Stagnation Nation

President Obama’s disastrous handling of the conflict in Syria has drawn nearly universal scorn and derision. But if his advisers are looking for even the thinnest of silver linings, at least it has drawn attention away from yet another disastrous jobs report. The report, which is almost always the focus of at least one media…
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Latest Jobs Report Begs the Question: Has Their Even Been a Recovery Under Obama?

The now-monthly masochistic ritual of hitting refresh on our favorite news site as we anxiously await the release of the official jobs report has now concluded. The results, as with most months in the past few years, are in a word – disappointing. According to the Labor Department, the economy added 162,000 jobs in July,…
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Latest Jobs Report Debacle Shows Obama Approach Isn’t Working

There’s bad. And then there’s Obama jobs report bad. Yes, when it comes to meeting economists expectations for growth, the Obama Administration continually falls flat on its face. Just when you think the American economy should have turned the corner and begin to accelerate the monthly jobs report is there to remind you – oh…
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Disappointing New Job Numbers Reveal Weakness of Obama's Recovery

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Unfortunately, the best of times happened solely in the minds of economists who had predicted another strong jobs month. Here’s Bloomberg’s preview: “Employers probably added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in March for a fourth straight month as US companies gained confidence…
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