I think we need a new president who’s going to create jobs in America and put Americans back to work.”In an evening appearance at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Sen.
John Edwards of North Carolina mocked the Bush administration’s economic report.
Bush’s quick visit to Missouri -- his 15th to a state considered a critical election battleground -- was the first of several events this week intended to underscore recent economic gains. The format of his visit to SRC Automotive -- one that he particularly likes -- involved several employees and local business owners sharing the stage with the president to discuss their perspectives on the economy, with Bush elaborating on their stories to emphasize particular aspects of his economic program.
Today, Bush is scheduled to meet with economic leaders at the White House.
His advisors acknowledge that international trade and foreign outsourcing have contributed to the job slump.
But the report argues that technological progress and rising productivity -- the ability to produce more goods with fewer workers -- have played a bigger role than the flight of production to China and other low-wage countries.
It asserts that the last recession actually began in late 2000, before the president took office, instead of March 2001, as certified by the official recession-dating panel of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Times staff writers Scott Martelle in Norfolk, Va., and Maria L.Lauren’s ex-boyfriend was Nathaniel Fujita, a star football player with a football scholarship to Trinity College.They had a tumultuous relationship with a pattern of breaking up and getting back together.While cyberbullying has finally become part of school curriculums, there’s a growing danger among teens that’s been on the rise in record numbers – dating and break up violence.
This Saturday, October 26 ( PM, ET/PT) Tracy Smith and 48 HOURS report on a special investigation into the rise of dating and breakup violence among adolescents in an episode entitled “Loved to Death.” This emotional episode shares the story of Lauren Astley, a popular teenager from Wayland, Mass., looking ahead to starting at Elon University in the fall.
For instance, it says the Bush tax cuts must be made permanent to have their full effect on the economy.