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INdemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-16-10 07:41 PM
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39. Robert Reich can write these op eds every day but Obama wont listen..
But if the banking industry needed another 50 billion that would get his attention real quick.And tomorrow he would be making another speech explaining how another boost for the banks would help the economy..
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  -Robert Reich: Fund the Damn Jobs! We need a giant federal jobs program. Better Believe It  Aug-16-10 12:18 PM   #0 
  - k and r X 100,000,000 nt  steve2470   Aug-16-10 12:19 PM   #1 
  - We needed it a year ago but nothing's more important than the big banks.  aquart   Aug-16-10 12:24 PM   #2 
  - I wonder how long we are going to be comfortable with throwing away  jtuck004   Aug-16-10 12:24 PM   #3 
  - Also,  dotymed   Aug-17-10 07:30 AM   #53 
  - The fact that Reich isnt in the admin (or just an advisor) says a lot  DJ13   Aug-16-10 12:43 PM   #4 
  - Reich, Krugman, Stiglitz, Galbraith...  Jackpine Radical   Aug-16-10 01:42 PM   #15 
     - Or David Korten. That Wall St retreads were chosen tells us something most of us will not hear. nt  glitch   Aug-16-10 07:20 PM   #38 
     - Dean Baker, Simon Johnson, Brooksley Born...  depakid   Aug-16-10 07:52 PM   #41 
        - Bernstein....  amborin   Aug-16-10 11:20 PM   #47 
  - k/r  progressoid   Aug-16-10 12:45 PM   #5 
  - K & R  earthboundmisfit   Aug-16-10 12:45 PM   #6 
  - Brother Robert is starting to sound more and more like a woodhuck..  Fumesucker   Aug-16-10 12:46 PM   #7 
  - woodhuck? is that a counsin to the woodchuck?  fogonthelake   Aug-16-10 07:49 PM   #40 
  - Giant K & R nt  Desertrose   Aug-16-10 12:48 PM   #8 
  - recommend  xchrom   Aug-16-10 12:53 PM   #9 
  - What happened to the other half of the stimulis money?  SlimJimmy   Aug-16-10 12:59 PM   #10 
  - When the banksters need to finance  Jackpine Radical   Aug-16-10 01:44 PM   #16 
     - Well, that's crap. We should be spending it now on  SlimJimmy   Aug-16-10 03:37 PM   #24 
        - I agree absolutely.  Jackpine Radical   Aug-16-10 05:56 PM   #33 
        - I agree. We would have been light years ahead of where we are now.  SlimJimmy   Aug-17-10 12:56 PM   #67 
        - Realistically  dotymed   Aug-17-10 07:39 AM   #56 
  - I love Robert Reich  JustAnotherGen   Aug-16-10 01:09 PM   #11 
  - Just had a conversation with two sensible successful people.  Bonhomme Richard   Aug-16-10 01:14 PM   #12 
  - Makes sense to me, BR. Thanks for posting that. nt  bertman   Aug-16-10 05:50 PM   #31 
  - +1000 nt  laughingliberal   Aug-16-10 11:37 PM   #49 
  - Big K&R for some sense  TheKentuckian   Aug-16-10 01:18 PM   #13 
  - Just posted the article to my facebook page.  Kat45   Aug-16-10 01:24 PM   #14 
  - Read Bob Herbert's article if you haven't already.  Better Believe It   Aug-16-10 01:50 PM   #18 
     - I did read it. Another great article.  Kat45   Aug-16-10 03:05 PM   #22 
     - Thanks for the link. Just read his earlier article for the first time.  Better Believe It   Aug-16-10 03:19 PM   #23 
     - He outlined FDR type programs during his campaign..  INdemo   Aug-17-10 09:36 AM   #61 
        - In answer to your question here is what the stimulus money is being spent on  Better Believe It   Aug-17-10 10:16 PM   #71 
