Another “Spring Swoon” Shows Obama’s Economic Approach Isn’t Working

Spring is a season usually associated with growth and life. Flowers are blooming, trees are greening and animals are waking up from their winter-long naps. Ironically, Spring has meant the exact opposite for the economy during Obama’s presidency.  For several years the economy has run a rather predictable (if depressing) rollercoaster – in the first…
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New EPA Regulations the Latest Obama Attack on the Middle Class

In case you’ve missed it, the middle-class is not faring well in this so-called recovery. Catherine Rampell writes in the New York Times: “For the first time in over a year, median annual income fell by a statistically significant amount from the previous month, according to a report from Sentier Research. Median annual household income…
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Obama’s Deadly Disregard for Economy is Hurting Growth

American received a pretty grim view of the so-called economic recovery this week. The economy only added 157,000 jobs – not even enough to cover the number of new entrants to the workforce, much less reduce unemployment. Speaking of which, the unemployment rate went up by a tenth of a point to 7.9 percent, a…
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Brace Yourselves Graduates, Half of You Will Fall Victim to the Obama Economy

Today, as it rained outside my apartment I found myself reading commencement addresses. I meandered from John F. Kennedy’s speech to American University about the need for world peace to Steve Jobs’ address urging Stanford to stay hungry and stay foolish. I ambled between the words of greats like Winston Churchill and George Marshall, whose…
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Forget an "Economy Built to Last," We Want One Built to GROW

President Obama has tried to sell voters on his economic vision of an “America built to last.” It was a slogan that sounded awfully similar to one that Ford used in the past; ever the more ironic considering Ford was the only of the ‘big three’ auto companies that refused the government bailout. But that…
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Obama Concedes, Fixing Economy "Probably Takes More Than One President"

In a recent 60 Minutes interview President Obama was asked if he overpromised when selling his economic policies impact or underestimated how difficult it would be to fix the economy. “I didn’t overpromise. And I didn’t underestimate how tough this was gonna be,” Obama said. “I always believed this was a long term project. .…
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