, but the unemployment rate fell to 5.1% from 5.3%, the government said Friday. That’s the lowest level since April 2008. Economists polled by MarketWatch […]

So much for that economic recovery! 

So much for the recovery promised by President Obama eh? The economy got off to an even weaker start this year than first thought, the government reported Friday, as economic activity contracted amid a disappointing trade picture and continued caution on spending by businesses and consumers alike.The 0.7 percent decline in economic output in the […]

Census ‘faked’ 2012 election jobs report

This is not a terribly big shock to me; just look who is in the White House. This administration and Government is rife with corruption. I believe if this Government released the true numbers of unemployment in this Country; this stock market would crash and there would be a run on the banks of epic […]

Updated with Video: Republicans and Democrats on the hill stand against the Trans Pacific Partnership

Update: Here is video on the subject regarding a leak by Wikileaks on the text of this monstrous thing: (H/T Democracy Now) For once there is something that the President is trying to get accomplished, that the Democrats and Republicans in Congress are actually standing against. For once, this is a very good thing. This […]

From the “You gotta be kidding me” file: House just voted on 2 bills that would undercut new financial regulations

This one somehow snuck past me. I happen to read on Populist Jim Hightower’s website about this one here and I went and looked it up and sure enough; there it was in black and white: The story: WASHINGTON –– To Wall Street, this town might seem like enemy territory. But even as federal regulators and […]