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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Merry Christmas to One and All


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Coda

From December 9th's HuffPost Hill newsletter:

DAILY DELANEY DOWNER - Congress used an old unemployment bill for its defense reauthorization, prompting some confusion among people noticing the unemployment reauthorizing text is still up on Congress.gov, looking like it's about to become law. It's not. Sorry, folks, nobody cares about that anymore on Capitol Hill.

We should point out that very, very few people have cared, period.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Two Random Thoughts:

A random thought from Thomas Sowell:

"Many people who have never run one business for one day are nevertheless confident that they know corporate CEOs are not worth as much as they are paid."

A random response:

Many people who have never struggled to feed, clothe and shelter their family on minimum wage jobs are nevertheless confident that these millions of men and women are overpaid.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Cure Is Worse Than The Disease



UPDATE: What I wouldn't give to put Kris Kobach and Judge Richard Posner in a room together.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

We've Known It All Along.


This isn't the first time the GOP has shown they're clueless about jobs. It probably won't be the last.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Rising Tide That Doesn't Lift All Boats

From Wonkblog: a chart showing how well people fare during recoveries.

This might help explain a conundrum: most statistics show that the economy is improving, but people aren't seeing the effects.