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Gene J. Koprowski

Economic rebound in doubt as 10 percent of all US workers employed just ‘part-time’

2:34 PM 03/11/2012

Is the U.S. economy finally, fully recovered from the financial fiascoes that befell it during the fall of 2008? Or is it still feeble? Though the Obama administration --- and David Axelrod, the president’s chief campaign guru -- would have voters imagine America is poised for prosperity again, other observers and analysts told The Daily Caller they aren't so sure about that just yet.

As Obama pushes new regulations, UK eyes privatizing its health care

12:15 AM 02/17/2012

Filmmaker Michael Moore glorified the United Kingdom's National Health Service in his 2007 documentary "Sicko," making a cult film argument that socialized medicine works. But Prime Minister David Cameron, the Tory MP who heads a coalition government in England, is apparently not a Moore fan: He is working to partially privatize the NHS, beginning a massive outsourcing of medical services to private health care providers throughout the U.K.

US-China trade deficit now largest in world history

4:30 PM 02/10/2012

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is meeting U.S. President Barack Obama in the White House on Feb 14, Valentine's Day. Their talks are likely to turn on Tibet and trade. But China’s veep isn’t expected to deliver a box of chocolates to the American president. China’s enormous trade advantage, now the largest nation-on-nation trade deficit in the history of the world, has put it in the enviable negotiating position of being able to say “bu” -- that is, “no” -- to most American demands.

Under Obama, guest-worker visa policy creates left-right conflict

12:24 AM 01/09/2012

Under the Obama administration, skilled foreign professionals like doctors and software engineers find dim hope in Emma Lazarus’s poetic lamp lifted “beside the golden door.” These huddled, high tech masses are, quite often, told by Washington policymakers to consider launching their careers in other countries.

Nanotech’s Solyndra moment: Big gov’t gears up to fund microscopic science

11:48 PM 12/15/2011

The failed $534 million federal investment in Solyndra hasn’t stopped Washington from trying to finance the “next big thing” in technology. New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and two House members are moving forward with a $50 million proposal for nanotechnology research funding at an upstate New York university where another nanotech research center has already existed for a decade.