Can we talk?
In the past, while editing for Newsbird’s Views, I tried to stay as objective as possible sincerely hoping we could change some narrow minded thinking. We used facts, not smears, to make our views known. Since so many of the birdies have shown up to become part of the new ‘Little Nest’, I will be changing the comment section so that anyone new commenting will first have to be approved. Bear with me on this for a little. It will keep raging crazies out. If you have suggestions for any topic or recommendations please leave them in the comments section. I am still working on the sections in the sidebar.
I would especially like some ideas for “rules for flying with the birdies”.
1) Racist or bigoted smears will be deleted. (that is the biggie that will not be tolerated)
Friday’s job report is really bad news for BO. Only 80,000 jobs added and the unemployment rate is steady at 8.2% reflecting slow growth in the US economy.
With yet another month of weak employment growth, the second quarter marks the worst three-month period in two years. The period averaged just 75,000 per month, against 226,000 in the first quarter, which benefited from an unusually mild winter.
May’s weak initial 69,000 report was revised upward to 77,000, which made the June growth essentially the same. The April number was revised lower, from 77,000 to 68,000.
It’s fair to say BO’s economic policies are not working….neither are many Americans. In retrospect, the Executive Order giving 800,00 to 1.2 million illegal aliens work permits doesn’t seem like a very good idea. The US will have to create 200,000 jobs per month just to keep even with “population growth and policy changes”. An additional 50,000 jobs per month just on the signing alone. Does anyone really believe that signing wasn’t purely political?
According to John Tamny, RealClearMarkets, the Fed’s weak dollar policy is hindering growth of the economy. He insists we need a stronger, not weaker currency to boost economic growth which in turn will create jobs.
“If devaluation or a weak currency were the path to prosperity then countries like Argentina and Zimbabwe and Turkey would be among the richest in the world.”
As Romney said, “This kick in the gut has to end”
“The highest corporate tax rates in the world do not create jobs,” Romney said. “Highest regulatory burdens in our nation’s history – those do not create jobs. Trade policies that have not opened up new markets for American goods, particularly in Latin America, those don’t create new jobs. Failing to effectively crack down on China for cheating and stealing American jobs, that has not helped.”
“The president’s policies have not gotten America working again, and the president’s going to have to stand up and take responsibility for it,” Romney continued. …
“It doesn’t have to be this way,” Romney said. “The president doesn’t have a plan. He hasn’t proposed any new ideas to get the economy going. Just the same old ideas of the past that have failed. I have a plan. My plan calls for action that will get America working again and create good jobs, both near term and long term.”
open thread… all comments on any subject are welcome