Mitt Romney unveils his plan for unemployment in America

MayrMeninoCrash

Liberal Psycopath
#1
Firing a bunch of teachers, firemen and police officers. That'll help those numbers plummet into oblivion. :rolleyes:

Romney Says America Doesn’t Need ‘More Firemen, More Policemen, More Teachers’

The last three years are the worst on record for public sector job loss, and the 700,000 government jobs that no longer exist remain a large drag on the American economy.
Today, New Jersey Gov. and Mitt Romney campaign surrogate Chris Christie (R) said that those losses meant the country was moving in “the right direction,” and Romney himself backed that statement up later, criticizing President Obama for calling for the hiring of more teachers, firefighters, and police officers, the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent reports. From CNN’s report of the Romney event:
Romney said of Obama, “he wants another stimulus, he wants to hire more government workers. He says we need more firemen, more policemen, more teachers. Did he not get the message of Wisconsin? The American people did. It’s time for us to cut back on government and help the American people.”
State and local governments have been forced to layoff mass amounts of teachers, firefighters, and police officers because budget crunches have led to school closures and the elimination of public safety departments. That has hurt the unemployment situation (which Romney also criticizes), considering the unemployment rate would be a full point lower without the 700,000 layoffs.
Romney’s honesty isn’t a new position for him or the GOP — he’s called for more government layoffs since the beginning of his campaign. But it’s yet another indication that Romney is more interested in continuing the GOP’s ideological battle against government instead of curing the ills that are plaguing the American economy.
http://thinkprogress.org/economy/20...ed-more-fireman-more-policemen-more-teachers/



MMC Here with some commentary - Amazing that we have gone, in 10 years, from "Thank you brave men of the FDNY and NYPD" to "Get the fuck out freeloaders! Look one less building in lower Manhattan, we don't need you anymore!!!" Ponderous.
 

lajikal

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#2
Don: Something something libtard something something.
 

DanaReevesLungs

I can keep rhythm with no metronome...
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#3
I'd love to see the numbers are social security administration and welfare office hiring. Sure those offices haven't taken nearly the hit.

Don: Something something libtard something something.
QFT
 

CousinDave

Registered User
#4
Just deal with it, a Mormon is going to be the POTUS

Considering the damage your boy Barry has done to the economy, Willard could say that kids with cancer deserve it (and really mean it) and he's still going to get 400 electoral votes
 

Begbie

Wackbag Generalissimo
#5
Ooo....ThinkProgress....nice!

So, I guess Obama's master plan for 2012 and beyond (if he's reelected, of course ;)) is a stimulus package where we tack on mountains of more debt and use it to add public sector jobs. Kinda sounds familiar. And so, when we run out of "stimulus" again...do those teachers/officers/govt employees just get laid off again in 2014 and do we then get candidate Joe Biden campaigning in 2016 for more stimulus where we tack on more mountains of debt and can rehire a bunch more public sector employees again? Great plan.

I'm with Romney on this one. Thanks to Obama and even the administration prior to his...this country is broke. If I were Obama...I'd lay off the whole, "I can fix the economy" superhero talk. He only buried us in $5T more debt, all the while claiming he's added over 4 million jobs and led us out of this bad recession. I don't think America is buying the Hope and Change nonsense this time around.
 
#7
The last three years are the worst on record for public sector job loss
Good. Hiring more cops doesn't lower crime rates. Hiring more firemen doesn't lower the number of fires. And hiring more teachers doesn't raise test scores. All any of those things do is keep democrat politicians in office. Even if Romney specifically wanted to cut those three jobs, WHICH HE DOESN'T, it would be a good thing. Federal government should have nothing to do with fire fighting, police work and education.

Of course that's assuming the entire article isn't a lie, which it is.

1/10. Pity point.

Finally:

Romney is more interested in continuing the GOP’s ideological battle against government instead of curing the ills that are plaguing the American economy.
Fuck you, "Think Progress". Government IS the ill plaguing the economy. Fuck you and your leach readers.
 

