[Marxism] LA TIMES: Obama pledges to create jobs via public works

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Dec 7 10:31:20 MST 2008

>Obama did not offer many details or a cost estimate. "It's going to 
>be big," said Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. "I have no doubt 
>that it's going to be substantial. [Obama] didn't blink an eye when 
>we talked about $136 billion."

Maybe I am just a knee-jerk enemy of bourgeois politicians, but 136 
billion dollars seems like a joke in comparison to the Wall Street 
bailouts. Obama should get the fuck out of Iraq and Afghanistan to 
start with and use that money for a real public works program. 

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