At least now most candidates will say that JOBS are the primary issue. Though most do not go the next step and observe that with jobs, the debt issue would become irrelevant.
We will continue with minimal growth (recession is such an overly defined technical term) until more people are hired. Companies (large and small) will not hire until they see growth in the economy. Hence there will be no new jobs especially since the Republican mantra includes “government jobs are bad.”
Who will create jobs when private employers choose not to?
What is the relationship between tax rates and job creation?
How can you support taxing workers (through furloughs, reduced benefits, etc.) and not taxing management?