"When businesspeople take credit for creating jobs, it is like squirrels taking credit for creating evolution. In fact, it’s the other way around."(H/T: To Try a New Sword on a Chance Wayfarer)
"It is unquestionably true that without entrepreneurs and investors, you can’t have a dynamic and growing capitalist economy. But it’s equally true that without consumers, you can’t have entrepreneurs and investors. And the more we have happy customers with lots of disposable income, the better our businesses will do."
"That’s why our current policies are so upside down. When the American middle class defends a tax system in which the lion’s share of benefits accrues to the richest, all in the name of job creation, all that happens is that the rich get richer."
"And that’s what has been happening in the U.S. for the last 30 years."
-- Nick Hanauer
Who Really Creates Jobs?
Posted Friday, December 09, 2011