The Transylvania Times -

For Jobs, Vote Edney

 


The candidates forum this past month was a wonderful opportunity to gain insight into how candidates think about governance and economic prosperity in our county. It was therefore revealing to hear one candidate for county commissioner state quite forcefully “government does not create jobs.”

Such a statement reveals ignorance of the role government has played in our country as the employer of last resort, such as during the Great Depression, or as the lender of last resort in saving great American corporations and the jobs they provide, such as General Motors or Chrysler, as in the...



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