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IN BRIEF

Obama Says Limited Resources Will Hamper Jobs Program

DECEMBER 04, 2009 by EXECUTIVE ALERT

“After months of focusing on Afghanistan and health care, President Obama turned his attention on Thursday to the high level of joblessness, but offered no promise that he could do much to bring unemployment down quickly even as he comes under pressure from his own party to do more…. Mr. Obama said he would entertain ‘every demonstrably good idea’ for creating jobs, but he cautioned that ‘our resources are limited.’” (New York Times, Friday)

Limited or depleted?

FEE Timely Classic
“Federal Job Training: Road to Nowhere” by James Bovard

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