Graydog

Charlottesville, VA

#5580 Oct 5, 2012
Car Dealer wrote:
Romney was a perfect used car salesman last night. Tell you everything you wanted to hear even though he was contradicting everything he has said over the last 12 mos.
Romoney, the king of flip flop.
Marvel

Johnson City, TN

#5581 Oct 5, 2012
Unemployment rate is at lowest point since Bush left office.
Stock market at record heights.
American auto industry strongest in the world.
Sun is shining and the birds are singing.
What a wonderful world.
Fishy

United States

#5582 Oct 5, 2012
As soon as ex-General Electric CEO Jack Welch fired off a tweet questioning today's just released "unbelievable jobs numbers," the media went into a frenzy talking about how "conservatives" were launching conspiracy theories. Well, that's handy for the media and the Obama campaign, but it's not just "conservatives" who are confused by a full 0.3% drop in unemployment when only 114k jobs were created.
CNBC is as confused as the rest of us:

Job growth remained tame in September, with the economy creating just 114,000 net new positions though the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent, the first time it has been below 8 percent in 43 months.

The report presented a slew of contradictory data points, with the total employment level soaring despite the low net number.

The falling jobless rate had been a function as much of the continued shrinking in the labor force as it was an increase in new positions.

On the air, CNBC seemed equally perplexed by the biggest one-time drop in the unemployment rate in 29 years!

ABC News' Chris Cuomo is also skeptical of the numbers:

--

Chris Cuomo
✔
@ChrisCuomo
#unemployment is at 7.8% in September. Except it really wasn't. It is much higher, w/ underemplyd and those who stopped looking.#notfixed
5 Oct 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
--

That "not fixed" tag smells a little like sarcasm to me.

Adding to the mystery is the fact that the U-6, the longtime underemployment and unemployment number, remained fixed at a dismal 14.7%.

What this .03% drop means is that the number of unemployed people dropped by 456,000 when only 114k jobs were created--well below the monthly average, and below population growth. Where did 342k people go to lower the number so dramatically just 31 days before a presidential election? Did they retire, leave the planet, die of old age in the unemployment office?

Moreover, just 30 days before the election, 342K people dropped off the unemployment rolls and lowered the unemployment rate to below 8%--a benchmark number vitally important to President Obama who promised his stimulus would ensure we wouldn’t hit 8%.

Finally, this is the second hinky looking report/revision from the Bureau of Labor Statistics in as many months. Just days ago, 400,000 jobs were "discovered"--almost the exact number Obama needed to have a record of creating more jobs on his watch than were lost.

The Obama-friendly media is rolling out some very convenient talking points, with NPR crowing in its half-hourly news bulletin: "The unemlpoyment rate is now back where it was in when President Barack Obama took office in January 2009." Except it isn't, exactly.

No one's crying "conspiracy" here, but any journalist worth a damn always remains skeptical and looks to connect the dots of counter-intuitive good news released just weeks away from an election.

Some people will believe and repeat anything the Obama crowd spews in hopes the ignorant masses will fall for it.

Most people are smarter but the Obama supporters , not so much.
Car Dealer

Johnson City, TN

#5583 Oct 5, 2012
So you Foxtards believe every lie that Fox spews. You don't question every changed position that Mitt takes nor the lies about his imaginary plans for the future. However you question every bit of good news. You seem desperate.
Exposed

