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WASH POST: Clinton jobs promise fell flat as senator...

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In her presidential bid, Hillary Clinton has made job creation a centerpiece of her platform, casting herself as a pragmatist who would inspire “the biggest investment in new, good-paying jobs since World War II.’’

Her argument that she would put more Americans to work has focused on her time in the Senate, when she took on the mission of creating jobs in chronically depressed Upstate New York. As her husband, former president Bill Clinton, put it recently, she became the region’s “de facto economic development officer.”

But nearly eight years after Clinton’s Senate exit, there is little evidence that her economic development programs had a substantial impact on upstate employment. Despite Clinton’s efforts, upstate job growth stagnated overall during her tenure, with manufacturing jobs plunging nearly 25 percent, according to jobs data.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/worl...9d3384-58d2-11e6-831d-0324760ca856_story.html
 

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Empty promises.....that's what Hillary is ALL about!

She can Shuck and Jive with the best of them!
 

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Clinton is massively hated upstate. I live up here and have never seen a single Clinton sign. Not saying that proves it, but just in general from people that have talked about her since she took the position in her "adopted" home state.
 

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There seems to be some talk about how she and her buddy DWS are trying to get lucrative gubmint jobs for a bunch of High Dollar Contributors to the DNC. Of course, nobody really wants to talk about it very much.
 

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In her presidential bid, Hillary Clinton has made job creation a centerpiece of her platform, casting herself as a pragmatist who would inspire “the biggest investment in new, good-paying jobs since World War II.’’

Her argument that she would put more Americans to work has focused on her time in the Senate, when she took on the mission of creating jobs in chronically depressed Upstate New York. As her husband, former president Bill Clinton, put it recently, she became the region’s “de facto economic development officer.”

But nearly eight years after Clinton’s Senate exit, there is little evidence that her economic development programs had a substantial impact on upstate employment. Despite Clinton’s efforts, upstate job growth stagnated overall during her tenure, with manufacturing jobs plunging nearly 25 percent, according to jobs data.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/worl...9d3384-58d2-11e6-831d-0324760ca856_story.html

Think how much all of those jobs Trump that personally outsourced to China and Bangladesh would have benefitted the upstate New York area.
 

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In her presidential bid, Hillary Clinton has made job creation a centerpiece of her platform, casting herself as a pragmatist who would inspire “the biggest investment in new, good-paying jobs since World War II.’’

Her argument that she would put more Americans to work has focused on her time in the Senate, when she took on the mission of creating jobs in chronically depressed Upstate New York. As her husband, former president Bill Clinton, put it recently, she became the region’s “de facto economic development officer.”

But nearly eight years after Clinton’s Senate exit, there is little evidence that her economic development programs had a substantial impact on upstate employment. Despite Clinton’s efforts, upstate job growth stagnated overall during her tenure, with manufacturing jobs plunging nearly 25 percent, according to jobs data.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/worl...9d3384-58d2-11e6-831d-0324760ca856_story.html



dont even need to read the link.....it is a mickey post
 
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