Friday, October 9, 2009
In Economic Woes 10-09
Wonder why the stimulus isn't working? Montana: Stimulus Funds Go to Study Volcanoes in the Andes, Periodontal Disease, Shakespeare.
The Problem Is Spending, Not Deficits. Yes, yes it is. VIDEO.
Jobless Rate Offers GOP Potential Rallying Cry in 2010, 2012 Elections. Despite signs of improvement in the economy, the unemployment rate keeps climbing -- up to a 26-year high of 9.8 percent in September -- providing Republicans political ammunition and putting Democrats on the defensive.
This can't be good. Welcome to Zimbabwe: World Economic Forum ranks U.S. financial stability 38th, currency stability 50th globally.
Proposals to create jobs add up to second stimulus. That'll help because the first stimulus was so terrific.
Democrats' Proposals Add Up to Second Stimulus. Proposals include extending a popular tax credit for first-time home buyers, and creating a new credit for companies that add jobs, appearing a lot like another economic stimulus package.