Posts by Jack Temple

Anniversaries usually become more special with each passing year, but not all: Today marks the third anniversary of the last increase in the federal minimum wage – since July 24, 2009, the...
July 24, 2012 | Jack Temple
The Chicago Tribune reported yesterday that Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois has been holding hearings on the Fairness for Struggling Students Act, which would allow student loan debt from private...
April 13, 2012 | Jack Temple
By now it's pretty clear that Mitt Romney's recent claim about female job losses during the Obama presidency has more to do with selective number fudging and electoral pandering than factual accuracy.
April 12, 2012 | Jack Temple
For the most part, public sector employment has undergone a massive and wasteful gutting over the course of the recession -- in 2011 alone, 22,0000 public sector jobs were cut every single month,...
April 4, 2012 | Jack Temple
Screenshot of an anti-Gingrich ad from the Romney CampaignAnyone with a television knows that the post-Citizens United election world has delivered not just unlimited spending from wealthy donors,...
March 29, 2012 | Jack Temple
Even as the Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, an even greater concern to many critics of the law is its cost. 
March 27, 2012 | Jack Temple
Even as the Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, an even greater concern to many critics of the law is its cost. 
March 27, 2012 | Jack Temple