[av_one_full first min_height='' vertical_alignment='' space='' custom_margin='' margin='0px' padding='0px' border='' border_color='' radius='0px' background_color='' src='' background_position='top left' background_repeat='no-repeat' animation='' mobile_display=''] [av_textblock size='' font_color='' color=''] Last weekend, my Reimagineamerica blog editor sent me an email suggesting that a good topic for the near future would be to try to define patriotism in our current time. I printed out
Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Donald Trump are all campaigning on a promise to produce jobs – lots of jobs. But none of them have explained how they are going to do it. Maybe we should elect ABC News' David Muir? Unlike all the leading Presidential candidates, he understands that a dynamic economy is a balance of consumption and production!
The more goods and services Americans buy from fellow Americans the faster the economy grows. This domestically fueled growth makes our economy less vulnerable to international economic pressures.
Can you imagine conducting a performance review in an auditorium full of the employee's peers? Neither can I - but that is the net effect the Fair Pay Act would have.
The American middle class is shrinking faster than the polar ice caps. The question is are we going to concede defeat or are we going to ignite a 21st century American economy that provides stability and prosperity for everyone willing to work for it.