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Hillary Calls for “Looser Regulations” to Help Create More Jobs—In Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya

posted at 10:49 am on September 29, 2012 by

Via CNS News:

( – Speaking to a group of foreign ministers from Arab nations at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on Friday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed support for loosening regulations, particularly on small businesses, because “too many people still can’t find jobs”–in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya.

“In Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, people rose up against their dictators because they were fed up with governments that served the interests of a few at the expense of everyone else,” said Clinton. “But economic and social challenges did not disappear with the dictators. Too many people still can’t find jobs, and young and growing populations crave a sense of opportunity and self-determination.

“On the economic front, we are zeroing in on small and medium-sized enterprises because they are the growth engines in any economy,” Clinton said. “They create the bulk of new jobs and they spread wealth more broadly through more communities. And when people have the opportunity to unleash their talents and create something of their own, they are more invested in their communities, their countries, and their new democracies.

“So the OECD is helping emerging democracies find ways they can loosen regulations and make it easier to start or expand a small business,” she said.  (all emphasis mine)

How are those tight regulations working out here at home Mrs. Clinton?  She really should be more careful about projecting what real economic reforms might mean to nations hungry for jobs, since this is not the progressive ObamaModel that has suppressed job creation at home.

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the progressive ObamaModel that has suppressed job creation at home.

We make a huge mistake when we even begin to think that this is not a purposeful policy.

Taking America down a otch or too is bound to break some eggs, and BHO and his cohort are all too happy to be the “change”.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on September 29, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Addendum: Special thanks to the great work of Terence P. Jeffrey @CNS, (who did all the hard work).

Rovin on September 29, 2012 at 11:13 AM

What next? Offering a couple billion to Brazil so they can drill offshore??

EastofEden on September 29, 2012 at 11:27 AM

It takes a village idiot.

onomo on September 29, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Hmmm..maybe that there “loosening gummint regulation” economic stuff only works in countries with “freedom of expression,” like Tunisia and Egypt and such. If it worked here in the USA, Obama would’ve tried it by now. Y’know, to spur the economy and all.

DublOh7 on September 29, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Well it appears huma has the ear of dear hill again to help out her kins mb in these rop type countries?

Just keep it up hill, you are doing a great job seeing to it you do not get elected in 2016 if you decide to run?

What an old anti-American gas bag hill is!

letget on September 29, 2012 at 12:17 PM

how does it feel to have the blood of americans on your sweaty paws?

oh yeah. don’t care. best to focus on unemployment in genocidal dictatorships around the world.

and it’s not even that- american aid goes to feed tyrants . period. no matter what they say the aid is for.

mittens on September 29, 2012 at 6:40 PM

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