ALG's Daily Grind: Obama's Jobless Rate Reality

May 15, 2012

Obama's Jobless Rate Reality

Since Barack Obama took office, America's civilian non-institutionalized population has expanded by more than 8 million people - however there are 319,000 fewer Americans working today than in January 2009.

Video: Is Greece A Future Former Member Of The E.U.?

Elections in early May have changed the way Greece is doing business. There is talk that Greece may well stop doing business with the European Union.

Why Greece must leave the Euro

Further losing connection with reality, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on May 14 that "I believe it's better for the Greeks to stay in the euro area". Like, how?

Kansas City Star: Hefty salaries, perks for union leaders raise eyebrows

"Totaling the pay to just the families of [Newton B.] Jones and two other executives, the [Boilermakers] union and its affiliates gave them more than $2 million in annual salary."