Neon

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Mayr's right. I think we need to hire double the amount of teachers, police, and firemen even though we don't even have enough money to pay for the ones currently employed, because the words "teachers" "police" and "firemen" are voter-friendly, and it is more important to make empty promises that are voter-friendly because that's what gets you votes.

PS: Romney is already in hot waters with the dyke community for being a Republican. His use of "firemen" instead of "firefighters" could be crucial come November.


:trollol:

I'm surprised they didn't add an anecdote about Romney's private jet dropping frozen feces on the new World Trade Center.
 
#9
I honestly want to smash the cunt that wrote this article in the face with a brick. I'm sick of the idea that certain job categories are immune to scrutiny. Hell, why don't we just give every single person in the country a job as a firefighter, cop or teacher! If it's such a great thing for the economy, why isn't EVERYONE working off the government dole?

Fuck these people in their faces. Seriously.
 

Neon

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#10
The left always love the police so long as they never lay hands on anyone not white.
 

MayrMeninoCrash

Liberal Psycopath
#12
Since you guys think Romney is completely right here, explain to me how reducing payrolls of cops, firefighters and teachers helps with unemployment? Obama has eliminated 600,000 public sector jobs and Unemployment is still in the 8's. Do you think dumping a bunch more people in the unemployment line is going to help the situation?
 
#13
Since you guys think Romney is completely right here, explain to me how reducing payrolls of cops, firefighters and teachers helps with unemployment? Obama has eliminated 600,000 public sector jobs and Unemployment is still in the 8's. Do you think dumping a bunch more people in the unemployment line is going to help the situation?
Federal government not throwing money away IN THE GUISE of hiring more cops, firefighters and teachers will absolutely help. These programs are nothing more than giveaways to public sector unions, and they must be stopped. Towns that want more of these workers can hire them on their own dime, not mine. Boo fucking hoo if that means cutting money to other democrat voter programs like welfare. Real people in the real world have to live by budgets and set priorities. So should government.

Finally, Obama hasn't eliminated shit. Stop it with that nonsense. Temporary census workers don't count as "cut jobs".
 

Neon

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#14
Since you guys think Romney is completely right here, explain to me how reducing payrolls of cops, firefighters and teachers helps with unemployment? Obama has eliminated 600,000 public sector jobs and Unemployment is still in the 8's. Do you think dumping a bunch more people in the unemployment line is going to help the situation?
What is this, hyperbole night on Wackbag? Wait, that's EVERY night on Wackbag.

I didn't say Romney was completely right. I said that their characterization of his statement as being completely wrong was disingenuous, and relied more than anything on the popular nature of teachers, police, and firefighters, not in their being GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES, but in them being educators, and people who protect and save other people. That's pretty manipulative and has zero to do with the actual issue, which is we got no fucking money.
 

Lord Zero

Viciously Silly
#15
Why are you people arguing over this? They both suck and shouldn't be allowed anywhere near the Oval Office. I find the idea of a first Romney term every bit as horrifying as a second Obama term.
 
#16
Why are you people arguing over this? They both suck and shouldn't be allowed anywhere near the Oval Office. I find the idea of a first Romney term every bit as horrifying as a second Obama term.
Nothing is as horrifying as an Obama second term. We have to be realistic here.
 

Neon

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#17
Why are you people arguing over this? They both suck and shouldn't be allowed anywhere near the Oval Office. I find the idea of a first Romney term every bit as horrifying as a second Obama term.
I don't, and it has less to do with Romney himself, and more with the multitude of other people that will change, like the cabinet, AG, etc.
 

CousinDave

Registered User
#18
Since you guys think Romney is completely right here, explain to me how reducing payrolls of cops, firefighters and teachers helps with unemployment? Obama has eliminated 600,000 public sector jobs and Unemployment is still in the 8's. Do you think dumping a bunch more people in the unemployment line is going to help the situation?

