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Why Work? Obama Will Buy Your Vote (and Liberty)

Employment is still near a 30-year low Forget the unemployment rate. The employment rate — the percentage of adult Americans who hold a job — has barely budged in the past three years. It’s hovering near its lowest level in … Continue reading

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The Erosion of the U.S. Economy In Two Words: Jobs and Wages

If prosperity ultimately depends on employment and earned income (wages), how are we doing as a nation? Unfortunately, the answer is “terrible.”¬†As a percentage of the population, full-time employment is down. Only 36% of the population has a full-time job.(Charts … Continue reading

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