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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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Biden’s Broadband Boondoggle
By Timothy H. Lee
Thursday, April 15 2021
By now you’re likely familiar with Joe Biden’s muddled and cynically expansive definition of “infrastructure,” in his transparent effort to cram an endless variety of left-wing wish list items into a $2 trillion spending package to be paid by American taxpayers.   For her part, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D – New York) helpfully instructed us how, “Paid Leave is infrastructure.  Child care is infrastructure.  Caregiving is infrastructure.”   It doesn’t help their case that administration officials like Transportation…
 
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Moving the MLB All-Star Game to Denver Makes Zero Sense
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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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Are your local schools currently facing open debate with parents regarding the introduction of radical leftist ideological positions into the curricula?