Thursday, October 15, 2009

The Quote of the The Year

"We're going to continue to explore each and every avenue that I can think of that will lead to job creation and economic growth."

This from President Obama today while touring a make-work project in Springfield, Virginia funded by the infamous stimulus bill.

The good news is that the President has finally acknowledged that unemployment is a problem. Now we need to get the President to the next level of recognition. Who is it that hires people?

Here's a hint for the President: making employees much more expensive to hire and raising business taxes to extraordinary high levels probably is not the ticket.