Unemployment

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

The ‘Mythical’ Universal Basic Income – Could It Work In The United States? (VIDEO)

Some countries in Europe and a few states here in the U.S. have experimented with universal basic incomes for its citizens. However, could this work across the entire country here? What Is Universal Basic Income? First off, a universal basic income is similar to Social Security in that everyone gets a fixed amount of money […]

Disappointing Jobs Report Issued; Fox News Morons Call It ‘Most Successful Day’ Of Trump’s Term

Disappointing Jobs Report Issued; Fox News Morons Call It ‘Most Successful Day’ Of Trump’s Term

If you want to find genuine “fake news” day and night, you need look no further than Fox News. Fox specializes in the big lie, exaggeration, and the downright absurd. Such was the case Friday morning shortly after the jobs report for March was issued by the Department of Labor. It showed that only 98,000 […]

Trump’s Budget Guts Heat Assistance To The Poor … And The Reason Is Disgusting (VIDEO)

Trump’s Budget Guts Heat Assistance To The Poor … And The Reason Is Disgusting (VIDEO)

President Donald Trump’s supposed budget-slashing is looking less like fiscal responsibility and more like someone chopping their way through the rain forest with a wooden spoon being eaten by termites. And, while the flailing is somewhat entertaining, it stops us in our tracks when we realize that some of the programs he wants to slash are […]

Blogger Uses His OWN MOTHER To Prove The Insanity Of GOP Nonsense (VIDEO)

Blogger Uses His OWN MOTHER To Prove The Insanity Of GOP Nonsense (VIDEO)

Fox News, aka “Faux News,” often talks about having a hatred and resentment of poor people. They throw out statistics about “poor households” that are just plain ridiculous. They claim that poor people shouldn’t have basic appliances like refrigerators and microwaves. A blogger on Cracked, going by John Cheese, shows the ridiculousness of these claims […]

KARMA: Former NC Governor McCrory Whines That He Can’t Find A Job… SAD! (VIDEO)

KARMA: Former NC Governor McCrory Whines That He Can’t Find A Job… SAD! (VIDEO)

It looks like former North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s feeling the sting of karmic justice after being ousted from office last November. Former Governor McCrory signed into law one of the most aggressive anti-LGBT bills every created. Here’s an explanation of HB2 from the Charlotte Observer written in March 2016 just after the law was passed: “The state […]

Trump Once Again Tries To Take Credit For Obama’s Economy And Twitter Dispenses SWEET JUSTICE

Trump Once Again Tries To Take Credit For Obama’s Economy And Twitter Dispenses SWEET JUSTICE

Thursday on Twitter, President Donald Trump shared a graph from a Bloomberg article which stated that U.S. Consumer Comfort just reached it’s highest level in over ten years. Of course, Trump took credit for the rise and attributed this news to his special presidential superpowers that enable him to turn around President Barack Obama’s “disastrous” economy […]

US Added 235,000 Jobs In February – Thanks, Obama (VIDEO)

US Added 235,000 Jobs In February – Thanks, Obama (VIDEO)

The first monthly jobs report under President Donald Trump was released this morning. The US added 235,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate has ticked down to 4.7 percent. The average pay is rising as well because a few states have raised the minimum wage. The average wage went up by 2.8 percent in […]

Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

Finland To Trial A Universal Basic Income For The Unemployed (VIDEO)

The world is changing. Human cashiers at grocery stores are being replaced by machines that let customers check their items out themselves. Long haul truckers and taxi cab drivers will soon be replaced by autonomous vehicles. Technology is putting people out of work, as are the forces of globalization. When there’s no need for unskilled workers, […]

Woman Freezes To Death When Landlord Boots Her Out For $338 Unpaid Rent (VIDEO)

Woman Freezes To Death When Landlord Boots Her Out For $338 Unpaid Rent (VIDEO)

A 52-year-old woman, Karen Lee Batts, was evicted from a senior assisted living facility for non-payment of $338.00. Batts’ family says she suffers from schizophrenia. The facility that evicted Batts was under the management of  Cascade Management, Inc. and Northwest Housing Alternatives, LLC. The housing complex was designed for people with disabilities and financially limited seniors: “The court records […]

Obama Ends Presidency With Longest Job Growth Streak Since 1939 (VIDEO)

Obama Ends Presidency With Longest Job Growth Streak Since 1939 (VIDEO)

President Obama’s final economic numbers are in, and the results are impressive. In December, the job market grew by 156,000 jobs. It was the 75th straight month of job growth, the longest growth streak since 1939. The unemployment rate in December ticked up slightly to 4.7 percent from a low of 4.6 percent in November. […]

