Job creation remains unacceptably weak in the Obama economy, which some Democrats are calling the "new normal." Friday's labor report for July showed there weren't even enough new jobs to keep up with population growth, let alone make a serious dent in the unemployment rate.
Dear Carrie: My husband and I are both in our early 60s and plan to retire in a couple of years. Any tips on how to feel better about making this shift away from a reliable paycheck and starting to erode our savings?
The president, we are told, is a pragmatist for wanting a "fair and balanced" budget deal. What that means is tax increases must accompany spending cuts. Any significant spending cuts would be way in the future. The tax increases would begin right after Obama is re-elected.
The rich people are out of control, they tell us. In order to get them back under control, they have to be taxed. Obama and his friends want to tax impose a super-tax on the 4 million household making more than $250,000 per year.
While Cain is not a candidate for president yet- he’s still in the exploratory stage- Cain already has a program that he thinks can put Americans back to work while getting rid of the reckless and wasteful spending in Washington. In doing so, Cain hopes to start a revival of American business that will create real, high-paying jobs.
Dear Carrie: I've been able to closely follow the markets in the past, but I am busy now. I've pared down speculative stocks, but I continue to carry some blue chips. Is it smart to switch all my stock investments to mutual funds at this point?
Over the past two years, President Obama has blamed big banks, Wall Street, corporate executives, trade deals, tax cuts and deregulation for all the nation's ills, while presiding over $3.4 trillion in additional debt.
Liberalism was running at full throttle in the Age of Obama until it collided with the 2010 midterm elections.
President Obama has a pattern when it comes to his political rhetoric. If he talks about foreign policy, he tells the truth; if he talks about domestic policy, he lies.