A Jobs Plan that Will Work
Recorded on January 29, 2009
Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium
As the size and scope of President Barack Obama's economic
stimulus package grows, so do questions regarding effectiveness and
efficiency of such a massive plan. If the $850 billion package as
currently conceived becomes law, there is a strong chance the
current economic recession will persist. However, Americans do not
have to be saddled with an ineffective stimulus package.
Join us as Senator Jim DeMint discusses a second way forward - a
jobs plan that will work. First, protect the fragile economy from
massive tax hikes poised to hammer the American economy in 2011.
Second, dramatically lower the marginal tax rates on
individuals, small businesses and corporations. The economy has
always benefited from aggressive tax cuts - Kennedy in 1963, Reagan
in 1981 and Bush in 2001 and 2003. The American people cannot
afford to repeat the failures of FDR's New Deal.
Senator DeMInt has spent most of his career as a small business
owner and he understands how jobs are created. He is also the
chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, a caucus of Senate