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After months of hard work, the Murkowski Resolution of Disapproval, will be up for a vote on June 10th. This is an important resolution that could stop a massive EPA power grab. FreedomWorks friend and ally Tom Borelli has a great update on this battle over at Townhall.com.
May jobs report leaves Americans asking: "Where are the private sector jobs?"
The "tea party" movement quickly came to a boil and before you knew it the incredible started happening.A Republican took Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. The GOP governor of Florida was forced to run as an independent for the Senate. An establishment conservative Republican senator in Utah was run out of the reelection campaign. A libertarian with curious ideas won the Kentucky GOP Senate primary against the party leadership's favored candidate.
Earlier today, Automatic Data Processing (ADP) released a report indicating that the economy gained a total of 55,000 private sector jobs in May. That number fell short of expectations. Most economists predicted an increase of 60,000 new private sector jobs for the month.May marks the fourth consecutive month that employment has risen, but the upturn has been modest. The economy has been addin
In a new paper, 2015: Downgrade Day—Averting Europe’s Fate, Joint Economic Committee (JEC) Republicans explain why America faces a possible Greece-style debt crisis within five years and the steps that can be taken to avoid it. The
Here's a funny story from Spain. So an economist walks into a bar.... and says that if the government tried to make a green economy that would fail. And everyone thought that was silly. And it turned out the economist was totally right.
See? It's funny because it's true. And it's kind of what we've all been saying all along.
Investors Business Daily brings us this tale of imaginary jobs, wasted money, and bad economies:
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sets an example for the rest of the nation
On Tuesday, it was revealed that an unexpected drop in tax revenues for New Jersey would leave the state short $402 million this year and $365 million next year. This near $800 million budget hole has raised serious concerns among those living in the Garden State. But, rather than give in to the temptations of political laziness by placing burdensome new taxes on the state's highest earners, Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) was able to fill the hole without raising taxes. http://wcbstv.com/politics/chris.christie.new.2.17
In an unusually interesting article considering the source, USA Today reported yesterday that "Private pay shrinks to historic lows as gov't payouts rise". Quoting from the article: • Private wages. A record-low 41.9% of the nation's personal income came from private wages and salaries in the first quarter, down from 44.6% when the recession began in December 2007.
The federal government grows while the private sector withers
As I noted back in March, Americans are more dependent on the federal government than ever before:For the first time since the Great Depression, Americans are receiving more money in government aid than they are paying in taxes.Well, according to analysis found in this morning's http://www.usatoday.com/?loc=interstitialskip
This is a quick reminder to tell you that today is our Day of Action to stop the EPA power grab and support the Murkowski Resolution of Disapproval. Your senators need to hear from you TODAY.We have all worked too hard over the past months to let this go down without a serious fight. Please visit and call your senators' district offices - and urge your friends to do so as well.