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Tag Archives: Unemployment
So there is a meme floating about on the Internet that no President since WWII has ever been re-elected with unemployment above 8%. Let’s debunk this falsehood. The underlying message here is that President Obama cannot be re-elected as long … Continue reading
by Brian K. White Unemployment took a turn for the better, with 216,000 new jobs added to payroll last month. And while USA Today reported that 2010 saw median incomes rise 2.1%, it also reported that median CEO pay jumped 27% … Continue reading
Waaaaaay back in September I posted my first article at 538 Refugees. In it, I concluded that there was an inverse relationship between the top income tax rate and employment growth. Now that the President and Congress are discussing the … Continue reading