Wheeze, cough, pant. That's the sound of the national economy as it struggles to get off the canvas, spitting red ink like blood.
Friday came another blow. The U.S. gained just 39,000 jobs last month. Unemployment rose to 9.8%. The times are desperate, and desperate measures are the order of the day.
America needs a fresh round of economic stimulation - and this time it must be both effective and economically prudent.
President Obama's deficit reduction commission and an unofficial panel have both advanced the idea of declaring a payroll tax holiday that would free individuals and businesses from the burden of paying into Social Security for a year.
Steve is a veteran of the radio biz since 1979. He began his radio career in Ogden, Utah and worked at stations in Blackfoot, Twin Falls, Burley, and Rupert. He lived in Japan in the 80's working at KOX Radio where he hosted a syndicated radio show called "Pop on the Rock" and worked as a consultant to Japanese companies and Radio and Records Magazine. Steve is fluent in Japanese. He is well known for his vocal range and 185 character voices. Steve's voices have been utilized by many famous corporations like Yamaha, Panasonic, Daihatsu Motors, and Xerox in their advertising as well as providing voice work for video and animation projects. He began talk radio in the 90's and developed his show, RadioActive in 1997. RadioActive has been syndicated in Idaho, Colorado, Wyoming, and Florida and is currently heard from 11am til 2pm M~F on AM 1230 KBAR.