Tag: north dakota

State layoffs are holding the economy back

States are laying off workers like it is Halloween and they are getting candy for every worker laid off. More than almost anything else, states are now holding back our recovery. From EPI: State employment and unemployment data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the continued lack of momentum in the national labor market is translating into sluggish job growth and slowly rising unemployment for the majority of states. Job growth throughout the states over the preceding three-month period (April 2012 to July 2012) was mixed, with 32 states and the District of Columbia adding jobs and 18 states experiencing

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Rachel Maddow and Bryon Dorgan get it right

10 years ago, Senator Bryon Dorgan of North Dakota was arguing that we didn’t need to free up the banks.  This was a mistake. It turned out to be a HUGE mistake. Watch the video: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy From C&L: Good question Senator. From the article a reminder on just who was right and who was wrong back in 1999: “I think we will look back in 10 years’ time and say we should not have done this but we did because we forgot the lessons of the past, and that that

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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