"[T]he next time you hear some politician or radio blowhard or corporate hack tossing around the 'job-killing' accusation, you can be pretty sure he's not somebody to be taken seriously. It's a sign that he disrespects your intelligence, disrespects the truth and disrespects the democratic process. By poisoning the political well and making it difficult for our political system to respond effectively to economic challenges, Republicans may turn out to be the biggest job killers of all." (Link)Since the health care bill was signed into law, 1.1 million jobs have been created in the private sector, and over 200,000 of them have come in the health care field. So how to Republicans like Congressman Renacci say the bill is a job killer. By LYING. Really, it's that simple.
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Steven Pearlstein from the Washington Post sums up exactly what is going on here. This is a great place to start if you are looking to pen a Letter to the Editor: