WHERE ARE THE JOBS? Bush sent them overseas. Tax cuts for the rich did not create any jobs. Bush Policies Encourage Companies to Send U.S. Jobs Overseas Aug. 13, 2004Instead of creating new jobs and championing the interests of Americas workers, the Bush administration actively supports policies that raise the nations record trade deficits, subject workers to unfair trade practices and increase the number of good jobs sent overseas, according to The Bush Record on Shipping Jobs Overseas, a new AFL-CIO issue brief. The brief finds President George W. Bush refuses to fix the flawed international trade, tax and investment policies that destroy good American jobs. Instead, he pursues policies that further erode the standard of living of U.S. workers. For example: Bush supports tax breaks for companies that move production offshore and other policies that destroy American jobs. Bush is actively negotiating trade agreements that do not contain enforceable workers rights, such as the right to form a union. The Bush administration refuses to enforce workers rights provisions in existing agreements. Bushs budget cuts shortchange programs designed to help displaced workers and protect workers rights overseas. Bush Policies Encourage Companies to Send U.S. Jobs Over Obamas stimulus created jobs. Economists agree: Stimulus created nearly 3 million jobs The White House says the multiyear $814 billion stimulus program passed by Congress in 2009 boosted employment by 2.5 million to 3.6 million jobs and raised the nation's annual economic output by almost $400 billion. A recent study by two prominent economists generally agrees, crediting the pump-priming with averting "what could have been called Great Depression 2.0." Economists agree: Stimulus created nearly 3 million jobs - USATODAY.com Had it not been for Obama, the unemployment rate would be much worse. Unemployment rate of 9.1% is better than 15%. 9.1% is not going to hurt Obama at all.