John Boehner Thinks Certain Unemployed Americans Would 'Just Rather Sit Around'
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) hit upon a popular Republican theme when he told a crowd at a conservative think tank that unemployed Americans just don't want to work, and would rather "just sit around." Fittingly, it was in response to a question about Paul Ryan's ...read more
Not Discouraged, Abandoned
by David Glenn Cox Last month the number of Americans who lost their jobs was revised down to 467,000, just under a half a million. The total number of newly unemployed now stands at 14.7 million people. That number was revised downward 358,000 by a government technique used ...read more