Category Archives: Economy

What’s the Surprise Here?


Devin Dwyer notes at ABC: At a million-dollar San Francisco fundraiser today, President Obama warned his recession-battered supporters that if he loses the 2012 election it could herald a new, painful era of self-reliance in America. “The one thing that … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, American Jobs Act, Budget, Congress, Democrats, Economy, Herman Cain, Obamacare, Pres. Obama, Pundit&Pundette, Republicans, Senate | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

CR and Budget Fallout – My View


It’s not a surprise that people have attacked Speaker Boehner’s attempt to solve the budget crisis. Almost from the start there were critics of what he was trying to do on both sides of the political spectrum. As more and more details … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Elections, Budget, Campaigning, Congress, Economy, John Boehner, Pres. Obama, Tea Party

Democratic Demagoguery Delight; Republican Risky Resolution


Like many others, both in the blogosphere and out, I have followed the budget mess since the Democrats in Congress refused to give the government a budget before the end of the previous Congress. Since the Republicans took charge, there have been … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Congress, Economy, Pres. Obama, Tea Party

IRS Seeking to Boost Obama’s Employment Figures


You would think the IRS would have enough problems just looking for the estimated 16,000 workers to help them implement the tax reporting provisions of Obamacare and you would be wrong. In one of the more idiotic moves of the IRS has ever … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Pres. Obama, Unemployment

Obama’s Problem with Time and Facts


Earlier today, President Barack Obama once again tried to lay the problems of the Democrats upon former President George W. Bush. Once again, however, Obama got it wrong. The linchpin to what went wrong with the economy, primarily with the … Continue reading

Posted in Barney Frank, Congress, Economy, Pres. George W. Bush, Pres. Obama, SubPrime Mess, TARP, Wall STreet

He Shoots, He Scores ShoreBank!


In today’s piece of Obama Chicaganery, we have the saving of ShoreBank by an outfit called Urban Bank Partnerships. There’s an interesting problem here though. As Michelle Malkin notes: “Who is “Urban Partnership Bank?” This press release lists officials with ShoreBank e-mail … Continue reading

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Ben Stein Takes on the Unemployed


Aaron Crowe had an interesting piece at AOL’s WalletPop today and totally drew the wrong conclusions from it. Had Mr. Stein said all or most unemployed people were lazy or didn’t like to work, Crowe might have had a point. But … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Unemployment