If you need any further evidence of the stark ideological divide that separates progressives from conservatives, you can find it by contrasting President Barack Obama’s speech on the economy with the response of the House Republicans.
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In the progressive view, rebuilding a broken economy requires productivity-enhancing investment in manufacturing, innovation, infrastructure and education. In his speech, the president called for federal action in all four areas.
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Short on vision, the House Republican plan is short on specifics, too. It proposes “3 ways to immediately grow jobs and strengthen the middle class”— approve the Keystone pipeline, pass the SKILLS Act to reform job training, and expand offshore domestic energy production.
The republican plan is STUPID, STUPID, STUPID!
The Keystone Pipeline alone is incredibly stupid. It will create some short term jobs, but it also increases fuel prices IN the United States, increases pollution and chances of a major environmental disaster, the likes of which we've never seen, and only help people who personally have money invested in the project... like John Boehner!!!
Keystone Pipeline Is A Clear LOSER, So It Would Be STUPID To Build It