About jobs, the economy and job creation

"Never — and I mean never — blindly trust the statistics you read [or hear] about the economy." -- Don Luskin, HERE. - [Always -- and I mean always -- check, double-check, get corroboration and do your own homework]
IT Employment is Back up to Pre-Recession Levels
Job predictions derby final score: Greg Mankiw 2.3 million, "mainstream" media: 0
$200 Billion Repatriated Back to U.S. Under American Jobs Creation Act
"Presidents don't create jobs." -- Thomas Sowell
Cannot Make Jobs" -- Tibor Machan
"Politicians cannot create jobs or wealth.

Such is axiomatic to straight thinkers." -- Greg Perry
Besides, presidents DON'T  control the economy, stupid.
Sowell on legalized extortion     | on the alleged "wage gap"
"It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is, after all, a specialized discipline and one that most people consider to be a 'dismal science.'  But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance."  -- Murray N. Rothbard

"There is nothing more frightening than active ignorance." - Goethe
  The Economy is producing LOTS of GOOD jobs    Job Losses and Trade: Reality Check
“Americans are fed a steady diet of idiotic commentary and specious 'analyses' most of which flow smoothly down the gullets of unsuspecting nightly-news, viewers, newspaper readers, and National Public Radio devotees. But for those of us vexed with some comprehension of supply and demand, comparative advantage, the role of prices, the nature of money, and other economic insights, most of what is uttered or written by the news media on economic topics is so ignorant that it hurts to hear it.” --  by Donald J. Boudreaux
Red States Benefit From Greater Economic Freedom (and Sanity)
"The time is long overdue for schools of journalism to start teaching economics.  It would eliminate much of the nonsense and hysteria in the media, and with it perhaps some of the demagoguery in politics." -- Thomas Sowell
 | 10 Truths About Trade: Hard facts about offshoring, imports, and jobs
10 Myths | Don’t Protect Manufacturing—Deregulate!  | Outsource THIS!  | Resources for the Study of Outsourcing | Entrepreneurs are Crucial
"Official statistics published last March in the Survey of Current Business showed an increase of 2.8 million jobs outsourced by American-owned multinational corporations during a quarter of a century ending in 2001. Over that same span of time, there was an increase of 4.7 million jobs outsourced to Americans by foreign-owned multinational corporations [and you won't find anything in the 'major' media on it]." -- Thomas Sowell
"Although the U.S. has lost some service jobs to India, total exports from U.S. companies to India have grown from $2.5 billion in 1990 to $4.1 billion in 2002. What goes around comes around, and also benefits Americans."-- Tom Friedman
"You know, I'm actually starting to feel bad about all those skilled 4th generation horse drawn carriage makers that were forced into unemployement for all eternity.  How did their children ever find jobs?" -- Masked Menace
"As one can plainly see from the following chart, unlike the data depicted by the Establishment Survey, the Household Survey shows an increase of 2.5 million jobs since Mr. Bush took office, and a 4.5 million rise from the January 2002 recession low." -- from Tech Central Station,HERE


"An economy hampered by restrictive tax rates will never produce enough revenues to balance our budget --  just as it will never produce enough jobs or profits." -- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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