Post Tagged with: "GDP"

The Paul Krugman Jeb Bush Feud Is Brilliant – At Least Half Of It Is

The Paul Krugman Jeb Bush Feud Is Brilliant – At Least Half Of It Is

No more Bushes!

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

Increased Government Spending Has Republicans In A Panic

The better the economy gets, the more Republicans are going to freak out and it’s only getting started. Ha. Ha. Ha.

by Walt Dismay· · News
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Obama’s Economy: America’s Positive Outlook On Economy Reaches A Seven Year High

If plunging gas prices, excelling job reports, great GDP numbers, falling health care costs, plunging unemployment, record stark market numbers, record corporate earnings, and a rapidly decreasing deficit doesn’t make you a little bit optimistic, you just might be a Republican.

by Ryan Denson· · News
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It Happened! China Passes US To Take Number One Spot As World’s Largest Economy

And the United States is now in the number two spot chasing China.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
These three nut jobs want to shut down the government again.

Tea Party Extremists Threatening Another Government Shut Down In December

Unfortunately, Cruz, Paul and Rubio aren’t up for reelection until 2016, so voting them out isn’t possible yet.

by Randa Morris· · News
“It is long past time that we recognize health care is a right, not a privilege.” Sen. Bernie Sanders

Health Spending Projections Are Sharply Lower Than 5 Years Ago Despite #ACA Expansions (VIDEO/CHARTS)

Medicare is not in the toilet despite Republican’s gnashing of teeth and pulling of hair. The outlook for this wildly successful program is excellent. It looks like the projections made just five years ago – in 2009 have changed to show Medicare costs are right at 2.6 percentage points lower than […]

by Gloria Christie· · News
Photo of Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) from Wikipedia.

GOP Rep. Thinks Extending Jobless Benefits Is ‘Immoral’

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.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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IMF Shocks Global Finance World, Says Rich Should Pay More (VIDEO)

The man in this photo thinks the rich should pay more in taxes to pay off public deficits. But who expected the buttoned-down IMF to agree with him?

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Only Chile And Mexico Have Tax Revenue Lower Than The United States Among Industrialized Nations

Only Chile And Mexico Have Tax Revenue Lower Than The United States Among Industrialized Nations

If individuals ran their finances the same way conservatives expect the government to use tax revenue, everyone would rent their house and drive an old car.

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
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Federal Deficit Falls A Shocking 32% Under Obama, Will It Be Enough To Quiet GOP?

Long-term, we’re still in trouble due to a variety of factors, and neither our government nor our media seem to know how to actually look at the federal deficit.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Plllllease let these fools listen to me!

Paul Krugman: The Big Bad Deficit Is Gone

Who are you going to believe? The Nobel Prize winning economist who’s been right about everything for years on end or the people that crashed the economy and made billions off our suffering?

by Walt Dismay· · News
Even Conservative George Will Wants To Break Up The Banks

Even Conservative George Will Wants To Break Up The Banks

Big Banking is preventing free market competition by surreptitiously acquiring government endorsement because of their size.

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
It’s The Republicans, Stupid! Why The Economy Shrank 0.1% In Q4

It’s The Republicans, Stupid! Why The Economy Shrank 0.1% In Q4

Defense cuts have slowed down our otherwise-growing economy, which proves that the GOP-led spending cuts won’t help us.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Ronald Reagan was sworn in in January, 1981, and look what happened after he started implementing his policies.

Studies On Both Sides Say To Increase The Minimum Wage

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.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
We Shopped Till It Dropped…The Misery Index, That Is!

We Shopped Till It Dropped…The Misery Index, That Is!

A higher GDP encourages the markets, which makes investors happy, and with shiny happy people talking about the market doing well, the confidence of everyone is boosted…which makes people want to go out and buy things. And turns out, we are!

Economic Growth Excellent In Third Quarter

Economic Growth Excellent In Third Quarter

The United States shows excellent economic growth from the third quarter.

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
Booming Housing Recovery Further Dismantles GOP Election Strategy

Booming Housing Recovery Further Dismantles GOP Election Strategy

September numbers show strong gains in U.S. home sales, consumer confidence, and housing prices.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
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.’

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
Score For Obama! The 2012 Deficit Down By $207 Billion And Heading Lower

Score For Obama! The 2012 Deficit Down By $207 Billion And Heading Lower

Are you better off than you were four years ago? Although there are admittedly those who can’t feel it yet, the answer is in the numbers and the numbers tell us we are better off and things are improving every day.

by Ann Werner· · News