Obama's Fantasy Politics Fooling Fewer and Fewer Americans

In response to an article entitled "More Maryland families than ever require government aid to stay afloat" a 58-year old commenter wrote "there are no jobs for someone my age...we just tough it out." He's not alone. Neil Bergsman, director of the Maryland Budget & Tax Policy Institute told the Maryland Reporter "it took from January 2008 to February 2012 to double the number of people enrolled in the Food Supplement Program." For cash-strapped families in Maryland who do not qualify for state assistance, food bank officials said there has been a surge in demand for the basics. Even people who wrote checks and donated food to their local food pantries a couple of years ago are now asking for help.  Apparently, the state of Maryland is not doing well. Just like the rest of the country. A headline at the Weekly Standard reads "Under Obama: 30 Worst Months of Employment in the Past 25 Years."  A report from the Employment Policies Institute...(Read Full Post)