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  • Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on So-called “JOBS Act”

    03/22/2012 4:22:55 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 2 replies
    AFL-CIO ^ | March 22, 2012 | Richard Trumka
    With millions of Americans out of work, the Senate voted 73-26 to pass the so-called “JOBS Act” today. The bill, however, will do nothing to create good jobs and stabilize the U.S. economy. Instead, it will deregulate Wall Street – voiding investor protections put in place after Enron and the 2008 financial crisis to protect the retirement savings of America’s workers from fraud and other risks.One amendment, sponsored by Senators Merkley and Bennet, did pass and was included in the bill. While the amendment will add some investor protections, it is not sufficient to counterbalance the vast harm that the...
  • House Expected Today to Pass Bipartisan JOBS Act

    03/08/2012 6:12:50 AM PST · by bizlawnews · 6 replies
    WASHINGTON, March 8 (LID) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday is expected Thursday to take up the bipartisan-supported Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. The legislation — outlined in H.R. 3606 — is aimed at helping fledgling companies to more easily raise capital, proponents said.
  • How the American Jobs Bill Destroys State Sovereignty & Licenses Illegal Immigrants

    09/19/2011 2:01:55 PM PDT · by unspun · 7 replies
    or, A Trojan Horse in the Animal Farm   caption="The Naath (or Nuer) of the Sudan bleed as well as milk their cows, then mix both together in a soup." This alert was posted by conservative legal analyst, "Toddy Littman" in his blog ChangingWind.org and suggested by Gulag Bound intel agent Heather. I suggest perusing it and sharing it with your representatives, if you have such things, in Congress. (Who of them, do you suppose, are reading the bill?)Pay to play, where states pay by giving up their sovereignty in wildly expanded areas affected by this act? -- like Esau giving up...
  • GOP rep swipes name of Obama’s new jobs bill before Democrats introduce it in Congress (VIDEO)

    09/14/2011 2:49:45 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/14/2011 | Allahpundit
    I know what you’re thinking, but let me save you some time. I’ve already reported him to Attack Watch. “My bill is not the president’s bill, it’s a real job creator,” Gohmert told The Hill, shortly after filing his two-page alternative to the president’s plan, under the same title.Gohmert said that he read the president’s 155-page jobs plan, when it was emailed to lawmakers on Monday afternoon.Calling the president’s plan a “disaster,” Gohmert said that he checked to see “who filed the ‘American Jobs Act’ for the president, here in the House, since we had to do it ‘now, right...
  • American Jobs Act is a political farce

    As expected, President Obama’s jobs speech was full of political pabulum and worn out Democrat talking points straight out of the Bolshevik takeover of Russia. I predicted earlier this week, the president’s plan would be little more than a speech. He has no plan to send congress so that they can “pass it now” as the president repeated seventeen times during his speech. Mr. President, if passing a bill, which doesn’t exist, is so important – why did you wait almost three years to take action? Furthermore, why is there no bill for Congress to take action on? President Obama...