Labor Market Decline Continues

The labor force participation rate is percentage of working age adults who “participate” in the labor force, either by holding a job or by actively searching for a job nearly every week.  As the chart shows, the rate has declined dramatically since the end of the recession, during the so-called “recovery.”  The Obama Administration reported […]

Debate Over. ObamaNomics Failed.

Update: When the Labor Department published statistics for February 2014 last week, Administration defenders immediately rushed to the cameras to boast that the unemployment rate had dropped to 5.5%, from 5.7% in January.  But how did that happen?  The unemployment rate went down because 354,000 jobless men and women were reclassified, from in the labor […]

Has Another Recession Already Begun?

What may become the most significant news economic news of 2014 was nearly ignored by the political-media establishment. The Commerce Department published its third and final revision to its quarterly GDP report.  The economy contracted by 2.9% during the first quarter of 2014. As the chart shows we were already suffering through the weakest of […]

I Am The American Dream of July 4

Independence Day devotion by Cheri Douglas I Am the American Dream.  I was born on the 4th of July, 1776, the day the Declaration of Independence was published.  I was born as a vision in the hearts and minds of the founders and their families, men and women who came to the shores of this […]

A Principled Candidate For Congress

I recently had the privilege of  interviewing Mr. Igor Birman, candidate for Congress from the Seventh District of California.  Mr. Birman believes as we do, that more liberty rather than more government is the proven strategy to achieve prosperity and promote the general welfare. He is exactly what America needs to sweep the failed government […]

A Tsunami of Government Debt

The Victims of Fundamental Transformation

President Obama roared into office vowing a “fundamental transformation” of America.  His transformation has not been kind to middle class workers. The Labor Department just published it’s monthly, new normal – miserable – jobs report.  The headline, that in December the unemployment rate ticked down from 7.0%, to 6.7% was an illusion that masked the […]

Thank You, Mr. President

According to Gallup’s annual poll on the matter, Barack Obama has accomplished what Conservatives tried but were unable to do for a decade.  He has persuaded a majority of voters that it should not be the responsibility of the federal government to ensure that all Americans have “healthcare coverage.”

The Dunlap Broadsides

On July 2, 1776, the Second Continental Congress voted to declare independence, and on July 4 they adopted the final wording of the Declaration of Independence. John Dunlap was the printing contractor to the Second Continental Congress. John Hancock ordered Mr. Dunlap to print broadside – poster sized – copies of the declaration. Those first […]

Pearl Anniversary

Today the captivating Mrs. Boomerjeff and I celebrate the first 30 years of a truly blessed marriage.  Through good times and tough times we’ve enjoyed the special blessing of a marriage dedicated to God.  We have shared everything, including our own business.  She is my best friend, my lover, my confidant, my wise adviser in […]

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