And a good way to create jobs is _____?
In an editorial in today's Washington Post, columnist Eugene Robinson echoes something we've been saying a lot lately-- namely, it's all about jobs:
What is it about the word “jobs” that our nation’s leaders fail to understand? How has the most painful economic crisis in decades somehow escaped their notice? Why do they ignore the issues that Americans care most desperately about?
Job creation should be job one for Congress and the Administration, but the talk in DC, as Robinson observes, is fixed on the "compelling saga of deficit reduction."
What we want to see are immediate steps to begin revitalizing our industrial sector. Let's get going on a national manufacturing strategy, including innovation and tax revisions that can get our clean technology sectors up and running in the 21st Century.
Read more about a national manufacturing strategy.
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