Obviously, this isn't rocket science to most people, but it appears to prove extremely difficult material and just beyond the intellectual grasp of Ivy educated lawyers and economists. Yet, they keep telling us how much smarter they are than the rest of us.
Friday, April 30, 2010
Most U.S. voters favor a new government program designed to create jobs but still think ultimately tax cuts and decisions by private business leaders will do more good in terms of job creation.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters finds that 66% believe cutting taxes is a better way to create new jobs than increasing government spending. That’s up seven points from January.
Just 18% think increasing government spending is the better way to go. Another 16% are not sure.
Sixty-five percent (65%) say decisions made by U.S. business leaders to help their own businesses grow will do more to create jobs than decisions made by government officials. Twenty-five percent (25%) say decisions made by government officials to create jobs will do more.
Still, 69% of voters say it is at least somewhat important for the government to launch a new program designed to create jobs, with 50% who believe it is very important. Only 27% say such a program is not very or not at all important.
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