Tag: unemployment

#ncga: EVERYBODY already has a job!

So says Currituck County commission chairman, and state House district 6 candidate Bobby Hanig: […] Hanig acknowledged that some of the opposition to offshore drilling is based on emotion. However, he said his own decision to oppose it is based…

The economy: So, how we (really) doin’ ?

“How’m I doin’?” — campaign slogan for former NYC mayor Ed Koch _____________ It’s always good to stop, take a deep breath and assess things.  If you believe the NCGOP, North Carolina’s economy is booming.  If you believe the Democrats,…

#NCGA: Dale Folwell tames the shrew

Former legislator Dale Folwell, now heading up the Employment Security Commission for Gov. Pat McCrory, went back to Jones Street today to get grilled by his former colleagues.  From all the reports we’ve seen and heard, he didn’t exactly roll…

Time to pull out of LBJ’s War On Poverty

I think it was Albert Einstein who once said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, expecting different results. Statists in Congress are arguing — in the current unemployment insurance debate — that the…

That sinking feeling ….

      According to the newly released global Index of Economic Freedom, the United States is about to fall out of the Top Ten :  When institutions protect the liberty of individuals, greater prosperity results for all. Economist Adam…