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NH House Democrats Vote to Punish Low and Unskilled Workers

In the free market need, experience, employee availability, number of “qualified” potential applicants, and the job itself (among other factors) define what an hour of labor in any given occupation is worth. Employees and employers are free to negotiate that. But the Democrat lead NH House knows better.

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New Hampshire Sets Record Employment Number Again!

New Hampshire has had excellent employment numbers all summer long and now they are even better. According to the Department of Employment Security, the Granite State is still plumbing record territory. Seasonally adjusted estimates for November 2018 placed the number of employed residents at 743,860, an increase of 1,170 from the previous month and an …

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Wage Growth Highest Since 2009 – Consumer Confidence Soars to Highest in 18 Years

If Democrats were hoping for a pre-election push from today’s job numbers they got it, but in the wrong direction. Hiring accelerated in October and the unemployment rate held at a 49-year low, signs of a strengthening labor market that delivered U.S. workers the best pay raises in nearly a decade. U.S. nonfarm payrolls increased …

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Remember the “Summer of Recovery?” Trump Finally Delivered

Remember the ‘Summer of Recovery?’ It became an annual “festival” celebrated by the media, and the left each and every season after the elevation of his majestic almighty greatness Obama I. Every summer henceforth shall be named recovery summer. We should have coined a catchy mysterious tagline like “Summer is coming.” But recovery summer never …

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Data Point – “Worker pay and benefits climbing at fastest pace in 10 years, ECI finds”

The numbers: American workers are finally reaping the benefits of the lowest unemployment rate and best jobs market in decades: Wages and benefits are rising at the fastest pace in a decade. The employment cost index rose 0.6% in the second quarter, a tick below the MarketWatch estimate of 0.7%. More important, the cost of worker compensation …

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Data Point – American ingenuity and productivity; Texas

Texas Oil Peak Cyclical Employment             Production Rig Date Workers (BBL/Day) Count         October 2008 211,100 1.125 Mil 925         December 2014 295,100 3.532 Mil 872         March 2018 215,900 4.052 Mil 492 (H/T: Forbes)  

NH Democrat All Gurl Delegation Silent on Record Low Black Unemployment

As reported June 1st, the nation reached a milestone. Black unemployment has hit a record low. Racial disparity in unemployment is also at a historical low. That’s kind of crazy if we really are all a bunch of racists. But even if we were, which we are not, you’d expect that so-called party of People …

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New Hampshire Economy Sets Records for Employment and Labor Force Participation

Last week some Democrat stooge was on the radio badmouthing Governor Sununu on the economy and workers and families and wages (insert dancing donkey in a top hat), but she did it without actually saying anything. It was all empty rhetoric. Palm card pablum. Yes, I have plenty of issues with Chris Sununu’s “priorities.” I …

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Bet You Didn’t Know – Black Unemployment Hit a Record Low In May

Last Month, in April of 2018, the unemployment rate for black Americans hit a record low. You probably didn’t know that for the same reason you didn’t know this. Black unemployment fell precipitously to 5.9 percent after a record-setting low of 6.6 percent the previous month, while unemployment for white workers dropped from 3.6 to 3.5 percent. …

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