Throwing Down the Gauntlet

By Posted 09 September 2011 | Comment

In his passionate speech introducing the American Jobs Act, President Obama threw down the gauntlet and challenged members of congress to take action to help the American people and the national economy by passing his proposed plan immediately. Highlights of … Continue reading

Bait and Switch

By Posted 07 September 2011 | 1 Comment

Tuesday, Presidential candidate Mitt Romney unveiled his “jobs plan”. Unfortunately, many items in the plan have no direct or indirect connection to increasing jobs. The vast majority of the proposals are either deficit reducing measures and/or typical Republican platitudes that … Continue reading

The Real Job Creators

By Posted 16 August 2011 | 8 Comments

The national budget and how to resolve our deficit and debt issues is certainly on the minds on many Americans especially after the debt ceiling debacle. We heard the merits of cuts versus revenue. One talking point that arose repeatedly was the need to avoid raising taxes on the wealthy to protect the “job creators”.

But who are the real job creators? Continue reading