Start hiring? It's not that simple

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I was again amazed at the words that have flowed from the mouth of our illustrious president recently: that economic recovery is in the hands of the business owners, and that they need to get off their cans and start hiring workers, and this will turn the economy around.

There it is, the answer to everything. Let's all start hiring this very moment.

Whoa, wait a minute though, Mr. President. As business owners, we have to evaluate critical decisions and make them with long-term interest of the company in mind. Unlike Obama, business owners cannot spend money they don't have -- that is, if they want to survive. Our buckets have a shallow bottom.

These are the same business owners that face ever-increasing challenges, taxes, and fees that make it harder and harder to maintain, much less expand. The impact of Obama's health-care program has yet to be seen, but it doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that it will not be friendly to business.

Hire workers? That's simple enough. When is Obama going to step up to the plate and do his job, and move this economy in the right direction? Consumer spending is required to keep business alive. Make it easier to survive in business, and we will be happy to expand and hire employees.

Obama's agenda from day one has been to punish and penalize the successful who take the chances and hire the workers, and to reward undeserving others. How many of those are creating jobs and hiring workers?

Jimmy Rivers

Harlem

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ADAMS
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ADAMS 05/22/11 - 12:22 am
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Employers are posting fewer

Employers are posting fewer jobs evidence why national unemployment rate is rampant, not the president fault.Employers recieve a tax break for every new hire from legislation authorized by President Obama through Work Investment Act.

Republicans promised the American people when they take control of the House they was going create jobs, but they deceived constituents to gain control of the House to insisting on relitigating the battles against land mark historic health care reform and to do away with Medicare.
And they plan on deceiving you gullible constituents again in 2012. Republican have displayed to the American people their true color and they are not ashamed to bolster the wealthy and Big Oil companies,point blank.

onlysane1left
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onlysane1left 05/22/11 - 01:24 am
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Very true Adams, but the Dems

Very true Adams, but the Dems have proven that they don't know when to stop spending and make serious reforms work. The two party system is too corrupt and the tea party doesn't ave open invitations because they aren't people I associate with. Independents need better choices than the donkeys and elephants in the room........

southernguy08
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southernguy08 05/22/11 - 07:51 am
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ADAMS, this Dem president
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ADAMS, this Dem president promised the unemployment rate would never go above 8% if he got his "stimulus package." He got it, and we've been over 9% for how long now? And you want to call Republicans liars? BOTH parties stink, and both deserve to be thrown out, including THIS clueless, arrogant president! Independent candidates NOW!!

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/22/11 - 08:41 am
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The best thing we can do is

The best thing we can do is buy American made products....check your laundry products you will be surprised how many aren't made here anymore. Buy your veggies from local farmers markets.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/22/11 - 08:44 am
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We sorta caused this downturn

We sorta caused this downturn when we accepted goods from other countries.....shoddy goods at that.We can turn it around......just like we can turn Washington DC upside down.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 05/22/11 - 09:05 am
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Two more Georgia banks failed

Two more Georgia banks failed Friday. We have to go back to hard core capitalism where no one gets a loan unless the bank is sure it will be paid back.

CabisKhan
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CabisKhan 05/22/11 - 10:20 am
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In response to ADAMS: the

In response to ADAMS: the republicans hope to reform Medicare for it to survive for future generattions. not to eliminate it. ADAMS should try reading the papers instead of listening to the shrill talk of liberals who comsider him to be one of those "useful idiots."

Taylor B
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Taylor B 05/22/11 - 12:15 pm
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Hey, onlysane, you can come

Hey, onlysane, you can come to the Libertarian side... we are a full fledged party and everything!

bullldog1944
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bullldog1944 05/22/11 - 08:01 pm
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It is sad. The community

It is sad. The community organizer is way in over his head and don’t know how to swim.
The far left liberals and blacks will defend the idiot to the bitter end and it will most likely be bitter for us all. So sad.

CorporalGripweed
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CorporalGripweed 05/22/11 - 08:01 pm
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Bottom line: we are saddled

Bottom line: we are saddled with the most incompetent President since Jimmy Carter. This guy has no clue how the private sector works. In his own book he has called the private sector "the enemy". Until he is replaced I predict the economic picture will not change, period.

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Willow Bailey 05/22/11 - 11:31 pm
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President Obama has a

President Obama has a difficult time understanding where his responsibilities begin and end. He doesn't know who he is, what he really stands for, nor the purpose of his life. Come election time, the people, need to help him, by freeing up his time for personal evaluation.

WW1949
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WW1949 05/23/11 - 08:51 am
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I am with you Willow and will

I am with you Willow and will help with my vote.

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