28 Jun '11, 9am

Republicans to "Help Economy" By Eliminating 6.7 Million Jobs | Care2 Causes

Republicans to "Help Economy" By Eliminating 6.7 Million Jobs | Care2 Causes

No wonder we’ve had such a hard time getting out of our recession. Obviously, the problem is too many people are still working. Or so Republicans must believe. Media Matters went through and analyzed all of the GOP’s key proposals, and they had one thing in common. Everything they claimed would “reduce spending” or “eliminate waste” would have another effect — it would eliminate a whole lot of jobs. In fact, over 6 million jobs, in just 5 short years . Since the Republicans took control of the House in January, they have made deficit reduction their top priority. However, while Republicans dutifully argue that slashing spending will create a positive “environment for job creation,” their proposed budget cuts will cause significant job losses in the near-term. In just three bills this session, House Republicans have voted to eliminate between 4 and 5 million jobs, with some...

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