Day: September 7, 2011

The Upcoming Jobs Speech

President Obama is going to address a joint session of Congress on Thursday evening to lay out his “new” jobs initiative. Given his approval ratings in recent polls and the skepticism that will greet him from the Republican side of the aisle, he’s got an uphill climb—a steep uphill climb—in convincing anyone of the efficacy of any of his proposed policies. That’s understandable. Based on what he already has said in advance, there’s not going to be anything new in… Read more »