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Newsom’s Threatened Recall Partly Due to $30B in Benefits That Went to Criminals

(Bethany Blankley, The Center Square) California has hired former federal prosecutor McGregor Scott as special counsel to investigate the largest unemployment fraud in the state's...

AP’s ‘Fact Checkers’ Perform Random Act of Journalism on Biden’s Egregious Vax Claims

(Headline USA) Many fact-checking outlets have become little more than the censorship arms of social-media companies---which, in turn, serve the Democratic machine. But at a...

Did Michigan’s Inept Whitmer Admin Cut $7K Unemployment Checks for Kardashians?

Michigan's Unemployment Insurance Agency failed so catastrophically during the government-imposed coronavirus lockdowns that fraudsters calling themselves Kimberly Kardashian and Kylie Jenner received $7,000 unemployment...

WATCHDOG: ‘COVID Relief’ Unemployment Programs Wasted BILLION$

(Casey Harper, The Center Square) A federal watchdog says billions of taxpayer dollars have been wasted through unemployment programs in the past year, and that...

POLL: 1.8M People Didn’t Return to Work Because of Generous Welfare Benefits

(Brad Polumbo, Foundation for Economic Education) Here are FEE, we predicted from the beginning of the pandemic that Congress’s decision to create an unemployment benefits...

STUDY: Unemployed Households Can Earn $25/Hour on Welfare in 21 States

(Brad Polumbo, Foundation for Economic Education) The US economy is in a perplexing state of labor market purgatory. We have 9.3 million unfilled job openings, all...

Harvard (Accidentally) Reveals How Lockdowns Crushed Workers, Propped Up Elites

(Brad Polumbo, Foundation for Economic Education) Founding father and the second president of the United States John Adams once said that “Facts are stubborn things;...

Jobless Claims Spike as Economic Recovery Remains Uncertain

(Casey Harper, The Center Square) The number of people filing new unemployment claims spiked last week, the latest economic indicator that's troubling economists. Data released by...

9.3M Available Jobs Sets a Record; But 9.3M Remain Unemployed

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that the number of jobs openings by the end of April rose to a record 9.3 million, with...

MIT STUDY: Lockdowns Not Correlated With Fewer Deaths

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) Dozens of studies show that lockdowns were an ineffective pandemic response. The list just got longer. In May, Youyang Gu,...

May Jobs Report Disappoints Again, Adding Pressure on Biden Administration

The May jobs report today again disappointed economists' expectations, adding just 559,000 jobs versus the consensus estimate of 671,000 jobs. “May’s letdown came after April...

NO SURPRISE: Red States Top Those with Lowest Unemployment Rates

(Bethany Blankley, The Center Square) Republican-led states and Vermont reported the lowest unemployment rates in April, according to a new report by the U.S. Commerce...

Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Plans to Continue Spending Spree, Soak the Rich

(Headline USA) President Joe Biden's $6 trillion budget proposal promises politically freighted tax increases on the wealthy and corporations and would give domestic Cabinet...

Red States Rejecting Federal Unemployment Benefits; Cite Too Many Job Openings

(Casey Harper, The Center Square) A series of red states around the country are turning away federal supplemental funding for unemployment benefits, saying it is...

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Missouri Governor Pardons McCloskeys

(Headline USA) Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday that he made good on his promise to pardon a couple who gained notoriety for pointing guns...

Teachers Unions Again Flex Political Muscle, This Time on Masking

(Kerry McDonald, Foundation for Economic Education) On Monday, the Massachusetts Teachers Union unanimously voted to endorse mandatory mask-wearing for all students in preschool through college,...

Battle Between Left & Far-Left Looms in Mayoral Race to Lead Sh**hole Seattle

(Headline USA) Voters in Seattle’s mayoral primary on Tuesday set up a choice between candidates representing activist-left residents and slightly less strident progressives, in one...

Judge Blocks Texas Troopers from Stopping Transports of Illegals

(Headline USA) A federal judge Tuesday blocked Texas from allowing state troopers to stop vehicles carrying illegal immigrants on the grounds that they may spread...
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