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Obama Administration: A Zero Sum Game

Net number of workers added to U.S. employment rolls under the Obama Administration. ZERO [actually, negative numbers — lowest labor participation rate in four decades]

Degrees of global warming in the past two decades. ZERO. "Green" financial ...

Posted on 28 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Barack Obama's 'Malaise'

In July, 1979, President Jimmy Carter made a nationally televised address still known as Carter's "malaise" speech.

Intended to address energy policy, the speech, as PBS reported, evolved through "the most remarkable exercise in presidential ...

Posted on 28 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Pot Brownies ~Putin's Trolls

Not once in my life have I ever said to anyone, "You wanna smoke a bowl?"
Still, I get ads via emails on my computer about water bongs, vaporizers, smoking pipes and scales.

With edibles, I get emails about pot brownies and marijuana-infused peach ...

Posted on 28 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Dollar as a World Currency

Unparalleled economic growth compared to the rest of the world has been the experience in the United States economy since the founding of our republic.

However, since the "dot-com" bubble in 2001 and the real estate meltdown in 2008, the recovery has ...

Posted on 27 October 2014 Keep Reading...

D.C. Elites Miss Signs Pointing to GOP Senate

BROOKHAVEN, W.Va - If you don't look in the weeds, sometimes you miss the signs.

Late this summer, along the edges of this Mountain State town, a homemade sign jutted from the edge of a country road. It read, simply: "Change is coming."

A few ...

Posted on 27 October 2014 Keep Reading...

A President Who Doesn't Seek Advice?

The Government Accountability Institute reports that President Obama continues to skip the majority of his Presidential Daily Briefings. This is a stunning fact, first reported two years ago and now updated and reconfirmed. Worse, it was also just reported that Obama likewise doesn't consult his ...

Posted on 27 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Priebus Does a Gut Check

WASHINGTON-The Nov. 4 election could test the work the Republican Party has done to change party culture and the mechanics of reaching out to voters after painful losses two years ago.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, whose task force ...

Posted on 27 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Behind the Headlines Program Schedule


Behind the Headlines
Now airing on all Comcast Systems in Pennsylvania
For the weeks of October 27 and November 3, 2014


Election Preview

Election preview with Jim ...

Posted on 27 October 2014 Keep Reading...

A Tie in the U.S. Senate?

Think things can't get any worse with the approval rating of Congress polling as low as a 7 percent while national problems pile up and an increasingly dysfunctional House and Senate continue to set new records for sheer futility?

If so, you would be wrong. They can get a lot worse. And ...

Posted on 23 October 2014 Keep Reading...

Proficient

Under Common Core's standards-based approach to education, the goal is make sure that all of the children are proficient in each of the subject areas. The state assessments are the instruments that are used to determine proficiency, and an achievement level is set by each state department of ...

Posted on 23 October 2014 Keep Reading...

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