Friday, September 02, 2011

Obama-nomics: Half Full, Half Empty, or Just Half-Assed? - Yahoo! News

Obama-nomics: Half Full, Half Empty, or Just Half-Assed? - Yahoo! News: "Well – another day, another miserable US jobs report, another stock market retreat, and yet another Obama climb-down.

At least this time it was not induced by Speak Boehner’s shadow.

Spooked by the latest abysmal jobs numbers, the President suddenly decided to cave in to pressure from big business and withdrew the EPA’s proposed revisions in the outdated15-year old standards for ozone emissions.

These new standards were only going to take effect in 2015, anyway. But apparently Obama felt the need to show that could implement at least some kind of “jobs policy” -- any policy, no matter how uncertain its net benefits -- on his own, even at the risk of exposing thousands of asthmatic children to dangerous levels of ozone."

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