In an article from the St. Petersburg ( Florida ) Times Newspaper, the Business Section asked readers for ideas on "How Would You Fix the Economy?" This guy nailed it!
I propose a Ã¢â‚¬ËœPatriotic Retirement PlanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ PPP.
There are about 40 million people over 50 in the work force.
Pay them $1 million apiece severance with the following stipulations.
1) They leave their jobs. Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Forty million job openings - Unemployment fixed.
2) They buy NEW AMERICAN cars. Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Forty million cars ordered - Auto Industry fixed.
3) They either buy a house, or pay off their mortgage Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Housing Crisis fixed.