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Who are these "Job Creators," Anyway? -The Middle Ground

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"Job Creators" is one of those phrases that everyone uses these days. Yet no one agrees on what it means. Can the government create jobs? Should it? And what about the wealthy with all those tax incentives? Join us for our CALL-IN HOUR on the topic!

Eric Byler recently posted to our Facebook page: A few months ago, political advertisements and political-advertisements-disguised-as-news both spent a lot of money focusing on these 6 words: "the private sector is doing fine." Since then, economists have taken a closer look. Private sector growth in post-recession America is at 3%, which is above our 25 year average. Meanwhile, cuts in public spending have led to -2.88% per quarter growth over the last two years, pushing our economy the other way. Was this the intent of the "Debt Ceiling Hostage Crisis" and other such narratives emerging since President Obama has taken office? [MORE]

Presented by Coffee Party USA, "The Middle Ground" covers a variety of topics on both the left and right sides of the political spectrum Co-hosted by award-winning filmmaker Eric Byler and political author Michael Charney, the show airs every Tuesday 8-9 PM EST/5-6 PM PST.