President Obama has been in office for 31 months, and just now he is talking about presenting his idea for a Jobs Bill. Of course he will not be telling us about it in detail until after his vacation. One thing he will tell us though is that when he took office we were losing about 700,000 jobs a month, and that those job losses were all George Bush's fault.
Well, I guess because the people who lost their jobs back then could blame Bush, Obama decided their plight was none of his business. Now over 2 ½ years later, the job picture in the United States doesn't look much better, and the President has decided he must do something about it.
Some very cynical people think next year's election has something to do with his recent "seeing the light", but who knows. Maybe it is the fact the President is now on the campaign trail, and every where he goes he keeps bumping into some of the millions and millions of Americans who are out of work.
Positive thinkers in the Democratic Party are saying "Better late than never." I agree, and for sure the Republicans in the House and the Democrats in the Senate have come up with nothing.
I just hope that Barack Obama is not going to use this Jobs Bill in some political way that will give its passage and us the same kind of mess the Debt Ceiling Bill did.
Getting people back to work is too important to the well being of our country to play political games with. It is also too important to wait any longer to do something.
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