Benga Wrote:
Nov 11, 2012 4:29 AM
Again, I didn't vote for Obama, but from February 2010 to last month, about 5.4 million private sector jobs have been created. You must agree it is not fair to blame him for most of the 4.3 million jobs lost in his first year of office, when the economy during Bush's final months was losing over 700,000 jobs per month. So your argument that "Obama only created jobs on paper" is not so. Also, government does (of course) create jobs, because it gives paychecks to people who might otherwise be unemployed, and that money then is used to buy things in the private sector, thus necessitating private sector hiring. Also it is true that a public worker doesn't "produce" something by fixing a road, but that improves the productivity of the