Month: February 2014

Today’s Speech on Jobs and Infrastructure

Today, President’s Obama made a speech in St. Paul to launch a new round of TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) as well as his four year infrastructure proposal. The speech (which can be viewed above) did not go into much

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A Conservative Approach

This blog will be highlighting several different approaches to Fix the Jobs. These approaches are ideas that have been proposed by different thought leaders from different ideological background. Such ideas should be used to stimulate thought about how this country

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Americans List Unemployment as the Top Problem Facing the Country

A new Gallup poll from Monday shows that the number one problem for Americans is jobs. With the overall economy coming in second. Put together they make 43% of the responses. Overwhelmingly leading all the other responses. It is unacceptable that our leaders

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Yellen’s Testimony Reax

Janet Yellen, with her testimony on Tuesday, has given Congress and the public her initial framework on how she will run the Federal Reserve. Here is a roundup of takeaways by some observers: Tim Duy sees Yellen’s testimony as a continuation

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Unemployment

Today Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stated in her opening statement to the House Committee on Financial Services that, “The unemployment rate has fallen nearly a percentage point since the middle of last year and 1-1/2 percentage points since the

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