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According to the newly released Labor Department’s jobs report, the unemployment rate increased for the first time in three months to 9.9 percent in April. In the past three previous months the unemployment rate has held steady at 9.7 percent.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski’s suggested “third way” of internet oversight tries to find a middle ground where there is none. Rather than a path between the free market and regulation, this approach opens the door to federal regulation of the internet to address problems that have yet to emerge.
California One Step Closer to Suspending State Cap and Trade
As we've blogged before, there is a movement underfoot in California to help push back the harmful state cap and trade scheme during tough economic times. This week, those folks got one step closer to seeing their proposed suspension on the ballot this November.
The San Jose Mercury News reports:
Apparently members of Congress have too much time on their hands. Just a few short weeks after ramming ObamaCare through, Senators Kerry, Graham, and Lieberman are already preparing for their next attack on the American taxpayer: the poorly named "American Power Act."
In 1801, Thomas Jefferson expressed his view of good government during his first inaugural address. Our Founding Fathers believed that the best government governed the least since the people were then free to peacefully live in any manner that they choose.
ADP: 32,000 Private Sector Jobs Added in April, 15 Million Americans Still Unemployed
Writing at FoxNews.com, Deneen and Tom Borelli of the National Center for Public Policy Research chalk up the current cap and trade will-they-or-won't-they to another win for the tea party folks. Last week, we wrote about the intense pressure Sen.
Predictions on April Job Reports to Be Released This Week
This week, the anticipated April ADP National Employment Report and the Labor Department’s jobs report will be released.Forecasters predict that the U.S unemployment rate remained steady at 9.7 percent. The ADP Employment Report released today will be a more accurate report of US unemployment since it factors only private-sector payrolls.
In his statement following his weather-thwarted attempt to view the enormous oil slick growing in the Gulf of Mexico, President Obama repeated his leading theme about the potential disaster: It's BP's fault and BP will pay the cost of the cleanup. Repeating: It's BP's fault. Did you hear me? It's BP's fault! In case you're still unclear what the point is: It's not the federal government's fault. Whose fault is it, you ask? It's BP's fault! How many times do I have to say it?