Category Archives: Economy

A Better Bargain for the Middle Class

Nearly five years after the start of the Great Recession, President Obama kicks off a series of speeches laying out the progress we’ve made since then and the work that’s left to do to rebuild an economy where everyone who works hard can get ahead.

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Weekly Address: A Better Bargain for the Middle Class

President Obama tells the American people about his speech at Knox College on Wednesday, where he discussed the cornerstones of what it means to be middle class, including having a good job, a home that is your own, quality education, a secure retirement, and affordable health care.

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How Bad Is Wealth Inequality In America?

Watch this and find out…

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Weekly Address: One Million American Jobs Saved and a Stronger American Auto Industry

President Obama talks about his choice to rescue the American auto industry from collapse and save more than one million American jobs.

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So Paul Ryan Sought Obama Stimulus & Argued For Bush Stimulus. Does Anybody Care?

A link came scrolling across my twitter this morning blaring, PAUL RYAN HYPOCRISY, with a story/video link from MSNBC show, Up With Chris Hayes. The video clearly shows Representative Paul Ryan, now Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan, advocating for a government stimulus package which he now claims does not work: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The subsequent storyline is that Ryan, who also sought Obama stimulus dollars while claiming they didn’t work, is a hypocrite for doing so. My initial thought is probably similar to most Democrats who roll their eyes and see just another conservative hypocrite who claims to hate government but only when it is convenient for them. My second thought, however, is does anybody … Continue reading

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