Thanks to leftist policies, the current unemployment rate in Oregon is stuck at a pathetic 8.4%, a rate that we haven’t gone below since November of 2008 – more than 4 years ago. Joblessness has become the new normal in Oregon, which is why Bloomberg listed us in the top 20 WORST states to live […]
Posts tagged Recession
Small Business Owner on Obamacare: Every Restaurant You Eat At Is Impacted Negatively View on YouTube It’s so sad to read these tweets from small business owners who are heartbroken at having to lay off employees because of Obamacare mandates. Unfortunately, now they have to suffer harassment from clueless liberals who actually think that business […]
Any business that has more than 50 employees is required to purchase health insurance for their employees or pay hefty fines, so many are now downsizing or refusing to expand beyond 49 employees. Also, in order to avoid the increasing cost of purchasing insurance for full-time employees, many small businesses will be forced to cut their […]
Obama to Entrepreneurs and Business Owners: ‘You didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happe...
Spoken like the clueless elitist that he is. The Blaze has the transcipt: There are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with me — because they want to give something back. They know they didn’t — look, if you’ve been successful, you didn’t get there on your own. You didn’t get there on your own. […]
Looks like Obama forgot about the recession again. In a press conference, Obama stated that “the private sector is doing fine.” Really? Try telling that to over 20 million unemployed Americans. Nicholas Ballasy reports at the Daily Caller: In a Friday press conference at the White House, President Barack Obama told reporters that “the […]
Oh yes, he did. At a campaign event in Seattle, Obama said that sometimes he forgets about the magnitude of the recession. I suppose that’s easy to do when you’re busy campaigning full time on the taxpayer’s dime, jetting around on Air Force One, attending swank fundraising dinners for “the 1%,” taking multiple exotic vacations […]
Predictions for 2012: Egypt and Syria will fall to Islamic radicals. Israel will be forced to strike Iran. The Muslim world will retaliate and become more aggressive in Europe. The Euro will collapse or the European Union will jettison its weaker members. Either way, shock waves will be felt across the global economy. China will […]
It’s a sentiment based on admirable goals: supporting local jobs and businesses. But the push to shop locally is also partly based on a fundamental misunderstanding of how economics works. So before you reject “big box stores” out of hand as immoral marketplace bullies who gobble up their mom and pop competition, take the […]
Oregon’s Unions Extract Raises From Overburdened Taxpayers During Worst Recession Since Great Dep...
Oregon’s unemployment rate remains at a painful 9.5 percent. 1 in 5 Oregonians is on food stamps. Oregon taxpayers and job creators are being squeezed for every last dime to maintain an unsustainable spending addiction. But as the state suffers from a lagging economy, overburdened taxpayers and billions of dollars in unfunded liabilities threatening bankruptcy, Governor […]