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    July 1, 2014

    Harris County "Doing Well," But Some Surrounding Counties Are Doing Better

    Harris, Montgomery, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Galveston and Chambers counties make up a little East Texas pocket of "doing better." That's according to a New York Times graphic released last week. The Times ranked every county in the United States by median household income, unemployment rate, disabili ... More >>

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    November 26, 2013

    Latest From the Right Wing Fever Swamp: Census Bureau Faked 2012 Jobs Report

    There are certain political news-consumers who choose their media diet fastidiously: if it's not right wing, it's not on the menu. These media "swamps" are the places where the Birthers lurk, Benghazi is a massive cover-up, and -- despite the fact that the Dow Jones closed over 16,000 for the first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    What If Rick Perry Wasn't Rick Perry? He'd Be Kicking Obama's Ass, For One Thing

    What if Rick Perry had never said, "Oops"? What if he could have, for Christ's sake, just remembered that he had wanted to gut the Department of Energy? What if he hadn't climbed into a tan coat and Brett Favre jeans and released that abominable Youtube video -- you know, the gay one. &nbs ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009

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    March 12, 2009

    Rick Perry Chooses The Perfect Place To Make A Bold Stand

    Photo courtesy rickperry.orgGovernor Rick Perry boldly announced today that he won't take a half-billion in federal stimulus funding because...part-time workers might benefit.There's a stance for you.The proposed stimulus funds are designated for unemployment benefits, but come with a mandate that p ... More >>

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    August 21, 2008

    UH Prof Isn't Optimistic About Jobs

    Don’t hold your breath if you’re expecting the economy to rebound anytime soon. At least that’s what one local economic forecaster is saying. According to Barton Smith, head of the University of Houston Institute for Regional Forecasting, all signs right now suggest that the sluggish economy ... More >>