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The Economy’s Been Even Worse Than We Thought This Spring

The Economy Hits A Brick Wall (CHART)

Friday’s disastrous Department of Labor employment report was a huge blow to the optimism and predictions of sustained economic recovery.

Things are looking up for the economy, but there's much more work to be done.

Two Charts That Should Terrify Republicans

If Republicans seem spooked to you these days, here’s why. President Obama’s political comeback over the past several months aligns.

Economic woes dampen Obama advantages  President Obama's advantages over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney -- and he has a sizable list of them -- are blunted by an economy widely considered as still in a recession and a broadly held view that the country is way off course

Economic woes dampen Obama advantages

President Obama's advantages over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney -- and he has a sizable list of them -- are blunted by an economy widely considered as still in a recession and a broadly held view that the country is way off course.

America's economy: Fiscal cliffs, multipliers, and the myth of central bank independence | The Economist

Fiscal cliffs, multipliers, and the myth of central bank independence

America's economy: Fiscal cliffs, multipliers, and the myth of central bank independence

U.S. Economic Confidence Slowly Rising

The Gallup Economic Confidence Index rose six points last week to after a three-point gain the week before. This represents only a partial recovery from the government shutdown-induced plunge in confidence in early October.

When economic signs are positive, the GOP starts saying Obama wasn't born in the US again.

In Positive Economic Sign, Republicans Starting to Say Obama Wasn& Born in US Again - a sadly true observation

welfare drug testing = waste of taxpayer's money = FAIL.

Advanced Industries Series | Brookings Institution

Advanced industries drive down prices, making income more valuable

"Obama is winning. For now."

Yes, Obama Is Winning — For Now

The economy is getting stronger and Romney's getting weaker, but America is still closely divided.

Improving jobs report

Private sector payrolls increased by jobs and overall payroll employment rose by jobs in January. The economy has added private sector jobs for 23 straight months, for a total of million payroll jobs over that period

"so forget Jesus, the stars died so that you would be born" The Science of Something and Nothing | Brain Pickings

The Science of Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing

How animals see the world

How animals see the world

Funny pictures about How animals see the world. Oh, and cool pics about How animals see the world. Also, How animals see the world.

OK.   So IF we were not slashing public jobs (due to lowered revenues) then even if it were just flat lining rather than dropping - job growth would be there - slow and steady.  Why are facts not used?   This comes from the FED - yes, one can rail against that too - but non-partisan neither Blue nor Red they are only about Green is worst we can say......

OK. So IF we were not slashing public jobs (due to lowered revenues) then even if it were just flat lining rather than dropping - job growth would be there - slow and steady. Why are facts not used? This comes from the FED - yes, one can rail against that too - but non-partisan neither Blue nor Red they are only about Green is worst we can say......

Both teen pregnancy AND childhood exposure to lead, is in decline (and may be related?).

Both teen pregnancy AND childhood exposure to lead, is in decline (and may be related?

Obama's 2013 Budget Slows Growth Of Federal Debt

New Report Creates Confusion, Spin Over Obama Budget (CHART)

A new Congressional Budget Office report has reignited the spin wars over President Obama’s budget, and Republicans are eagerly blasting.