Posts tagged "politics"

It's Time for Retirement for Obama

It's Time for Retirement for Obama
With the presidential election looming, less than 48 hours from today, it is important to look at President Obama’s record on job growth in the past four years. When he took office the unemployment number was at 7.8%.  Today the number of unemployed is 7.9%. It appears that even with the billions of dollars in... Read more »

Is Ben Bernanke Our New President?

Is Ben Bernanke Our New President?
We all agree that we need to create jobs in this country. The U.S. economy has been stalled for years. While coming down from its highs of over 10 %, unemployment still hasn’t improved much, hovering between 8.1% to 8.3%, with no signs of enough job growth to stimulate our economy and get people back... Read more »

Will the New Government Bail Out Send Us Into a Recession?

Will the New Government Bail Out Send Us Into a Recession?
As Bernanke prepares to make a decision this coming week about the U.S. monetary policy, the world is watching as if he is going to “save the day.” Can pumping more money into our monetary system really create new jobs? I say No, as many analysts have concurred. Obama & Bernanke’s economic plan has not... Read more »
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Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?

Romney or Obama: Who is the Better President for Job Creation?
The November election is heating up with much at stake for the United States future. Presidential hopeful and republication candidate Mitt Romney has chosen Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his VP running mate. Will this ticket be the right choice for job creation? Or will our current President Obama be the one who leads... Read more »

Super Tuesday Republican Election Primary- It’s All About Jobs!

Super Tuesday Republican Election Primary- It’s All About Jobs!
Writing about my political opinion on a business blog about employment is risky, at best.  I’ve learned to steer away from taking a public stance on who should run the government and what public policies are the best for our country. This was after the 99-er’s started a full-fledged hate campaign after I questioned whether... Read more »

You're Guilty, Mr. Rod Blagojevich

You're Guilty, Mr. Rod Blagojevich
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was convicted of (17) counts of wire tapping, extortion, attempt to extort and bribery, today. A jury of (11) women and (1) man, after meeting almost two week’s, left Blagojevich “stunned” by this devastating verdict.  There were no autographs this time being passed out to his followers, just a kiss... Read more »
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Where Did Governor Quinn Have Dinner Tonight?

Where Did Governor Quinn Have Dinner Tonight?
Having attended the ChicagoNow Tweet up at the Clark Street Ale House which is always a fun event to hobnob with my fellow bloggers, I left for dinner with my husband in the River North neighborhood. Cold and rainy, we looked for a place to have a quick dinner that wasn’t too far from the... Read more »

Historic Reform of Illinois Worker's Compensation Fails to Pass Senate

In what would have been a historic reform of the Illinois Worker’s Compensation Bill, greatly impacting the rights of Illinois worker’s, failed to pass in the Illinois Senate. The 120-page Bill sponsored by Senator Kyle McCarter severely limited the ability for worker’s to file a claim for injuries, while impacting their ability to get proper... Read more »

Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?

Chicago Elects Its Mayor: Will it be Rahm Emanuel?
  Today’s election for the Mayor of Chicago will change the politics in this city forever.  It is the first time in history that there is not an Irish American candidate running for office.  Chicago has had a long line of south side Irish Catholics, from Richard M Daley, Richard J. Daley and Jayne Byrne... Read more »
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Election Day: Can A New Congress Save Our Economy?

Election Day: Can A New Congress Save Our Economy?
The longer President Obama is in office, the more concerned I am about the future of the American worker and the lifestyle they have worked hard to attain. The decisions made now how to spend the TARP money and the newly passed healthcare reform bill will have a negative effect on employment and further stress... Read more »