‘Real unemployed rate rises to 11.01 percent, underemployed to 17.6 percent’

Jeff G. Protein Wisdom 2/3/2012

I know. What’s being reported is that the unemployment rate has fallen yet again (hell, not just a fall, but a “plummet”!) And subsequent reports will likely show unemployment continuing to edge down in the run-up to the 2012 election, creating a picture of an economy on the mend under […]

In a struggling economy Congress members saw their wealth grow

Kevin Bogardus The Hill 6/15/2011

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) saw her net worth rise 62 percent last year, cementing her status as one of the wealthiest members of Congress.

Pelosi was worth at least $35.2 million in the 2010 calendar year, according to a financial disclosure report released Wednesday. She reported a minimum […]