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Economy Adds 211,000 Jobs, Unemployment Drops to 4.4%

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 5, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/5/2017 at 2:30pm
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The U.S. economy received a huge boost in April after it added 211,000 jobs and unemployment dropped to 4.4%. That’s the lowest unemployment number since May 2007. From Fox News:

In an encouraging sign, the number of part-time workers who’d prefer full-time jobs has reached a nine-year low. That trend suggests that...

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Want to Work? ‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe Has a Scholarship for You

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/29/2017 at 6:00pm
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Who doesn’t love Mike Rowe?! The Dirty Jobs star has become well known for his videos that encourage people to learn a trade and get to work. For the fourth year in a row, he has launched a scholarship for those who want to learn a certain

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U.S. Economy Adds 235,000 Jobs in February

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 10, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/10/2017 at 1:00pm
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The Labor Department has reported that the U.S. economy added 235,000 jobs in February. This stat has lowered the unemployment rate to 4.7% while wages went up “2.8 percent from February 2016.” From Bloomberg:

“We’re getting closer and closer to full employment,” said Ryan Sweet, an economist at Moody’s Analytics Inc. in...

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Government Deadlock Brings Prosperity, Jobs to Spain

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 7, 2016 at 1:10pm 11/7/2016 at 1:10pm
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The Spanish government has scarcely budged an inch these past ten months. The result? Economic growth and a falling jobless rate.

Though Spain’s unemployment rate remains one of the highest in Europe, it dropped to its lowest in six years.

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Government Workers Outnumber Manufacturing Workers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 4, 2016 at 4:30pm 9/4/2016 at 4:30pm
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According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of local, state, and federal government workers in the U. S. exceeds the number of those working in the manufacturing sector by almost 10 million.

CNS reports:

Government employees in the United States outnumber manufacturing employees by 9,932,000, according to data...

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Obama creates world’s largest marine reserve – good for fish, not so good for fishermen

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7:00am 8/27/2016 at 7:00am
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In a move that is being hailed as cementing his conservation legacy, Obama has, with the stroke of his pen, expanded a national marine monument off the coast of Hawaii to over 582,578 square miles.  This move will, however, destroy commercial fishing and potential drilling and mineral collection in a vast...

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VIDEO: I Learned More at McDonald’s Than at College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 7:00am 8/3/2016 at 7:00am

Prager University has published a new video which is an instant classic. Haverford College student Olivia Legaspi compares her experiences as a college student to her job at McDonald’s which gave her the opportunity to attend college and explains why her job was more educational.

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Much-touted Start-Up NY programs spent over $53 million to create just 441 jobs

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Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “tax-free” plan to bring technology jobs to New York has long been considered a failure, and buried in Friday afternoon’s holiday weekend document dump is a report that demonstrates the degree of the latest NY boondoggle’s failure.

When first launched in 2014, problems with misinformation and unclear advertising that...

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U.S. sees lowest number of new jobs added in 6 years

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 11:00am 6/5/2016 at 11:00am

I am taking a few moments from my “Crazy California” and science coverage today to hit a topic that will be critically important in November: Jobs.

Yesterday, the media coverage I followed was focused on San...

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Bill Clinton Confronted Over Hillary Promise to Kill Coal Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 2, 2016 at 10:00am 5/2/2016 at 10:00am

Bill Clinton was campaigning for his wife in West Virginia on Sunday when he was confronted by members of the audience who were clearly angry about Hillary’s promise to put coal miners out of business.

Coal is pretty important in...

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Obamacare Forcing People Into Part-Time Work Says… Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:30pm 12/19/2015 at 2:30pm

At a recent town hall event in Iowa City, Hillary Clinton was asked a question about how the Affordable Care Act is affecting jobs. Her response was somewhat shocking.

Alyssa Canobbio of the Washington Free Beacon:

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Union Activists Tear Clothes off Air France Execs Over Layoffs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 8:30am 10/7/2015 at 8:30am

It looks like the United States isn’t the only country with unhinged union activists. After job cuts were recently announced at Air France, angry union activists actually ripped the clothes off the bodies of airline executives.

The Associated Press reports via NBC News:

Air France Execs Lose Shirts as Union Activists Attack

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New Jobs Numbers Out: “You Can’t Throw Lipstick on this Pig of a Report”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 2, 2015 at 1:20pm 10/2/2015 at 1:20pm

The latest jobs report released today could spell trouble for the US economy—and workers.

According to analysts, the economy underperformed in terms of jobs created. Experts surveyed by CNNMoney estimated that we would see a net gain of 204,000 jobs in...

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August Jobs Report: 94 Million Americans No Longer in Labor Force

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 12:03pm 9/5/2015 at 12:03pm

Democrats are probably very happy with the August jobs report and the new unemployment rate of 5.1, but if you look closely at the issue, there’s no reason for turning cartwheels just yet.

Susan Jones of CNS News:

Record 94,031,000 Americans Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Stuck at 38-Year Low for 3rd...

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Obamacare forces businessman to sell 16 IHOP restaurants

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 12:00pm 3/24/2015 at 12:00pm

Indiana business owner Scott Womack knows firsthand how Obamacare affects the economy and jobs. He just sold 16 of his IHOP restaurants because of the rules imposed by the law.

We recently reported that some restaurants in Seattle are having trouble with a new minimum wage policy.

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Staples Workers: Thanks for Nothing, Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 8:50am 2/10/2015 at 8:50am

Due to regulations imposed by Obamacare, some businesses are cutting the work hours of their employees. This was a known, predicted consequence of the Affordable Care Act. Staples is just the latest newsworthy example.

Remember, businesses can only try to survive under the given set of rules—but some employees are having a...

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Coal Mine Closings in Kentucky Kill Hundreds of Jobs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 9:30am 1/1/2015 at 9:30am

The Obama administration has made no effort to hide its disdain for the coal industry, so this report from John Ruberry of Marathon Pundit shouldn’t surprise anyone:

War on Coal: Mine closings in Kentucky kill 670 jobs

On Monday Patriot Coal Corporation closed two western Kentucky mines. On New Year’s Eve the company...

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