Thanks, Obama! Jobless Claims Drop to 42-Year Low

THE PEOPLE’S VIEW Oops, he did it again! “Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 26,000 to a seasonally adjusted 255,000 for the week ended July 18, the lowest level since November 1973,the Labor Department said on Thursday.” Now keep in mind that the unemployment benefit claims in number of applicants is at the lowest level in… More Thanks, Obama! Jobless Claims Drop to 42-Year Low

HuffPo – Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 114,000 Jobs In September; Jobless Rate Down To 7.8 Percent

The funny thing about today’s jobs report is that at least one pundit on the GOP side is quite upset over it. The Huffington Post The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years and giving President Barack Obama a potential boost with… More HuffPo – Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 114,000 Jobs In September; Jobless Rate Down To 7.8 Percent

Jobs Report Covered Through 2012 Election Lens, Media Not Focused On Impact To American People

In my opinion, the media needs to report the real news and not just what’s happening in Washington or who gave the most millions to the latest super-pac. So yes, I completely agree with the HuffPo’s Michael Calderone‘s article… The Huffington Post Romney’s up. Obama’s down. That’s the takeaway from much of Friday’s media coverage of… More Jobs Report Covered Through 2012 Election Lens, Media Not Focused On Impact To American People

Virginia Legislature Latest To Advance Drug Testing The Poor And Unemployed

Now who’s calling for a class war? The Huffington Post Virginia Republicans are the latest to advance drug testing for the poor and jobless as a half-dozen bills requiring the needy and unemployed to prove they’re not on drugs move through the state legislature. More than 30 states in the past year have considered legislation… More Virginia Legislature Latest To Advance Drug Testing The Poor And Unemployed

Newt Gingrich Owes African Americans an Apology

This article says it all and says it well… Candid Observations Newt Gingrich owes African-Americans an apology. He absolutely knows what he is doing. His constant calling President Obama “the food stamp president” is nothing more than racial politics, no less reprehensible or excusable than when Lee Atwater and the GOP used the image of Willie Horton to take down Michael Dukakis in 1988. Gingrich… More Newt Gingrich Owes African Americans an Apology

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Admits There’s No Evidence Supporting Her Claim About Drug Testing The Unemployed

If she can lie about one thing, who’s to say that she hasn’t lied about other things?  Just sayin’… Think Progress South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) admitted today that she was wrong in asserting that half the people who applied to work at a nuclear facility in the state had failed drug tests, yet said… More South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Admits There’s No Evidence Supporting Her Claim About Drug Testing The Unemployed

Joe Walsh To Skip Obama Jobs Speech, Calls President ‘Idiotic’

Joe Walsh is obviously projecting about his own shortcomings.  The real idiot is Joe Walsh! This totally unprecedented  disrespect for the office of the Presidency because Barack Obama is occupying the office is absolutely absurd and says more about the GOP than about the POTUS. The Huffington Post House Republican Joe Walsh, a Tea Party… More Joe Walsh To Skip Obama Jobs Speech, Calls President ‘Idiotic’

First, Fox News Attacks Obama For Scheduling His Speech On Wednesday, Then Attacks Him For Changing It To Thursday

The basic premise here is that Fox News will attack the President under any circumstance.  It’s what their demographic expects. News Hounds In case anyone needs proof that Fox News will attack President Obama no matter what he does, check out how the “fair and balanced” network handled the scheduling of his upcoming address to… More First, Fox News Attacks Obama For Scheduling His Speech On Wednesday, Then Attacks Him For Changing It To Thursday