Obama’s remarks on worst job growth: Did he end it or should he own it?

“The ideas that [Republicans are] putting forward have been tried. We tried them between 2000 and 2008, and it resulted in the most sluggish job growth that we’ve ever seen, resulted in all kinds of phony financial profits and debt, and resulted in the worst financial crisis and economic crisis we’ve seen since the 1930s.” Read full article ... Full Story »

Posted by Crude - via Google News (Jobs), Washington Post Fact-Checker
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Posted by: Posted by Crude - May 21, 2012 - 7:36 AM PDT
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by Crude - May. 22, 2012

This is a poorly written story. ** First of all this article implies it is doing an analysis of the policies from 2000-2008 but completely ignores those policies. Instead it focuses on a bias and warped statistical analysis of jobs, which is really distraction into the gutter. ** There are clear factual promoters of the "problematic" policies that ended in bank failures and massive unemployment. These were the same policies that Reagan pushed during the Saving and Loan failures-crisis during his presidency. ** These were the policies pushed by Texas Phil Graham, Nash, Bliley (all republicans, who created the act) that repealed Glass Stiegel. ** Although Clinton and Rubin were complicit in signing these primarily republican ... More »

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