United States: Positive Labor Numbers Hide Bad News
Data released by the US Department of Labor (DoL) showed the United States added 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell .2 percent to 7.7 percent. Economists expressed … Continue reading
US Politics: No Threat to Grover Norquist’s No More Taxes Pledge
The past few days have seen a flurry of news reports on how Republican congressional representatives are abandoning Grover Norquist’s “Taxpayer Protection Pledge.” Senators Saxby Chambliss, Bob Corker, Lindsey Graham, … Continue reading
US Politics: Desperation will Win the War for Conservatives
The US election is over and the country’s political culture remains divided; Democrats retain control of the Presidency and the Senate while the Republicans remain firmly in charge of the … Continue reading
US Elections: Should You Vote for the Party or the Candidate?
The US election season is in its final stretch and both political parties, along with their supporters, are doing everything they can to convince those who have not yet voted … Continue reading