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Saturday, May 15, 2010

 

Billboard says: 'Dear Mr. President, I need a freakin job

Buffalo billboard to President Obama: 'Dear Mr. President, I need a freakin job. Period'

Rosemary Black
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

 

Friday, May 14th 2010, 2:57 PM

 

A billboard in Buffalo had some straight talk for President Obama during his visit to the city.
INAFJ.org

A billboard in Buffalo had some straight talk for President Obama during his visit to the city.

A Buffalo billboard displayed a succinct message when President Obama visited the economically distressed city Thursday, according to reports. The billboard read "Dear Mr. President, I need a freakin job. Period." 

The president was scheduled to stop in Buffalo - a city that had fallen on hard times long before the recent recession - as part of his "Main Street" economic tour."

The billboard was part of a media campaign known as the INAFJ Project, organized by a local businessman who saw his own small business go under 15 months ago.

"We employed 25 people and it was the most heartbreaking situation I've been through in my life" Jeff Baker told CBS News. The ad – and a video posted on YouTube - features college students.

Baker told the Buffalo News that the banks had refused to work with him and his brother Scott, according to the Washington Examiner. The men rented the billboard space for $5,500 a month ago, before they knew that the president would be visiting their town.

The INAFJ website says: "See here's the thing, Nothing matters if people and families aren't working. We need to make some noise."

In the Buffalo/Niagara area of the state, household income had dropped 4 percent between 2000 and 2008, before the economy collapsed, reports the Washington Examiner. Nationwide, while 297,000 jobs were created in April, the unemployment rate's still 9.9 percent, according to CBS News. 

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/2010/05/14/2010-05-14_buffalo_billboard_to_president_obama_dear_mr_president_i_need_a_freakin_job_peri.html#ixzz0nzvVhzDH


Comments:
If this regime promoted innovation, research, development in the private sector by lowering taxes then there would be private sector tax paying jobs. The government can not create money itself it can only collect money through taxation which should be kept in mind when the current regime talks about jobs creation through the use of government monies.
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