Posts Tagged ‘ The Great Recession ’

Irish Travelers

  We at American Rattlesnake would like to wish our followers, Irish and non-Irish alike, a happy St. Patrick’s Day. Despite the possibility of inclement weather here in the City-a perennial threat on this day-I’m sure that New Yorkers will celebrate boisterously, as is our custom.
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Jobless in America

Jobless in America

Despite the intentionally deceptive narrative crafted for public consumption by this administration and its accomplices in the news media, the jobs picture in the United States continues to be dismal, as the CEO of Gallup has declared in an extraordinary interview on Fox News recently. Even as millions of Americans fruitlessly scramble for gainful employment,...
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Jobs and Justice

Jobs and Justice

Today, as the federal government commemorates the legacy of  one of the  transformative figures in 20th century public  life, it should not be forgotten that Martin Luther King struggled not only to achieve racial equality but also economic opportunity for disenfranchised citizens. One of the most dispiriting developments in the over four decades since...
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Jobless in America

Jobless in America

One of the inescapable facts of our economic recovery is that millions of individuals continue to struggle to obtain gainful employment of any sort. A recent study by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workplace Development at Rutgers University confirms what most of us already knew. Namely, that those who have been unemployed for...
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Live Coverage Of Senator Sessions (Janet Yellin Nomination)

Live Coverage Of Senator Sessions (Janet Yellin Nomination)

Speaking about unemployment benefits extension and the parlous state of the American economy. Watch it here. Update: Senator Charles Grassley makes the case against an inflationary monetary policy. 
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Disemployment And The Open Borders Agenda

Disemployment And The Open Borders Agenda

The proponents of the Gang of Eight amnesty repeatedly invoke the “labor shortage” allegedly afflicting the American economy. This, despite the  worst economic recovery in modern history and protracted underemployment and unemployment, to say nothing of persistent wage stagnation. By any metric you choose to analyze, millions of Americans are coming up on the short...
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Behind Rose-Colored Glasses

Behind Rose-Colored Glasses

The sputtering “recovery” claimed by the White House is inexorably grinding to a halt, an inescapable fact that even the most deft manipulation of employment numbers can’t conceal. Yet the mass unemployment and underemployment of American job-seekers hasn’t deflated the enthusiasm for anti-growth policies from either this administration or Congress. Complicating matters is the enthusiasm...
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NY ICE Standing Up For American Workers

NY ICE Standing Up For American Workers

    The breadth of support enjoyed by BALA in its March for Jobs and equitable treatment of American workers can be seen in the lengths to which so many patriotic citizens traveled in order to attend this rally. From South Central  Los Angeles to the tip of New England, angry Americans of divergent...
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Just Say ‘No’

Just Say ‘No’

The DC March for Jobs is less than 24 hours away! The full slate of speakers, including Col. Allen West and Senator Ted Cruz, will be streamed live by Breitbart.com. We urge all of our readers in the D.C./Metro Area who are able to participate to do so. This is a once in a life-time...
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Stand Up, America

  The DC March for Jobs is less than a week away! Although the chartered bus  from New Jersey is no longer available, there are still available buses for those willing to make the trek from other parts of the country. Even as the Congressional Black Caucus turns its back on its constituents, the...
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