unemployment

1 vote

CNN: Cain: Not rich? No job? Blame yourself

If you're dissatisfied with the economy, or unemployed, Herman Cain thinks you should take a long, hard look in the mirror.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal posted Wednesday, the up-and-coming GOP 2012 contender and former CEO of Godfather's Pizza summed up his bewilderment about recent demonstrations on Wall Street.

"Don't blame Wall Street," Cain said. "Don't blame the big banks. If you don't have a job and you're not rich, blame yourself."

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/05/cain-not-ric...

3 votes

Is the Near-Trillion-Dollar Student Loan Bubble About to Pop?

Was this the purpose of the student loan bubble? Have young people been "hoodwinked" into taking out student loans to better their lives, only to face a recession, with no meaningful employment to pay off the loans, and end up joining the military as a last resort?

"He's about to join the military because he sees it as his only option. “I am depressed at the idea of signing my life away for four years so I can fight someone else's wars. I am angry beyond belief that it's come to this,” he said."

hmmmmmmm...the Powers are pretty sharp. No need for a draft now!

1 vote

Yes, Perry created some job growth, but 40% went to illegal aliens

Is this the kind of "job growth" America needs?

"EMBARRASSING: 40% Of Texas Job Growth Since 2007 Went To Illegal Immigrants

Plenty of people have already attacked the Texas growth myth, but this report from the Center for Immigration Studies really stings.

The non-partisan group found that newly-arrived immigrants claimed 81% of state job growth from 2007 to 2011. What's worse, half of those immigrants were illegal -- representing 40% of state growth.

Obviously this won't go over well on the Perry campaign.

7 votes

Hershey Chocolate - think twice

I may stop buying Hershey's chocolate based on this video.

http://www.wimp.com/meetstudents/

1 vote

Ron Paul & Mike Maloney On Gold and Silver (Flashback)

Ron Paul has always been true to himself, principle and ideal. He explains to us the big picture how we affect the world by our monetary policy. And where we are heading. If we could have listen with him back in 2007. We will be in much better shape now and perhaps on our way to recovery. We still have so much thing to do as nation. The better we are informed the better our chances of changing our fate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3SOlXxUBLk

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