Unemployment: Finding Immediate Solution to a thorny national problem?
There’s more to the unemployment problem than many of our lawmakers are willing to accept. Now that the economy has tanked from the sluggishness in response from congress and probably the Whitehouse, some opportunistic presidential aspirants are using the unemployment issue as a political kick ball. Governor Perry, yes that Texas Cowboy, who was a lackluster student at Texas A & M, just labeled President Obama as a job killer, a stretch at best; as the private sector has been creating jobs in the economy, but not at the pace needed to catch up with a huge 9% and more, unemployment problem. Could you imagine a Republican governor or lawmaker lambasting President Obama as a job killer after what happened with the recent congressional debt ceiling debate?
2) What specific economic model, Keynesian or Monetarist, is more appealing to political party leaders? Sometimes, the issue of public policies cannot be defined by ideological affiliation or contemporary hologram, as party politics are often subscribed. The nation’s problems are multifaceted and a diverse knowledge area and background are needed to profess solutions to them. No matter how entrenched a lawmaker maybe in his or her party’s affiliation and ideology, it is probably advisable to identify with the issues that affect the every day lives of the electorate or voters, if the legislator wants to be returned back to office in the upcoming election.