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Looking to Congress or the President for jobs is foolish. Congress will not spend what FDR did to put Americans back to work because the voters are against any federal investment in America. That's OK because blaming government for today's problems is just scapegoating. The jobs left America because Americans were too happy to buy cheap goods imported from Asia and the 3rd world countries, so America quit producing our own goods and the jobs went to the countries we are buying from. Walmart is the most notable for selling cheap poor quality imported goods, but every other mass marketer in America is doing the same because Americans are too cheap to buy well-made domestic products that provide jobs to our own people.
Not that many year ago "Buy American" was a supported value by most Americans, and it must be again. In other words start looking at the labels and if it is made in a low-wage 3rd world country, don't buy it. If what you need is not made in the US at least buy something from one of our equals, from Canada and any European country that pays their workers a fair wage competitive to our own.
No one will do this for us. The jobs will only come from our making our own products and even if they cost more buying what we make ourselves.