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He Was Not Trying to be Funny

    This is another Blog Posting from the past. To be a bit more precise, it was written in 2009 shortly after the Stimulus Package had been enacted and was in the early stages of implementation.

    We all were worried about Great Recession and what it had done to us, was doing to us and what we feared it was going to do to us.

    The Fruited Plain in our Good Ole USofA was drooping badly.    
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    Here is my 2009 Blog Posting...

    I was listening to the news on my car radio a few days ago and the News Sayer wanted me to worry about the Dire Economic Situation we find ourselves in.

    Specifically, the News Sayer was reporting on the jobless rate and what the Stimulus Package Money was going to do about it.

    He said that money was going to be put into job creation and one of the quickest ways to have a beneficial effect on the jobless rate was to create Government Sector Jobs.

    I guess I understand that but the way he put it was interesting. This is a quote...

    "Government jobs will have a more immediate effect on the unemployment rolls because there is little job training required."

    I thought, They Don't Train Government Sector Employees?

    Is that a surprise to you? The Smartfella is not trying to be a Wise Guy when he says, It Was Not A Surprise To Him.

    Would I kid u?
    Smartfella


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