economy

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.

The GOP’s Paul Ryan Problem

Liberals and the Democratic Party exist solely to divide-up the spoils extorted from producers by the welfare state and cutting federal spending undermines their very reason for being. The Ryan spending deal passed by the House last night shows that establishment Republicans, led by Paul Ryan, embrace those same impulses.

Three Cheers for the Rule of Law: Holding Deadbeat Debtor Argentina to Account

The only consistent protection against rapacious politicians is the rule of law.  In most Third World countries governments loot and plunder without limit.  Constitutional and legal rules set Western industrialized nations apart.