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From this Sunday's Meet the Press, Robert Gibbs called out former GE CEO, Jack Welch for embarrassing himself along with the other "jobs report truthers" who were touting that there was some grand conspiracy theory at work with the latest report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even Chuck Todd had a few words about the fact that it's a "bad trend" when we've got conservatives out there getting traction with this nonsense. Read more...
Contrary to popular belief, there were some excellent moments for President Obama in the debate. Unlike his opponent, the president actually had some factual statements to make about our current tax structure, and used Donald Trump to illustrate the Read more...
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced today in a press release that it has recently moved its primary banking relationship to Amalgamated Bank, America's Labor Bank. The DNC will use Amalgamated Bank's cash management services to handle its day-to-day banking needs. Read more...
Mitt Romney is going to have some unwanted company on his upcoming bus tour across several swing states... Read more...
So the Democrats write a Senate bill giving tax breaks to small businesses for hiring, figuring it's a cinch for Republican support. Ha ha ha ha! Charlie Brown, will you ever learn? Senior Republicans suggested on Tuesday that they are likely Read more...

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We already know that the minimum wage doesn't pay enough to get a two-bedroom apartment in the vast majority of the country. Yet conservatives continue to push the same old lie: that raising the minimum wage causes unemployment. Now, a group of Read more...
For the perpetual tax-cutters of the Republican Party, last week's surrender on the payroll tax cut extension for 160 million working Americans was an especially damaging one. While tried if untrue GOP talking points that "tax cuts pay for Read more...
In a new Gallup poll released Wednesday, small business owners revealed that the lack of need for new employees (76 percent), worries over revenue (71 percent) and concern about the state of the U.S. economy (66 percent) were the top three reasons Read more...
Fox's Eric Bolling and one of their supposed "straight news reporters" Steve Centanni covered some of the latest with the protests going on around the country with the Occupy Wall Street movement, and both of them were apparently very perplexed as Read more...
Neil Cavuto brought on Fox Business Channel regular Amilya Antonetti -- who apparently is their token representative of a small business owners on that channel -- to rant and rave now that Standard and Poor's has downgraded the United States credit Read more...