economy

JOBS JOBS JOBS!

Economists had forecast 200,000 nonfarm payrolls in February, according to a Bloomberg survey. They raised their forecasts Thursday after a report by the payrolls-processing giant ADP showed the private sector added 298,000 jobs in February, many more than expected.

Obama’s Economic Report Card Sees America Hit New Low

Ed Feulner, CNS News

The U.S. economy is remarkably resilient, but it needs help. Fortunately, the Trump administration has promised a sharp break with the regulatory, tax and trade policies of recent years. Regaining our place among the top 10 economies won’t be easy, but it can be done. And the sooner, the better. Your move, President Trump.

Obama’s Fed Stifles Trump Market Rally And Economic Recovery Plans

After pumping-up the economy with near-zero interest rates for the entire Obama presidency, we here at CHQ have expected that Obama’s Federal Reserve would not be friendly to Donald Trump’s plans for an economic growth agenda. And the numbers appear to bear us out.

Trump bump: Confidence in economy highest in 8 years, up 17 points

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

Gallup's latest survey showed a remarkable 17-point turnaround since just before the election. Confidence in the election was at a dismal negative 11 points right before the election. Now it as a positive 6, higher than at any point during President Obama's eight years.

We Conservatives Must Nationalize the Election or Lose

By Richard A. Viguerie, CHQ Chairman
We conservatives must take action NOW to nationalize this election. The defeats of Jerry Ford, George HW Bush, Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney, as well as the 1998 and 2006 congressional elections are proof that running a content-free campaign and refusing to nationalize the election is a losing strategy for Republicans, especially in a “change election” year like 2016.

Donald Trump: Forgotten America's Law and Order Candidate

"The main victims of these riots are law-abiding African-American citizens living in these neighborhoods. It is their jobs, their homes, their schools and communities which will suffer as a result." The truth of Trump’s analysis is so obvious that it was even recognized by the rioters.

277,000: Fed Regulators Have More Than Quadrupled Since 1960

James Gattuso, CNS News

Even when the rest of the country is doing poorly, the regulators do well. From 2014 to 2015, the economy grew by only 2.6 percent, while the regulatory business grew by 4.3 percent. So if you’re looking for work and the private sector isn’t hiring, you can always try finding work as a bureaucrat in the industry that never shrinks.

Obama Will Be The Only President In US History To Never Achieve A Year Of 3% GDP Growth

Brandon Morse, RedState

This is a man who consistently says he's proud of "saving the economy," and that he improved it despite the problems he had to overcome because of his opposition. What's more, Obama's legacy is something Hillary Clinton is proudly saying she'll continue. If that's the case, she's going to have a hard time explaining to many how continuing such low growth is a great idea.

The United States of Amnesty

Chuck Ross, Daily Caller

The White House is embarking on a public relations pitch to raise awareness about Obama’s exec. amnesty, which the administration claims will provide a boost to the economy & have no negative impact on U.S. workers, a claim which even O has disputed in the past.

Obama: Fed. Gov't Not Big Enough; Up Budget by 7%

Rick Moran, American Thinker

Apparently, half a trillion dollar deficit isn't a problem. Obama wants to toss the sequestration agreement he made with R's in '11 and is proposing an increase of at least $68 billion in the FY 2016 budget.

Obama Economic Record Even Worse Than You Realize

Chad Stafko, American Thinker

The degree to which Barack Obama has failed, as seen in the data, is quite staggering.

Reagan Beats Obama on Economic Growth

Sierra Rayne, American Thinker

Forbes is wrong. Try as the Obama supporters might to revise history, the facts remain the facts. Reagan's econ. legacy is why we see headlines like this: "'80s Nostalgia: Poll Finds Reagan Beats Obama in a Landslide -- Even young people yearn for the 1980s."

Spending, the Deficit, the Debt and Treason

With their near-treasonous level of spending Democrats and Republicans in Congress have created an economic crisis that is about to overwhelm the most productive economy in the world and wreak havoc on America for generations to come.

O’s Amnesty Will Add As Many Foreign Workers As New Jobs Since '09

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

Obama's plans will distribute five million work permits to illegal immigrants, and also create a new inflow of foreign college graduates for prestigious salaried jobs, according to press reports.

Poll: Dems' Pet Issues Irrelevant to Voters

Awr Hawkins, Breitbart

A recent Gallup poll which asked Americans to name "the most important problem" facing the U.S. shows that pet Dem. issues rank near the bottom of the list. The "economy in general" was the biggest concern at 17%, then "dissatisfaction with gov't" (16%) & "unemployment/jobs" (10%).

Schlafly: Immigration Is Killing The American Family

Scott Greer, Daily Caller

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has risen to the forefront in the immigration debate and strongly believes that America’s increasing levels of immigration is not just bad for the economy, but also is harming the American family.

Open Borders, Amnesty and the Burger Flipping Economy

New studies show that in just three states some 1.7 million native-born American workers have been displaced by immigrants – both legal and illegal. And the numbers have yet to come in for the other 47 states.

Boehner: Immigration Reform Will Boost Economy

Scott Wong, The Hill

“Immigration reform will help our economy, but you’ve got to secure the border first,” the Republican said after a speech at the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute. “We’ve got a mess and everyone knows we’ve got a mess. 

Jeb: Opposing Amnesty Makes No Sense To Me

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Jeb Bush courted Wall Street donors on Mon., saying "I have a hard time understanding why people are fearful of our own heritage, our own history," He suggested legalization would help the economy.

Poll Suggests Dems Missing the Mark w/ Swing Voters

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

A new political advocacy group has teamed up with former Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) to argue that the economic inequality agenda of Senate Democrats is a loser with swing voters.