Great Recession

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. […]

‘I Wish I Hadn’t Voted’: Trump Voter Betrayed, Treasury Pick Foreclosed On Her Home (VIDEO)

‘I Wish I Hadn’t Voted’: Trump Voter Betrayed, Treasury Pick Foreclosed On Her Home (VIDEO)

Teena Colebrook is like millions of other Americans. She paid her mortgage and other bills on time. She worked hard, and she invested her earnings. In fact, the California woman invested in real estate. She owned her home, and also two rental units. Those rental units in her triplex provided her main source of income. You […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Warren DEMANDS Explanation From FBI Director: Why Weren’t Major Banks Prosecuted? (VIDEO)

Elizabeth Warren DEMANDS Explanation From FBI Director: Why Weren’t Major Banks Prosecuted? (VIDEO)

Senator, Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), sent a letter to FBI Director James Comey demanding to know why more executives of major banks were not prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis. Why Now? If you’re wondering why Warren has chosen to demand this information now, eight years after the crisis, look no further than the recent news […]

Boom Or Bust: Which Presidential Candidate Will Catapult The US Economy?

Boom Or Bust: Which Presidential Candidate Will Catapult The US Economy?

We’re in the middle of election season, and that means the nation’s economists get to come out of the woodwork yet again to weigh in on the candidates’ economic proposals. Detailed policy vetting might not feel like the most electrifying type of political commentary, but it’s absolutely essential. The United States is still feeling the […]

15 Eye-Opening Facts Highlighting The Ethical Bankruptcy Of American Economics

15 Eye-Opening Facts Highlighting The Ethical Bankruptcy Of American Economics

A few years ago, I attended Occupy Denton, lending my voice to those of other Dentonites cursing the wealth and privilege of America’s richest and the bankruptcy of the American economic system. Since hindsight is always 20/20, I have recently questioned the impact and the validity of the Occupy Movement. I think the movement was […]

Shocking! Street View Photos Show Staggering Decline Of Detroit (VIDEO)

Shocking! Street View Photos Show Staggering Decline Of Detroit (VIDEO)

    One of America’s latest and greatest shames is arguably the tale of Detroit’s lightning-fast decline. Much of the talk around its recent ruin is often shrugged off as simply being further evidence of what folks have always thought they knew about the city, that it’s dirty, run-down, pocked with abandoned buildings, drugs and […]

Pennsylvania’s Governer Corbett: ‘State’s Job Applicants Are High’ (VIDEO)

Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Corbett received some serious backlash following a remark he made during a radio interview. He said that companies are having to leave job openings unfilled due to every job applicant testing positive for drugs. Yes, it seems as if Pennsylvania’s unemployed are flying high. While the Governor may believe what he’s saying, […]