Barrys the one that brought up all this nonsense about unemployed teachers, corrupt, and firefighters

Did you every think some of them teachers lost their jobs because they care as much for that students as Jerry Sandusky, of maybe some racist cops, and what about firefighters who are to fat to climb the latter.

Trust me Barry is counting Sandusky as an unemployed educator
 
#19
We also need to get past the notion that cops, firefighters and teachers are somehow magical creatures like unicorns that can't even be criticized. They're a necessary LIABILITY to any society. They're a necessary expense just like trash collectors and street sweepers. I'd be more willing to give up teachers before I would trash collection. They certainly do a better fucking job in most cases.


Trust me Barry is counting Sandusky as an unemployed educator
Are you kidding? For the first time in his life, Joe Paterno is going to vote democrat this fall.
 

CousinDave

Registered User
#21
How has your life improved with Barry as POTUS over W
Barry is obsessed with you, and Willard could seriously care less about what you do in your private life

Barry ended Don't Ask, Don't Tell - well I'm sure they're are plenty of homosexual men in the military who for what ever reason don't want to tell - you ask me that does more psych damage to a young homo than anything else, all because of Barry forcing them to tell if they want to be in the military, because for some reason he is obsessed about people being gay. I'm just glad in his "community activist" days, he wasn't coaching basketball for preteen and early teen boys coming from troubled homes.

Obviously all the women in the military don't need to be asked nor do they need to tell, because well its obvious.
 

Motor Head

HIGHWAY TRASH REMOVAL
#22
Nothing is as horrifying as an Obama second term. We have to be realistic here.
I must agree that it would be something that nightmares are made of. He will see his re-election as a "mandate from the people" and our way of life will slide deeper into the socialist sewer.
 

Begbie

Wackbag Generalissimo
#23
I find the idea of a first Romney term every bit as horrifying as a second Obama term.
No way. Romney will quickly lose Independents and some on the right will become "disenfranchised" if he pulls even 1/10th of the shit Obama pulled. He's gotta try to be the anti-Obama, and if he doesn't, he's going to get his ass tossed to the curb come 2016. Meanwhile, Obama's essentially got nothing to lose in a second term. He'll still have overwhelming support from the far left and he'll more than likely cater to them. To suggest that Obama won't be able to get away with far lefty shenanigans since he'd have to work with Republicans, doesn't understand what Obama truly thinks about the "rules" and the Constitution.

MayrMeninoCrash said:
Do you think dumping a bunch more people in the unemployment line is going to help the situation?
Oooo....I think we just got a preview of what MSNBC is going to obsess over during Romney's first term. Romney cuts ONE public sector job and we'll have Ed and the Karate Kid whining about how President Romney hates teachers, cops, firefighters, and EMT and how we're less safe and less smart. Meanwhile in June 2012, some liberals are bragging that Obama cut 600K public sector jobs. This is gonna be great.

But yeah...the size of government, up to and including it's payroll, still needs a good trimming. We simply cannot afford it and we cannot continue to destroy our country by racking up massive amounts of debt. We will need to figure out how to get the private sector hiring again. Companies just don't want to do business here, build factories, or hire the unemployed because taxes are high, there's a minimum amount that employees can be paid, and who knows what the fuck is going on with healthcare. That MUST change and we won't have to worry about all of these public sector employees getting laid off or keep bitching about how there's not a job to be had out there.
 

CousinDave

Registered User
#24
Since you guys think Romney is completely right here, explain to me how reducing payrolls of cops, firefighters and teachers helps with unemployment? Obama has eliminated 600,000 public sector jobs and Unemployment is still in the 8's. Do you think dumping a bunch more people in the unemployment line is going to help the situation?


well that means we won't have to pay more taxes, so we can spend that money on Baby Einstein products & new MacBook Pros, smoke detectors / alarms from ADT that will alert your iPone, and guns
 
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