Just around the corner? Watch out when journalists start using that phrase. It’s code for, “We have no clue when this disaster will end, but we prefer to keep people’s hopes up.”
Is Tom McClintock saying that American workers are “losers” because their employers squandered the value of their labor?
Yesterday I tested Catholic priest and radio personality John Corapi’s prediction that… If we do not soon stop the genocide of abortion in the United States, we shall run the course of all those that prove by their actions that they are enemies of God—total
Today Senator George Voinovich of Ohio is expected to announce that he will not run for re-election in 2010. The conservatism of large swaths of Ohio is not to be underestimated, but the effects of that conservatism, from financial deregulation to resisting change in the
How bad is the economy? State unemployment centers in Hawaii, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma and Washington are hiring large numbers of new workers… to meet the surge in demand for at their unemployment service centers.
Well, that’s because even with unemployment numbers at a height unseen for a generation, most young, fit, bright Americans still are not so hopeless that they would consider joining the military.
New York Times columnists lately have been channeling the George W. Bush of 2001. Michael Kinsley urges us (with tongue only a bit in cheek) to “Show your consumer confidence. One last shopping spree. Buy that coffee maker whether you want one or not.” Thomas
Driven across a bridge lately? Used a public park? Visited a library? Walked on a sidewalk? Hiked on a trail? Taken your kids to a public school? Enjoyed a drink of clean water thanks to water treatment facilities? Taken a swim in a municipal pool?
A large-scale pre-emptive firing of American workers would suddenly create a large number of people who wouldn’t have much money to spend, and would be out making it harder for people who are already out of work to find a job. That would be a good way to make the economy a lot worse pretty quickly, wouldn’t it?
If Republicans really don’t like taxes, how come they’re not joining Barack Obama in opposing these unemployment taxes?