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  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Calls on Government to Hire All Unemployed Americans for $40,000 Each

    10/14/2011 6:51:13 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 91 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | October 14, 2011 | FN
    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has offered his own $804 billion jobs plan that calls on the federal government to hire the nation’s 15 million unemployed Americans for jobs paying roughly $40,000 each, and bail out all the states and cities facing budget crises. In an interview with the Daily Caller on Wednesday, the Illinois Democrat applauded President Obama for directing his staff to greenlight job-creating initiatives without congressional approval after his $447 billion jobs bill was defeated in the Senate this week. “Now we’re making some progress,” Jackson said, comparing the legislative gridlock in Congress to the states that seceded...