Trump And His Team Are Shocked That People Took His Promises ‘So Literally’

Trump And His Team Are Shocked That People Took His Promises ‘So Literally’

While speaking at Harvard’s Institute of Politics on Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump’s first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, took shots at the media for taking all of Trump’s promises “literally,” saying: “This is the problem with the media. You took everything that Donald Trump said so literally… The American people didn’t. They understood it. They understood […]

November Jobs Report: Unemployment Hitting Record Lows! Can We Keep Obama, Please? (VIDEO)

November Jobs Report: Unemployment Hitting Record Lows! Can We Keep Obama, Please? (VIDEO)

The national jobs report for November is in. We have added 178,000 new jobs since the election. The unemployment rate has dropped to 4.6 percent, which is the lowest it has been since August 2007. It was slightly less than the 180,000 jobs forecast for November. Unfortunately, wages are not rising. This is a sign […]

WATCH: Janet Yellen Cautions Lawmakers: Think Twice About Trumponomics

WATCH: Janet Yellen Cautions Lawmakers: Think Twice About Trumponomics

In an address to Congress on Thursday, Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen questioned key sections of President-elect Donald Trump’s economic plan. Yellen warned that Trump’s plan could drive up inflation, swell the national debt, and leave the American economy more vulnerable to economic downturns. Trump has proposed increasing spending on infrastructure as a means […]

5 Ways Trump Is A Disaster For The Poorest Americans

5 Ways Trump Is A Disaster For The Poorest Americans

President Obama was a great president for the poor. As The Atlantic notes, there were three main moves he made to reduce income inequality: The Affordable Care Act reduced the rate of uninsured Americans from 16 percent to nine percent The 2009 stimulus bill included a lot of tax benefits for poor Americans, raising their […]

These 5 Charts DESTROY GOP, Outline Obama’s Enormous Success In Jobs, Unemployment (TWEETS)

These 5 Charts DESTROY GOP, Outline Obama’s Enormous Success In Jobs, Unemployment (TWEETS)

When Barack Obama inherited the presidency in 2008, America’s economy was in a tailspin. The country was losing 800,000 jobs each month. The unemployment rate that year reached a high of 7.3 percent, but kept climbing into the following year. By October of 2009, it was at 10 percent. But thanks in part to Obama’s […]

Trump’s Economic Plans All End In DISASTER For The US Economy (VIDEO)

Trump’s Economic Plans All End In DISASTER For The US Economy (VIDEO)

Oxford Economics, a British forecasting firm with offices in the United States, has studied Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s economic policies. They concluded that Trump as president would cost us $1 trillion. Trump gave a big economics speech on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa. Trump gave a long, not very coherent speech about the economy. […]

Arseholes At Odds: Gov. Rick Snyder Says Trump’s Dismal View Of Michigan Is ‘Not Accurate’ (VIDEO)

Arseholes At Odds: Gov. Rick Snyder Says Trump’s Dismal View Of Michigan Is ‘Not Accurate’ (VIDEO)

Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is shaking his head at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, giving us another reason to believe everything Trump says needs to be run through a fact-checker. Gov. Snyder called Trump’s comments inaccurate on Friday, after he claimed that Michigan’s manufacturing industry was a disaster. Trump’s exact words from his speech in […]

Debate Rages As Georgia Says Get A Job Or Lose Your Food Stamps (VIDEO)

Debate Rages As Georgia Says Get A Job Or Lose Your Food Stamps (VIDEO)

The state of Georgia has re-ignited a firestorm of debate by announcing plans to extend its program of witholding food stamps from any able-bodied, childless adult. Piloted earlier this year in three counties, and subject to government approval due next month, the prohibition will be extended to 24 more counties in January 2017. Effectively, it […]

Clinton And Trump Square Off In Central Florida (VIDEO)

Clinton And Trump Square Off In Central Florida (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, Hillary Clinton visited Central Florida to speak to and inspire voters. Last week, Donald Trump also visited Central Florida. In her speech in Kissimmee, Clinton spoke about providing real solutions for Florida. She showed that she not only understands the dangers of climate change, but she will also do something about it. Clinton’s […]

The Real Danger For Hillary Clinton And Democrats (VIDEO)

The Real Danger For Hillary Clinton And Democrats (VIDEO)

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will win the election in November. As long as she does not make any major mistakes in the next 98 days, it appears she will be our 45th President of The United States. According to analysis by the Economist Intelligence Unit, her opponent, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has a 1-in-3 […]

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