Tag Archive for Economy

President Obama’s First Weekly Address

In his first weekly address since being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, President Barack Obama discusses how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan will jump-start the economy. “This is not just a short-term program to boost employment,” he said. “It’s one that will invest in our most important priorities like…

WDYT: What’s the State of the State?

Later today, Arnold the Governator will be giving his “State of the State” address. It’s expected to be mostly on the state budget crisis. As the budget crisis worsens, more & more Californians are wondering if the state will survive the latest fiscal catastrophe. So what can we do to get out of it? Our…

Obama Weekly Address: Turning around unemployment

The high unemployment numbers released this week rattled the country, as anxiety about the deepening recession hit home to more and more American families. President-elect Obama’s Weekly Address responds with an urgent call for immediate and dramatic action to get our economy working again. The President-elect’s proposed plan won’t just create jobs—it will also provide…

Obama’s New Year’s Address

In this week’s weekly address, President-elect Barack Obama lays out the challenges that face us in the new year, and his plan for taking them on. “We need an American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan that not only creates jobs in the short-term but spurs economic growth and competitiveness in the long-term,” he says. “And this…

So this is Christmas. What have you done?

On this cold and rainy Christmas day I am reminded of John Lennon’s reflective ode, beginning, “So this is Christmas. What have you done?” In these most challenging of times, I think that all of us should ask ourselves, “What have we done?” I am a bit down this Christmas because everywhere I look, I…

WDYT: Bullet Train to Sin City?

Can you imagine a train that can take you from Anaheim to Las Vegas in under 90 minutes? Believe it or not, there’s a plan to make it happen. In fact, Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons (R) will soon come to Sacramento to discuss with Arnold the Governator on how to make it happen. Both Governors…