Essay Causes Associated with the Unemployment Problems in the US

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Dan Walker, a married father of three living in a small town of Michigan has been unemployed for about 8 months. With the holidays coming up he needs the money to support his family, but he can’t find a job. The unemployment rate is getting out of control. The bad part is no one is doing anything about it! The country is going through rough times as it is the last thing that these people need is losing or not having a job. It’s pretty bad when people who graduated college and got their diploma can’t find or lose their jobs. “Ylan Q. Mui and Amrita Jayakumar, September 06, 2013” Nearly 90 million people are now considered out of the labor force, up 1.7 million from August 2012. The unemployment is getting worse and the government needs to…show more content…
What this is doing is just giving people more time to find jobs. That sounds good but it is not. Now all the tax payers are just paying more money longer. It’s not fair for the people to pay for the other people to live. Make jobs not excuses! Back in the great depression president Franklin D. Roosevelt toke this country out of the worst depression in U.S. history. What he did was create jobs for the people. Why can’t our president do that now? Making public work projects like creating buildings, ships, and dams will create jobs for a lot. Building and opening new schools, restaurants, and shops will give work to tons of people. Why can’t our president do that? Instead he is extending the jobless benefit.
The other huge problem bringing down this country is the national debt, and the excessive spending the government is doing. President Obama and his partners are just spending money on a whole bunch of useless goods! What good is that doing for this country other than raising the national debt to something insane that can’t be paid back? What will he do if china or other suppliers say “we aren’t doing anything with you until you pay us back.”? “Jeffery H. Anderson 7-19-2011” It’s hard to conceptualize sums as vast as $2,400,000,000,000.00 in newly borrowed money, new deficit spending, and new debt. 2.4 trillion, why is that much money being borrowed? That’s funny because none of that money is going to problems like unemployment. What needs to be done is Obama and his
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