I understand the overall picture. However, having said, your numbers are skewed just like Romney's. You guys live in some kind of alternate reality. For every construction worker hired, you think it takes 10-15 other people to support that 1 person?<quoted text>
Romney's jobs plan goes along with his debt reduction and it so simple to understand, but the dems keep bringing up this mystical 5 trillion dollar BS that is not part of his agenda for America.
And, frankly, I don't think Romney states it well.
Becoming energy independent will immediately create jobs in all areas and they will be well paying. We will need five new oil refineries built.
When a construction worker is hired, 10 to 15 jobs are generated upwards. From his safety clothing to where he gets his morning coffee to the material he needs on the job, which spikes trucking and manufacturing, to all the clerical needs to support him and the architects, engineers and other techs that provide his plans. His wife is now working too, so daycares fill up and new ones are built.
Everything spirals up. Those wages go into the economy, more jobs are created, more manufacturing and the GDP grows.
Now the middle class tax rate can be dropped 20% without feeling it in the tax coffers. If you have 5 people working and paying $8.00 FWT, you are going to collect more than 3 people working and paying $10.00 FWT. Taxes to the worker are lower, but the country is collecting more tax revenue. But waht the worker is saving in taxes, they are spending back into the economy.
Additionally, you have people coming off assistance programs. No one wants to live on unemployment and food stamps. Those additional savings can be used to chip at the debt and improve programs like education.
Now you may think that unless you live where oil, coal or gas is located, you will not see the job grownth. No so. Manufacturing, communications, technology jobs will be created all over the country. Think of just the heavy equipment and maintenance on it that will be needed. And the clerical positions to support that.
Combined with energy independence, new trade agreements are going to really step up manufaturing and all of it's supporting jobs in every state.
Holding down the taxes and regulations on small businesses will allow many to stay open and not lay-off employees. Repealing Obamacare will do even more for unemployment.
No business in this country knows what their employer provided benefits are going to cost after 1/1/13. They won't hire.
We will safely join into the Keystone Pipeline within months.
FACT: The US coal reserves contain TWELVE TIMES as much energy as all of the oil in Saudi Arabia.
Being energy independent, along with the rapid growth of jobs and revenue will really give us a lift and a better world standing.
Romney told us early in he first debate, he is not worried about the wealthy. The wealthy are doing just fine. And they are.
His plan to cut 1040 tax deductions, if he does, is nothing to fear. I've looked at our last 10 years returns and we never had deductions of $25,000. It will virtually unchange the middle class tax return.
Romney is a job creator. Energy is the faster and most attractive way. You'll see savings not only at the pump, but in every product you buy. Every week I go to the grocery and just about every product I buy is 2 to 5 cents more expensive. But they all travel by truck so it's justified.
Obama has no plan, is flooding the market with $40 billion dollars money every month that we can not back up, so inflation by 2014 is going to be at an unseen high.
And his foreign policy has been from terrible to none at all.
I don't even think he likes America. We won't make it past 24 months if he is re-elected.
No wonder you follow what Romney is saying and the numbers add up for you. For people that are living in reality, they know better.