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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Nov 5, 2012
 
Anyone else notice that the artificially low unemployment rate went up this month? That hopey changey thing just doesn't seem to be working and you can only cook the books so much before your fraud is exposed.

We seriously need a person in the White House who understands how wealth is created not someone who wants to redistribute wealth so that everyone is a loser just like in third world countries. Yes, there will be the ultra wealthy but that creates an atmosphere where everyone benefits.

Romney/Ryan will get the job done!

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#117985
Nov 5, 2012
 
Pittakos wrote:
Anyone else notice that the artificially low unemployment rate went up this month? That hopey changey thing just doesn't seem to be working and you can only cook the books so much before your fraud is exposed.
We seriously need a person in the White House who understands how wealth is created not someone who wants to redistribute wealth so that everyone is a loser just like in third world countries. Yes, there will be the ultra wealthy but that creates an atmosphere where everyone benefits.
Romney/Ryan will get the job done!
Lets see, if the unemployment rate went up just before the election wouldn't that show that it honestly went down last month?

Romney is going to get it done on an extended vacation. Ryan is going to try and hold the House together for two more years. Neither will deliver their home state(s) while Obama and Biden will.

electoralvote.com

Obama - 281
Tossup - 42
Romney - 215

Crystal Ball has it:
Obama - 290/Romney - 248
Senate: Democrat - 53/Republican - 47
House: Democrat - 196/Republican - 239

With millions out of work.
With a 7.9% unemployment rate (40 months over 8%)
Multiple Trillion Dollar deficits
More the $16 Tril in debt

The Republians win nothing. NOTHING. How is that even possible?

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Nov 5, 2012
 
Pittakos wrote:
Anyone else notice that the artificially low unemployment rate went up this month? That hopey changey thing just doesn't seem to be working and you can only cook the books so much before your fraud is exposed.
We seriously need a person in the White House who understands how wealth is created not someone who wants to redistribute wealth so that everyone is a loser just like in third world countries. Yes, there will be the ultra wealthy but that creates an atmosphere where everyone benefits.
Romney/Ryan will get the job done!
Hey Pitt, without redistribution of wealth, what happens to the economy?

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Nov 5, 2012
 
Pittakos wrote:
Anyone else notice that the artificially low unemployment rate went up this month? That hopey changey thing just doesn't seem to be working and you can only cook the books so much before your fraud is exposed.
We seriously need a person in the White House who understands how wealth is created not someone who wants to redistribute wealth so that everyone is a loser just like in third world countries. Yes, there will be the ultra wealthy but that creates an atmosphere where everyone benefits.
Romney/Ryan will get the job done!
Wow you are so not smart are you? So,what you are saying is that we are all better off if there are fewer people that have more of the wealth, even though history shows otherwie? And is would appear that the cooking of the books ended in 2009, January to be exact. The cost of the "wars",which were not addded to the Bush debt totals BTW, plus the cost of the Bush tax cuts,which unfortunately the President was strong armed into extending, are what have added to the debt more than anything else.

The only job that Romney/Ryan will get done will be to become obscure bad memories and the answer to a trivia question.

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#117988
Nov 5, 2012
 
g o romney go romney

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Nov 5, 2012
 
olddogs1964 wrote:
g o romney go romney
He is.....going home. Ann said he will never run again.

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Nov 5, 2012
 
olddogs1964 wrote:
g o romney go romney
Yeah.. Right to that planet you want so bad.... And take that stupid dancing horse with you.. I think its name is Ryan or something...
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#117992
Nov 5, 2012
 
Pittakos wrote:
One more day until the Romeney landslide!
Went to the rally in PA last night, was a beautiful thing. When Mitt arrived the place went nuts.
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Nov 5, 2012
 
okb2 wrote:
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Lets see, if the unemployment rate went up just before the election wouldn't that show that it honestly went down last month?
Romney is going to get it done on an extended vacation. Ryan is going to try and hold the House together for two more years. Neither will deliver their home state(s) while Obama and Biden will.
electoralvote.com
Obama - 281
Tossup - 42
Romney - 215
Crystal Ball has it:
Obama - 290/Romney - 248
Senate: Democrat - 53/Republican - 47
House: Democrat - 196/Republican - 239
With millions out of work.
With a 7.9% unemployment rate (40 months over 8%)
Multiple Trillion Dollar deficits
More the $16 Tril in debt
The Republians win nothing. NOTHING. How is that even possible?
Figures lie and liars figure.
Say the Truth

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#117995
Nov 5, 2012
 
A Czervik wrote:
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This statement alone qualifies you for the loony bin.
Hey Sabu, can you make a bull shot ?
Did somebody step on a duck?

