Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): More Iowans have more of their hard-earned money to save or spend however they please, and small businesses have the ability to increase wages and expand their operations.
Why does high unemployment persist under Obama? There are several answers to that question: Obama has overspent, overtaxed, overregulated, over-used inflammatory rhetoric against job creators etc. Another answer that often comes up is that Obama has misprioritized: Instead of focusing solely on the jobs issue he just passed a poorly crafted stimulus bill early in […]
The Des Moines Register in Sunday’s editorial claimed that the stimulus worked. If so it did only for public employee unions, not the American taxpayer.
GOP Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan visited Adel, IA yesterday morning for his second stop in Iowa this week. A crowd just shy of 1000 gathered outside the Dallas County Courthouse and Congressman Paul asked Iowans if they were better off than they were four years ago. He mainly focused on President Obama’s jobs record. […]
Even though the U.S. financial system nearly experienced a total meltdown in late 2008, the truth is that most Americans simply have no idea what is happening to the U.S. economy. Most people seem to think that the nasty little recession that we have just been through is almost over and that we will be […]
Seven months after the stimulus – 49 of 50 states have lost jobs with North Dakota being the exception, wonder what’s different up there? From Congressman Dave Camp (R-Michigan 4th) report on the Republican’s House Ways and Means Committee site: That’s a difference of 6.2 million jobs. Couple this with news that the first […]
After who knows exactly how much taxpayer money wasted, the IOC was not impressed with President Obama’s pitch to them to choose Chicago as a host city for the 2016 Olympics. They were cut in the first round. Unemployment numbers were higher than expected and our unemployment rate nationally is now 9.8% as 263,000 jobs […]