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Who Cares About Jobs When You Can Regulate Happy Meals?

NurseJames-MSN Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 12:59 PM
What has happened for the last three years is that when the budget bills have been sent to the Senate and not acted on, the baseline budgeting from the last passed budget remains in force. hence, the "stimulus" money is still being spent over again in each subsequent year. If the House doesn't send any bill over, this pattern would continue as under what has happened via the continuing resolution route. Action by both houses of Congress must act to produce any spending cuts.

I wish Obama and the Democrats could be as passionate about jobs as they are about, say, the contents of Happy Meals. Or the dust from cement factories. Or the habitat of the red-cockaded woodpecker.

While the wizard of DC remains a master of illusion and delusion, focusing everyone’s attention on the man behind the curtain- and his 20 Little Martyrs- the jobless recovery now enters its fifth year with no signs that hiring will be picking up soon.

So instead of worrying about the peckers, I wonder about the 12 million martyrs who remain unemployed. And the 3.6...

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