It seems that Obama’s economic recovery has been a big fail. According to an article on NDTV.com, the majority of the jobs created have been low wage jobs:
The deep recession wiped out primarily high-wage and middle-wage jobs. Yet the strongest employment growth during the sluggish recovery has been in low-wage work, at places like strip malls and fast-food restaurants.
In essence, the poor economy has replaced good jobs with bad ones. That is the conclusion of a new report from the National Employment Law Project, a research and advocacy group, analyzing employment trends four years into the recovery.
“Fast food is driving the bulk of the job growth at the low end – the job gains there are absolutely phenomenal,” said Michael Evangelist, the report’s author. “If this is the reality – if these jobs are here to stay and are going to be making up a considerable part of the economy -
Even though the Chinese Communist Party is busy destroying Catholic churches in a barbaric campaign against the religion, progressive Bill Gates doesn’t seem to care.
According to an article on Reuters, Bill Gates has decided to be a mouth piece for the Chinese Communist Party and write an op ed for their newspaper telling the people of China …to give to the poor:
(Reuters) – Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Monday took to the pages of the People’s Daily, the mouthpiece newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party, to encourage people in China to do more for the poor.
“China has many successful entrepreneurs and business people. I hope that more people of insight will put their talents to work to improve the lives of poor people in China and around the world, and seek solutions for them,” Gates wrote in an editorial.
…Gates earlier this month said in an interview with Reuters he thought people in China would take cues from central leadership on donations and worthy causes.
Karl Marx, the father of modern Communism, must be rolling in his grave. Because while he did not believe in private property, it would seem some of his followers do.
According to an article on the American Thinker, a Marxist publishing group is suing in order to protect the property rights of Karl Marx’s writings:
Call the irony police! A Marxist publishing company in Britain that used to be affiliated with the British Communist Party is protecting its property and denying access to Marx’s writings to the public for free. David Kravets of Ars Technica reports:
A radical publishing house, called Lawrence & Wishart, who at one time was connected to Great Britain’s Communist Party, is demanding the removal from the Marxists Internet Archive of the “Marx-Engels Collected Works”—hardcover books that sell for up to $50 a pop.
The archive has posted a message to its readers informing them that Lawrence & Wishart’s material will be removed April 30.
If you needed any more reasons to not like progressive Republican John McCain here’s another one for you..he’s friends with Hillary.
According to an article on the Washington Post, McCain is to play host to Hillary in Arizona:
Clinton, a prospective 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, will appear on stage Saturday with McCain at the Sedona Forum, an annual ideas festival hosted by the McCain Institute for International Leadership at Arizona State University. Clinton is among the national and international business leaders, philanthropists and public figures appearing at the gathering, held in Sedona, the tony red-rocks oasis in Arizona’s Verde Valley.
In a statement released Thursday, McCain called Clinton “my friend” and praised her public service career.
Some folks can be described as being “out of touch”, then there are people like self described Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders, who are living in their own fantasy land.
According to an article on Charleston City paper.com, Senator Sanders spoke to a group of enthusiastic college students in South Carolina where he stated that he believes that the majority of the American people support his Socialist agenda:
Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist from Vermont, spent part of Friday afternoon preaching to the choir in an auditorium at the College of Charleston. Throughout a wide-ranging talk that touched on wealth distribution, single-payer healthcare, and the Koch brothers’ political clout, Sanders earned applause and enthusiastic nods from the crowd that consisted largely of students, faculty, and local liberal activists.
The senator’s talking points largely echoed ones he made in October at a fall getaway of the S.C. Progressive Network. He said that the United States is turning into an oligarchy, called for a jobs program to rebuild infrastructure, praised European models of taxpayer-funded college education, and criticized Republican Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget proposal.
“I believe the agenda that we are talking about is an agenda that the vast majority of the American people support. You agree?” Sanders said.
According to an article on Labor Pains.org, SEIU Local 221 has been playing election shenanigans by making it almost impossible for their members to vote for union officer positions :
SEIU Local 221 in San Diego held an internal officer election last December. Union members protested the results of the election after just 41 of the 5,000 members—less than 1 percent—actually filled out ballots to vote, forcing the local chapter to hold a do-over.
