Frustrated, discouraged and just plain mad, a lot of people who have lost jobs — or know someone who has — now want to see the names of Democrats on pink slips. And that's jeopardizing the party's chances in Ohio and all across the country in November's elections.
A healthy economy needs bustling Main Streets and a thriving middle class even more than a healthy stock market, President Barack Obama said as he reaffirmed his commitment to work hard for America's hardworking men and women.
Hip-hop star Kanye West is still feeling the pain over his ambush of Taylor Swift last year _ and he's expressing his pain all over Twitter.
The Obama administration is in deep admiration of the illiberal values that stir the radical left ("Obama administration indicts America," Comment & Analysis, Aug. 26). The administration's brazen attempt to reinvent the relationship between government and the governed will go down as one of the darkest moments in our republic's history.
Here's a Labor Day factoid: The total economic loss we'd feel from labor bosses' and environmental activists' joint "cap-and-trade" tax scheme - $10 trillion from 2012 to 2035 - is roughly the same as all of America deciding to completely cease all economic activity from New Year's Day to, well, Labor Day next year.
President Obama is afraid of the M1 Garand, the U.S. rifle that helped win World War II, defeating Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Administration officials earlier this year moved to block the government of South Korea from selling vintage U.S.-made M1 Garands and M1 carbines to eager stateside collectors.
His handlers warned him about expressing his opinion on the proposed mosque two blocks from the former Twin Towers. But as with the professor Henry Gates issue, Mr. Obama just couldn't help himself. Regarding the Massachusetts matter, Mr. Obama blurted out that "the Cambridge police acted stupidly." This time, we may infer that Americans opposing the mosque are acting stupidly, or at least contrary to America's "values" and principles of "religious freedom."
As President Obama took to the airwaves Tuesday evening to announce the end of the combat mission in Iraq, he paid tribute to the men and women who served there, were killed or wounded there, and to their families for the sacrifices they made. But there was one glaring omission: It is believed there are more young
Growth in jobs last month was not fast enough to prevent the unemployment rate from ticking up to 9.6 percent from 9.5 percent, the Labor Department reported Friday morning.