Bulworth on Obama

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*+-Brent Budowsky: Lawrence Summers fought for the worst economic idea since FDR, repealing Glass-Steagall — a super-disastrous mistake.

Obama Must Lead

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*+-Brent Budowsky: There was no excuse for the president to shout from the rooftops about the dangers of sequester while not doing a thing to prevent it. Americans need jobs, not spin, and leaders, not photo ops.

Bubba and the Boss Go Buckeye

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*+-Brent Budowsky: On Thursday the staggeringly popular former president, who is known as the Comeback Kid, will appear in Ohio to talk about the great American economic comeback, alongside Bruce Springsteen.

Bill, Not Big Bird, to the Rescue

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*+-Brent Budowsky: Obama should tell his story, and offer his narrative, about why people’s lives have gotten better in the first Obama term, which they have, and will get even better in a second Obama term, which they will.

Obama’s Debate Mission

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*+-Brent Budowsky: Obama does recognize the pain that afflicts too many Americans, but he should also be the champion of an agenda of optimism, aspiration and achievement that will be the hallmark of a second Obama term.

Jobs Report Shifts Campaign Rhetoric

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*+-Nia-Malika Hendewrson and Rachel Weiner: Two days after Romney reignited his campaign with a winning debate performance, Republicans were struggling once again to find their footing after a positive September jobs report muted the campaign’s main talking point.

Make My Day, Mitt

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*+-Brent Budowsky: I understand, Mitt. You believe a politician should say anything to get elected. But you can bet your Swiss bank accounts we are better off than we were four years ago. I’ve got an idea:

Europe’s Youth Employment Is Bad, But Not As Bad As We’re Told

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*+-ardly a day goes by without a new headline screaming about the scandal of youth unemployment, which has been pinned at the outrageous levels of 50 percent in Spain and Greece and above 20 percent in the eurozone. There’s just one problem – those numbers are derived from a flawed methodology, which misrepresents the true […]

Cut the Crap and Create Jobs

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*+-Brent Budowsky: While the Republican Party at the national and state level is doing everything it can to destroy jobs, the Democratic Party is failing to fight for jobs with the intensity that Democrats have historically done.

Back Toward Double Dip

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*+-Robert Reich: The Republican lie that the nation’s long-term budget deficit is responsible for high unemployment would be laughable if it weren’t so tragically irrelevant to the current situation.

Jobs: An Angry Dissent

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*+-Brent Budowsky: Never before in American history has unemployment been so high, yet neither the president nor Congress pushes for a major jobs bill.

Black Women Jobless Rate

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*+-Carl Bloice: Unemployment is up. Joblessness has increased for African Americans. Black women are being hit especially hard. The question now is whether the people running the country really care? And if they do, why are they avoiding the subject?