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  • Rep. Eric Cantor's Jobs Plan: Watch Live and Chat on Facebook

    The Heritage Foundation kicks off its live webcast series on Facebook today at 2 p.m. with a major address from House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) on a pro-growth jobs plan that doesn’t break the bank.

    We’re using our popular Facebook page (93,000+ fans) and a live video feed from Ustream.tv to give Facebook users an opportunity to ask questions and watch the event without ever leaving the social networking site. In addition to taking questions from the Heritage audience, Cantor will also field those submitted in the Facebook chatroom. Ask your question now.

    You don’t need to be a fan of Heritage to watch the event; the video will be publicly available. Posting a question or comment in the chatroom also publishes it as your status update, spreading the message to others instantaneously through Facebook’s news feed. It’s a model first popularized by CNN during President Obama’s inauguration, and later used by the White House and Jonas Brothers to increase interaction with their supporters.

    Cantor will address the growing disconnect between Washington and Main Street, and offer a conservative vision to overcome the challenges facing families, workers, and small business — as well as the greater macroeconomic challenges facing America. His speech will take place one day prior to the White House Jobs Summit.

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    3 Responses to Rep. Eric Cantor's Jobs Plan: Watch Live and Chat on Facebook

    1. GN Las Vegas says:

      I find it disturbing but not surprising that the Presidents job summit doesn't include the Chamber of Commerce, or organization of small businesses. It appears that this Administration is only interested creating a government controlled economy!!

    2. Michael Jackson, Jac says:

      Further to GN's comment. His cabinet is made up of non private sector business. If the President was very experienced in the world of private sector businesses, this lack of depth would not be so profound. Would you buy a car from a company whose top management and its middle management didn't know about manufacturing of cars? Doubt it.

      As a small business owner, my advise is to loan my customers money, not me. If they are able to make purchases, I will do okay. Talk to a small bank and they will tell you that the Government is making it hard for them to loan money. Go figure.

      Is this inexperience, or is it a plan?

    3. Ron Brahin says:

      I hope Eric Cantor jobs plan is better then his venue at

      Innsbrook,in Richmond, VA Where they held the 7th District Republican Party holding their "Roundup". Eric says he supports the 2nd Amendment but he keeps holding his events in gun unfriendly places. I guess you could say he is a Part Time supporter. I understand the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL)offered to help him move it to a more gun friendly location. He turned it down. To bad for him, that represented a lot of voters. He just doesn't get it!

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