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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - bureau of labor statistics
Once a mighty labor union town, Muncie now has more police officers and office workers in organized labor than welders and auto workers.
The number of people quitting their jobs, although flat in December, is starting to trend up — a sign that people are more confident in the economy.
Finally liberated from his NBC job, Jay Leno — an inveterate saver, who turns 64 in April — now can laugh his way into a long, luxurious retirement.
The January jobs report finds that only 113,000 jobs were added last month, far short of the 150,000 needed to keep up with population growth. However, the ratio of the population in the workforce climbed slightly, and unemployment held steady.
As nurses age and more people gain access to health care, state officials and educators are concerned about a nursing shortage.
The term "cherry-picking" is often applied to the practice of presidents who use inaccurate, narrowly drawn, fuzzy statistics and claims to cover up their economic failures.
The Sun Journal of Lewiston (Maine), Jan., 23, 2014
Labor union membership rose slightly in 2013, according to new government statistics released Friday that showed at least a temporary reprieve in the long-term travails for the labor movement.
Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:
The unemployment rate is down, and that's bad news. Last week's report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the unemployment rate dropping to 6.7 percent in December, down from 7 percent in November, with only 74,000 new jobs created by the economy in the month.
Illegal-alien activists and their allies in Washington have staged vigils, occupied busy intersections and chained themselves to jailhouse fences in a coordinated campaign to persuade President Obama to declare an end to deportations, which they say have reached record levels under his administration.
Much of the media focus on work-life balance has covered how to juggle a career and raise children, but similar personal and professional sacrifices can be required of those who support aging parents.
A recent TV ad shows a conservative who is against Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli because he does not want to vote for a politician who "wants to be in my home." Since Terry McAuliffe supports President Obama on all things liberal, let's just count a couple of ways Mr. McAuliffe not only wants to be "in our home," but whose policies are actually destroying our lives, liberty and property.
As President Obama nears the end of his fifth year in office, his toughest job is dreaming up new excuses for his administration's mounting failures.
Parents rate the time they spend caring for their kids as the best time, beating out work and other activities. But it's also the most exhausting.