Obama promises more than 600,000 stimulus jobs

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President Barack Obama promised Monday to deliver more than 600,000 jobs through his $787 billion stimulus plan this summer, with federal agencies pumping billions into public works projects, schools and summer youth programs.
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Teddy R

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shameless-li wrote:
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but threatening to get rid of PBS and big bird was better for a closing speech???
Romney didn't say that.

He said he would end the federal subsidy for PBS.

There's a difference.
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Ahhhh, but you want to crow using a poll (the right wing We Ask America) that reflects your candidate in the best possible light.
Guess the polls leading up to the debate don't count. Rasmussen is completely independent and isn't supported by a political ideology like We Ask America.
Oh my gracious - even Ohio looks like it's sliding toward Romney ...

http://washingtonexaminer.com/ohio-poll-romne...

Keep wishing and clicking those ruby slippers together, Wishful ...
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Awwww. Joe's sulking.
Your boy showed up planning to play Ali rope-a-dope for 6 rounds, but in less than 15 mins found out he was Sonny Liston instead, unable to answer the bell.
I blame Obama's handlers. He was poorly prepared.
Having John Kerry as your debate coach is like having Dr. Jack Kevorkian as your "wellness" Doctor.
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No sulking aloud in politics. I see you don't know that.
Your boy showed up as a complete surprise, don't you think? Lying? Maybe. But completely pivoting away from all the tea party, right wing crap he's been covering himself with for a year. And you clowns don't care. None of you have any principles, at all. You are like your candidate, not really worthy of consideration.
I agree with you Joe. BO appeared dazed in debate because he didn't know which Romney policy stance to combat; his on the record policy, or his policy du jour... just conjured up that night.
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Teddy R wrote:
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Oh my gracious - even Ohio looks like it's sliding toward Romney ...

http://washingtonexaminer.com/ohio-poll-romne...

Keep wishing and clicking those ruby slippers together, Wishful ...
Oh my gracious, another conservative polling result. What happened to it's too early to tell?

Nice try.

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but threatening to get rid of PBS and big bird was better for a closing speech???
Big bird can take care of himself. He will do just fine in the commercial world. Oh wait... He already does. All those Big bird toys, lunch boxes, and other paraphernalia seem to do just fine. Romney summed it up very well. Is it worth borrowing money from China just to keep Big Bird in his nest. Time for the bird to fly on his own.

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Teddy R wrote:
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Quite.
I have the clip of Chris Matthews' histrionic meltdown on click-to-play, ready to roll every time I need a laugh. Gets funnier every time I play it.
"Mitt Romney didn’t just beat Obama on Wednesday night. He also beat the liberal media. So great was his performance that liberal journalists simply had to concede the President’s defeat – a humiliation for an industry that has spent several years setting Obama up as the wisest, most eloquent, most popular politician since FDR. No longer can Romney be dismissed with a gag about a dog strapped to the roof of his car. This uptight rich guy could be the next President of the United States."
http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/timstanley/...
Priceless.
Aint it grand!:)

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The nice thing about these early polls is that we already know they are somewhat skewed to the liberal viewpoint. The reason being that those of us that work for a living to support all those who sit at home answering poll phone calls, just don't have the time to talk to the pollsters.
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Nice thing about early polls is when the results don't favor the conservatives, terms like "somewhat skewed" are used to protect their flank.

Reality is the debate showed no bump in favor of Willard.
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Pittakos wrote:
Happiness is waking up the day after the debate. Watching and listening to the libs squirm, fret, moan, cry, and make excuses is just sheer joy. Al Gore should get an Oscar for his performance where he blames O'loser's ineptitude on the altitude. Bwahahahahahaha.
in one night the entire dynamic of the election has changed, you can feel the desperation in the democratic party, i fully expect Romney to now put the hammer down and start spending his war chest and hit Obama on his utter failure of a presidency.

just think about it, Obama is cheering 7.8 per cent unemployment like it is an accomplishment, this is a disgrace.

his green jobs programs are a disgrace,

the stimulus was a disgrace,

his foreign policy is a disgrace,

his administration is buried in scandals from fast and furious, to sebelius, to the cronyism, the solyndra's, the libya coverup,

the momentum has changed, and things are looking good on the right.
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You got to love the recent job report.

