Finding and keeping good people in today's lazy American workforce is difficult. Frankly, the recession got rid of a lot of dead weight for companies, which were paying unproductive people for years while the economy was steamrolling. I witnessed that first hand.
We need to take the reigns off of business so they will expand their operations and hire people. My hope this scared the crap out of people, and that they go back to work soon with a renewed appreciation for work, their employer, and their personal well-being.
“I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on what’s being proposed here, he’d agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute.” - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.
It's his job to make it favorable for businesses to keep their money here and to hire people here. He is not a dictator of what wages shall be paid to workers or CEOs.
Catawa is my favorite bleeding heart liberal.
Bah...everyone is reading this all wrong. He isnt calling for wealth redistribution. He is making a politically correct shoutout to 'the workin man' to justify lowering corporate taxes. He is doing what the republicans want him to do to stimulate job development. He is just wrapping it in sparklies. Nothing is going to change. executives will still get paid. Shareholders will still get profits. And hopefully, more people will be employed with decent wages.
You miss HIS angle. He knows that lowering the Corp. Tax rate is good for business, and if business improves so do incomes. It's how it works. This way around Oct 2012 when things start picking up again he can say "See, I asked and the Corp.'s listened to me.
⚧ C.T.L.W. You figure it out
My Endo doc went over my blood work. "I see your estrogen level is now at 315, do you feel like you have too much Estrogen now?"
I told her "... N... N.. No..." and started crying.