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Feds need money to rehire workers

To cut or spend, part 1

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America’s economy is poised to roar ahead if only Washington would stop holding it back. Ever since the Great Recession officially ended, the private sector has been adding jobs. What’s kept the economy in low gear and the unemployment rate stubbornly high has been the shrinking of government work forces: cops, teachers and other valuable public employees let go in the face of inadequate tax revenue. Most of these layoffs occurred at the state and ...

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April 14, 2013
6:31 a.m.

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Amazing Mr. Rice how "sensible" is used routinely by you left wing socialists when referring to tax increases. Its never used to reduce fraud waste and abuse. Its never used when it comes to shutting the US down as Mexico's welfare system. Its never used when it comes to voter ID, social services, social security, medicare or medicaid. We cant do anything "sensible" with the things that are bankrupting America or undermining our elections. Its not "sensible" to adhere to the Constituion or expect liberals to follow the law. Its not "sensible" to expect the media in this country to be fair and get off the DNC payroll. No all we can do that's "sensible" is continue stealing from those that break their back working every day. All we can do that's "sensible" is keep printing money until our currency is worthless. All we can do that's "sensible" is spend this country into oblivion. Do you even understand what the word means?