Peace, employment cure many ills
Once again with President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Speech we got another politician hypocritically talking about “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs.”
If just one job was created every time some politician opened their mouth and started talking about “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs” we wouldn’t have any unemployment in this country and everyone who wanted to work would have a decent, living wage job.
So, what is the main obstacle to full employment? Accountability from the very politicians who mouth the words “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs” whenever they want to get elected, re-elected or want thunderous applause then go about their business forgetting about jobs as they go looking for their next bribe from a Wall Street lobbyist who views unemployment as the way to keep all wages down which pushes profits up.
What we need in this country is a real “Full Employment Act” which mandates – by legislation and law – that the President and the United States Congress must maintain full employment as part of their responsibility to the American people.
What good is a government that gets us into war after war but can’t even assure full employment for the very people it taxes?
Wars cause government debt and deficits; peace and full employment eliminate debts and deficits.