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  • 73 percent of new jobs created in last five months are bureaucratic

    12/08/2012 7:20:19 AM PST · by ecomcon · 8 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/8/2012 | Erika Johnsen
    Hey, I’ve got a neat idea — why don’t we just keep growing the government, until we all can have government jobs? That can work, right? Seventy-three percent of the new civilian jobs created in the United States over the last five months are in government, according to official data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. … In the same five-month period since June, the number of people employed by government increased by 621,000 to 20,559,000. These 621,000 new government jobs created in the last five months equal 73.3 percent of the 847,000 new jobs created overall.
  • What is the text of Obama's dust jacket blurb?

    10/14/2008 7:51:24 PM PDT · by ecomcon · 2 replies · 484+ views
    Does anyone have the actual text of Obama's dust jacket blurb for Ayers' book? All I have heard is "timely and searing". Let's put Ayers' words in Obama's mouth.
  • Pro Saudi Ads

    04/30/2002 8:54:06 AM PDT · by ecomcon · 26 replies · 280+ views
    Electronic Media Online ^ | 4/30/02 | LOUIS CHUNOVIC
    Saudi ads nixed by cable nets By LOUIS CHUNOVIC At least nine national cable networks have turned down a potentially lucrative -- though controversial -- ad schedule from the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia. No national cable networks are known to have accepted the ads. The 10-day flight is an image campaign from the Arab nation. The tagline for the spots is "The People of Saudi Arabia -- Allies Against Terrorism." National cable networks that have passed on the Saudi spots include A&E, AMC, Bravo, History Channel, Lifetime, USA Network and The Weather Channel. In total, the Saudis plan on...
  • Republicans- Defend China here.

    12/31/2001 6:19:32 AM PST · by ecomcon · 105 replies · 33+ views
    I consider myself an conservative Republican. I can't think of any good reason to have a normalized trade relationship with the PRC. I'm curious to hear any arguments supporting that position. Anyone want to take a crack at it?
  • Post Muslim Clerical Anti-terrorist Statements Here

    10/04/2001 3:38:38 PM PDT · by ecomcon · 19 replies · 656+ views
    We keep hearing about how the great majority of Islam is peaceful and condemns violence. Let's see if we can support that assertion. If you have any article, or something that has a source, that addresses this, especially from Muslim clerics or other "officials" please post them here, so we can see what the informed public position of the Islamic leaders are.