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Friday
Sep052014

ALG - Labor force exodus continues 

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Sept. 5, 2014, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement on the latest jobs numbers:

 

"In the midst of what Obama continues to claim is an improving economy, in August only 80,000 fewer people were unemployed than in the previous month.  Of those, 64,000 gave up on trying to get a job entirely and are no longer counted, with only 16,000 actually getting a job.  Incredibly the unemployment rate went down in spite of this disastrously bad employment report because all together 268,000 fewer Americans were counted as being in the labor force at all.  If our nation's economy continues along this path we will reach full employment because no one is actually being counted as being in the labor force."

 

To view online: http://getliberty.org/labor-force-exodus-continues/

 

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Americans for Limited Government is a non-partisan, nationwide network committed to advancing free market reforms, private property rights and core American liberties. For more information on ALG please visit our website at www.GetLiberty.org.

Thursday
Aug072014

ALG's Daily Grind - Generation Jobless 

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August 5, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds and cartoons granted.

Generation jobless
Since 2007, the population of those aged 20-34 — so-called millennials — has increased by almost 4.3 million. Only 44,000 of the 4.3 million have found jobs on a net basis.

The left's situational racism
A Democratic operative in Kentucky attacked Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's wife's ethnicity again, and somehow the offending political operative continues on.

Magnet: It's not your Founding Fathers' republic any more
"Presidents, Congresses, and courts are creating an elective despotism."

Wednesday
Jul302014

Guinta For Congress - Call your Congresswoman!  

With Legislation Piling up, where does Congresswoman Shea-Porter Stand?

Congress is set to recess this week for the entire month of August, yet significant issues remain that Congress either does not have the will or wherewithal to address.

As the Congresswoman prepares to go into hibernation for August we were hopeful she could let her constituents know where she stands on some of the hot button issues of the day.

  • Will the Congresswoman hold any town halls during the recess?
  • Will the Congresswoman demand the House, Senate and President reach an agreement to seal the border before recess?
  • Millions remain unemployed, underemployed and/or structurally unemployed. Will the Congresswoman propose, introduce, demand or request any form of legislation to put America back to work?
  • As a follow-up, will she hold a job fair for Granite Staters?
  • Will the Congresswoman press House leadership to pass an appropriations bill to avoid a government shutdown this fall?
  • Given the Congresswoman’s position on the Armed Services Committee, will she propose a plan to deal with the Israeli-Palestinian crisis? Or the Ukrainian-Russian emergency for that matter?


Jay Ruais, Guinta Campaign Manager, released the following statement:

“When I served on Frank’s legislative staff saying, “I don’t know” was not an option when speaking with Granite Staters. Right or wrong, agree or disagree, you came first. Given the lack of representation this District has been suffering through, coupled with the multitude of issues facing the United States, we would like to offer you our contact information. If we can be of any service to you, in lieu of the current representative, please feel free to call my cell phone 603.475.0332 or our office number 603.782.8257. Have a great week!”

 

Monday
Jun302014

ALG's Daily Grind - Supreme Court delivers blow to Obama on NLRB appointments, now Congress must act 

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June 27, 2014

Permission to republish original opeds granted. 

Supreme Court delivers blow to Obama on NLRB appointments, now Congress must act
If the Supreme Court had decided the case differently, the consequences for our system of limited government would have been disastrous, sending a message that we allow presidents to bypass the Senate and unilaterally install appointees, including federal judges, any time the president deems the Senate "unavailable," such as over lunch.

Boehner to take Obama to federal court on executive overreach?
Does the House have standing to sue in federal court over, say, the failure to implement provisions of Obamacare?

Moore: Mr. Obama, where are our 5 million missing jobs?
"A new analysis of the labor force numbers by Heritage Foundation economists places the real jobs deficit in America closer to 5.5 million, even after accounting for changes in population and demographics."

Saturday
Jun072014

ALG - Jobs data, weak growth send mixed signals 

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June 6, 2014, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement on the latest jobs numbers:

 

"Today's jobs report remains out of sync with the overall economic situation.  While the reported numbers would indicate lackluster economic growth, even this level of job growth is incongruent with the 1 percent drop in the GDP our economy experienced in the first quarter."

 

To view online: http://getliberty.org/jobs-data-weak-growth-send-mixed-signals/

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Americans for Limited Government is a non-partisan, nationwide network committed to advancing free market reforms, private property rights and core American liberties. For more information on ALG please visit our website at www.GetLiberty.org.