Skip to comments.Obama's best jobs plan might be status quo
Posted on 09/07/2011 6:35:17 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
WASHINGTON (AP) First, do no harm. Economists say the most important part of the jobs plan President Barack Obama will unveil Thursday night is the renewal of two measures already in place a cut in Social Security taxes and emergency aid for the unemployed.
His new proposals, like spending more for transportation projects and cutting taxes for companies that hire the unemployed, probably wouldn't add many jobs, they say. Not soon, anyway.
"These are not bold, new, big programs," says Nariman Behravesh, chief economist with IHS Global Insight. "You put everything together, it's going to be pretty small."
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Just Go Golfing, Obama! Please! It's for the children.. and our country.
I don’t think he’ll have a choice. The GOP isn’t going to give him anything he wants.
The jobs aren’t coming back until ObamaCare is repealed and Nancy Pelosi is walking around with her giant gavel shoved up her ....
His plan is the same old recycled bunk from his State of the Union address 2011.
It’s the same tired words. Jobs, page 6; trade page 7 and so forth.
The Food Stamp President is not going to submit a job plan at all. He is going to launch his re-election campaign with the first of the blame game attacks. The old drag your opponent down to try to make yourself look better.
I haave t admit that I’ll probably watch the speech, just to enforce that I’m right, and he is way off targrt.