Monday, March 17, 2014

Start asking questions

* Did you know that Republican Rep. Steve Stivers voted to end unemployment benefits for the longterm unemployed? Why is Stivers more interested in protecting bankers than his constituents? Someone needs to ask Stivers how many jobs he has brought back to his district since his election to Congress.


* If you need an example of how Ohio's economy has hurt small businesses, you only need to look at some of the businesses that close. Working class Ohioans are finding it difficult to make ends meet, and they certainly don't have money to buy extras.  Here are just two examples:

WKBN notes the closing of a company that started operating in 1974.

Akron Beacon Journal reports the shuttering of Thinker Toys in Akron.

Kasich says he has created jobs, but many of us do not see them. Where are the jobs?