Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 11 months ago

    Just more BS pumped up by the O administration. Most people are no better off after 4 years even though they were PROMISED hope and change.
    Just a few “minor” details from that “great” jobs report:—————————-–———————————

    Total employment rose by 293,000 during April, but part-time jobs increased by 441,000. As a result, full-time jobs declined by 148,000.


    As expected, the Dems Obama-Care Tax is already killing full-time employment for millions of Americans.

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 11 months ago

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiswoodhill/2013/05/06/fridays-unemployment-report-sent-an-ominous-signal-of-recession/

  3. Mr King

    Mr King said, 11 months ago

    @onguard

    The American Thinker? Great unbiased source there….

  4. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, 11 months ago

    Harley hit it on the head. The Feds are printing money like it’s cool, buying securities at a rate of 85 billion a month. Of course the DOW is going to go up. Once they cut that off, the market is going to tank. The problem is they can’t keep printing money or they’ll sink the value of our currency to USSR levels. I don’t see this ending well.

  5. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, 11 months ago

    It doesn’thave to end well. It just needs to hold on long enough to get Hillary elected. That is what we need ……another Socialist.

  6. disgustedtaxpayer

    disgustedtaxpayer said, 11 months ago

    Wall Street is the only sector benefitting from the Federal Reserve’s monthly package of “new money”; Obama has not used his Executive Power to slow or stop this Fed Plan that is pumping helium into the Blimp which will explode at some point and then Wall Street will be crying and gnashing teeth.

  7. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 11 months ago

    The DOW is over 15,000, corporate profits have never been higher, and there are more billionaires than ever. Meanwhile, we can all agree that unemployment is a major problem. This proves Poppy Bush was right all along: Trickle-Down “Voodoo” Economics does not work. Never has, never will. Time to admit that we gave this experiment a chance, and that it’s time to end it and never try it again.

  8. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 11 months ago

    @russell5419

    Lol……. Are you new?

    If you think I voted for him, then you must be smoking more than just tobacco.

  9. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Don’t worry, Republicans have a bill that forces employees to take “comp time” instead of overtime, and it includes the benefit that only the EMPLOYER determines when, and IF the employee can actually TAKE that comp time. Yes, Massah, da’t ‘’ol GOP is on da’ side of da’ field workers, and we blue collar righties done luvs ya fo’ it!

  10. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @I Play One On TV

    So what do you suggest? That the government take over all business and “fairly” employ people and a “living wage”?

    Perhaps we should just take all the money in every account and then “allocate” a monthly stipend, assign housing, place people in specific jobs, monitor energy use and limit it as the government thinks is best and so on.

    Yes the Dow is going up. The only people who profit are the very people that Obama has spent years representing to you as evil, People that steal what is not theirs and hoard it. People that refuse to pay taxes and so on. Oh yeah and Obama is one of them. The “evil rich”.

    I agree that greed is abundant within that group. So how do we get them to do the things that will create jobs?

  11. denis1112

    denis1112 said, 11 months ago

    @dtroutma

    Get a job.Pay taxes.Have you ever?
    Keep on collecting those government checks and complain about how the tax payers have to jump through hoops to pay for your stay at home butt.
    “We have to pass it to find out whats in it”.Well the more we find out the worse it gets.

  12. Wraithkin

    Wraithkin said, 11 months ago

    @dtroutma

    Proof?

    @ I Play One:
    The reason the rich are getting richer is because much of their wealth is stock-based. When the stock market crashes after the termination of QE3, their net worth will go with it. I’m holding off on getting stocks or whatnot because I know what’s coming.

  13. NeoconMan

    NeoconMan said, 11 months ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Ms. Ima said, "I’m riding the wall street elevator. Up, up, up until retirement!:


    Just remember to cash out before we make it all crash again, and then buy in again when prices are low. Just as we did it last time.


    (Don’t be stupid like Wraithkin, above.)

  14. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 11 months ago

    @Bruce4671

    No one will create jobs unless they think they can profit by it. Understandable. So, if we reward only the investors, who can afford to gamble and still live well if they lose, the only jobs we will stimulate is in the luxury category: yachts, planes, Ferrarris…..

    We have to make the middle class capable of and willing to buy. Right now, this isn’t happening, and it’s partly because there is no confidence. Although there is grim economic news, it is not a depression, nor is it Armageddon, so first we have to stop listening to the “sky-is-falling” pundits. We know who they are.

    The next thing we need is tax reform. We have spent the last 30 years changing the tax burden from corporations (yes, the posted rates are high, but we allow so many deductions and write-offs that those numbers are meaningless) and investors to the working stiff. As long as the wage-earners have to shoulder the greatest percentage of their “fortunes” on taxes, the further behind they will become.

    Second, we have to give people the means to get a living wage. This starts with education, and we have a lot of catching up to do.

    When people have disposable income and confidence, the economy will rebound.

    This is something that government can help make happen, but I do not advocate anything as drastic as government takeover of payrolls.

    As an interesting aside, isn’t it curious that when there is talk of raising minimum wage, people get all worked up about how prices will have to go up, but when the CEO takes a 7-figure bonus, these same people don’t bring up the same argument?

  15. Libertarian1

    Libertarian1 said, 11 months ago

    @I Play One On TV

    “I Play One On TV said, about 7 hours ago
    The DOW is over 15,000, corporate profits have never been higher, and there are more billionaires than ever. Meanwhile, we can all agree that unemployment is a major problem. This proves Poppy Bush was right all along: Trickle-Down “Voodoo” Economics does not work. Never has, never will. Time to admit that we gave this experiment a chance, and that it’s time to end it and never try it again.”

    I will start with the assumption your points are rhetorical and you really have no idea of the problem. If you actually owned a business and hired dozens of employees you would not be so naive.

    Obama has said to the the evil 1% you are making far too much money and I intend to massively raise your income and corporate taxes.

    For every employee you hire who works >29 hours a week i will add thousands of dollars in Obama Care taxes.

    We are far too under-regulated and i intend to pass thousands of new regulations each costing thousands or millions.

    What is wrong with you? You are not hiring, using overseas employees, becoming more efficient with fewer American workers.

    I am just baffled by your response to my plans for America.

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