Tagged: American jobs

In an Alternate Reality

In an Alternate Reality

  As the late Republican strategist Lee Atwater observed, perception is reality. Not always, of course, but often enough to make it worth remembering. I’m sure Donald Trump remembers it. His modus operandi seems...

A World of Science and Fiction

A World of Science and Fiction

  It’s a science fiction world, that’s for sure. But who can tell the science from the fiction? On this day dedicated to the (fictional?) Saint of Love, the morning’s electronic mail includes a...

In a Dog-Eat-Dog Society, We Must Show Our Teeth

In a Dog-Eat-Dog Society, We Must Show Our Teeth

As the corporate culture overwhelms the globe, humanity is increasingly sacrificed to the bottom line. It cannot be otherwise.That is what corporations do. That is what they are supposed to do: Make a profit...

Romney to Create 12 Million Jobs? Don’t Count on it.

Romney to Create 12 Million Jobs? Don’t Count on it.

Sometime in tonight’s debate, Mitt Romney might promise to create 12 million jobs if he is elected. That’s in America, not in China, where he has created most of his jobs up to now. How? He doesn’t...

Once Again, Media Help to Dupe the Public

Once Again, Media Help to Dupe the Public

I find it incredible that anyone, however dim, would blame President Obama for the employment slowdown that afflicted America in May. And I think the American media are doing a rotten job of reporting...

Against all Odds, the Obama Economy Fights Back

Against all Odds, the Obama Economy Fights Back

You may have read the AP report this morning that shows a surprising turnaround in America’s economy. Here’s an excerpt in case you missed it: WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in December...

And Lead Us Not Into Temptation…

And Lead Us Not Into Temptation…

Temptation comes in many forms. Sometimes it’s an apple. Sometimes it’s Walmart. Sandra and I – and the cats – are out of some stuff, and I am about to head for the grocery...