Posts Tagged ‘Jobs’

The 40th Vote

July 28, 2010

I want to be the 40th vote.

Assuming the Republican Party can retain every seat it currently holds in the U.S. House of Representatives, we would regain a majority in the House by one vote if 40 new conservatives were elected in November. This is a critical number for working families across America because this number will guarantee that a conservative majority controls the checkbook, debit and credit cards for the government.

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In Tennessee, it’s all about Jobs

July 27, 2010

A recent Tennessean poll revealed what many had known for some time.  Tennesseans are worried about jobs, period. Yes, health reform has been a big topic. Cap and Trade has been a big topic.  Financial reform has been a big topic.  But these issues are not as important to constituents unemployed and unable to find work.  A lost health plan, increasing energy costs though unable to pay current energy bills, and changes to bank regulations on a house account with very little in it, etc. The solution to those issues is contingent on finding and securing a job.

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You Get The Same Results

June 7, 2010

When I began my Healthcare Consulting career at Jackson & Coker (now Jackson Healthcare) in the early 1980’s, my boss, Rick Jackson, often opined regarding poor performance, “If you keep doing the same thing the same way, you get the same results.”  Over the years, I have heard similar phrases used as a definition of insanity and other negative words.  But the truth is right there.  This is why we study history.

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Immigration and America

April 30, 2010

Two posts from earlier this week each dealt with Immigration Law and Border Security. When discussing a topic like immigration, it is necessary to define the issue.

The issue for most Americans is not “immigration,” but ILLEGAL immigration. I have often heard the following argument made in regard to immigration law: “America is a country founded on immigration.” That is a fallacy. America was founded and formed on the basis of legal immigration. Most of you reading this were likely born here, so the worry associated with becoming a citizen of the United States would never be a concern for you, nor is it a concern for me.

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What “Job Creation” really means…

March 12, 2010

What does $787 billion look like? Can you see it? Can you imagine how truly enormous that sum is?

Our government has been trumpeting the success of the 2009 Federal Stimulus bill for months, and it’s time we do one important evaluation: Job Creation. This link is a website created for disclosing the facts and details of the package. Let’s take a quick look.

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