Apparently so few members participated in the “democratic” process because the incumbents made it exceptionally difficult to vote. Instead of offering mail-in ballots or worksite polling places, the union put up voting booths at “5 weird Starbucks locations” on a single day, according to anonymous union members.
Capitalism has allowed free men the opportunity to peacefully acquire wealth through the ability to earn private property by selling goods or services to his fellow man. It drives growth and innovation because it encourages an individual to strive to make a better product or offer a better service.
Marxism in practice, on the other hand, demands that all property and income are owned by the state so that it may be equally distributed to all. It quashes innovation and growth because an individual has no motivation to better him/herself or his position in life. It has failed wherever it has been tried and creates totalitarianism and slavery.
But don’t tell that to Socialist councilwoman Kshama Sawant in Seattle. According to an article on PBS News, during an interview she stated it’s time to get rid of Capitalism:
And so our attitude should be that capitalism at one time had the ability to harness technology for this, but it has long since served any social purpose other than for the very wealthy, for the billionaires. So capitalism generates more poor people every year and more billionaires every year. It’s time to reject capitalism and go towards a future that actually ensures a decent standard of living for everybody on the planet in an environmentally sustainable way, which is possible, but not under capitalism.
I guess she missed this old, but accurate description of her Marxist ideology. Shame:
According to an article on The Local, supporters of Nazism celebrated Hitler’s birthday in Milan by decorating the Italian town with pro-Hitler posters:
Supporters of Adolf Hitler in Milan emblazoned the city with posters of the German dictator over the weekend in honour of his 125th birthday.
The posters were put up overnight on Saturday by members of the National Socialist Workers Movement, a neo-Nazi group that originated in the Lombardy town of Varese in 2002.
In comments published in Il Messaggero, the group said the posters were a “simple gesture” to mark the birthday of “the greatest leader that Europe has known so far”. Hitler was born on April 20th 1889.
“Every year, we feel it’s important to pay respect to a man who knew how to take a nation’s hand and guide it to rescue, until its tragic end.
According to an article on Newsmax.com, a top donor to the Democratic party has allegedly been linked to a Ponzi scheme:
Billionaire Democratic benefactor Tom Steyer was linked through a hedge fund he founded to an alleged scheme to defraud foreign investors of $60 million, according to legal documents filed in a Texas court.
The connection surfaced at the same time the National Review concluded that the environmental activist’s pledge to donate $100 million to Democratic candidates in the midterm elections influenced President Barack Obama’s decision to delay action on the Keystone XL pipeline project until after November.
The Washington Free Beacon reported that Farallon Capital Partners L.P., a fund run by Farallon Capital Management, the multibillion-dollar hedge fund created by Steyer, joined a project to build a shopping mall near Seattle, Wash., in the 1990s as a limited partner.
In the Texas lawsuit, it was alleged that Farallon conspired with foreign-owned corporations in Texas “to defraud a group of over 300 German investors out of approximately sixty-million dollars.”
The Asshauer group claimed that it was a “Ponzi scheme” and alleged that the companies planning to build the “Washington Supermall” transferred “millions of dollars in funds through ‘loans’ and ‘advances’ to other unrelated entities.”
For most Christians, Easter is the time to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but for the Archbishop of Wales, it’s a time to talk about fictional man-made Global Warming.
According to an article on The South-Wales Evening Post, Archbishop of Wales, Dr. Barry Morgan, decided to push man-made climate change during Easter mass:
Dr Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales, delivered his Easter sermon today and called on Christians to help combat climate change.
Talking at Llandaff Cathedral he told worshippers to take climate change and its effects seriously and understand the responsibility that they have to protect future generations.
Dr Morgan said: “The Resurrection is also about the transformation of the universe. That being the case, not only must we care for one another, we must also have a care for God’s world as well.
“That is why, as Christians, we have to take climate change and its effects seriously. Rising global temperatures are causing droughts, melting glaciers, warming of permafrost, heat waves and coastal floods in almost every part of the world. Already this year we have seen extreme weather patterns, not just in distant far flung places where it is nothing new, but here in Wales and the rest of the UK – this is no longer someone else’s problem. It is ours.