Obama's Grassroots Supporters Demand ...

Obama's Grassroots Supporters Demand "Jobs Not Cuts"

There are 1 comment on the Yes! Magazine story from Dec 10, 2012, titled Obama's Grassroots Supporters Demand "Jobs Not Cuts". In it, Yes! Magazine reports that:

November's election results showed strong support for progressive values, which are now being attacked in the debate about the so-called "fiscal cliff." A better name for it would be the "grand disconnect" because, in signaling its willingness to make cuts to essential services, Congress shows that it has already forgotten the message voters sent ... (more)

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Wall Street Government

Sebastian, FL

#1 Dec 11, 2012
Much of the grand bargain talk is also based on a grand delusion that our main problem in this country is the deficit. Its not. The main problem is a lack of bold investments to create the kind of policies we need to get people back to work a solution which would address our fiscal balance sheet far more effectively than slashing essential services that help people.

Austerity measures do not work. Just look across the ocean to Europe, where austerity measures have led to serious hardship in countries like Spain and Greece.

Exactly, the best way to fiscal soundness is to put people back to work and consolidate spending.

Not one or the other.

Both.

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