Rep. Jessie Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) found a calculator. Why didn’t we think of this weeks ago? If the federal government just hires 15 million people who are out of work and pays them $40,000 each, it would only cost the federal government $600 billion. We can do that right?
This socialist – who has brought us House Joint resolutions demanding Constitutional amendments guarantying free and equal health care, education, housing, full and balanced employment, and a clean environment among other new rights – now wants to just have the Executive Branch outright hire 15 million people and just pay them. There are all kinds of things that need to be done, the federal government can just pay the unemployed to do them.
Again, Jackson is one of those socialist freaks who thinks his plan is the only way out of the crisis, Constitution be damned. Forget Congress, Jackson suggests, he’s on-board with Obama’s goal to implement parts of his job [killing] bill by executive order or policy.
He’s actually got the nerve to claim these new federal employees – being paid an average of $40,000 a year – will be contributing taxes into the system. Want to bet they’ll be contributing union dues as well? He’s outright delusional.
From RushLimbaugh.com on Obama just moving forward on his own with parts of his jobs bill…
President Obama: The American Jobs Act that I’m putting forward obviously contains many ideas like infrastructure investment that should be pretty straightforward, and our hope is — is that we are able to get those passed in the next couple of months. But we’re not gonna wait for Congress. Soooo my instruction to Jeff and Gene and Valerie and all the advisors who are sitting around the table is: Scour this report, identify all those areas in which we can act administratively without additional congressional authorization and just get it done. Anything that’s within our authority to do as an administration we start doin’ immediately, and we don’t wait for Congress.
The blame Bush card has been played and overplayed. It worked well, so now why not blame someone else? By blaming Congress as a whole, he’s covering his bases quite well since they have a terrible approval score. Leadership, that’s what this guy is all about … leadership.
Back to Jackson’s idea to hire everyone. He mentions “it could be a five year program.” That’s spending $600 billion a year for the next five years … that’s THREE TRILLION DOLLARS. (I have a calculator too.) That does not include the $104 billion for the states and $100 billion for the cities.
He actually claims “the problem within the states ends tomorrow for $104 billion.” His words.
Who the hell pays for all of this Jessie?
He would never answer that question, since it does not matter. Socialists like him don’t care, cause he’ll never have to actually worry about that part of the equation. It’s the rhetoric and promises that matter, not reality.