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18 December 2009

Quote of the Day: the Michael Thurmond edition

"The solution to America’s economic crisis is job creation."

-State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond commenting on the news that Georgia's unemployment rate rose to 10.2% in November.

With all the talk lately about ethics, some folks are forgetting that this state is hurting economically. People are either out of work or working multiple jobs just to make ends meet.

To quote Martin Sheen from the NBC drama "The West Wing", the break is over.

The state's political pundits and observers have had their fun following the downfall of former House Speaker Glenn Richardson. But the break is over. Let's get back to work finding jobs for Georgians.