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BLS: North Carolina lost 133,000 private-sector jobs in 2000s

Reprinted from Triangle Business Journal By G. Scott Thomas North Carolina is among 33 states that have fewer private-sector jobs today than they did 10 years ago, according to new figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. North Carolina … Continue reading

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Economy adds 431,000 jobs, but few in private sector

By JEANNINE AVERSA, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON Job creation by private companies grew at the slowest pace of the year in May, even while the hiring of temporary census workers drove overall payrolls up 431,000. The unemployment rate dipped to … Continue reading

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America’s new culture war: Free enterprise vs. government control

America faces a new culture war. The forces of big government are entrenched and enjoy the full arsenal of the administration’s money and influence. Our leaders in Washington have seized the moment to introduce breathtaking expansions of state power in huge swaths of the economy. If these forces continue to prevail, America will cease to be a free enterprise nation. Continue reading

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