Don’t Believe the September Unemployment Rate

The best way to determine how deeply someone understands a political issue is to push them outside their talking points. Most people who claim to be politically active have a set of standard talking points to which they cling. This characteristic is not limited to Democrats. People don’t like to know more than they have to. This mentality, however, leads to ignorance. Case in point: Unemployment. The unemployment rate currently sits at 5.1 percent, which is considered pretty fantastic by anyone’s Read more […]

Unemployment Down While Labor Participation Rate at Record Low

We’ve seen this so many times during Obama’s reign. The only numbers that get publicized by the media are the unemployment numbers, which magically go down, despite the labor participation rate also going down. What good are the unemployment numbers when they don’t factor in the dismal labor participation rate? The only thing they’re good for is stirring up the cheerleaders on the left. When the useless unemployment numbers are down, it’s because Obama’s “created” so many jobs. Read more […]

We’re in Deep Trouble if these Survey Numbers are True

I don’t have to say it, but if a Republican were in office, his poll numbers would be way down. In September of this year, Alec Baldwin tweeted, “If Obama was white, he’d be up by 17 points.” No. If Obama was white, he’d be down by 17 points. If he was a Republican – black or white – his approval numbers would be in the teens. I can only speculate that a majority of Americans are not paying attention to the election or to President Obama. They are getting impressions from their friends. Read more […]