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    Government can't create jobs

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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by obvious Child View Post
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    government creates lots of jobs: Military, bureaucracy, etc

    whether that is a good thing or a bad thing is subject to much debate.



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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    government creates lots of jobs: Military, bureaucracy, etc

    whether that is a good thing or a bad thing is subject to much debate.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Government can create jobs, it's just a simple fact.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Government can create jobs, it's just a simple fact.
    One would have to be an idiot to deny the claim. However, I think the real debate is not whether the Government can create jobs like more TSA clowns, FBI special agents, poultry inspectors, district judges, DOJ prosecutors or Navy SEALS but rather can government activity create more PRIVATE sector jobs through tax hikes, tax cuts, tariffs, less or more regulations etc



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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Uhhh of course the government can create jobs... 2.70 million people i believe are employed to the federal government


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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    One would have to be an idiot to deny the claim. However, I think the real debate is not whether the Government can create jobs like more TSA clowns, FBI special agents, poultry inspectors, district judges, DOJ prosecutors or Navy SEALS but rather can government activity create more PRIVATE sector jobs through tax hikes, tax cuts, tariffs, less or more regulations etc
    The answer to this of course would be it depends on what the government was spending the money on

    The amount of jobs created directly and indirectly from the Interstate freeway system and projects like the Hoover Dam were and have been tremendous. Smart infrustructue projects help and economy become more efficient, more productive and normally would increase the number of jobs. One reason you see China doing far better at creating tens of millions of jobs then India. The level of infrustructure spending has been far greater in China then India, allowing China to actually support the manufacturing that is being done, from the electricity generation to getting the products to port for shipping (internally or externally)
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Uhhh of course the government can create jobs... 2.70 million people i believe are employed to the federal government
    And more than that are employed by proxy.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    One would have to be an idiot to deny the claim. However, I think the real debate is not whether the Government can create jobs like more TSA clowns, FBI special agents, poultry inspectors, district judges, DOJ prosecutors or Navy SEALS but rather can government activity create more PRIVATE sector jobs through tax hikes, tax cuts, tariffs, less or more regulations etc
    That is a real question right now, and to be honest, I am not sure you are going to get much effect on private sector jobs(entirely unrelated to the government, not road crew or construction from stimulus) from cutting taxes, etc. However, you could certainly stifle such job creation through government action.
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    Re: Government can't create jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by Your Star View Post
    Government can create jobs, it's just a simple fact.
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