One of the more memorable slogans from former President Bill Clinton’s ‘92 campaign was "It’s the economy stupid." In a recent publishing of his in Newsweek, he outlines fourteen of his own recommendations for simple initiatives to get the economy moving along again. Many of them center around energy conservation as a way of saving both businesses and consumers utility money while helping the environment. Others focus on incentives to business like speedy approvals, loans and job-training for unskilled laborers. I personally found it interesting that in #9 he lauds the TARP bailouts and stimulus that “saved us from a second Great Depression” and being directly responsible for saving jobs and industry … the interesting part being that it was a Bush Administration strategy that was lambasted pretty hard at the time.
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