All you President Obama haters, eat your hearts out!
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Logic wrote:
You got to love the recent job report.
All you President Obama haters, eat your hearts out!
just goes to show how low expectations are for Obama, he buries us in debt, trillion dollar deficits for his term, and at best the unemployment rate is 7.8 percent, if that number is really true, and the democrats actually act as if this is good news.

frankly if we had a real president who actually cared about jobs instead of ramming through obamacare, then the unemployment rate would be 5 percent or less.

fortunately our current choice is clear.

Romney, the American success story, who made himself rich while creating thousands of jobs, who has raised 5 sons, cared for his wife through multiple sclerosis and cancer, went to Harvard law and business school at the same time, and who has been successful at everything he has done right down to his governorship of the liberal state of Massachusetts, where he showed that he can work with both sides of the aisle,

vs. Obama, the pothead and drug user, who has lied and scammed his way into office, and basically failed in every part of being president, he is such a failure that he dares not run on his record, but instead is running one of the dirtiest campaigns in history, counting on smear tactics rather then telling the truth about his negative accomplishments as president.

this choice is crystal clear, and hopefully we will wake up the morning after election day and realize that the long night is over, and it is morning again in America.
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When obama care goes into affect ,will i need to put my 26yr old child in a car seat? and do you know where I would buy one?
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Politics as usual wrote:
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in one night the entire dynamic of the election has changed, you can feel the desperation in the democratic party, i fully expect Romney to now put the hammer down and start spending his war chest and hit Obama on his utter failure of a presidency.
just think about it, Obama is cheering 7.8 per cent unemployment like it is an accomplishment, this is a disgrace.
his green jobs programs are a disgrace,
the stimulus was a disgrace,
his foreign policy is a disgrace,
his administration is buried in scandals from fast and furious, to sebelius, to the cronyism, the solyndra's, the libya coverup,
the momentum has changed, and things are looking good on the right.
Now Obama is being called out by the same economist that he quoted as the basis for his statements in the debate about taxes, as "misrepresenting his paper",

"But that's not true. Princeton professor Harvey Rosen tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD in an email that the Obama campaign is misrepresenting his paper on Romney's tax plan:"

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/princeton...

" Mr. President, you're entitled as the president to your own airplane and to your own house, but not to your own facts."

http://www.youtube.com/watch...
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Aint it grand!:)
I just hope that Romney and Ryan don't let up now that they won this debate,

they need to prepare just as hard for the next debates including the debate with Biden,

it would be very easy to underestimate Biden, but they can not afford to underestimate him, nor can they afford to sit on a lead,

this election is just too close at this point to not use every opportunity to display the differences between the failed Obama Biden policies that have buried the middle class over the past 4 years and which promise a trillion dollar tax increase,

and the Romney/Ryan plan of bringing prosperity back to our country and creating jobs to end this economic downturn once and for all.
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obama calling romney a liar is a joke, obama is the biggest liar of any president in our history, which makes his claims as comical as someone who thinks that the corrupt mainstream media is fair.

http://www.investors.com/editorial-cartoons/m...

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/10/09/ob...
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that bankster hobama is a liar!!!

hobama has FAILED in every way!!!

7 wars!!!
wwiii/war 8 in iran looms!
no peace
no homes
no jobs
no hope
no change
no black agenda
ndaa
africom
sopa
cispa
solyndra
hobamacare hoax
ETC!!!

nobama 2012!!!

go mitt!!!!!!!

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Politics as usual wrote:
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in one night the entire dynamic of the election has changed, you can feel the desperation in the democratic party, i fully expect Romney to now put the hammer down and start spending his war chest and hit Obama on his utter failure of a presidency.

just think about it, Obama is cheering 7.8 per cent unemployment like it is an accomplishment, this is a disgrace.

his green jobs programs are a disgrace,

the stimulus was a disgrace,

his foreign policy is a disgrace,

his administration is buried in scandals from fast and furious, to sebelius, to the cronyism, the solyndra's, the libya coverup,
the momentum has changed, and things are looking good on the right.
his stopping oil drilling in the Gulf is a disgrace,

his funding oil drilling in Brazil is disgrace,

And for an even longer list of BO's FAILURES:

List of Obama Failures; Failings of our Nations most Socialist President to date
http://www.myopinions-carl.com/2010/07/obama-...

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A recent letter touted the President Barack Obama’s steady leadership. Unfortunately, the letter left out a few accomplishments. They include:

Unemployment is over 8 percent.

