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Republican Deficit Hawks Go Silent After S&P Upgrades America’s Credit Outlook

Republican Deficit Hawks Go Silent After S&P Upgrades America’s Credit Outlook

S&P has issued their latest outlook for America, and they are upgrading America's credit outlook from negative to stable. So where are the conservatives applauding this?…

Mississippi Governor Was On The Right Track Regarding America’s Education System

Mississippi Governor Was On The Right Track Regarding America’s Education System

You wouldn't think a progressive like myself would be agreeing with this governor, but I think he was on the right track.…

The Last 30 years Of Economic Growth Came Via Credit Card

The Last 30 years Of Economic Growth Came Via Credit Card

We need to tie wages to productivity again, the way it was before the conservatives started taking control of the economy in the late 1970s.…

Australia Proves Republicans Wrong With a Growing Economy and a High Minimum Wage

Australia Proves Republicans Wrong With a Growing Economy and a High Minimum Wage

If the Republicans are correct and high minimum wage hurts the economy, the Australian GDP should be in a recession ,right? However, the Australian economy has been growing for many…

Jobs Report Was Good Even Though Unemployment Ticked Up

Jobs Report Was Good Even Though Unemployment Ticked Up

It turns out that the tick up in unemployment was merely statistical, participation didn't really increase but November and December job numbers had enormous upward revisions.…

Obama Should Appoint Scott Brown To A Position In His Administration

Obama Should Appoint Scott Brown To A Position In His Administration

There has been a lot of talk about another special election in Massachusetts where Scott Brown may make a come back. I think Obama could snuff that out in by…

Economic Update Before The Election Looks Good For Obama

Economic Update Before The Election Looks Good For Obama

While radical Republicans keep saying how bad the economy is, the actual numbers coming out this week tell the story of steady improvement.…

The United States Is On Course To Be The World’s #1 Oil Producer In 8 Years

The United States Is On Course To Be The World’s #1 Oil Producer In 8 Years

Despite the absolutely ridiculous Republican claims, the United States may soon be the world's largest oil producing nation, overtaking Saudi Arabia. …

Obama’s Job Approval Jumps To Highest Point Since 2011

Obama’s Job Approval Jumps To Highest Point Since 2011

According to Gallup, President Obama's job approval rating has jumped to 53% since the third presidential debate. This is Obama's highest approval rating by since Bin Laden's death in May…

The Federal Deficit Will Be Cut By 40% By The End Of This Fiscal year

The Federal Deficit Will Be Cut By 40% By The End Of This Fiscal year

When President Obama took office, the federal deficit was $1.413 trillion dollars. Three years later, at the end of fiscal year 2012, the deficit has been cut by 25% to…

Gallup Poll Shows Unemployment Down To 7.3%

Gallup Poll Shows Unemployment Down To 7.3%

Gallup's 30 day moving average poll finds unemployment has dropped to 7.3%. This obviously correlates to the recent BLS numbers that had the right wing in a frenzy of…

The Right Wing Conspiracy Theorists Who Attack Job Numbers Are Pathetic

The Right Wing Conspiracy Theorists Who Attack Job Numbers Are Pathetic

The drop in the unemployment rate to 7.8% has gotten the radicals on the right all twisted and spouting pathetic conspiracy theories about the BLS and Obama. Here's why they…

Obama’s Healthy Economic Path Would Create a Million More Jobs Than Romney 2013

Obama’s Healthy Economic Path Would Create a Million More Jobs Than Romney 2013

Most Republicans would rather we completely forget how bad the economy was in 2008, yet have nominated someone who will repeat those policies, it is Obama who has America on…

Michigan’s Economy Explodes To Highest Point In A Decade

Michigan’s Economy Explodes To Highest Point In A Decade

The problem for Mitt Romney and the Republicans is the reality of the economy is not fitting into the rhetoric they are spewing to the American people.…

Republicans Don’t Want The Federal Reserve To Help The Economy

Republicans Don’t Want The Federal Reserve To Help The Economy

The question regarding whether or not the GOP wants the economy to improve was answered today when they criticized the Federal Reserve for QE3.…

Lyin’ Paul Ryan Applied For Obamacare Funds To Help A Family Planning Facility

Lyin’ Paul Ryan Applied For Obamacare Funds To Help A Family Planning Facility

Paul Ryan has been hypocritically denouncing ObamaCare while trying to extract the benefits of it for his constituency, while also funding a family planning facility.…

Canada Proves Conservatives Wrong by Cutting Corporate Taxes By 30% and Still No Jobs

Canada Proves Conservatives Wrong by Cutting Corporate Taxes By 30% and Still No Jobs

Canada has cut corporate taxes by almost 30% in 6 years, and their economy is doing no better than that of the United States. …

One Of Romney’s Investment Advisers Warns Against The Tea Party

One Of Romney’s Investment Advisers Warns Against The Tea Party

In 2010, one of the companies where Romney parked his money sent out a letter from its advisers to their investors warning of a coming fiscal catastrophe if the GOP…

An 18 Point Swing in Economic Optimism Powers Obama Over Romney

An 18 Point Swing in Economic Optimism Powers Obama Over Romney

Buried in the latest results of the NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll is an 18 point swing in economic optimism for President Obama.…

Hey Tea Party, In 2003 Economists Predicted Our Current Deficit!

Hey Tea Party, In 2003 Economists Predicted Our Current Deficit!

Well back in 2003, the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities was concerned and they predicted perfectly that due to the Bush tax cuts, we would have a one trillion…

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