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Image of the Day: Another Disappointing Jobs Report Under Biden, and an Increasingly Likely Explanation

This morning brought yet another disappointing monthly jobs report from the Labor Department.  While the Biden Administration continues to blindly insist that potential employees sitting on the sidelines because of cushy government unemployment payouts aren't the problem, the people who actually hire people in order to continue their operations seem to recognize a different story.  Over 9 in 10 say that worker shortages are weighing them down - far and away their biggest problem.  We know the workers are out there, but they're not taking the available jobs.

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June 04, 2021 • 10:17 AM

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So-Called “Net Neutrality” Threatens a Zombie-Like Return
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, January 14 2021
If you wondered how things might get worse than 2020, Bloomberg has your answer.  It reported this week that so-called “net neutrality” activists just replied, “Hold my beer”:   A Democratic Federal Communications Commission is poised to restore net neutrality rules and move aggressively to expand broadband subsidies amid the pandemic…  The commission will likely first move to reclassify broadband as a service under Title II of the Communications Act.  That will allow it to restore rules requiring ISPs to treat all internet traffic equally…
 
A Crazy Impeachment
Democrats started trying to remove President Donald Trump from office before he entered office. Now they…
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CFIF Urges Massachusetts Governor to Veto Price Controls on Vital Food Delivery Businesses
January 8, 2021   The Honorable Charles D. Baker, Jr., Governor Commonwealth of Massachusetts…
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Cheer Up: Liberal Majorities Rarely Last Long
I’m old enough to remember 2008, when Barack Obama’s election and Democratic Congressional…
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Is the Wisdom of Homer Immune to Cancel Culture?
Amid the current hysteria of toppling statues and renaming things, we keep mindlessly expanding the cancel…
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End the Deadly Vaccine Delays
If you live in Florida or Texas and you're 65 or over, you can get in line for a COVID-19 vaccine at…
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Now They Tell Us – Trump Was Tough On Russia
Democrats and their allies in the press spent the last four years accusing President Donald Trump of…
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Washington Deserves Its 'Brutalism'
In his 1981 diatribe against contemporary American architecture, "From Bauhaus to Our House,"…
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What Will Historians Make of Our Annus Horribilis?
The year 2020 is now commonly dubbed the annus horribilis — "the horrible year."…
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Our Upside-Down Postelection World
After Nov. 3, the meaning of some words and concepts abruptly changed. Have you noticed how new realities…
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The Democrats' Eric Swalwell Problem
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What was the highest year-over-year inflation rate since the consumer price index has been used to calculate it?
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"No one, save would-be despots, looks at the Russian 'model' as something they want to emulate. We're not competing with Russia for moral leadership.That's because Putin is better understood as a cross between a conventional mob boss, a James Bond villain and a Latin-American strongman. Estimates of his personal wealth range from $40 billion to $200 billion. Whatever the right number, he didn't get…[more]
 
 
—Jonah Goldberg, Syndicated Columnist, Political Analyst and Commentator
— Jonah Goldberg, Syndicated Columnist, Political Analyst and Commentator
 
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