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The Jobs Scare
New York Post, by Editorial

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/19/2013 5:45:49 AM

With unemployment stalled near 8 percent, it’s tempting to skewer President Obama over the embarrassing news that his Jobs Council hasn’t met for a solid year — 369 days, to be exact. And its future seems to be in limbo. That’s just as well. Jobs councils don’t create jobs, businesses do. The most lethal jobs-killer today is the uncertainty coming out of the White House. One-fifth of small-business owners expect to lay off workers this year, according to a recent index taken by Gallup. In fact, their overall outlook on hiring and firing

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Crosscut, 1/19/2013 7:07:11 AM     (No. 9125891)

None of this would be happening if Romney had been elected. Elections have consequences.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fritzilou, 1/19/2013 7:13:14 AM     (No. 9125901)

Like most things Obama does, the Jobs Council was just for show; the latest being his human shield of children used in the gun control show. The only thing to do is to ignore him and just try very hard to get through the next four years.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 1/19/2013 7:48:15 AM     (No. 9125931)

Would you "invest" in America or hire people with the certain doom and gloom of regulations. taxes, and lack of leadership coming from Obama and this administration?

How is that for a rhetorical question?

Face it-- 4 years of crap rolling downhill-- and business and average hard working Americans are at the bottom of the hill.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: reformationmama, 1/19/2013 8:26:50 AM     (No. 9125984)

I just wonder if the members of this "working committee" are getting paid for, well, for not working?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/19/2013 8:50:51 AM     (No. 9126027)

Obama and the democrats are raising taxes on small businesses. They will cut costs, not hire employees.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: scurfie, 1/19/2013 8:53:13 AM     (No. 9126032)

Not that anyone cares but I have decided to not participate in this "doom and gloom". I will enjoy each day and every sandwich. Will there be higher unemployment because Washington didn´t have a committee meeting? Really?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq, 1/19/2013 8:57:31 AM     (No. 9126045)

Great point, #6.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/19/2013 9:21:20 AM     (No. 9126120)

obama thinks companies are holding back just to tick him off? It´s always about obama. Poor baby. Stupid American voters stupid obama. They deserve each other. Problem is they are taking us down with them.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: revdeppisch316, 1/19/2013 10:11:49 AM     (No. 9126248)

You´re right #6-- you don´t have to participate in doom and gloom-- the effects will affect you maybe economically and constitutionally, but if your comfort is in the LORD or in your case a sandwich, then the next 4 years should sail by for you-- if HE doesn´t come back before then.

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