TITLE

More Happy Talk On Jobs From Obama

AUTHOR(S)
Remmers, Jerry
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Moderate Voice;12/8/2009, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the proposals of President Barack Obama to create jobs and weather resistant homes at the Brookings Institute in the U.S. He is critical how the President presented his proposals as initiatives to address the economic problem but was only considered a happy talk. Also investigated the acknowledgment of the President that the decision still relies on the Congress to enact the proposals and the responsible action of the Republicans.
ACCESSION #
47816056

 

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