Obama Labor Sec. Solis as “Clueless” about jobs as he is
But, she blames Texas’ job growth on the fact that it is a Right to Work state. From Investor.com’s Ralph R. Reiland:
A Labor Chief As Clueless As The President
On Aug. 31, with job creation grinding to a complete halt, U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis was asked this question: “Why do you think there have been so many jobs created in the last decade in Texas?”
She laughed and said, “Come again.”
The questioner rephrased his query, adding a citation: “The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas estimates about half of the jobs created in the U.S. in the last decade have been created in Texas. Why do you think that is?”
Replied Solis, “I haven’t done a lot of research in terms of the economic growth in Texas.” “Um, it’s a right-to-work state, I know that,” continued Solis, sounding more like a struggling student than a U.S. labor secretary.
It appears that Labor Secretary Solis had no interest in looking at how a state with 8% of the nation’s population had created nearly half of the nation’s new jobs over the past 10 years.
That interchange occurred on the final day of a month in which the United States experienced zero net job growth — the first time that’s happened in the U.S. since 1945.
Solis concluded by saying she was invited to Texas some time back by “advocates” and “stakeholder groups” and held a “summit” in which they talked about things like “wage theft.”
Some might consider ‘wage theft’ the massive unemployment, zero job growth, and the obligating American teens and toddlers to pay for Obama’s failed ‘job stimulus’ as ‘wage theft.’