A budget deal will do nothing to fix America's unemployment rate


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  • LDS Liberal Farmington, UT
    Jan. 4, 2013 12:23 p.m.

    50 of America's Top CEO's wrote an open letter last month to congress before the budget deal.

    Therein, they said they could hire 1 million new employees IF congress would get off their duffs and pass a budget.

    They market remained uncommitted and indecisive until Uncle Sam could tell them more where to place their bets.

    The deal's now down. Play ball.

    Enough said.

  • Eric Samuelsen Provo, UT
    Jan. 4, 2013 10:30 a.m.

    At least he's right about one thing; the problem right now is not the debt, it's unemployment. And there's nothing stimulative in the budget deal.

  • Screwdriver Casa Grande, AZ
    Jan. 4, 2013 9:08 a.m.

    Sergeant Sarcasm says, "Thank you Captain Obvious."

    The budget can't really solve unemployment because it's not about hiring people to work for the government.