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Fast food strike = economic ignorance

Tweet Sometimes I just have to marvel at the total lack of common sense and disregard for basic economic principles often shown by people in the grievance industry when they throw their little hissy fits. The latest example was the … Continue reading

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Immigration benefits both immigrants and working-class Americans, study says

Tweet Some have argued that modern-day immigrants – referring to Mexican immigrants who are “low skilled” – are harmful to working families because they take away jobs from working-class families. Recent research suggests the opposite is in fact the case, … Continue reading

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Liberal economic policies are killing jobs (part 2)

Tweet As a follow-up to a previous blog post about how liberal public policies on a federal level are contributing to the pitiful number of job opportunities for low- and middle-income families since the end of the recession in 2009, … Continue reading

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Liberal economic policies are killing jobs

Tweet A conservative blog recently looked at data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on the “employment-population ratio” (EPR), which measures the percentage of America’s working age population that is actually employed – a good measure of the strength of … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Video: Gov. Herbert on private sector job creation

Tweet   On Wednesday evening, Governor Gary Herbert delivered his 2012 State of the State address. Watch the report below to find out what part of his speech impressed us most.

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Government-created jobs? Pure fiction

Tweet   Jobs are a hot topic in politics these days. President Barack Obama is pushing his jobs plan; his Republican challengers are wrangling over who can create the most jobs; and Governor Gary Herbert has announced a goal to … Continue reading

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Obama jobs plan: math or class warfare?

Tweet   During Monday’s press conference from the Rose Garden of the White House, President Obama used a nifty sound bite to describe his new jobs proposal. He said, “This is not class warfare, it’s math.” And then, it seems, … Continue reading

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