The Obama administration touted last month’s news that 288,000 new jobs had been created.
Good news? Not when you dig just a little bit deeper. Full time jobs dropped by 523,000 jobs. Part time jobs increased by 800,000, which accounts for the net gain of 288,000 jobs.
Why has part time employment increased since Obama became president? Obamacare… More…
Illegal immigration helps people from Mexico and Central America. Why? Because they can find better paying jobs here than in their native country.
But, illegal immigration is good for the U.S. too. Why? Because it helps fill jobs that a lot of Americans don’t want.
But, and here’s the zinger, but the mutual benefit only works as long as the arrangement is ILLEGAL… More…
By Tom Quiner
The equal pay debate is a distraction from the real war on women.
This is the claim of Abby McCloskey of the American Enterprise Institute. Watch the video above for three concise points she makes explaining the economic challenges facing women, challenges created by Washington.
By Tom Quiner
The new job numbers are out.
Senator Jeff Sessions reacted:
“Today’s jobs numbers are only enough to tread even with population growth, maintaining unemployment at 6.3 percent. When you include discouraged workers, the unemployment rate doubles to an alarming 12.2 percent. There are still 3.2 million fewer full-time employed persons than there were in 2007,” says Sessions.
“Since President Obama came into office in 2009, 7.2 million people have left the workforce entirely. One out of every six men aged 25–54 is not working. Employment in this group fell by 72,000 last month, while the number of employed women aged 25–54 fell by 37,000. Meanwhile, the workforce participation rate for women is at its lowest level in 23 years. Median household income is down almost $2,300 from what it was when the President took office. Real wages are lower than they were in 1999. Growth in the first quarter of this year was negative.
“These numbers are grim and make clear that this economy is nowhere close to performing at an acceptable level.”
It’s getting tougher and tougher for the president to blame Bush.
San Jose boosted their minimum wage to $10 per hour.
This happened a year ago. Minimum wage detractors warned of dire consequences to San Jose if they proceeded. Apparently, none of these dire consequences came true.
A Facebook friend of mine posted an article which pointed this all out, and added this sarcastic comment: More…