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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    Then you would not be addressing our most wasteful spending and the source of most of our national debt. The Constitution only authorizes defense. By cutting our military expenditures by 2/3s we would still be the most powerful military on the planet.
    We need the personnel. What needs to be investigated and probably adjusted is the Department of Defense and their procurement practices. What the military does is for our defense, even if you deny it. As for addressing wasteful spending, I think balancing the budget can be done and should not be all that hard. Of course, some people would whine about it, but that's okay.

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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Well...67% of the people here are pretty smart!

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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by LesGovt View Post
    We need the personnel. What needs to be investigated and probably adjusted is the Department of Defense and their procurement practices. What the military does is for our defense, even if you deny it. As for addressing wasteful spending, I think balancing the budget can be done and should not be all that hard. Of course, some people would whine about it, but that's okay.
    You mean just as some whine about cutting military spending by two-thirds?
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by coolwalker View Post
    Well...67% of the people here are pretty smart!
    You are misreading the actual poll results. Count the legitimate forum members that voted for each choice. Its one of the nice things about a public poll, you can tell if the results have been skewed by spammers.

    Clearly, most forum members are smart enough to agree that the Government can and does create jobs.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    Who pays for those services? Who pays those salaries. how are they financed? They exist and are able to exist because the PRIVATE SECTOR supports them. Without a private sector you can make however many fed jobs you want...no one will pay for them and your country goes bankrupt. Sort of...well...like what is happening NOW and like what you want to see happen FASTER.
    Irrelevant. The OP asks whether the government can create jobs, not the funding mechanisms. I gave several examples of where it has. Do you disagree with them?
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    You mean just as some whine about cutting military spending by two-thirds?
    LOL! Absolutely.

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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by LesGovt View Post
    I was just going by what President Obama said. If he lied, don't blame me.
    No you aren't. The firm existed prior to the loan. Stop making **** up and pretending someone else said it.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by Catawba View Post
    You are misreading the actual poll results. Count the legitimate forum members that voted for each choice. Its one of the nice things about a public poll, you can tell if the results have been skewed by spammers.

    Clearly, most forum members are smart enough to agree that the Government can and does create jobs.
    And some users here have the maturity of a toddler who cries when he can't get his way.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    So we have 40 REAL people voting government can.

    12 REAL people voting it can't, and one really immature prick spamming the vote 57 times in favor of can't. Seriously. Pathetic. Even for this place.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
    Smartest thing you've heard?

    Dumbest thing you've heard?

    Vote Maggots.
    Yes the government can create jobs. The question is what kind of jobs and how much it should create. I know that at city and state level when the state and local governments are low on cash there are lay-offs and pay cuts.Unlike the federal government city and state governments can't keep borrowing.
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