The United States debt is $16 trillion.

No budget has been passed during his term.

A new entitlement passed that is now forecasted to cost more than $1.7 trillion during the next 10 years.

46 million people are receiving food stamps.

A decrease in the net worth of almost all Americans.

No plan submitted to save Social Security or Medicare.

14 million people are projected to lose their employer-sponsored health care.

Gas prices are approaching $4 a gallon.

College tuition is up over 8 percent in 2011.

Foreign policy that has created a Middle East crisis and puts the United States at risk.

$26 billion IOU to taxpayers from General Motors, that will likely never be paid.

Source:
http://lacrossetribune.com/news/opinion/patti...

EPIC F A I L U R E !
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Most Americans are asking,“Can the United States of America REALLY afford FOUR MORE YEARS of President Obama?

List Of Failed Green Energy Jobs & Companies – By Obama

Update: 7/19/12: The Amonix Solar: FAIL!– manufacturing plant in North Las Vegas, subsidized by more than $20 million in federal tax credits and grants given by Obama Administration, has closed its 214,000 square foot facility a year after it opened.

Solar Trust of America: FAIL!- Filed Bankruptcy in Oakland, CA, April 3, 2012

Bright Source: FAIL!- Bright Source warned Obama’s Energy Department officials in March 2011 that delays in approving a $1.6 billion U.S. loan guarantee would embarrass the White House and force the solar-energy company to close. Bright Source lost billions of dollars but is getting more money to keep trying. Can you say,“This isn’t working Mr. President?”


Solyndra: FAIL!- Obama gave $500,000,000 (that’s a HALF BILLION!) in taxpayer money to Solyndra who shut its doors and laid off 1100 workers in August 2011 after billions in losses due to failure to make a solar product that works! Barack Obama was not vetted before being elected President and neither was Solyndra before Mr. Obama threw that taxpayer money down the drain of unproven technology.


LSP Energy: FAIL!- LSPEnergy LP filed bankruptcy protection and a sale of its assets in Feb 2012


Energy Conversion Devices: FAIL!– On February 14, 2012 Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. and its subsidiaries filed for bankruptcy


Abound Solar: FAIL!- Abound Solar received a $400 million loan guarantee from Barack Obama then announced in June, 2012 that it would file for bankruptcy. Many of these failed corporations, such as Abound, donated MILLIONS and continue to donate to Barack Obama’s campaign. Can you say,“Democrat Slush Fund”? Yes this is illegal. But Democrats are being protected from being prosecuted, for now.



SunPower: FAIL!- SunPower stopped producing solar cells in 2011 at near bankruptcy then restructured with the help of, get this, oil giant TOTAL, Inc. who owns 60% stake in SunPower. Irony? The company is still struggling.


Beacon Power: FAIL!– Beacon Power Corp filed for bankruptcy protection in October, 2011 just a year after Obama approved a $43 million Government loan guarantee. They remain barely in business, still struggling to make energy that makes sense or that works at all.

Ecotality: FAIL!- ECOtality, a San Francisco green-tech company that never earned any money and remains on the verge of bankruptcy after receiving roughly $115 million in two loan guarantees from President Obama, who wants to do some more of this kind of Democrat Slush Fund Guarantees after he is elected to a 2nd term.


A123 Solar: FAIL!- A123 Solar received $279 million from taxpayers thanks to President Obama’s Department of Energy loan guarantees even after the Solyndra bankruptcy and is getting another $500M from Obama after a loss of $400M.


UniSolar: FAIL!- Uni-Solar filed for Ch 11 bankruptcy in June 20, 2012 after laying off hundreds of workers. UniSolar received even more Obama money after showing now progress, no profits and is still failing… yet they still remain in business with Obama’s help.


Azure Dynamics: FAIL!- Azure Dynamics filed for bankruptcy in June , 2012 wasting millions in Obama “Stimulus” money and received abatement on taxes owed and and several tax credits. Azure Dynamics LLC filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada and the US. Azure laid off 120 of its 160 employees in Oak Park; Boston; Vancouver, British Columbia; and the UK.

Evergreen Solar: FAIL!- Evergreen Solar received $527 Million in Taxpayer money from Obama and filed bankruptcy in late 2011...


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http://www.dividedstates.com/list-of-failed-o...

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