Tag Archives: job creation

Obama’s jobs plan… Is that all there is?


OK, here it is, the one substantive suggestion regarding job creation in Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, dutifully reported by The Hill: “Tonight, I propose a ‘Fix-It-First’ program to put people to work as soon as possible on … Continue reading

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‘Job creation’ behind closed doors


How comforting that Barack Obama was scheduled to have another closed-door meeting last night with CEOs from America’s largest companies. Did he talk to them about job creation? Did he go so far as to urge them to “start hiring,” … Continue reading

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‘Balanced’ reporting? That’ll be the day


Mitt Romney recently told Time magazine that “25 million people are out of work because of Barack Obama. And so I’ll compare my experience in the private sector where, net-net, we created over 100,000 jobs.” Both statements are flat-out lies, … Continue reading

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Talking with voters, walking with CEOs


What will it mean to American voters that Barack Obama has signed into law three trade deals that will destroy up to 159,000 American jobs, and that he did this at approximately the same time he promised to get serious … Continue reading

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Advice from butchers on healing the sick


Susan Madrack linked to this earlier today, but I’m bringing it back around because it’s so indicative of everything that’s gone wrong with the Democratic Party. And because it pisses me off in a big way: In another public demonstration … Continue reading

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