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This morning the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an office within the Department of Labor, announced the unemployment rate for November 2013. As currently calculated, the unemployment rate has indeed fallen to 7.0 percent. The problem is that since the national economy has deteriorated to such a severe degree over the past half-decade the BLS calculations have become a wildly inaccurate way to gauge the health of the broader economy.
11-year-old Entrepreneur Told to Stop Selling, Start Begging
We young people are fickle beings. One day, we're hero-worshipping Justin Bieber for his brave commitment to repetitive four-chord pop songs, the next day, we're abandoning him to the Canadian wilderness as we realize that he wouldn't exist save for that country's content laws and an unfulfilled American pre-adolescent need for pop stars with sketchy haircuts and pants that probably chafe.
As establishment Washingtonians continue to lose popularity with voters, they are becoming increasingly protestant of anyone who criticizes them. Here’s a list of establishment Republicans who have condemned or threatened conservative organizations in recent memory. Sen. Mitch McConnell
Celebrity “activists” are everywhere and they love to tell us how to live our lives. They're often oblivious to the effects of bad policy on real people, and in this case, why would they care about providing affordable energy to the masses? They can afford skyrocketing electricity rates, why can't you? Yes, the latest round of celebrity do-gooders have plenty of opinions about fracking. Also true to form, these celebrity fracktivists are terribly misinformed.
FreedomCast - Millennials Abandoning Obama and Democrats Running for Reelection Abandoning ObamaCare
On today’s edition of the FreedomCast, Jim Geraghty joins me to discuss the sudden abandonment of health care reform by Democrats running for reelection, security breaches and more delays for ObamaCare and why millennials are suddenly fleeing the president they helped elect twi
Stop Common Core Meetings for Activists Begin Tonight in Missouri
Activists in Missouri will have a number of opportunities to learn more about the movement to Stop Common Core at local meetings held around the state by the Missouri Precinct Project. MOPP as it's commonly known in Missouri was created "to educate and motivate conservatives to become more involved in the political process, to register more unregistered citizens and increase voter participation."
Capitol Hill Update, 3 December, 2013House & Senate/Schedule: The House is in session this week, and is only scheduled to be in town through the end of next week (the 13th) before adjourning its session for the year. The Senate, meanwhile, is out of town this week, and is theoretically scheduled to remain in session through the end of the month.
DC bureaucrats are attempting once again to interfere with the educational choice of parents. Do states have the right to direct education for the students that reside there? If the latest battle in Louisiana is any indication, some in the federal government won't be happy with anything other than invasion of your rights.