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Nov 5, 2012
 
okb2 wrote:
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Hey Pitt, without redistribution of wealth, what happens to the economy?
Redistribution by what means? If you are talking about taking money from someone to give to someone else then the economy goes south because those people who create wealth just won't. If you are talking about redistribution through natural means, IE: I make a product and you buy it and then I use the profit to buy more materials to make more stuff plus I go out and buy things from others for myself, then that is a good thing. One only need look at all the countries that have tried option one above to see that that system is a failure. It leaves many countries in a third world status and others where everyone just gets by.
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Nov 5, 2012
 
Pfluger the Union Monkey wrote:
Obama has returned to the White House to monitor the storm.
We are saved, by Soetoro.
Yes, he's hunched over in the corner of the Situation Room sitting on a folding chair ,looking pensive. Large and in charge, that's our O!

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Son of SickNTired wrote:
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Wow you are so not smart are you? So,what you are saying is that we are all better off if there are fewer people that have more of the wealth, even though history shows otherwie? And is would appear that the cooking of the books ended in 2009, January to be exact. The cost of the "wars",which were not addded to the Bush debt totals BTW, plus the cost of the Bush tax cuts,which unfortunately the President was strong armed into extending, are what have added to the debt more than anything else.
The only job that Romney/Ryan will get done will be to become obscure bad memories and the answer to a trivia question.
The debt was noted. You can't hide the debt. You can bury where the money comes from but you can't hide the bottom line. Bush added $5 trillion to our debt in 8 years. Obama added $6 trillion in 4 years (on track to do so). That's the facts. Where does the history of this nation of free enterprise show that we have failed to have one of the highest levels of lifestyle in the world? The poor people in this country have untold wealth compared to the wealth redistribution third world countries of the world. So, yes, it is good to have a system where some people can become very wealthy. By the way, personal attacks on one's supposed intelligence is not a very good argument when trying to defend your own position.

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Say the Truth wrote:
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Went to the rally in PA last night, was a beautiful thing. When Mitt arrived the place went nuts.
Sure, but you should have seen overwhelming crowd of less than 200 that showed up at Stevie Wonder's benefit concert for O'blowzo. They were nuts, too! ;-)
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#118000
Nov 5, 2012
 
In the third debate, what did Obama mean when he referred to Biden as his "current" vice president? Why hasn't the media picked up on that?
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#118001
Nov 5, 2012
 
He gave me a job scrubbing out White House toilets with my long gorilla arms.

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Nov 5, 2012
 
Pittakos wrote:
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Redistribution by what means? If you are talking about taking money from someone to give to someone else then the economy goes south because those people who create wealth just won't. If you are talking about redistribution through natural means, IE: I make a product and you buy it and then I use the profit to buy more materials to make more stuff plus I go out and buy things from others for myself, then that is a good thing. One only need look at all the countries that have tried option one above to see that that system is a failure. It leaves many countries in a third world status and others where everyone just gets by.
First, if money does not get redistributed by any means then there is no economy. It stops. Kind of like it did in 2008 when consumers decided they had enough debt. Then they stopped buying houses, cars, etc....

Second, if the free market economy will not do it then it must still be accomplished by some means, what do you suggest?

Keep in mind that SS and Medicare are currently the two largest wealth redistribution systems in the country. They take money from the productive worker and redistribute it to the older, non-productive American.

So if you are against forced redistribution, I suggest you start with those two.

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Pittakos wrote:
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One only need look at all the countries that have tried option one above to see that that system is a failure. It leaves many countries in a third world status and others where everyone just gets by.
One need only look at the debt of the US after WW II and now at the end of these two recent wars and conclude that we can not afford war. The best thing to do is just disband the military and never fight again.

That makes almost as much sense as your simplified sound bite.

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Nov 6, 2012
 
Pittakos wrote:
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The debt was noted. You can't hide the debt. You can bury where the money comes from but you can't hide the bottom line. Bush added $5 trillion to our debt in 8 years. Obama added $6 trillion in 4 years (on track to do so). That's the facts. Where does the history of this nation of free enterprise show that we have failed to have one of the highest levels of lifestyle in the world? The poor people in this country have untold wealth compared to the wealth redistribution third world countries of the world. So, yes, it is good to have a system where some people can become very wealthy. By the way, personal attacks on one's supposed intelligence is not a very good argument when trying to defend your own position.
You are wrong. On several fronts. The cost of the "wars" were not added to the debt. And yes you can hide debt. It is quite simple actually, especially for the government. That is approxiamately 4-5 trillion. So, your "facts" are not quite factual.

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okb2 wrote:
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He is.....going home. Ann said he will never run again.
you daddy obama sucks and will be a fool for not gettin the help in new york that the people needed hahahaha so u think bush was bad thats a joke obama will suffer and his name will be blackballed just like urs

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