Star Wars VII and How Tyranny Returns: From Carter to Obama

The following three sentences from Ben Domenech’s article “The New Star Wars Trailer, Analyzed” caught my attention: The internet comment threads are filled with frustrated confusion about this. How can people forget about the Jedi a mere thirty years after they orchestrated the collapse of the Empire? Did they all get their minds wiped? Return […]

Is Obama’s Economy Truly Recovering?

Over the past year, the Obama administration has been boasting of a recovering economy. They point to the rising stock market, the reduction in unemployment figures and a reported increase in the GDP. We all know how misleading the unemployment figures are. Many reports abound that indicate a great portion of the decrease is due […]

Waiters and Bartenders Leading Obama Recovery

The much ballyhooed April jobs number is out, and it once again it shows how well the Obama economic recovery is going. It’s been almost 7 years. Shouldn’t we have recovered by now? Heck, in Reagan’s seventh year, we were running like a well-oiled machine, but I digress. Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge had an interesting […]

Illegals Stealing Better Jobs than You’re Told

Supporters of allowing illegal aliens to remain in the United States have long claimed that illegals only work in menial labor jobs that most Americans would not work at so they fill vital niche. Illegals supposedly work mostly in farming and services related jobs. If these arguments are true, then how do these supporters of […]

California Democrats Outsource Unemployment Check Processing to India Nationals While Residents Need Jobs

During the 2012 presidential campaign, Barack Obama and his court jester Joe Biden sounded like broken records as they kept repeating charges of Mitt Romney exporting American jobs overseas. Biden chided the charges so often that it became annoying enough to make anyone want to slap that stupid smile off his face. Democrats across the […]

Company to Fire Employees Working More Than 25 Hrs/Wk Due to Obamacare

The Obamacare employer mandate states that any employer with fifty or more employees must provide healthcare benefits to all of their full time employees. The mandate also changed the definition of full time employees to anyone working thirty or more hours per week. About a month ago, the White House stated that they have seen […]

Gallup CEO Fears He May Suddenly Disappear after Saying Obama’s Unemployment Figures is a ‘Big Lie’

For the past several years I’ve been refuting Obama’s bogus unemployment figures. Time and again I’ve pointed out that the White House conveniently leaves out key figures like those whose unemployment benefits have run out or those who have just quit looking for a job because they’ve grown tired of the fruitless searching. After a […]

Gallup CEO Says Unemployment Numbers a Lie

The Gallup organization is one of the most respected polling organizations around. Whether you believe their polls or not, there’s no denying that the Gallup folks know about the science of statistics and how numbers can be used and misused to inform or sway public opinion. Which is why it’s a big deal when the […]

New Minimum Wage Law Forces Borderlands Books to Close

Lawmakers believe they can create economic opportunity and prosperity by law. If they really believe this, then why not pass a law that says that everybody should get paid $40.00 per hour? If $15.00 is good, the $30.00 should be better. Many companies live on thin profit margins. They are usually sole proprietorships with few employees. […]

Bipartisan Special Skills Visa Bill Helping Companies Get Rid of Older Employees

Currently, the US government hands out 65,000 special skills visas (H-1 B visa) to workers from other countries. These special skills visas are for people with bachelors or post graduate degrees that can fill needed positions here in the US. Many of these special skilled people end up working in the high tech world in […]

Minimum Wage Workers March to Eliminate Jobs

Fast food workers across the United States went on strike to protest minimum wage pay. They want their salaries doubled to $15 per hour — twice the federal minimum wage rate. If the $15-wage-rate goes into effect, business will drop off and layoffs will take place. Some of the people who went on strike will […]

Most Americans Pessimistic about 2015 Job Market

How optimistic are you about the job market and unemployment rates for 2015? Do you think the current government unemployment rates are accurate? Do you know anyone that is out of work? If so, are they actively looking for work? Are they receiving unemployment benefits or have their benefits run out? My answers are: No, […]