Hudson Valley congressional hopeful Matt Alexander fired his first salvo against incumbent Rep. Nan Hayworth Monday, blasting the Republican for promoting a job fair in Fishkill while opposing President Barack Obama’s federal job creation agenda.
Republican Presidential Candidate and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann issued a statement in response to the October jobs report, which showed the unemployment rate dip ever so slightly to nine percent. “President Obama joined with the Occupy Wall Street protestors who believe that the problem we face is capitalism, the free markets and job creators. It’s not,” Congresswoman Bachmann said.
The Tao of Steve
Republican Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann gave an emotional tribute to the late Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs at an appearance in his old stomping grounds. Appearing at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, a little over forty miles North of Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, Ms. Bachmann described Mr. Jobs as “an icon” who was “loved.”
A new report from New York State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says 10,000 Wall Street workers will lose their jobs by the end of next year due to lower earnings in the second half of 2011. Mr. DiNapoli said the bad times ahead on Wall Street will have major consequences for the entire Empire State.