Tag archive for ‘jobs’
By Russell Halley On Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Senate Republicans want to Vote on Obama’s Jobs Bill “Right Away”

Supporters of the President (or even just voyeurs who like to see what the other side is up to), received an email Tuesday afternoon from campaign manager Jim Messina.  This sad little missive is entitled “They More...

By Russell Halley On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011
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Little Jimmy Hoffa Wants to Fight

So the already weak economy is diving like a German bomber.  Confidence is plummeting, foreclosures are soaring, real unemployment is much higher than the 9.1% figure the Department of Labor is peddling, all signs More...

By Russell Halley On Wednesday, August 24th, 2011
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Taxes and Jobs, Cause and Effect. Illinois Employment Plunges after Tax Hikes

In these days of debt and deficit, Illinois is in the first rank of problem states.  Last January the state legislature was finally forced to confront the fruit of decades of irresponsible spending policies and More...

By Russell Halley On Sunday, August 21st, 2011

What Obama Should Do Right Now

Rigid Ideology Blocks Easy Economic Fix You say you want to create jobs right now? You claim you’re anxious to break the back of the recession?  It’s really not that hard, but the answers are not likely More...