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Well really awful jobs report coming out on Friday only 88000 new jobs created in March the percent of Americans working is now at the lowest level.
But what's really frustrating is that the answer to more jobs could be right in front of -- folks energy production in general and they Keystone Pipeline in particular.
Could fuel thousands of new jobs and yet environmentalists.
Still protest in the Keystone Pipeline erratic again this week outside of one of president Obama's fund raisers.
Meanwhile a new poll out showing two of three Americans want the new -- I'd built.
And some of -- agree they say more pipelines are more drilling mean more jobs but are they right.
Hi everybody got David has been a bucket of Forbes on FOX let's go in focus with mr.
Steve Forbes Rick -- Elizabeth MacDonald.
Rich car guard John -- and Mike -- Iranians -- Steve the pipeline will be more jobs right.
David this is ridiculous that should have been done three or four years ago the end objections are simply emotional.
Nothing to do with reality these extremists rather have -- going caves and freeze except for themselves.
So this thing should go -- -- will provide jobs will be more gas will be more oil in particular and more is better because cheaper energy means not only jobs in the energy sector.
But also jobs in the rest of the economy and -- it now of all times we have such.
An anemic job figures coming out as we -- on Friday now we need jobs now we need the pipeline right -- you know I don't have an instant allergic reaction of the -- find my attitude is if the people.
Who are dependent on the op or fire where this is going to be billed as -- -- OK with it.
I'm OK with the but let's be realistic about jobs yes it's another way governor the governor who originally was against it now he's delicacies either -- or and is satisfied and happy okay absolutely true.
Look on the jobs -- it is going to create about 20000 jobs I'll take any job.
And fortune doesn't know the jobs that are only gonna last a short time because once it's -- Those jobs a lot of debate about that let's lose the whole argument about gas prices listen it's not going to have an impact by -- first of all that did the jobs numbers whether -- permit or not they're a lot of figures going around but it is gonna create jobs thousands of new jobs won't it.
Yeah and you noted at the break that better multiplier effect because they're -- things like restaurant jobs.
Other service industry jobs that's better than what the government's uses as a multiplier effect when it does it spending.
I look the same guys on the president's job council.
You know had -- -- which the president has listened to for job creation.
Are now telling the president including David -- -- from Honeywell.
Listen you have no energy strategy.
It ain't been approve the pipeline without delay and I like Kevin or zero reaction from the environmentalists with that big -- -- In Minnesota could that's gonna happen you gonna have to get delivered the oil by railway which is way more polluting -- the pipeline and John and the fact is.
Beyond the Keystone Pipeline mean there's so much natural gas being discovered in this country they're screaming for jobs in North Dakota in fact -- they have that.
Job service in North Dakota if anybody's interest -- jobs and -- about truck driver there.
They're looking for everybody -- this is the future of job creation in America is in -- Well I don't think it is I think a lot of this is money illusion a lot of those jobs will not be economic if we -- -- a strong dollar but as it goes for keystone.
If market forces want to build what's going -- -- let's also curb our enthusiasm.
The price of oil is priced in the global markets the notion that a that a pipeline maiden north America's going to change gasoline prices.
Is pure fantasy you'll only get cheap gasoline if we go back to a strong dollar and there's no evidence we're gonna do that.
OK but Mike let's talk about jobs right now that's where everybody is focused particularly with these figures that came out -- got to get more jobs in the way to get it is by energy production in the US -- way to get sustainable jobs David is -- private investment private capital and that's why I like the Keystone Pipeline.
It's private market dollars not government dollars and that's precisely how you create.
Job growth in the long term it's not because of government creating temporary jobs I'm bullish on this -- -- could do long term for jobs in this country.
-- the -- our country is awash in cash but businesses haven't been investing it because they've been stymied by the government.
That's why I think this would be a big positive aren't rich I saved you for last because -- from the north country you know how extraordinary.
This job production is up where they are producing energy by the way students looking for jobs they're they're starting to look right now.
They can make 26 dollars an hour at some of these places up in North Dakota.
-- -- David -- am from North Dakota and got -- well Austin North Dakota.
They're paying twenty dollars an hour at a McDonald's franchise to compete with the oil field labor while it -- Keystone Pipeline Rick Unger.
Cited 20000 jobs and that's correct but the spin off of fact is more like a ten X-Factor of 200000 jobs.
Numerous groups have studied this and the thing is about jobs we have a tragedy in the United States that.
That skilled labor.
-- the that the labor the high school graduates really have the highest unemployed.
Not unemployment figures and asked her we need these jobs you know -- -- live on the coast and you have.
800 math SATs you're fine but we need jobs for these kind of people.
Yeah I agree with Rick the I don't worry for blue collar workers -- around.
We already have.
I would -- hundreds of thousands of miles of pipelines are in this country that do employ workers.
And do add to the spare capacity that we need in the oil markets since the -- -- avoid the OPEC shenanigans were basically a cartel.
I think that this is a way to go and whether or not the administration proves again the president's trip to San Francisco right now it may be delayed yet again.
Well Steve that the president's own state department's coming out with figures that they -- pipeline is only going to be creating and I I'm I'm not miss quoting here 35.
Permanent jobs because of keystone.
He wants to go -- -- environmentalist she's like spending extremists he does not like oil and gas he wants to go back to Windmills and a burning wood in caves.
But most the American people do not the end and then turned and term and term the pipeline at the very least means less of our resource is going to -- places like Venezuela.
Well -- that's a great point is that it's not agree yes it is because a lot of European companies right now -- coming over to the United States because of all the natural gas we have here if were finally able to export that.
We could get moving on even another front in energy while I would.
-- first of all let me say this Dave I love this segment we we tell people what jobs are -- -- we should keep it I think it -- your top corner it's a good thing.
Steve come on let's let's not overdo it on the administration know they don't want to send this back -- the dark ages.
And -- and I'll make a prediction right here I think the president is going to.
Approve the Keystone Pipeline he's gonna -- -- I expected to say so -- he does well I'm clearly not when he when he -- if he does approve -- then he got to look at the rules regulations they're -- -- -- now you're back -- -- god I can't answer I -- exactly guys you know yeah there's more than one -- -- why -- -- -- says people -- the president has not really pulled back -- is an initial statements -- how -- it was against carbon energy he doesn't like carbon energy.
His is appointments in that field in with the energy secretary's -- don't like carbon energy so there's a lot of evidence that this guy doesn't.
Want to go forward on on the carbon energy front.
I think you'd be PR disaster for an did not go forward given all the all -- consensus in the nation actually do this but I will point out three of the top ten.
Most taxed US companies or oil companies I've never understood.
Why conservatives want to have more oil companies -- business something that we should import so that we can go into businesses that the that the government can't so easily tax.
Well -- actually North Dakota that question go ahead rich.
-- John I mean there are other considerations.
What's a lot tomorrow comes from nations that hate us and turn around and funnel that money to terrorism groups.
Look this is just.
You know Obama's gonna prove it I'll tell you why because the 2014.
Senate race there are a lot of red state Democrats are feeling very vulnerable right now if over keystone points varied and -- -- -- make -- and out of politics here folks thank you very much.
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