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Why is Obama ONLY inviting liberal organizations and big money donors to his "job summit"?

I would think he would want the ones who actually make jobs there; I guess Obama plans on taxing our way into jobs. Facing rising unemployment rates and having seen uncertain results from the stimulus bill, President Obama is hosting a "jobs summit" at the White House Thursday that will be packed with business leaders and economists supportive of White House policies but lacks a diversity of opinion, several analysts say. Missing from a partial list of attendees released by the White House are the self-proclaimed voices of business - the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Federation of Independent Business - both of which have been critical of Mr. Obama's proposed health care overhaul. Confirmed attendees include liberal economists credited with shaping the $787 billion stimulus package, union leaders, environmental advocates and executives from Google and other blue-chip firms. My chief concern is that the list features no serious and prominent labor economist, which seems essential to offering a sound, long-run policy to put us on a path of lower unemployment," said John Coleman, an economics professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. Representatives from NFIB and the Chamber of Commerce said their organizations were not asked to attend, but representatives from some of the country's largest unions, Change to Win and the United Steelworkers, will participate. In an open letter to Mr. Obama on Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue outlined a series of proposals to stimulate job growth, including eliminating protectionist trade barriers, reducing the deficit and eliminating unnecessary regulation

Asked By: Nov-2010-Get here already! - 12/2/2009
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All info that has been coming out of the White House is "It's not about how to create jobs"!
Answered By: Freedom Wins - 12/2/2009
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Answered By: Peace through blinding force - 12/2/2009
 
For the same reason why Obama always runs from any serious debate like a crackhead runs from the cops.
Answered By: Cracker - 12/2/2009
 
Just another photo op...
Answered By: scredawg - 12/2/2009
 
Because that is what Obama does best.. sells his a s s to the highest bidder. Look out America.. here we go again!
Answered By: Debra H - 12/2/2009
 
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