Gallup: The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment

Here’s something that many Americans — including some of the smartest and most educated among us — don’t know: The official unemployment rate, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, is extremely misleading. [Reposted from Gallup  |  Jim Clifton  |  February 3, 2015] Right now, we’re hearing much celebrating from the media, the White…

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Larry Summers wants currency rules in TPP?

  Better late than never, I guess.  Larry Summers wrote a recent policy recommendation report, in collaboration with the Center for American Progress, which said (see page numbered 123 at this link): The World Trade Organization, or WTO, rules pertaining to exchange rates are inadequate to address the challenge of unfair advantage from skewed exchange…

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Brian O’Shaughnessy, CPA Co Chair for Manufacturing, on America’s Work Force radio 2/4/15, 7a

Brian O’Shaughnessy, CPA’s Co Chair for Manufacturing on the CPA Board and Chair of Revere Copper Products, will be appearing on America’s Work Force Radio this Wednesday, February 4th, at 7a.  Brian will be talking about Fast Track Trade Promotion Authority, pending trade agreements, and how a progressive consumption tax could really help jobs in…

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Pat Buchanan: Derail Fast Track!

Last November, Republicans grew their strength in Congress to levels unseen since 1946. What united the party and rallied the nation was the GOP’s declared resolve to stand up to an imperious president. [Reposted from the blog of Pat Buchanan |  Pat Buchanan  |  January 30, 2015] Give us powerful new majorities, said John Boehner…

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