Douglas MacKinnon

Just as these voters now get that the president's continually hyped "stimulus" programs are nothing more than scams to pay someone to dig a hole and fill it up. Under Obama's failed policies, towns are now being directed to tear up new sidewalks and then replace them or take down new stop signs and replace them. Are you kidding me?  Maybe the real "secret" job creator for President Obama is that he will eventually have to tear down tens of American cities and then rebuild them as a payback to the unions.

Not only is Obama rapidly losing credibility with a growing segment of the population, as he inexplicably and eagerly pushes these job-eliminating polices created by liberal politicians, greedy public-employee unions, trial lawyers and the corporate-America-crushing EPA, he is confirming himself as anything but business-friendly to small business owners.

Said one in National Review online in reaction to the overreach by President Obama and his allies: "My wife and I are small business owners. We have been wanting to expand to a brick and mortar storefront for over two years. We have abandoned that quest …Why is the store unopened? In a word, uncertainty. We are watching small business owners around us going out of business; a sign of an anemic economy, not mismanagement on the part of the business owners. Most of my fellow business owners are unhinged by economic and political uncertainty. We all wonder what new 'improvement' the Obama administration will flush our way. We don't know what tax policy will be in the next year. We don't know how Obamacare will impact our bottom line …"

There you have it. Small business owners and your own common sense can spell out exactly why the jobs are going and not coming back.

For their own selfish needs, liberal politicians and their propagandists in the mainstream media are protecting and excusing the unions, trial lawyers and policies that are directly responsible for the elimination of millions of American jobs.

Whose job is next to go, and at what point do we fight back and say, "Enough is enough"?

Douglas MacKinnon

Douglas MacKinnon is a former White House and Pentagon official and author of The Secessionist States of America. (Skyhorse Publishing, 2014)

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