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It’s Official: President Obama Is The Best Economic President In Modern Times

It’s Official: President Obama Is The Best Economic President In Modern Times

A new economic report, published by Forbes.com on September 6, 2014, clearly shows that President Obama is the best economic president in modern times. It’s not an opinion, it’s a fact, based on all of typical the economic indicators, including jobs, investments, growth and expansion, even the rate of inflation. In […]

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Pro-Business? Research Shows GOP “Pro-Business” Policies Hurt Business, Kill Economic Growth

Pro-Business? Research Shows GOP “Pro-Business” Policies Hurt Business, Kill Economic Growth

We hear it all the time, republicans are “Pro-business.” They promise if they’re elected, they’ll pass “business friendly” legislation. They claim that their policies will lead to economic growth and job creation. It’s time for a reality check. An analysis of all 50 states clearly shows the negative correlation between […]

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WATCH: This 3 Minute Video Totally Annihilates Right Wing Immigration Myths

Image Credit: Salon.com

In June of last year, economist, professor and political commentator, Robert Reich released this short but highly informative video on immigration, through MoveOn.org. With the border crisis being at the forefront of the national conversation this month, conservatives are yet again railing about the wretched, ‘freeloading,’ ‘job-stealing’ immigrants that they […]

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GOP Rep. Thinks Extending Jobless Benefits Is ‘Immoral’

Photo of Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) from Wikipedia.

Jobs are necessary for people to live and eat. Barring that, they need unemployment benefits. Some in the GOP think extending such benefits is immoral.

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Why Black Friday Is An Indictment Of Our Materialistic Culture

From Comprenden USA

Black Friday caters to consumerism, which is driven by materialism. As our need to show off grows, so does our need for material status symbols.

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Economists And Wall Street Cheer Good Jobs Report While GOP Whines That It’s Not Good Enough

Jobs report. Image @IBTimes

Yes, we need even more jobs and less unemployment, but this is a ‘solid report’ that shows we’re moving in the right direction. That deserves some kudos.

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Studies On Both Sides Say To Increase The Minimum Wage

Ronald Reagan was sworn in in January, 1981, and look what happened after he started implementing his policies.

It is not often when a left-wing think tank, and a right-wing magazine are in full agreement, but when it comes to the federal minimum wage, they are, and it is a sign which we should take seriously.

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Obama’s On A Roll As Leading Economists Predict Big Gains Over Next 2 Years

Obama’s On A Roll As Leading Economists Predict Big Gains Over Next 2 Years

Hear that? It’s the sound of air escaping the Romney campaign.

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Romney Says Blaming President For Bad Economy Is ‘Poppycock’ (VIDEO)

Romney Says Blaming President For Bad Economy Is ‘Poppycock’ (VIDEO)

Romney actually suggests voters should NOT ‘stop midstream and find someone new.’

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Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List

For this weekend we have articles on the Chicago teachers strike, charter schools, tax rates and economic growth, social mobility, and subsidies to professional sports teams.

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One Graphic That Unleashes The Facts Of 4% Economic Growth

One Graphic That Unleashes The Facts Of 4% Economic Growth

Facts have a liberal bias.

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George W. Bush Remembers His Presidency As ‘Awesome’ – He Was ‘Famous And Powerful’

George W. Bush Remembers His Presidency As ‘Awesome’ – He Was ‘Famous And Powerful’

Bush remembers his Presidency as ‘Awesome,’ we remember it as a long nightmare, one we should never forget, even though we’d like to.

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Minimum Wage Not Enough? ‘Get A Job’ Says One Republican Congressman (VIDEO)

Minimum Wage Not Enough? ‘Get A Job’ Says One Republican Congressman (VIDEO)

The failure of Republican policy becomes apparent in this exchange between an employed Floridian and his congressman.

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