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April 9, 2012 at 4:00 PM

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Mitt Romney likely GOP pick

Jobs report

The Times quoted former Gov. Mitt Romney as saying: “Millions of Americans are paying a high price for President Obama’s economic policies ...” [“Jobs report leaves Obama, Romney campaigns wary,” seattletimes.com.]

Sorry, Romney — you’re lying again.

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives refusal to even consider the complete Obama jobs bill, which, among other things, would have fostered the rehiring of policemen, firemen and teachers — plus start government projects to rebuild America’s crumbling infrastructure — is one of the main reasons that this nation is having such a lackluster recovery.

Economists across America proclaimed that Obama’s jobs bill would have made a real dent in those unemployment figures — and fired up our economic growth.

— Marvin Barrett Jr., Seattle


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