Why We Should Oppose The Obama “Jobs Bill” or Any further “Stimulus” (via The Last Refuge)

Why We Should Oppose The Obama "Jobs Bill" or Any further "Stimulus" Allow me to try to explain why anyone with a modicum of common sense should oppose Obama’s “American Jobs Act”.   There really is a simple reason to stand firm in opposition.  Why?  Well simply put, his proposal does not solve the problem, it only temporarily masks the underlying issue, and arguably makes matters worse. Consider this apropos metaphor.   Spending more money to artificially stimulate, or fill, the lack of natural economic activity  … Read More

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Obama: My Bill Will Create 1.9 Million Jobs, Drop Unemployment Rate To 8.1%… (via The Last Refuge)

Obama: My Bill Will Create 1.9 Million Jobs, Drop Unemployment Rate To 8.1%… Nonsense, sheer nonsense….   Why make stuff like this up when it is completely unfeasible.   “Create” 1.9 million jobs?  Not a chance.  Economic Cognitive Dissonance.   Period. (USA Today) — President Obama has attached a big number to his jobs bill: 1.9 million. At a private fundraiser last night, Obama said his proposal would create 1.9 millions jobs, while reducing the 9.1% unemployment rate by a percentage point; he also said it would add t … Read More

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NYC Mayor Bloomberg: “Don’t Call It Ground Zero Anymore”… (via The Last Refuge)

NYC Mayor Bloomberg: “Don’t Call It Ground Zero Anymore”… This is simply getting ridiculous.  This INTENTIONAL manipulation to diminish the anguish of 9-11 and further dismiss its impact is being perpetrated the same ideological forces that demand a removal of faith.   People were actually murdered that day.  Murdered.   Their bodies torn apart, burned, and crushed while they were alive.   This insufferable and intentional manipulation is connected to the same ideological indifference and attitude that … Read More

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An “Act of War”: Obama’s Destruction of the U.S. Energy Industry (via Mayrant&rave)

An "Act of War": Obama's Destruction of the U.S. Energy Industry “If a hostile nation drove our drilling rigs out of the Gulf of Mexico, it would be an act of war.” Obama’s “Industrial Sabotage” Devastates the Gulf by John Hinderaker – Power Line – 08/22/2011 Kevin Mooney tabulates the damage that the Obama administration is doing to the Gulf economy, and to the energy industry generally: Ten oil rigs have left the Gulf of Mexico since the Obama Administration imposed a moratorium on deepwater oil and gas dril … Read More

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Government Spending: The Black Hole of the Economy (via Rogue Operator)

Government Spending: The Black Hole of the Economy During America’s Independence Day weekend, the Obama administration slipped a firecracker into the public tailpipe and set off for multiple rounds of golf and posh backyard barbecues with all the fixin’s.  As American citizens glumly contemplated their economic futures over styrofoam plates of store-bought hot dogs and potato salad, the word has been leaked that Obama’s “stimulus” cost taxpayers around $278,000 per job.  At an astronomical price- … Read More

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