America's Senator: Deny Billionaires Their Cheap-Labor Amnesty

Senator Jeff Sessions presented one of his well researched speeches on Wednesday, denouncing the “Masters of the Universe” (his term for powerful economic elites) who would put hard-working Americans into the unemployment line to save a few dollars.

Sessions’ continued sense of outrage about the threats on the Constitution by a lawless administration is unflagging [...]

Los Angeles: Street Vendors Increase Because of Unemployment

Here’s another sign of the jobless recovery: more people turn to peddling stuff on the street because they cannot find regular employment. Governor Jerry Brown has touted California’s improved economy during his campaign for re-election, but the unemployment rate remains at a painful 7.4 percent compared with the nation’s 6.2 percent in July.

A recent study [...]

Economy Update: 'Middle Class Is Actually Shrinking'

Business reporter Stuart Varney appeared on Fox News Thursday morning to comment upon the new unemployment figures:

STUART VARNEY: “The numbers are pretty good, I gotta say, those headline numbers hit you pretty good. But you dig a little deeper just beneath the surface and you see that not everybody is sharing in this recovery… What [...]

Anti-Outsourcing Businessman Is Featured in New Book

Economic globalization has done terrible damage to this country in its twin manifestations: Outsourcing has removed entire industries to overseas havens of cheap labor, and immigration has lowered wages for businesses that couldn’t be shipped abroad.

We see the long-term effects particularly among the lower classes. A couple generations back, a young person with average [...]

Video: Humans Need Not Apply

Check out this 15-minute video showing the encroachment of robots and automation ever further into the modern workplace. Describing the history of machines increasingly doing the work of humans, the narrator observes, “You may think we’ve been here before, but we haven’t. This time is different,” because today’s machines can learn and even teach themselves.

Many [...]

Hotel Robot Butler Automates Room Service Delivery

Count bellhop as another human job on the way to obsolescence because of robotics. Simple butler functions can be done by a mobile smart machine which can deliver requested items to hotel rooms.

Naturally, the hotel company manager in the following story assures us that replacing humans is not the plan, but of course it is. [...]

California: Mulling the Freelance Class

The front page of Sunday’s Los Angeles Times headlined with “Laboring in the shadow of recession,” which is actually a story about freelancing out of necessity in the bleak job market. Individual cases of human struggles to survive economically are told along with the some of the societal changes which contribute.

There are a few statistics [...]

Senator Sessions Blasts Billionaires for Immigration Lobbying to Displace American Workers

On Thursday, America’s Senator Jeff Sessions took the Senate floor for reflect widely on the recent demands from billionaire elites (Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates) for more immigrant workers while this week Microsoft announced its layoff of 18,000 employees over coming months.

The six-minute video posted on the Senator Sessions Youtube channel didn’t include [...]

The Amnesty Effort Thus Far in the 113th Congress

The liberal website Politico has an interesting tick-tock of how the strategies for illegal alien amnesty played out, with background details of plans, promises and assumptions made according to the open borders calculus.

One interesting item was Speaker Boehner’s pledge to the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference last summer that an amnesty bill would be forthcoming [...]

Senator Sessions’ Protections for US Workers and Taxpayers Are Blocked by Democrat Durbin

America’s patriot Senator, Jeff Sessions, took the floor on Thursday to advocate for citizen workers, noting, “We don’t need to be passing a law, like the Gang of Eight bill, that would double the H-1B workers brought into America, increase by 50% the annual flow, add another 5 million so-called ‘backlog’ workers, in addition [...]

Professional Occupations Are Threatened with Displacement by Smart Machines

Informed observers have noticed that many manufacturing jobs have disappeared because of robots and automation, particularly among industries returning to the US from abroad where the updated plant needs far fewer workers. (See Manufacturing Is Returning to US, but Automation Means Fewer Hires.)

Oxford University forecast last year that 45 percent of US jobs were vulnerable [...]

Laura Ingraham Interviews Dave Brat on the Occasion of His Victory

On Wednesday, radio talker Laura Ingraham celebrated the stunning victory of Dave Brat over Majority Leader Eric Cantor. She noted that the national Tea Party organizations like Tea Party Patriots (where Jenny Beth Martin makes $500K) have become a new establishment and wrote Brat off. Local Tea Party folks pitched in to help with the [...]

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