Politics

July’s Job Numbers

Poor jobs numbers from July continue to reflect a slow-moving economy.   The first quarter’s economic contraction has been revised a final time. A previous revision showed that the economy contracted 2.9%. The latest revision, released this week by the…
Derryck Green
August 1, 2014
Politics

Anemic Economic Recovery, Year Six

The bad news from the Veterans Affairs scandal, the tepid commencement speech at West Point- which was coldly received, and the extremely questionable decision to trade five high-level terrorists from Gitmo for “missing” soldier Bowe Bergdahl, in addition to several…
Derryck Green
June 6, 2014
Politics

Our Flat Economic “Recovery”

Flat. President Obama uses the term as a pejorative against his critics when he calls opponents of his environmental regulations “flat-earthers.” But “flat,” in the Obama universe, is — unfortunately — a term that can be better used to describe the…
Derryck Green
May 2, 2014
Politics

March’s (Un)Employment Numbers

Economic Blog March Numbers As another month passes, we continue to see the desired and intended economic realities of central planning, progressive idealists. This progressive ideal is diametrically opposed to what’s needed to recuperate the lost jobs, wages and capital-…
Derryck Green
April 4, 2014
Politics

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg

As the open enrollment deadline for Obamacare approaches, Obama has been on the social circuit desperately trying to convince mushy-headed Millenials to enroll in Obamacare to offset the increasing costs to manage this nightmarish clusterfudge. A couple of weeks ago,…
Derryck Green
March 21, 2014
Politics

The Cowardly Ryan Has No Heart

Another example of why Republicans can’t maintain respectability came this past week when Paul Ryan, chair of the House Budget Committee, walked back his statements regarding the culture of poverty that exists in the inner city. Speaking on Bill Bennett’s…
Derryck Green
March 17, 2014
Politics

Lackluster Jobs Report

Because of the administration perpetual damage control these days- attempting to manage the repercussions of the President’s ongoing and mounting missteps, the economy seems all but forgotten. Domestically, these blunders include- but aren’t limited to- the continuing and unanswered questions…
Derryck Green
March 7, 2014