Tag Archives: American Economy

C-SPAN: President Bill Clinton’s 1993 Inaugural Address: The New Democrats Come to Power

Before Bill Clinton became President of the United States, Liberal Democrats were seen as tax and spenders, soft on Crime, soft on defense, soft on welfare, anti-private enterprise, anti-success, anti-wealth, pro-centralize power, “that the Federal Government had all the answers … Continue reading

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AP: Video: Ed Donahue: US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Unemployment Ticks Up to 6.2%

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Two-hundred-thousand jobs in a month even if it is not a high as the previous month of two-hundred-eighty-thousand jobs is a very good number. And when you have a … Continue reading

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Danielle Allen: ‘Equality in the Declaration of Independence’

Source:Amazon– Danielle Allen’s book about the Declaration of Independence. “The following text is excerpted from Our Declaration: A Reading of the ­Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality (Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2014) by Danielle Allen, UPS Foundation Professor in the … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Elliot Schreur- Asset Building, President Obama’s Myra Program

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When President Obama announced his MyRa program and expanding retirement savings in the State of the Union last week, he was talking about encouraging people to save for retirement. Which is … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Robert J. Samuelson- The Debate That Wasn’t

The Washington Post: Opinion: Robert J. Samuelson: The Debate That Wasn’t This post was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with Robert Samuelson that Washington really hasn’t been debating the size of government. But avoiding tough decisions and … Continue reading

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VOA News: Video: Thomas Mann: President Obama to Urge Action on The Economy in State of The Union Speech

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger “It’s The Economy Stupid!” President Obama should spend eighty to ninety percent of the State of the Union speech on the economy and this is what Democrats would … Continue reading

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The White House: Making 2014 a Year of Action to Expand Opportunities For The Middle Class

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Let Congressional Republicans only talk about ObamaCare especially in the Senate. Where that is the only thing that Senate Republicans seem to be interested in right now. Even though more Americans … Continue reading

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VOA News: Video: President Obama Looks For a Political Comeback in 2014

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What President Obama and Democrats need to do is to switch the national political focus to the economy. On issues like unemployment, Unemployment Insurance, a minimum wage increase, … Continue reading

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The White House: Video: Weekly Address: Ensuring 2014 is a Year of Action to Grow The Economy

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger With the weak December jobs report President Obama should be calling for a huge infrastructure investment bill somewhere in the hundreds of billions of dollars. And even call … Continue reading

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The White House: Video: President Obama Speaks on Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The Democratic path to victory in 2014. It’s the economy stupid and make 2014 the Democratic economic vision vs. the Republican economic vision. Middle out bottom up economics … Continue reading

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