Tag Archives: Unemployment

5 Days Home from 10 Days on Martha’s Vineyard and President Obusha Leaves for Vacation Number 7

Friday, September 3, 2010 Less than a week after returning from a 10 day vacation to Martha’s Vineyard — his sixth this year, President Obusha is headed to Camp David for the long Labor Day weekend. Seriously folks. I think … Continue reading

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Joan Walsh: “Obama Just Doesn’t Get It”

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 When you lose Salon’s Joan Walsh, if you’re Barry Obama, you know you’re in deep bandini and that’s exactly what has happened. Obama just doesn’t get it Unemployment is a catastrophe, the recovery is stalling, but … Continue reading

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Unemployment in America: a Portrait of a Nation in Decline

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 This sobering graphic by Latoya Eguwuekwe, charts the shocking rise of unemployment across the U.S. starting in 2007 through July 15, 2010. The U.S. Dept. of Labor estimates 31 million Americans are now without a job. … Continue reading

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From the Left New Year Edition

Friday, January 1, 2010 Happy New Year to everyone! 2009 was a year marked by renewed idealism with the election of President Obama, tempered by the realities a stubborn recession, record unemployment, and a huge setback on gay marriage in … Continue reading

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40 State Unemployment Funds Going ‘absolutely broke’ in Two Years

Tuesday, December 22, 2009 The recession and the jobless recovery is taking its toll on unemployment fund faster than Federal projections. 40 state programs will go broke within two years and need $90 billion in loans from Washington to keep issuing … Continue reading

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Saturday Review

Saturday, November 7, 2009 · On Friday, the Obama administration allowed that the national unemployment number had reached 10.2 percent in October, but quickly pointed out the number is still lower than the early 1980s peak of 10.8 percent. According … Continue reading

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Job Seekers Exceed Openings by Record Ratio of Six-to-One

Monday, September 28, 2009 The New York Times has a sobering piece about the state of employment in the U.S. today. Despite assertions by Fed chairman Ben Bernanke that the recession is over and the economy has started an upswing, … Continue reading

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