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The economy is not recovering.


The U6 Unemployment Rate stands at 14%:

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Check the current and historical U6 unemployment rates in US. This data is available since 1994. The U6 unemployment rate counts not only people without work seeking full-time employment, but also counts marginally attached workers and those working part-time for economic reasons.


 In 2001 that U6 rate was 6.5%. At the current rate of "Recovery" it will take 7-15 years to get back to where we were in 2001 but that is not going to happen because of the exploding welfare state


101 Million Get Food Aid from Federal Gov’t; Outnumber Full-Time Pr...

July 8, 2013 - 11:32 AM By Elizabeth Harrington ( – The number of Americans receiving subsidized food assistance from the federal government has ri…



Fed Maintains $85 Billion Pace of Purchases as Growth Pauses

The Federal Reserve will keep purchasing securities at the rate of $85 billion a month after the economy paused because of temporary forces including bad weather.


 Economic Growth is on "pause" even though fed has been printing $85,000,000,000 EACH MONTH in so called "qunatitatitve easing"


Unfunded liabilities stand at $125,000,000,000,000 which IS FAR GREATER THAN the GDP OF PLANET EARTH:

US National Debt Clock : Real Time U.S. National Debt Clock


National debt: $16,900,000,000,000 and growing


Common Core will milk us dry:


Numerous states currently struggling in the midst of steep education budget cuts may have more fiscal problems than they realize. Though 45 states rushed to...


Our nation is officially bankrupt with a 106% debt to GDP ratio 


The loss of our national Triple AAA financial rating is bad enough. It is still possible we will lose our AA rating which would certainly lead to higher interest rates on our national debt and a lower standard of living for all Americans


"once ObamaCare fully kicks in, the temp agency may pass Wal-Mart considering how many businesses will be relying on temps."

Its largest employer is Wal-Mart. This is not what a recovery looks like. This is what a bad economy consolidating and adapting to a state of decline looks


Because of Obamacare 3/4 of new jobs are part time jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. businesses are hiring at a robust rate. The only problem is that three out of four of the nearly 1 million hires this year are part-time and many of the jobs are low-paid.Faltering



Hoover institute senior policy adviser: "It is painful for me to realize that youngsters growing up in the same places in Harlem where i grew up more than 60 years ago have far less chance of rising economically, educationally or otherwise"

Professor Sowell looks at the troubling trends taking place in America today. Source: Hoover Institution See complete interview: ht...



"We are not yet Greece, but we are not exempt from the rules of arithmetic that caught up with Greece. We have just a little more time"

Professor Sowell looks at the troubling trends taking place in America today. Source: Hoover Institution See complete interview: ht...



Last year, the previous )GPS) Governing Board raised the Primary Property Tax Rate by 40%. Part of the reason for a decrease in current property tax revenues is because 10% of homeowners did NOT pay their property taxes. Do you know why? These are people who have either lost their homes, or they are elderly people on fixed incomes who must choose between paying for higher medical expenses, food, or their property taxes. Should they be forced out of their homes?

Conservatism 102:  Fool me once, shame on you.  Fool me twice, shame on me.  Fool me 3 times, I must be a Republican.  (Conservatives: Don't let this happen to you!)



Because of draconian EPA regulations, energy rates will rise

Net Metering: False Free Market Claims and a Regressive Green Tax Solar, Arizona, electricity, mandates, Net Metering, prices, tax

Wilson: EPA rules, plans for cuts at power plant hurt state’s future,Water is my life. I have spent over 40 years in the water-management business. Now, even in retirement, I remain deeply committed to ensuring Arizonans have access to water.

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 "Another Recession"

Weak corporate profits and trouble in Europe and China could all be a drag on the U.S. economy, according to economist David A. Levy.


"You're still going to have the effect of what's going on in the Middle East really affecting oil prices.

September generally brings an end to higher summer gas prices, but motorists shouldn't look for autumn savings this year, says Jeff Siegel, managing editor of Energy and Capital.

Bill Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard and regular commentator at Fox news, has said the closing of U.S. embassies in 21 countries is a sign of weakness on the part of the U.S. and suggests capitulation to al-Qaeda.


Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. John Adams, 'Argument in Defense of the Soldiers in the Boston Massacre Trials,' December 1770
US diplomat & politician (1735 - 1826)

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