The Unemployment Puzzle: Where Have All the Workers Gone?

Glenn Hubbard The Wall Street Journal 4/4/2014

A big puzzle looms over the U.S. economy: Friday’s jobs report tells us that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.7% from a peak of 10% at the height of the Great Recession. But at the same time, only 63.2% of Americans 16 or older are participating in […]

Fed's Plosser 'very worried' about QE consequences

Matt Clinch CNBC 6 Mar 2014

Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser is “very worried” about the potential for unintended consequences of the Fed’s massive quantitative easing program.

Plosser told CNBC that the U.S. was still suffering from “lasting effects” of the recession and “may never return” to its previous growth rates—and warned that policy […]

Prominent bankers, reporter turning up dead or missing

Four Prominent Bankers Found Dead Within Six Days, All Ruled ‘Suicides’

M.B. David Political Blind Spot via The Daily Sheeple 2/4/2014

What’s going on? Top officials from JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, and the Federal Reserve have all turned up dead over the course of six days.

Each was ruled by coroners to have taken their […]

Obama to Americans: You don’t deserve to be free

Harry Binswanger Forbes 12/31/2013

President Obama’s Kansas speech is a remarkable document. In calling for more government controls, more taxation, more collectivism, he has two paragraphs that give the show away. Take a look at them.

there is a certain crowd in Washington who, for the last few decades, have said, let’s respond to this […]

Economist: Fed taper is ‘a toe in the water’

Jake Tapper The Lead CNN.com 12/18/2013

Federal Reserve officials decided Wednesday to start gradually reducing their massive economic stimulus program.

Beginning in January, the Fed will buy $75 billion in bonds each month, down from the $85 billion it had been buying since September 2012.

“This is a toe in the water,” said chief economist […]

Retired generals critical of Obama say ‘peaceful civil uprising not out of the question’

Allen West AllenBWest.com 11/26/2013

We who have served in uniform took an oath, “to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, and to bear true faith and allegiance to the same.”

Those who truly believe in and live this oath realize there is no statute of limitations […]