The construction crews were hired thanks to a $3 million grant under President Obama's economic stimulus package - one of hundreds of projects across the nation that are creating millions of jobs.
Today's young people, the so-called "Lost Generation," is going to be just fine, says President Barack Obama-but only if the progressive reforms made in the past two years are defended from the Republicans-and expanded upon.
In their effort to win the Congress this year and the White House in 2012, the Republican Party and their tea party attack dogs are unashamedly promoting fear, racism, bigotry and red-baiting.
Republican Party Senate candidates pledged this past week to protect tax loopholes for companies that outsource jobs, according to new media reports.
"What I ask the Tea Party is, ‘Would you cut veterans' benefits, end Medicare, end Social Security?'”
Several House and Senate Republicans are complaining that GOP Minority Leader John Boehner fell for a trap laid by President Obama when he said last weekend that, given no other option, he would vote for extending middle class tax cuts even if it meant allowing the Bush tax cuts for the rich to expire.
House Minority Leader John Boehner says he'll vote for Obama's tax plan.
Three polls out yesterday, like the Gallup poll released a day earlier, show that the predicted Republican wave in the mid-term elections could be failing to materialize.
Based on the mobilization in New York alone, it appears likely that the One Nation rally in Washington D.C. on October 2nd could be an overwhelming success.
The president came out swinging in a major economic policy speech in Cleveland, Sept. 8, against Republican Party obstructionism.