Tag: Private sector
Read my lips.. No new Taxes This footage was taken during than presidential candidate Obama’s speech in Dover, NH. President Obama pledges not to raise taxes on anyone making less than $250,000 a year. via President Obama’s Pledge Never to Raise Taxes on Anyone Making Less Than $250,000 a Year – YouTube.
David Axelrod in 1994 said that you can’t talk about progress while the middle class is struggling. via In 1994 Axelrod Said You Can’t Talk About Progress While the Middle Class is Hurting – YouTube.
Last Friday, the unemployment rate rose to 8.2 percent and 300,000 more people joined the long-term unemployed. One week later, President Obama said the private sector is doing fine. Only a president that presides over forty months of unemployment over 8 percent would think that the last jobs report is “doing fine.” These comments show […]
Sounds Like the Democratic Talking point, Private Sector is Doing fine, has been around for awhile In a speech on the Senate floor on Oct. 19, 2011, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says, “The massive layoffs we’ve had in America today—of course they’re rooted in the last administration—and it’s very clear that private sector […]
“Doing Fine” via “Doing Fine” – YouTube. Obama ‘evolves’ quite quickly now. Obama: ‘It is absolutely clear that the economy is not doing fine’ Under fire from Republicans, President Obama clarified an earlier assessment of the health of the private sector, explaining that it’s “absolutely clear” the economy is not doing “fine.” The president, in […]
Statement on the Employment Situation in May WASHINGTON, DC – Alan B. Krueger, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, issued the following statement today on the employment situation in May. You can view the statement HERE. The Employment Situation in May Posted by Alan B. Krueger on June 1, 2012 at 9:34AM EDT […]
We Can’t Wait: The White House Announces Federal and Private Sector Commitments to Provide Employment Opportunities for Nearly 180,000 Youth
From the White House Press Office: Today, the White House announced Summer Jobs+, a new call to action for businesses, non-profits, and government to work together to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012. The President proposed $1.5 billion for high-impact summer jobs and year-round employment for low-income […]
First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Major Private Sector Commitment to Hire 25,000 Veterans and Military Spouses in Support of Joining Forces 270 companies committing to employ veterans and military spouses WASHINGTON, DC – Today, while visiting Joint Base Langley-Eustis with President Obama on Day Three of the American Jobs Act bus tour, First Lady […]
Paul offers Obama alternative bridge repair plan Jobs Through Growth Act.” Here are the bullet points of what the GOP wants to do: Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution Give the President statutory line-item veto authority Simplify the tax system for individuals and business Allow repatriation of overseas business income Repeal a 3% withholding requirement […]
Washington, Sep 8 – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after President Obama’s address to a joint session of Congress: “American families and small businesses are hurting, and they are looking for the White House and Congress to seek common ground and work together to help get our economy back on track. […]