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Bubble up tops trickle down

October 8, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

A current Mitt Romney commercial claims that, if elected, putting his policies into action would result in 12 million new jobs in four years. In other words, that would be 3 million jobs per year. We are currently graduating between 3 million and 4 million high school students each year in the United States. His wonderful policies would merely keep up with the graduation rate. Are we to assume that all the school dropouts will not be looking for jobs? What about our troops returning from Afghanistan? What about the millions who lost their jobs and are still looking for one? If Mr. Romney's 12 million jobs in four years promise is supposed to impress me, it fails miserably.



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