Hello and Welcome to the News page for Friday, February 01, 2013. It seems as if this administration is hellbent on creating more and more news each and every day. Whether that’s good or bad depends on Your point of view, so let’s take a look at today’s stories to see if they match your point of view of where the U. S. is going and where it should be going.
Economy Adds Another 157,000 Jobs; Rate Up to 7.9%. Or at least those are the numbers Mr. Obama want us to see. Only 157K new jobs, and the unemployment rate is on the way up again! Yeah, nice job on the economy (that’s sarcasm, by the way.).
Obama’s Bad-Cop Act is Working. The president’s second-term demeanor is annoying the GOP. But it’s playing fine outside the Beltway. Obama and Biden are playing the “good cop, bad cop” routine. It would appear as if a majority of the population just don’t realize it, or they don’t care!
Austerity? Federal Spending Set To Climb 2% This Year. ‘For the entire year, spending in 2012 was virtually unchanged from 2011, and was up $86 billion over 2010, a year when the government was still spending stimulus money in earnest.’