  - K&R n/t  OhioChick   Aug-16-10 01:48 PM   #17 
  - Yes, Yes, Yes  gizmonic   Aug-16-10 01:51 PM   #19 
  - K&R  foxfeet   Aug-16-10 01:56 PM   #20 
  - Recommended  me b zola   Aug-16-10 02:02 PM   #21 
  - Not ONE WORD about the free trade screw job he pressed for...  grahamhgreen   Aug-16-10 03:47 PM   #25 
  - Trade wars can only deepen the recession/depression. That was tried by Herbert Hoover.  Better Believe It   Aug-16-10 04:13 PM   #28 
     - When India charges a 30% tariff on an American shirt, and the US charges a 3% tariff  grahamhgreen   Aug-16-10 05:18 PM   #30 
        - Profit making companies leave the United States all the time for cheap labor nations.  Better Believe It   Aug-16-10 06:46 PM   #35 
        - Profit making companies leave the United States all the time for cheap labor nations.  Better Believe It   Aug-16-10 06:46 PM   #36 
        - ^ Amen! ^ n/t  Mimosa   Aug-17-10 07:32 AM   #54 
  - k to the r  Jim Sagle   Aug-16-10 04:02 PM   #26 
  - Yes indeed.  mzmolly   Aug-16-10 04:11 PM   #27 
  - Millions of Americans didn't cross party lines to vote for Hoover in 2008.  Overseas   Aug-16-10 04:24 PM   #29 
  - Another REC for Reich. nt  bertman   Aug-16-10 05:51 PM   #32 
  - Drop the age for social security....  daleanime   Aug-16-10 06:06 PM   #34 
  - Retire my ass! You do realize that most of the savings and  Fire1   Aug-17-10 10:50 AM   #62 
     - You realize that for many Americans...  daleanime   Aug-17-10 12:59 PM   #68 
        - Realizing this, why on earth would you suggest they lower the  Fire1   Aug-17-10 09:26 PM   #70 
  - Absolutely!  TexasObserver   Aug-16-10 06:50 PM   #37 
  - Robert Reich can write these op eds every day but Obama wont listen..  INdemo   Aug-16-10 07:41 PM   #39 
  - Sigh !  CocaNova   Aug-16-10 10:22 PM   #45 
  - I wish he would. *sad*  Mimosa   Aug-17-10 07:33 AM   #55 
  - "If I 'do the right thing' my enemies will call me a Marxist/socialist."  oasis   Aug-17-10 08:17 AM   #58 
  - We need a giant jobs program to hire people  AlbertCat   Aug-16-10 09:47 PM   #42 
  - If it doesn't happen soon it may be too late  donheld   Aug-16-10 10:14 PM   #43 
  - Thank you Robert, hope you have some clout!  earcandle   Aug-16-10 10:21 PM   #44 
  - What Is So Sad  Mark D.   Aug-16-10 10:28 PM   #46 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Aug-16-10 11:36 PM   #48 
  - One word: Infrastructure!!!  Goldstein1984   Aug-16-10 11:52 PM   #50 
  - I wish I could give this 390+ recs  Axle_techie   Aug-17-10 12:18 AM   #51 
  - Excellent. Have always respected his opinion and on this issue,  lonestarnot   Aug-17-10 02:36 AM   #52 
  - Why has this administration distanced itself from...  Frisbee   Aug-17-10 08:11 AM   #57 
  - Because they disagree with and oppose progressive solutions. They mainly represent Wall Street.  Better Believe It   Aug-17-10 08:21 AM   #59 
     - I wish there were.  Frisbee   Aug-17-10 01:26 PM   #69 
  - Everyone should read details of New Deal !  NikRik   Aug-17-10 08:47 AM   #60 
  - I guess even Robert Reich wants a pony now. n/t  leeroysphitz   Aug-17-10 11:07 AM   #63 
  - No  Mark D.   Aug-17-10 11:17 AM   #64 
     - What I said does make sense if you look at it with the following caveat:  leeroysphitz   Aug-17-10 11:21 AM   #65 
  - Excellent and I agree  unpossibles   Aug-17-10 11:43 AM   #66 
 

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