Standing among the ruins that were once a shining example of American prosperity, the Vice President championed the values of organized labor and liberal economic policies. (Ya know Because its worked out so well for the bankrupt city of Detroit.)
One of the most successful ways for dictators to cling to power in light of mass dissatisfaction is by waging short, triumphant wars to distract a citizenry looking for someone to blame.
Ireland, Spain, and the Netherlands cannot sustain a eurozone recovery. A recession in Germany is on the way, and will take the rest of Europe along for the ride.
Now that we've established what the relative purchasing power of a dollar is in each of the United States, we're going to apply that information today to solve one of the great problems of our time: how to set the minimum wage in each state in order to achieve purchasing power equality.
Too bad we cant get the Joint Committee on Taxation in Washington to join the 21st Century. Those bureaucrats still base their work on the preposterous assumption that taxes have no impact on overall economic performance.
I have to say though I will miss her hard hitting journalism...
Paul shows signs of being the key transformational figure. If he himself understands the depth of this proposition he well might become unstoppable. Washington, naturally, finds him confounding.
Growing up in Chicago I was witness to how Jesse Jackson Sr. and Operation PUSH would shake down companies for money in return for not being hit by special interests with the tag of being racist by the King of Black people.
Contrary to popular belief, inflation will not spur consumer spending. Nor will inflation create any jobs or cause wage inflation.
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