The U.S. economy is strengthening but there's still much to be done to put Americans back to work, President Barack Obama said Tuesday after meeting Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at the White House.
In December 2008, MythBusters hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman took on the myth that says (as they most delicately phrased it) “you can’t polish a turd.” Using techniques borrowed from the ancient Japanese art of dorodungo...
The state of affairs in the Gulf region is on the path to all out chaos and Martial Law. The anarchy may reach levels orders of magnitude higher than that of Katrina.
The only thing worse than the oil flowing out of the GoM gusher, is the BS now openly flowing out of the government propaganda machine, which has jumped the shark beyond all semblance of credibility.
Initial claims at 457k, statistically insignificant compared to expectations 463k, down 19k compared to the prior weekly revised number (476k, from 472k). We expect another upward revision here.
School Kids Chant: "I Am An Obama Scholar"
Wired's "Danger Room" blog dubbed BP's decision to hire private mercenaries in the Gulf "one of the bestest public relations moves ever."
The Dodge Brand debuts its latest commercial featuring the 2010 Dodge Challenger. The new commercial, titled "Freedom," was created in honor of the match between USA and England at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The 60-second spot airs Friday, June 11.
All of us, regardless of our political preferences, are being lied to.
The Patriot Act: Name in Action When you ask a political strategist about the impact of a bill’s name, they all point to the same example. The USA Patriot Act of 2001 was actually an acronym for a much longer name: Uniting and Strengthening Ameri
"This series is about how those in power have used Freud's theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy." - Adam Curtis
In their most tenacious effort to control the ‘spin’ on the worst oil spill disaster in the history, BP has purchased top internet search engine words so they can re-direct people away from real news on the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.
America's dirty hands are all over this incident!
So much for that 700,000 expectation. At 431k, less 411k census, and 31k from temporary help services, it sure doesn't look good even without the 215k birth-death adjustment which only conspiracy theorists look at according to Mr. Liesman...
As a result, due to the BLS' voodoo math and double counting, its is distinctly possible that the Census alone will add up to 507,779 workers (organic hirings of 417k and the plug for the prior period of 90k). Also, recall that the Birth-Death...
But the great majority of the American people are waking up, and that spells trouble in the November elections for most incumbent politicians. So the pace and velocity of the spin will have to be adjusted.
U.S. consumer confidence rose for the third straight month in May to the highest in more than two years as concerns about the labor market continued to ease, according to a private sector report released Tuesday.
Americans question the President’s eligibility to serve for a number of reasons that include his failure to provide a legitimate Certificate of Live Birth issued by the State of Hawaii, his inability to explain his trip to Pakistan in the 1980’s...
A massive outbreak of economic cognitive dissonance is being suppressed with wave after wave of manufactured "good news." Every visibly negative bit of data is run through a media and Central State assembly line to refashion it as "good news"
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A grim report circulating in the Kremlin today written by Russia’s Northern Fleet is reporting that the United States has ordered a complete media blackout over North Korea’s torpedoing of the giant Deepwater Horizon oil platform owned by the World’s
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said the U.S. economy’s recovery is “on a sustainable path” and job growth will pick up after a government report today showed 520,000 hires in two months.