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High jobless rates persist in NC, Greensboro News Record, August 25, 2012, Guilford county 5.3 percent when Democrats took congress 10.2 percent now

High jobless rates persist in NC, Greensboro News Record, August 25, 2012, Guilford county 5.3 percent when Democrats took congress 10.2 percent now “Guilford (Large NC County) appears on it’s way to a third consecutive year with annual jobless rates in double digits. Economists say that likely hasn’t happened since the Great Depression.”…Greensboro News Record December 2, 2011 “North Carolina currently has the fourth-highest unemployment rate in the country and has stayed well above the national average through 2012.”…WRAL, August 17, 2012 “We tried our plan—and it worked. That’s theRead More


Virginia earthquakes continue, August 25, 2011, Magnitude 4.5 this morning, Colorado 5.3 quake

Virginia earthquakes continue, August 25, 2011, Magnitude 4.5 this morning, Colorado 5.3 quake From the USGS website August 25, 2011. Magnitude 4.5 – VIRGINIA 2011 August 25 05:07:50 UTC Earthquake Details This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. Magnitude 4.5 Date-Time Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 05:07:50 UTC Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 01:07:50 AM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 37.940°N, 77.896°W Depth 5 km (3.1 miles) Region VIRGINIA Distances 51 km (31 miles) E of Charlottesville, Virginia 53 km (32 miles) SW ofRead More


Unemployment facts, Bush tax cuts, Democrat Congress is problem, Socialist President and Congress bigger problem, Citizen Wells open thread, August 25, 2010

Unemployment facts, Bush tax cuts, Democrat Congress is problem, Socialist President and Congress bigger problem The Bush Tax Cuts were enacted in 2003 with a Republican president and Congress. The Democrats took control of Congress in 2006. Many lies about the economy and unemployment rate have been told, including consistently by Obama. These numbers do not lie. Historical unemployment rates Dec-2002 6.0%  Jan-2003 5.8%   Feb-2003 5.9%   Mar-2003 5.9%   Apr-2003 6.0%   May-2003 6.1%   Jun-2003 6.3%   Jul-2003 6.2%   Aug-2003 6.1%   Sep-2003 6.1%   Oct-2003 6.0%   Nov-2003 5.8%   Dec-2003 5.7%   Jan-2004 5.7%   Feb-2004 5.6%  Read More


Deficit projections skyrocketing, Tuesday, August 25, 2009, Obama agenda, White House budget office, Congressional Budget Office, CBO, 2 trillion jump

From Reuters: “New deficit projections pose risks to Obama’s agenda” “WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s domestic policy proposals will face the reality of skyrocketing deficits on Tuesday when officials release two government reports projecting huge budget shortfalls over the next decade. The White House budget office and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), a non-partisan arm of Congress, release updated economic forecasts and deficit estimates on Tuesday, providing further fiscal fodder to opponents of Obama’s nearly $1 trillion healthcare overhaul plan. Many of the figures are already known. The WhiteRead More


Trent Franks town hall, Update, Representative Franks meeting, August 25, 2009, Franks did not say lawsuit?, pursue looking into Obama birth certificate, eligibility

Yesterday, the Citizen Wells blog presented an article about a town hall meeting hosted by representative Trent Franks of Arizona. Here are some exerpts: “The other main issue dealt with numerous speakers questioning Obama’s birth certificate and why there wasn’t an investigation into whether he is a naturalized citizen. One woman said a newspaper announcement of his birth in Hawaii was not sufficient. Another asked how he could have a passport without a birth certificate. Franks said there was not enough evidence that Obama is not an American citizen. HeRead More