economy

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.

It's the Economy, Stupid! The Real Lesson of FL Race

Byron York, Washington Examiner

In the past few days, Democrats have experienced something close to a mass freakout regarding their chances in this November's midterm elections.

Obama Gives These Job Creators A Break

Obama is giving a break to businesses that hire illegal aliens and in the process letting the theft of wages from American workers go unpunished. Demand that your Congressman sign the 'no amnesty' pledge today.

Elitist Democrat Talks Amnesty In Florida’s District 13 Special Election

If the answer to illegal immigration is to legalize the illegal alien then the answer to bank robbery is to legalize theft, which in a sense is what illegal aliens do to American workers by suppressing wages.

Is Obama Killing Jobs to Create Prosperity?

Donald Lambro, Washington Times

Gallup and the CBO findings reflect badly on president’s economic policies.

House GOP Plans Anti-Reg. Blitz

Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill

House Repubs. next week will pass a legislative package aimed at making federal regulations more transparent and less costly to the economy. The legislation is the GOP's latest attempt to reduce the regulatory red tape that they say is stifling job creation. 

Work and Life Under Obamacare

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

Here's why the debate over the CBO report on work decisions and health insurance matters.

Part Two of the Real Obama Economy: Obama’s Food Stamp Economy

How can you square an increase in government dependence, a shrinking labor force and endemic long term unemployment with an economic “recovery?" You can't unless you look at it in political, not economic terms.

Actual Unemployment is 37.2%, 'Misery Index' Worst in 40 Years

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

Don't believe the happy talk coming out of the White House, Fed. Reserve and Treasury Dept. when it comes to the real unemployment rate and the true “Misery Index.” The figures are a fraud.

One Day Left To Save America

Over the next few days, out of the public eye and behind closed doors, the House Republican “leadership” is going to pull out all the stops to get Republican House Members to commit to the amnesty plan backed by the US Chamber and the cheap labor wing of Big Business – this may be your last chance to save America because once such a bill passes there will be no going back. Please click this link to save America by demanding your Representative sign the CHQ "No Amnesty Pledge." 

Study: Obama's Min. Wage Hike Will Kill Jobs

Patrick Rigney, US Finance Post

The Employment Policies Institute recently released a study on the impact that raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 will have on the economy. An estimated 360,000 to 1,084,000 jobs would be eliminated.

The Talladega Economy

The Republican establishment and the cheap labor wing of Big Business want to continue to suppress wages and job growth for American citizens by granting amnesty to millions of illegal aliens and opening the borders to more low-skilled immigrants. How does this make sense with the civilian labor force participation rate at its lowest level in 36 years?

Take Care of U.S. Citizens First

Bill Hoffmann, Newsmax

The U.S. needs to focus on getting jobs for U.S. citizens instead of hiring immigrants and making deals with other nations for cheap labor, says Jim Cramer, host of CNBC's "Mad Money." "Can we just help people get jobs who live here? We have so many problems in our country," Cramer said.

More Now Blame Obama, Not Bush, On Economy

Russell Berman, The Hill

Citing a new survey by a GOP pollster, Boehner told Repubs. that the administration had reached a “turning point” after five years in which Obama had successfully blamed Bush for the US’s economic woes. Repubs, he argued, now have the upper hand when it comes to the economy.

Congress Fakes Frugality While Uncle Sam Bankrupts America

Mulcting is a word you don't see very often. Read on to learn a new word that perfectly expresses what is going on in the Paul Ryan-John Boehner-Eric Cantor budget betrayal.

What a Conservative Social Safety Net Would Look Like – Part 1 of 4

Writer Ben Hart posts an article about effective conservative messaging that is sure to draw some fire, but just may save Republicans from a repeat of the 2012 election. Follow Hart's reasoning through all four segments of the article and tell us what you think.