By Bruce Ash
September 3rd is Labor Day.
There is not a time in recent memory that
is as important to American income earners than this year's holiday because
creating good jobs is the essence of the upcoming Presidential election.
Job creation is the key to restoring America's greatness. Getting
Americans back to work increases tax revenues and reduces our deficit not the
President's extended unemployment benefits or his just issued executive
orders to add as many as 1,000,000 illegal aliens to the job rolls and
eliminating the work for welfare rules. The president's policies have led to a
dependency society and not a full employment society.
Barack Obama does
not believe in free markets. If he did believe in free markets we would have
seen an emphasis on less regulation rather than creating more onerous rules
from the energy sector to the financial industry. If President Obama understood
how business worked he would have followed his own advice that "you don't
increase taxes during a recession." More bad news - last month joblessness
increased in 44 states.
Early in his term, Barack Obama said if he could
not get the economy going by the third year "this would be a one-term
We all need to hold him to those words.