(Houston Chronicle Op/Ed) Ted Cruz: A true agenda for jobs would limit government

September 15, 2011

Earlier this month – nearly three years into his presidency – President Obama proposed his long awaited “jobs agenda.” Unfortunately, it consisted of yet another rehash of the same big-government stimulus programs that have consistently failed to generate jobs.

Government doesn’t create jobs. The private sector – entrepreneurs risking capital to meet a demonstrated need – creates jobs. But government can kill jobs.

And the Obama administration has waged an unrelenting war on jobs, perhaps not deliberately, but out of an ideological zealotry and dedication to big government and central control of the economy.

America Needs Jobs

September 12, 2011

A Growth and Jobs Agenda

September 7, 2011

By Ted Cruz

Originally posted on National Review Online

This week—nearly three years into his presidency—President Obama will propose his long awaited “jobs agenda.” Unfortunately, it will likely consist of yet another re-hash of the same big-government “stimulus” programs that have consistently failed to generate jobs.

Government doesn’t create jobs. The private sector—entrepreneurs risking capital to meet a demonstrated need—creates jobs. But government can kill jobs.

And the Obama Administration has waged an unrelenting war on jobs, perhaps not deliberately, but out of an ideological zealotry and dedication to big government and central control of the economy.

Stop President Obama’s War on Jobs and Small Business

September 7, 2011

Fighting for America’s Free-Market Economy

September 6, 2011

Ted has been on the forefront of preserving economic liberty and prosperity by working to reclaim the Constitution and defeat President Obama’s agenda. As the head of the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Tenth Amendment Studies, Ted took a leading national role in fighting for States’ rights and against excessive federal regulation: Authored “Reclaiming [...]