Monthly Archives: October 2011

Business groups blast Cain’s 9-9-9 plan as job killer

Called a job killer at worst or a detail-free slogan at best, Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 tax plan is getting tepid-to-awful reviews from some of the nation’s most-influential business groups. The National Retail Federation strongly opposes the Republican presidential candidate’s plan … Continue reading

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Counter to the Republican talking point, regulations create jobs

Despite the way Republicans have pounded the phrase “job-killing regulations” into the public consciousness, “job-creating regulations” would be more accurate, as Farron Cousins details at DeSmogBlog: A new report by Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) delivers the latest … Continue reading

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FACT CHECK: Regulations not a huge jobs killer

Is regulation strangling the American entrepreneur? Several Republican presidential candidates say so. The numbers don’t. The anti-regulatory fervor was in evidence Tuesday night in the latest GOP debate, but rhetorical flourishes, on that and other issues, masked far more complex … Continue reading

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New Free Trade Agreements Could Kill Jobs, Labor Rights

David Bacon writes at Truthout: “Last week, President Obama broke his campaign commitment and put three free trade agreements up for a vote in Congress. Business interests, ecstatic at the prospect, promise they’ll bring us jobs. Experience tells us, however, … Continue reading

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The Koch Brothers: Traitors? Yes or No?

Are the Koch Brothers traitors, who are working against America and the American people? That’s an interesting question. We know that the Founders would have considered them as being inimical to the dreams of the American people and to American … Continue reading

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