Economist: Poor Jobs Report Highlights Need For Extending Unemployment Benefits

The disappointing jobs growth reported Friday by the federal government underscores the need for Washington policymakers to extend unemployment benefits for jobless Americans beyond the end of the year, according to an independent Washington economist. The national unemployment rate ticked back up to 8.2 percent, as the U.S. economy added … Continue reading

Obama To Win On ‘Charisma,’ Right-Wing Author Says

President Obama will be re-elected this year simply because he’s more likeable than rival Mitt Romney. That’s the thesis behind author Mark Edward Taylor’s new Amazon Kindle e-book, Charisma: Why Obama Will Beat Romney.  The 2012 presidential campaign will come down to which candidate has more charisma with swing voters … Continue reading

Pennsylvania Politics Continues to Override Humane Actions

   by WALTER BRASCH   A national animal welfare organization has filed ethics charges against a Pennsylvania district attorney. SHARK (Showing Animals Respect and Kindness) charges Bucks County DA David Heckler with conflict-of-interest, favoritism, and failure to fulfill his professional responsibilities. The ethics charges were filed with the Disciplinary Board … Continue reading