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Chart of the week: Running of the Bulls

I’m an engineer. I love data, and I love charts. So once a week I’m going to show you a chart that I think is relevant in the world of politics. Then you can read the explanation and use it to

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Posted in Fiscal Policy

Watch out! 4 surprising ways politics could screw up your summer plans

Are you trying to build your resume by working a summer job? Trying to take a trip with friends and see the world? Just trying to take advantage of some new laws and unwind? Whatever your summer plans are, make

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Posted in Miscellaneous

Hiring Can’t Beat Firing – Unemployment Rises to 8.3%

If this is starting to sound familiar, you’ve probably been reading the news.

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Posted in President Obama

Obama: Too Busy to Meet with Jobs Council

Despite all the attention unemployment is getting from the Obama campaign, the President hasn’t met with his “Jobs Council” in over 6 months.

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Posted in President Obama

Obama: Success Comes from the Government

Look, I try to give the President the benefit of the doubt, but this most recent tirade against success boils my blood.

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Posted in President Obama, The Modern Conservative

Obama Spending Binge Beginning to Bite – Debt Worries Keep Unemployment at 8.2%

Do you recall when we reported that the jobless rate had risen to 8.2% back in June? Turns out, not much has changed.

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Posted in President Obama

Report: 139 White House Staffers Making More Than 6 Figures

Since 1995, the White House has been required to deliver a report to Congress listing the title and salary of every White House Office employee. At 4:39 p.m. on Friday, it did exactly that.

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Posted in President Obama