United States

#5584 Oct 5, 2012
Fishy wrote:
As soon as ex-General Electric CEO Jack Welch fired off a tweet questioning today's just released "unbelievable jobs numbers," the media went into a frenzy talking about how "conservatives" were launching conspiracy theories. Well, that's handy for the media and the Obama campaign, but it's not just "conservatives" who are confused by a full 0.3% drop in unemployment when only 114k jobs were created.
CNBC is as confused as the rest of us:
Job growth remained tame in September, with the economy creating just 114,000 net new positions though the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent, the first time it has been below 8 percent in 43 months.
The report presented a slew of contradictory data points, with the total employment level soaring despite the low net number.
The falling jobless rate had been a function as much of the continued shrinking in the labor force as it was an increase in new positions.
On the air, CNBC seemed equally perplexed by the biggest one-time drop in the unemployment rate in 29 years!
ABC News' Chris Cuomo is also skeptical of the numbers:
--
Chris Cuomo
✔
@ChrisCuomo
#unemployment is at 7.8% in September. Except it really wasn't. It is much higher, w/ underemplyd and those who stopped looking.#notfixed
5 Oct 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
--
That "not fixed" tag smells a little like sarcasm to me.
Adding to the mystery is the fact that the U-6, the longtime underemployment and unemployment number, remained fixed at a dismal 14.7%.
What this .03% drop means is that the number of unemployed people dropped by 456,000 when only 114k jobs were created--well below the monthly average, and below population growth. Where did 342k people go to lower the number so dramatically just 31 days before a presidential election? Did they retire, leave the planet, die of old age in the unemployment office?
Moreover, just 30 days before the election, 342K people dropped off the unemployment rolls and lowered the unemployment rate to below 8%--a benchmark number vitally important to President Obama who promised his stimulus would ensure we wouldn’t hit 8%.
Finally, this is the second hinky looking report/revision from the Bureau of Labor Statistics in as many months. Just days ago, 400,000 jobs were "discovered"--almost the exact number Obama needed to have a record of creating more jobs on his watch than were lost.
The Obama-friendly media is rolling out some very convenient talking points, with NPR crowing in its half-hourly news bulletin: "The unemlpoyment rate is now back where it was in when President Barack Obama took office in January 2009." Except it isn't, exactly.
No one's crying "conspiracy" here, but any journalist worth a damn always remains skeptical and looks to connect the dots of counter-intuitive good news released just weeks away from an election.
Some people will believe and repeat anything the Obama crowd spews in hopes the ignorant masses will fall for it.
Most people are smarter but the Obama supporters , not so much.
Coming from CNBC of all places.

After Obama getting his as$ kicked in the debate , they will stoop to any lie to convince people to vote for a failure.

Romney exposed the failed policies of Obama and the left continues in meltdown mode.
Axelrude

Napoleon, OH

#5585 Oct 5, 2012
We know how to cook the books in Chicago!
winning

Montpelier, VA

#5586 Oct 5, 2012
NICE NICE MAN!
Fred Kadiddlehopper

Goode, VA

#5587 Oct 5, 2012
Sure isn't losing! A legend in his time; the history buffs will speak of him in deepesty awe and respect!!
Fred Kadiddlehopper

Goode, VA

#5588 Oct 5, 2012
Drop the y in deepest!
Bill

United States

#5589 Oct 6, 2012
Bill Maher Rips Obama’s Debate Performance:‘Looked Like He Took My Million And Spent It All On Weed’
VIDEO

