President Bill Clinton Gives Us His Views On The Challenges Facing The United States Today And Why Government Matters Presenting His Ideas On Restoring Economic Growth, Job Creation, Financial Responsibility, Resolving The Mortgage Crisis, And Pursuing A Strategy To Get Us Back In The Future Business He Explains How We Got Into The Current Economic Crisis, And Offers Specific Recommendations On How We Can Put People Back To Work, Increase Bank Lending And Corporate Investment, Double Our Exports, Restore Our Manufacturing Base, And Create New Businesses He Supports President Obama S Emphasis On Green Technology, Saying That Changing The Way We Produce And Consume Energy Is The Strategy Most Likely To Spark A Fast Growing Economy While Enhancing Our National SecurityClinton Also Stresses That We Need A Strong Private Sector And A Smart Government Working Together To Restore Prosperity And Progress, Demonstrating That Whenever We Ve Given In To The Temptation To Blame Government For All Our Problems, We Ve Lost Our Ability To Produce Sustained Economic Growth And Shared ProsperityClinton Writes, There Is Simply No Evidence That We Can Succeed In The Twenty First Century With An Antigovernment Strategy, Based On A Philosophy Grounded In You Re On Your Own Rather Than We Re All In This Together He Believes That Conflict Between Government And The Private Sector Has Proved To Be Good Politics But Has Produced Bad Policies, Giving Us A Weak Economy With Not Enough Jobs, Growing Income Inequality And Poverty, And A Decline In Our Competitive Position In The Real World, Cooperation Works Much Better Than Conflict, And Americans Need Victories In Real Life From The Hardcover Edition
William Jefferson Bill Clinton born William Jefferson Blythe III was the forty second President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001 He was the third youngest president, older only than Theodore Roosevelt and John F Kennedy He became president at the end of the Cold War, and is known as the first baby boomer president, as he was born in the period after World War II He is the husband of the junior United States Senator from the state of New York and a Democratic candidate in the 2008 US presidential election, Hillary Rodham Clinton.Clinton was described as a New Democrat and was largely known for the Third Way philosophy of governance that came to epitomize his two terms as president His policies, on issues such as the North American Free Trade Agreement, have been described as centrist Clinton presided over the longest period of peace time economic expansion in American history, which included a balanced budget and a reported federal surplus Clinton reported a surplus of 559 billion at the end of his presidency, based on Congressional accounting rules His presidency was also quickly challenged On the heels of a failed attempt at health care reform with a Democratic Congress, Republicans won control of the House of Representatives for the first time in 40 years In his second term he was impeached by the U.S House for perjury and obstruction of justice, but was subsequently acquitted by the United States Senate and completed his term Polls of the American electorate taken at this time showed that up to 70% were against pursuing the allegations N Y Times December 21, 1998.Clinton left office with a 65% approval rating, the highest end of presidency rating of any President who came into office after World War II Since leaving office, Clinton has been involved in public speaking and humanitarian work He created the William J Clinton Foundation to promote and address international causes, such as treatment and prevention of HIV AIDS and global warming In 2004, he released a personal autobiography, My Life.
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- Back to Work: Why We Need Smart Government for a Strong Economy
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- 04 October 2017 Bill Clinton