Unemployment Falls to 6.7 Percent Due to Workers Leaving the Labor Force

  Unemployment Falls to 6.7 Percent Due to Workers Leaving the Labor Force Friday, 10 January 2014 11:26     By Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy Research | Report                           The headline unemployment rate fell sharply to 6.7 percent in December. The drop of 0.3 percentage … Continue reading Unemployment Falls to 6.7 Percent Due to Workers Leaving the Labor Force

Always Question Everything!

Texas Observer             /               By Saul Elbein Skeptics Gone Wild: Navigating America’s Conspiracy Theory Culture Why conspiracy theories may not be as irrational as some might think. January 9, 2014  |   The following article first appeared in the Texas Observer.  con·spir·a·cy the·o·ry noun: conspiracy theory; plural noun: conspiracy theories 1. a belief that some covert … Continue reading Always Question Everything!

Awww Poor Christie Kreme — Couldn’t Happen to a More Deserving Egomaniac!

  The Guardian / By Michael Cohen It Was Only a Matter of Time Before Chris Christie’s Temper Got Him in Trouble The bridge scandal is just one of many instances where Christie couldn’t control his temper. He lacks discipline for higher office. January 9, 2014  | If there is a singular skill that separates … Continue reading Awww Poor Christie Kreme — Couldn’t Happen to a More Deserving Egomaniac!

No Wonder Our Elected Terrorists Don’t Care About We Peons

Published on Friday, January 10, 2014 by Common Dreams Majority of US Lawmakers Join ‘Millionaires Club’ ‘A watershed moment’ as millionaires fill seats of Congress, decide on issues of poverty, extreme inequality – Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer (Screenshot / Center for Responsive Politics)For the first time since U.S. lawmakers have been required to publicly disclose … Continue reading No Wonder Our Elected Terrorists Don’t Care About We Peons

What We Have Here Is a Case of What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander

Published on Friday, January 10, 2014 by Empty Wheel Obama Approves Releasing Classified Information to Attack Snowden for Leaking Classified Information by Marcy Wheeler Kudos to Shane Harris who, unlike a number of other reporters, brought the appropriate skepticism to Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger’s attempt to fearmonger Edward Snowden’s leaks. Not only did Harris … Continue reading What We Have Here Is a Case of What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander