Quotations that match 'unemployment'.

Mr. Vice President, the most fiscally conservative thing this government has ever done, is to invest massively in the green part of the recovery. Because those green dollars are the hardest working dollars in the history of American politics. That same dollar that is being used to cut energy bills, is also cutting global warming gas emissions, is also cutting unemployment, is also cutting poverty, through retrofits it's also raising the value of homes, is also by cleaning the air, cutting asthma rates. Van Jones
[ Air Also American Asthma Because Being Bills Cleaning Conservative Cut Cutting Dollar Dollars Done Emissions Energy Ever Fiscally Gas Global Government Green Hardest History Homes Invest Massively Most Mr Part Politics Pover]
Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth. John Mellencamp
[ Care Depression Fault First Future Great Our Since Time Truth Unemployment Whose]
I mean, the reality is unemployment today - over 14 million Americans are unemployed. That's exactly what it was a year ago. I mean, this - the American people know we can't borrow and spend and bail our way back to a growing economy. Mike Pence
[ Ago American Americans Back Bail Borrow Economy Exactly Growing Know Mean Million Our Over Reality Spend Today Unemployed Unemployment Way Year]
When a great many people are unable to find work, unemployment results. Calvin Coolidge
[ Find Great Many Results Unable Unemployment Work]
I would say to my colleague that the misery index, inflation and unemployment, when added together is the lowest it has been in the last series of Presidents, even going back to Jimmy Carter. So I think the Bush administration is doing a good job. Cliff Stearns
[ Added Administration Back Been Bush Carter Colleague Doing Even Going Good Index Inflation Jimmy Job Last Lowest Misery Presidents Say Series Think Together Unemployment Would]
There's no unemployment in squatter cities. Everyone works. One-sixth of humanity is there. It's soon going to be more than that. Stewart Brand
[ Cities Everyone Going Humanity More Soon Than Unemployment Works]
Larger deficits are necessary and proper means to mitigate unemployment as the far greater evil in terms of human welfare. William Vickrey
[ Deficits Evil Far Greater Human Larger Means Mitigate Necessary Proper Terms Unemployment Welfare]
More broadly, we are going to have to examine the safety net programs to make sure they are poised to catch the families before they fall even more, especially in the areas of unemployment benefits, child care assistance, and foster care. Richard Neal
[ Areas Assistance Before Benefits Broadly Care Catch Child Especially Even Examine Fall Families Foster Going Make More Net Poised Programs Safety Sure Unemployment]
I have just explained my idea of how a constructive period of reflection, one that would send a clear message to the citizens of Europe: You should now what our priorities are. For Germany this means: Unemployment is one of one of our biggest problems. Angela Merkel
[ Biggest Citizens Clear Constructive Europe Explained Germany How Idea Just Means Message Now Our Period Priorities Problems Reflection Send Should Unemployment Would]
Any degree of unemployment worries me. Gerhard Schroder
[ Any Degree Unemployment Worries]
In the middle of a recession, where we're just climbing out of it, where the economy -unemployment is still at 9.7 percent, the idea of raising taxes and reducing spending is a prescription for disaster. Joe Biden
[ Climbing Disaster Economy Idea Just Middle Out Percent Prescription Raising Recession Reducing Spending Still Taxes Where]
If you increase taxes now on - at any level, it's going to make it harder to create jobs And we've lost 2 1/2 million jobs since the stimulus package passed. We're at 9.6 unemployment. So I don't think we tax too little, I think we spend too much. Lindsey Graham
[ Any Create Going Harder Increase Jobs Level Little Lost Make Million Much Now Package Passed Since Spend Stimulus Tax Taxes Think Too Unemployment]
It has to be because unemployment problems in northwest Indiana are similar to those in southeast Chicago. Richard M. Daley
[ Because Chicago Indiana Northwest Problems Similar Southeast Those Unemployment]
My father was a civil servant, fairly sort of middle ranking, low to middle ranking. He worked almost entirely in what was then called Administrative Labour, dealing with employment and unemployment issues. John Hume
[ Administrative Almost Called Civil Dealing Employment Entirely Fairly Father Issues Labour Low Middle Ranking Servant Sort Then Unemployment Worked]
I think it's hard to know. Feeling fulfilled, because actors face periods of unemployment, there is nothing worse than being at the top of your game; you have so much to give but do not have the platform to do this. Michael York
[ Actors Because Being Face Feeling Fulfilled Game Give Hard Know Much Nothing Periods Platform Than Think Top Unemployment Worse Your]
For me, unemployment and poverty in the Greater Montreal area is not mainly a problem of structure, or design, or statistics. It is a profoundly human situation. Kim Campbell
[ Area Design Greater Human Mainly Montreal Poverty Problem Profoundly Situation Statistics Structure Unemployment]
We are a people trying not only to solve the problems of the present: unemployment, inflation... but we are attempting on a larger scale to fulfill the promise of America. Barbara Jordan
[ America Attempting Fulfill Inflation Larger Only Present Problems Promise Scale Solve Trying Unemployment]
My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children. We were very poor. And when you ask how did we support ourselves, the only funding that we had was unemployment payments. John Hume
[ Ask Children Did Eldest Father Funding Had How Only Ourselves Payments Poor Seven Support Unemployed Unemployment Very Were]
The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent instability of the private economy. Milton Friedman
[ Any Depression Economy Government Great Inherent Instability Mismanagement Most Other Periods Private Produced Rather Severe Than Unemployment]
All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted - the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires - virtually none. Anthony Weiner
[ Adds Billionaires Class Created Cut Cuts Economic Estate Exactly Extension Growth How Insurance Jobs Middle Millionaires Much New None Predictions Tax Things Those Unemployment Virtually Wanted Will Would Zero]
As legal slavery passed, we entered into a permanent period of unemployment and underemployment from which we have yet to emerge. Julian Bond
[ Emerge Entered Into Legal Passed Period Permanent Slavery Unemployment Which Yet]
Since 1957, black people have experienced double-digit unemployment - in good times and bad times. Look at the population of African Americans in prison. They represent more than half the population of prisoners in the country, 55 percent of those on death row. Danny Glover
[ African Americans Bad Black Country Death Double-Digit Experienced Good Half Look More Percent Population Prison Prisoners Represent Row Since Than Those Times Unemployment]
With a strong domestic economy, low national unemployment at 5 percent, and increasing retail sales, the picture should look rosy. But one look at the trade deficit changes all of that. Jo Ann Emerson
[ Changes Deficit Domestic Economy Increasing Look Low National Percent Picture Retail Rosy Sales Should Strong Trade Unemployment]
Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed. Edward Heath
[ Importance Particularly Unemployed Unemployment Vital]
Unemployment is due to the large import of goods from Britain and other countries. The Government haven't used the powers which they have for the benefit of the country. Eamon de Valera
[ Benefit Britain Countries Country Due Goods Government Haven Import Large Other Powers Unemployment Used Which]
And if you like 14.4 percent unemployment, if you like the fact that 70 percent of home mortgages in Nevada are underwater, then stay the course. Vote for Harry Reid. John Cornyn
[ Course Fact Harry Home Nevada Percent Reid Stay Then Underwater Unemployment Vote]
Hundreds of millions of human beings on our planet increasingly suffer from unemployment, poverty, hunger, and the destruction of their families. Hans Kung
[ Beings Destruction Families Human Hundreds Hunger Increasingly Millions Our Planet Poverty Suffer Their Unemployment]
Because what happens is, as the economy suffers, tax revenues go down. But unlike businesses, where at least your variable costs go down, in government your variable costs go up: unemployment insurance, workmen's compensation, health care benefits, welfare, you name it. Meg Whitman
[ Because Benefits Businesses Care Compensation Costs Down Economy Go Government Happens Health Insurance Least Name Revenues Suffers Tax Unemployment Unlike Up Variable Welfare Where Workmen Your]
This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent. Marsha Blackburn
[ America Created Economy Expecting First Growth Higher Jobs Low Majority Millions New Percent Quarter Somewhere Than Those Tremendously Unemployment Ways Working]
People were so keen to get investment. In those days, there was quite significant unemployment in Northern Ireland, and that had been the general pattern in Northern Ireland for many, many years. John Hume
[ Been Days General Get Had Investment Ireland Keen Many Northern Pattern Quite Significant Those Unemployment Were Years]
In the 1930s one was aware of two great evils - mass unemployment and the threat of war. James Meade
[ Aware Evils Great Mass Threat Two Unemployment War]
It is a fact that, if I single out Germany, our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment. Angela Merkel
[ Fact Germany Growth High Low Our Out Rate Single Too Unemployment Very]
Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders. Ronald Reagan
[ Insurance Unemployment Vacation]
We don't have a major problem right now in our country, and life is normal. Things like unemployment, which the youth are suffering from, and the rate of inflation - these are chronic conditions and we have to solve them. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Chronic Conditions Country Inflation Life Major Normal Now Our Problem Rate Right Solve Suffering Them These Things Unemployment Which Youth]
They keep extending these unemployment benefits to the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job, because the job doesn't pay as much as the unemployment benefit does. Sharron Angle
[ Afraid Because Benefit Benefits Does Extending Get Go Job Keep Much Out Pay Point These Unemployment Where]
Our tax policies, the tax relief and reform we passed in 2003 and 2005, helped get government out of the way of America's entrepreneurs, and our unemployment rate is now lower than it was in the 1970s, the 1980s, and the 1990s. Marsha Blackburn
[ America Entrepreneurs Get Government Helped Lower Now Our Out Passed Policies Rate Reform Relief Tax Than Unemployment Way]
Currently a level of unemployment of 7 percent or more seems to be required to keep inflation from accelerating, a level quite unacceptable as a permanent situation. William Vickrey
[ Accelerating Currently Inflation Keep Level More Percent Permanent Quite Required Seems Situation Unacceptable Unemployment]
We've set aside tens of millions of acres of those northwestern forests for perpetuity. The unemployment rate has gone not up, but down. The economy has gone up. Bruce Babbitt
[ Acres Aside Down Economy Forests Gone Millions Northwestern Perpetuity Rate Set Tens Those Unemployment Up]
The tax relief package enacted in 2001 was central to pulling the economy out of the post 9-11 recession. It's the reason we've got low unemployment and have created more than two million jobs in the last year. J. D. Hayworth
[ Central Created Economy Enacted Got Jobs Last Low Million More Out Package Post Pulling Reason Recession Relief Tax Than Two Unemployment Year]
You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job, but it doesn't pay as much. And so, that's what's happened to us is that we have put in so much entitlement into our government, that we really have spoiled our citizenry and said you don't want the jobs that are available. Sharron Angle
[ Available Citizenry Down Entitlement Getting Going Government Happened Honest Into Job Jobs Make Money More Much Our Pay Put Really Said Spoiled Than Those Unemployment Us Want]
When more and more people are thrown out of work, unemployment results. Calvin Coolidge Work
[ More Out Results Thrown Unemployment Work]
Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security. J. D. Hayworth
[ American Businesses Clear Economic Families Growth Helping Hire Indicators Job Low New Numbers Policies Providing Relief Republican Security Tax Unemployment While Workers]
It is sensible to have a safeguard against unemployment. Glynis Johns
[ Against Safeguard Sensible Unemployment]
Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress. Kim Campbell
[ Because Despite Go High Jobs Lack Largely Many Needed Our Progress Rate Result Skills Technological Today Unemployed Unemployment]
The shock of unemployment becomes a pathology in its own right. Robert Farrar Capon
[ Becomes Own Pathology Right Shock Unemployment]
The internal conditions in Iran are worsening in all aspects. Poverty and unemployment are becoming more severe, despite the fact that Iran has turned into a developed and industrialized country. Moshe Katsav
[ Aspects Becoming Conditions Country Despite Developed Fact Industrialized Internal Into Iran More Poverty Severe Turned Unemployment]
My job was to teach the whole corpus of economic theory, but there were two subjects in which I was especially interested, namely, the economics of mass unemployment and international economics. James Meade
[ Corpus Economic Economics Especially Interested International Job Mass Namely Subjects Teach Theory Two Unemployment Were Which Whole]
People aren't stupid. I mean, people remember in 1990, the unemployment rate was 10 percent. Now it's 4 _ percent. We've got 1/4 million jobs that we've created. Bill Weld
[ Created Got Jobs Mean Million Now Percent Rate Remember Stupid Unemployment]
Working lives are for the state to influence. Unemployment makes people unhappy. So does instability. Polly Toynbee
[ Does Influence Instability Lives Makes State Unemployment Unhappy Working]
Certainly, the poverty, the discrimination, the episodic unemployment could not but strike an inquiring youngster: why did these exist, and what could we do about them. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Certainly Could Did Discrimination Episodic Exist Inquiring Poverty Strike Them These Unemployment Why Youngster]
If unemployment could be brought down to say 2 percent at the cost of an assured steady rate of inflation of 10 percent per year, or even 20 percent, this would be a good bargain. William Vickrey
[ Assured Bargain Brought Cost Could Down Even Good Inflation Per Percent Rate Say Steady Unemployment Would Year]
I'm a political scientist and I study these things, and I know that economic problems, with the rising unemployment and inflation and low productivity and so forth, were a factor in that election, in that defeat of President Carter. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Carter Defeat Economic Election Factor Forth Inflation Know Low Political President Problems Productivity Rising Scientist Study These Things Unemployment Were]
People told me, when I was coming through the ranks, that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with the period of unemployment as well as they deal with the period of employment. Claudia Black
[ Actor Coming Deal Deals Employment Great Mark Period Ranks Through Told Unemployment Well]
Jobs are disappearing from every sector of the economy, from engineering to health care workers, forcing hundreds of thousands of families into unemployment and low-paying jobs. Jerry Costello
[ Care Disappearing Economy Engineering Every Families Forcing Health Hundreds Into Jobs Sector Thousands Unemployment Workers]
If you've got unemployment, low pay, that was just too bad. But that was the system. That was the sort of economy and philosophy against which I was fighting in the 1930s. Barbara Castle
[ Against Bad Economy Fighting Got Just Low Pay Philosophy Sort System Too Unemployment Which]
The automatic stabilizer is unemployment insurance, food stamps, additional coverage of Medicaid. Franklin Raines
[ Additional Automatic Coverage Food Insurance Medicaid Stamps Unemployment]
Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate. Alexis Herman
[ African Americans Any Anyone Breach College Degree Enormously First Good Graduate Particularly Potential Rate Really These Times Today Unemployment]
In my right-wing politics of the time, I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed. Luke Ford
[ Fault Held Politics Right-Wing Time Unemployed Unemployment Usually]
I had to think ahead. How much would I really enjoy committing five or seven years to working on this? When you're an unemployed actor offered a TV pilot, no matter who you are you're tempted by the good hunk of change to be made. It keeps you out of the unemployment line. Gerald McRaney
[ Actor Ahead Change Committing Enjoy Five Good Had How Hunk Keeps Line Made Matter Much Offered Out Pilot Really Seven Tempted Think Tv Unemployed Unemployment Working Would Years]
The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites. William Weld
[ Blacks High Rate Still Twice Unemployment Whites]
It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death. Elijah Cummings
[ American Beyond Black Carry Citizens Civil Death Democratic Failings Journey Rights Risked These Unemployment Violence Workers]
I define genuine full employment as a situation where there are at least as many job openings as there are persons seeking employment, probably calling for a rate of unemployment, as currently measured, of between 1 and 2 percent. William Vickrey
[ Between Calling Currently Define Employment Full Genuine Job Least Many Measured Openings Percent Persons Probably Rate Seeking Situation Unemployment Where]
Recent economic data shows that our economy is robust, growing and headed in the right direction. The numbers don't lie. Americans are currently enjoying falling gas prices, low unemployment, increased job creation, and a stock market that has reached an all-time high. J. D. Hayworth
[ All-Time Americans Creation Currently Data Direction Economic Economy Enjoying Falling Gas Growing Headed High Increased Job Lie Low Market Numbers Our Prices Reached Recent Right Robust Shows Stock Unemployment]
We have weapons of mass destruction we have to address here at home. Poverty is a weapon of mass destruction. Homelessness is a weapon of mass destruction. Unemployment is a weapon of mass destruction. Dennis Kucinich
[ Address Destruction Here Home Homelessness Mass Poverty Unemployment Weapon Weapons]
I did go through a period where I was on unemployment. That was my low point: Martha Quinn on line at unemployment, hoping nobody will recognize her. Martha Quinn
[ Did Go Her Hoping Line Low Martha Nobody Period Point Quinn Recognize Through Unemployment Where Will]
Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation. Larry Elder
[ Allows Benefits Causes Companies Consumers Cost Costs Creation Economic Expansion Globalization Goods Increases Job Lower Manufacturing Outsourcing Productivity Reduce Reduces Services Unemployment]
Well, our economy is very strong and growing. We have created 5.4 million new jobs in the last 3 years. Our unemployment rate is better than the average unemployment rate of the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Ric Keller
[ Average Better Created Economy Growing Jobs Last Million New Our Rate Strong Than Unemployment Very Well Years]
Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden. Orson Scott Card Work
[ Capitalism Garden Getting Plant Unemployment Way]
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results. Calvin Coolidge
[ Find Large Men Numbers Results Unable Unemployment Work]
Since 1994, unemployment rates are lower. Median household income is higher. A greater percentage of Americans are graduating from college. Home ownership rates are higher. And the violent crime rate has decreased. Cliff Stearns
[ Americans College Crime Decreased Graduating Greater Higher Home Household Income Lower Median Ownership Percentage Rate Rates Since Unemployment Violent]
Enterprise Washington is economic development in areas of high unemployment around the state of Washington. Mike Lowry
[ Areas Around Development Economic Enterprise High State Unemployment Washington]