Tag: Jobs

Thanks Democrats, Illinois Fails Again: Worst in Midwest for Private Sector Job Creation

-By Warner Todd Huston I have been chronicling all the major failures of the once great state of Illinois and this week we have yet another one. A new tabulation of private sector job creation finds that Illinois created a dismal 500 non-government jobs in 2013 making it the single worst state in the Midwest... Read more »

Teamster Bosses Having Big Night Out in Las Vegas

-By Warner Todd Huston Hey, Teamsters members… how pleased are you that your union bosses are spending thousands of you dues money for a Las Vegas vacation? Courtesy of LaborUnionReport.com… I wonder, brothers, are your union bigwigs sending YOU to beautiful, exciting Las Vegas for fun in the sun? … or are you working your... Read more »

More Obama Ignorance on Jobs, Economy: One Week Automation is Bad, the Next its Good

-By Warner Todd Huston Remember last week how President Obama was railing about how evil ATMs were because they somehow took away people’s jobs. This evil, evil automation was bad on June 14, right? Well today, only eleven days later, suddenly Barack Obama is all about automation and how wonderful it is… Read the rest... Read more »
Advertisement:

Sen. Johnson: Obama and his Administration Have 'Little Experience in Manufacturing or Business'

-By Warner Todd Huston Senator Ron Johnson (R, Wis.) commented in advance of the President’s speech on manufacturing and is here to tell President Obama, “the government doesn’t create jobs, it creates debt and it is the private sector that creates long-term, self-sustaining jobs.” Today the President is traveling to Pittsburgh to talk about manufacturing.... Read more »

Kinzinger Urges Passage of Jobs and Energy Permitting Act

From the Office of Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R, IL)… Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, spoke out on the floor of the House in support of H.R. 2021, the Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011. This bipartisan legislation would ease the permitting process in... Read more »

South Carolina Worker Sues Federal Gov't Over Possible Loss of His Job

-By Warner Todd Huston Barack Obama’s interference in the business operations of Boeing new Dreamliner manufacturing project will likely cause thousands of workers in South Carolina to lose their jobs. Because of this, one Palmetto State worker is suing the federal government for its part in his probable future job loss. This is a story... Read more »
Advertisement:

Obama Puts Unions Ahead of a Healthy Economy, Free Trade

-By Warner Todd Huston President Obama claims that he wants to “create jobs,” and is happily touting several policies that he claims will create jobs in this jobless, non-recovery. Unfortunately, all his polices really do is shore up the high cost unions that kill job growth. As GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConell says, Obama... Read more »

Urge Congress to Vote 'NO' On Striking $$ Saving Section From Federal Construction Projects Bill (Illinois Especially)

-By Warner Todd Huston Today there may be a vote on striking a section of H.R. 2055 that will insure that federal construction projects for the military are fairly priced and will save money for the taxpayers. Some representatives want this advantageous section struck out and replaced with a union-favoring provision that will cost the... Read more »

Class Of 2011 Faces Highest Unemployment Rate In History

From BankruptingAmerica.org… Graduates Face 21.1 Applicants Per Job Arlington, VA – Today, BankruptingAmerica.org (an awareness campaign by Public Notice) released a new Web video titled “Is Washington Creating Our Job Crisis?” As the 1.7 million college students of the class of 2011 graduate, they face one of the highest unemployment rates for college graduates in... Read more »
Advertisement:

Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Adam Kinzinger on the GOP's Plan for America's Job Creators

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Delivering the Weekly Republican Address, U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) highlights “