Poll: 47% of Unemployed Have ‘Completely Given Up’ Looking for a Job

Mark Hemingway The Weekly Standard 5/21/2014

A new poll suggests that finding employment, particularly for the long-term unemployed, continues to be a struggle for Americans. The poll, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Express Employment Professionals, asked questions of 1,500 unemployed adult Americans last month.

“This survey shows that millions of Americans are at […]

RI Senator Supporting Socialism

Wealth Reed-istribution- RI Senator Enrolls in Socialism

Travis Rowley GoLocalProv 1/4/2014

…Modern Democrats don’t necessarily disagree with John F. Kennedy’s explanation that a “rising tide lifts all boats.” It’s just that they can’t stand such imagery anymore. That’s how much they hate rich people – the glorious icons of capitalism.

Remaining loyal to their party’s […]

Government Gives Sweet Deal To Laid-Off Boeing Workers: 2.5 Years Unemployment,Travel, Moving And Supplementary Pay

Meanwhile the Army is cutting back on hot meals and we still can’t get into the White House, the “People’s House” unless you’re one of the privileged.

Zip Weasel Zippers 8/3/2013

Thanks to a federal program lined up by their unions, local workers laid off during the current dip in employment at Boeing Commercial Airplanes […]

Obama’s ‘Bridge to Work’: Allows People to Collect Unemployment While Testing Jobs

Becket Adams The Blaze 4/19/2012

(AP/The Blaze) — The Obama administration is looking for states that will experiment with unemployment insurance programs by letting people test a job while still receiving benefits.

The plan is a key feature of a payroll tax cut package that President Barack Obama negotiated with congressional Republicans in February.

The […]

Solyndra employees applying for Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits…

Adam Bitely NetRight Daily 9/16/2011

Solyndra, the solar panel firm that recently filed for bankruptcy, and the firm that is quickly becoming the focal point of the Obama administration’s first scandal after accepting federal loans that were possibly based on bad data, is becoming an even bigger drain on taxpayers as the employees of the […]

MN Congressman: Dems Must ‘Create a Real Crisis’ to Force GOP on Tax Cut

Meredith Jessup The Blaze 12/10/2010

In an interview with his home state’s public radio Thursday, Minnesota’s Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison suggested that Democratic lawmakers “need to create a real crisis” to force Republicans to renegotiate President Obama’s tax cut compromise.

As we’ve reported, Obama’s compromise would extend Bush-era tax cuts for all Americans while renewing […]