What is/are the most important priorities for long term strength for the US?
My view is economic strength is and will continue to be the most important strength for a country. While national defense is important, it is a protective force. Growth through colonization is long over.
1. Infrastructure - economic activity requires infrastructure. Our roads, bridges, electricity, and internet systems (to name a few) are old, vulnerable, and lagging competitors like China.
2. Education. The global economy is a knowledge economy. Think of every child as a lottery ticket. Who knows who the next Jobs or Zuckerberg will be? No child should be thrown away, ever.
by Cassie Smith 6 years ago
I can't wait for the Obama Administration to spin this one. Did they say something about the economy recovering?
by Ralph Schwartz 17 hours ago
Davos just declared that America is great again. The World Economic Forum, which hosts the annual conference of global elites in Switzerland, said on Tuesday that the United States is the most competitive economy in the world.The U.S. has not held the number one spot since 2008, when the...
by uncorrectedvision 6 years ago
It should be obvious to the objective that the programs pursued by Barack Obama have failed. Unemployment grinds on at over 9% , even as the ranks of the hard core unemployed, no longer counted in that figure, grow and the pool of jobs continues to contract.The infrastructure repairs and...
by justplainmad 8 years ago
Nah, you missed it. The sky fell long time ago...you just want to blame it on Obama.
by Cagsil 7 years ago
Hey Americans,Just curious what you think. Is it time for America to close it's borders, shutdown economic aid around the world, build it's infrastructure, such as more stable housing complex, more structure railing(traveling system), cut off imports to extreme necessary items, re-vamp the...
by Steven Dison 5 years ago
Should there be more cuts to budget in the short term, even with the threat of austerity looming?
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