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Bernie Sanders Moves To Stop Employment Discrimination Against The Unemployed

One of the most memorable things for me about the story Howard’s End (other than the visual of walking through the night to arrive in a field of wildflowers at dawn) is the vivid portrayal of a worker’s professional downfall. The character leaves one job because of bad advice from a One Percenter, and then […]

Avg. Net Worth of Senators Voting to Cancel Unemployment Insurance: $6.98 Million

Last week, 45 U.S. Senators banded together to halt unemployment insurance for 1.5 million out-of-work Americans.

The average estimated net worth of those 45 Senators is $6.98 million.

The full list:

Senator Voting Against Unemployment Insurance Senator’s Estimated Net Worth Risch (R-ID) $ 53,517,527.00 Corker (R-TN) $ 49,114,509.00 Hoeven (R-ND) $ 37,115,538.00 Johnson (R-WI) $ […]

Is Scott Walker to Thank for the Unemployment Rate in Wisconsin?

On June 7 of this year, Tom Girsch of Lean Left questioned those who’ve credited Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker for a decline in the unemployment rate in the state since he took office on January 2011:

… it seems a lot of people are giving Gov. Walker credit for the job growth in Wisconsin… it’s […]

Jul Creates a New Map of Occupy Arrests along with the Unemployment Rate

Jul has just created a new, updated map plotting […]

List of the 163 Democrats Who Spent Time Promoting Theocracy Instead Of Creating Jobs

163 Democrats in Congress couldn’t work on a jobs bill this week because they were too busy helping Republicans pass a resolution pushing Christian religion onto everybody. […]

Obama Demands Power To Fire Gays and Lesbians Right Away

Pandering to hatred against homosexual Americans, Barack Obama is now on the record: He’s protecting policies that kick gays and lesbians out of work in the middle of this time of high unemployment. […]

CBO Chart Showing Income Tax Impact On Jobs

A chart from the Congressional Budget Office shows the likely impact of lowered income taxes on job growth, and compares that impact to the likely result of other policy choices. […]

4 Democrats Join Republicans to Vote Against American Jobs. Is Your Senator One of Them?

American politicians love to talk about the importance of jobs for Americans. But when push comes to shove, you have to watch what the politicians do, not what they say.

Right now, in the middle of the worst jobless slump of a generation, the American tax structure perversely rewards corporations that fire American workers, then […]

Mike Coffman Wants To Lay Off Public Workers

In a time of high unemployment, Congressman Mike Coffman has introduced legislation that would mandate the layoffs of huge numbers of Americans. […]

Crossing the Aisle on Unemployment

The legislation extends unemployment benefits for an additional 13 weeks, but only in those states where the unemployment rate exceeds 8.5 percent. […]

Mark Souder's Backwards Economic Protest

Congressman Mark Souder’s claim that environmentalists want everyone to live in the thrall of outdated technology rings hollow. It’s Souder who is acting like a luddite, protesting against the development of newer, more efficient technology that would benefit the American economy and the global environment at the same time. […]