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This article describes a plan for creating jobs that is probably the only way to turn this economy around. It is important for the US and the rest of the world as well. We should be be providing the right kind of leadership that others expect from us. It will be difficult to sell the GOP on any spending plan since they have based their 2012 election strategy on a slow economy, and on the idea that deficit reduction is the way to restore the confidence fairy who will fix the economy after they get elected. Obama has tried to preempt their strategy but many, including me, believe that the public could be sold a better strategy if he is willing to take the lead.