Category Archives: American Jobs Act

COVID-19 Economic Response

It seems to me…. “As we learned after President Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley tariff at the outset of the Great Depression, vibrant international trade is a key component to economic recovery; hindering trade is a recipe for disaster.”  ~ … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Investment

It seems to me… “To be sure, the United States has profound problems, not least our faltering educational and physical infrastructure.”  ~ Eric Liu. President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address presented his vision of how smart government could … Continue reading

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Republican Obstructionism

It seems to me… “Credibility is like virginity.  Once you lose it, you can never get it back.”  ~ Unknown. The Republican’s have a serious credibility problem.  How can anyone believe the party of “NO!” on anything they say?  Under … Continue reading

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