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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Paul Solman Interviewing William Darity on a Government Jobs Program

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Economist William Darity is saying that “since we could borrow over a trillion-dollars for the 2008 TARP bailouts and the auto bailouts that we could afford to borrow the same amount of money for a new Federal jobs guarantee”. 186 more words

Opinion

What Happened to All the Shovel Ready Jobs?

Ever wonder what happened to all those shovel ready jobs Obama promised back in 2009?

So glad the president can have a sense of humor about the miserable economy the American people have to suffer through.

Politics

Democrats Raid/Cut SNAP Food Program, Republicans Not Impressed

In 2010, Democrats took $14 billion dollars allocated for Future Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits and used it to help pay for a child nutrition bill and a state assistance bill promising to replace the money before any cuts took place. 399 more words

Politics

Illinois July Job Losses leads nation, Obama cronies raise taxes and government spending, IL unemployment rate 9.5 percent

Illinois July Job Losses leads nation, Obama cronies raise taxes and government spending,  IL unemployment rate 9.5 percent

As Obama formulates another award winning solution for creating jobs, you know like the Stimulus Bill, Illinois, Obama’s home state, gained recognition recently for having the highest job losses in the nation. 205 more words

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