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Unformatted text preview: urgently needs to create more jobs . Although he is building an argument, Edley seems to be creating a suggestion; seeking positive, influential measures. He suggests that administration can create an executive order to encourage federal contractors to provide employees with better benefits and a living wage. An argument is created when he mentions a study done by a 2004 Labor Department, 20,347 cases of of employers with federal contracts failing to pay their workers even the minimum wages and benefits required under their contracts. Edleys editorial has brought awareness to the power of Federal Contracting. I agree that administration should be seeking every option to stimulate the economy. Realistically this Bartholomew Booth POL261.6 7/19/2010 measure alone will not be effective enough to create the stability this situation needs; also ideas and statements are always easier said than done....
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This document was uploaded on 10/29/2011 for the course POL 261 at Sam Houston State University.
- Summer '08
- Political Science