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shutting down Thursday
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Obama´s jobs council
shutting down Thursday

Associated Press, by Josh Lederman

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/31/2013 11:28:52 AM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will let his jobs council expire this week without renewing its charter, winding down one source of input from the business community even as unemployment remains stubbornly high. When Obama in January 2011 formed his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, unemployment was hovering above 9 percent. Two years later, more than 12 million people in the U.S. are out of work. The unemployment rate has fallen to 7.8 percent, but both parties agree that´s still too high. A provision in Obama´s executive order establishing the council says it sunsets on Thursday.

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Oh no! What on earth will be do without them? s/o Like everything associated with 0bama it was just a sham to make attempt to make us believe 0bama was actually doing something. We obviously know better.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Namma, 1/31/2013 11:47:52 AM     (No. 9150555)

having they been getting a salary for all the time put into this council....hmmm

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Reply 2 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/31/2013 11:54:36 AM     (No. 9150576)

I think this must be a first. A failed government job not being renewed? History in the making.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/31/2013 12:29:29 PM     (No. 9150656)

Why not just fire everybody and appoint a few ministers ?

The whole checks and balances thingee is just getting in the way of the totalitarian dictatorship Barky wants.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 1/31/2013 12:34:33 PM     (No. 9150668)

BO doesn´t need it anymore - he was reelected.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: troutgreen, 1/31/2013 12:42:50 PM     (No. 9150681)

So what, if any, is the capstone product of the council? What, if anything, did they come up with? Can we take a look at it? Why not?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/31/2013 12:52:39 PM     (No. 9150704)

@5 You have to have meetings to be able to come up with something.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rafter, 1/31/2013 2:14:32 PM     (No. 9150845)

Hey, you can´t blow jobs off like this!

We have various Czars and Ministers.

Give Monica a heads up...
Tell her she´s the new little Head of Jobs...
It´s a lot more than just lip service...
She can sink her teeth into this position...
And leave her mark.

POTUS gave notice of SCOTUS´ ruling that Czars are legit...
Ms. Lewinsky can borrow TOTUS from FLOTUS...
And trot out a line of HOCUS POCUS...
Like her rival... SoS...
She´ll draw lots of press scrutiny for it.
And later retire with a generous federal pension.
That´s how it´s done... Sheesh! ... s/o

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