L M A O
A F P

Columbia, MD

#5590 Oct 6, 2012
Graydog

Charlottesville, VA

#5591 Oct 7, 2012
Fishy wrote:
As soon as ex-General Electric CEO Jack Welch fired off a tweet questioning today's just released "unbelievable jobs numbers," the media went into a frenzy talking about how "conservatives" were launching conspiracy theories. Well, that's handy for the media and the Obama campaign, but it's not just "conservatives" who are confused by a full 0.3% drop in unemployment when only 114k jobs were created.
CNBC is as confused as the rest of us:
Job growth remained tame in September, with the economy creating just 114,000 net new positions though the unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent, the first time it has been below 8 percent in 43 months.
The report presented a slew of contradictory data points, with the total employment level soaring despite the low net number.
The falling jobless rate had been a function as much of the continued shrinking in the labor force as it was an increase in new positions.
On the air, CNBC seemed equally perplexed by the biggest one-time drop in the unemployment rate in 29 years!
ABC News' Chris Cuomo is also skeptical of the numbers:
--
Chris Cuomo
✔
@ChrisCuomo
#unemployment is at 7.8% in September. Except it really wasn't. It is much higher, w/ underemplyd and those who stopped looking.#notfixed
5 Oct 12 ReplyRetweetFavorite
--
That "not fixed" tag smells a little like sarcasm to me.
Adding to the mystery is the fact that the U-6, the longtime underemployment and unemployment number, remained fixed at a dismal 14.7%.
What this .03% drop means is that the number of unemployed people dropped by 456,000 when only 114k jobs were created--well below the monthly average, and below population growth. Where did 342k people go to lower the number so dramatically just 31 days before a presidential election? Did they retire, leave the planet, die of old age in the unemployment office?
Moreover, just 30 days before the election, 342K people dropped off the unemployment rolls and lowered the unemployment rate to below 8%--a benchmark number vitally important to President Obama who promised his stimulus would ensure we wouldn’t hit 8%.
Finally, this is the second hinky looking report/revision from the Bureau of Labor Statistics in as many months. Just days ago, 400,000 jobs were "discovered"--almost the exact number Obama needed to have a record of creating more jobs on his watch than were lost.
The Obama-friendly media is rolling out some very convenient talking points, with NPR crowing in its half-hourly news bulletin: "The unemlpoyment rate is now back where it was in when President Barack Obama took office in January 2009." Except it isn't, exactly.
No one's crying "conspiracy" here, but any journalist worth a damn always remains skeptical and looks to connect the dots of counter-intuitive good news released just weeks away from an election.
Some people will believe and repeat anything the Obama crowd spews in hopes the ignorant masses will fall for it.
Most people are smarter but the Obama supporters , not so much.
Officials reject conspiracies on unemployment rate
Graydog

Charlottesville, VA

#5592 Oct 7, 2012
Prove it or STFU.
Duct Tape

Columbia, MD

#5593 Oct 7, 2012
Graydog wrote:
Prove it or STFU.
LMAO at ignorance.
Vacationer in Chief

Columbia, MD

#5594 Oct 7, 2012
1.4 BILLION Spent On The Obamas In 2012 – British Taxpayers Only Spent 57.8 Million On The Royal Family

While most of America is suffering through one the worst economic downturns in U.S. history, the Obamas are living the high life at your expense. During 2011, U.S. taxpayers spent an astounding 1.4 billion dollars on the Obamas. Meanwhile, British taxpayers only spent 57.8 million dollars on the entire royal family. Does anyone else see something wrong with this picture? So where did the 1.4 billion dollars go? That money paid the salaries of their staff members, it paid for their transportation and housing costs, it paid for entertainment and vacations for the Obamas, and $102,000 was even spent on a "dog handler" for the family dog Bo. In his new book entitled "Presidential Perks Gone Royal: Your Taxes Are Being Used For Obama's Re-election", author Robert Keith Gray reveals some absolutely shocking details about the enormous amounts of U.S. taxpayer money that are being spent on the personal needs of the Obamas. At a time when the U.S. national debt is absolutely exploding this kind of outrageous spending is completely and totally inappropriate, but of course the mainstream media is not going to report on this because they don't want to do anything to put the Obamas in a bad light this close to the election.

Some of the things that Robert Keith Gray has uncovered are absolutely mind blowing. The following are a few facts from his new book....

-Never before has so much money been spent on a president and his family during a single year

-The Obamas have the "biggest staff in history at the highest wages ever"

-While Obama has been in office, Air Force One has been "running with the frequency of a scheduled air line"

-Obama has 469 senior staff working under him, and 226 of them make more than $100,000 a year

-There is always at least one projectionist at the White House 24 hours a day just in case there is someone that wants to watch a movie.

-The "dog handler" for the family dog Bo reportedly makes $102,000 per year and sometimes he is even flown to where the family is vacationing so that he can care for the dog

Are you outraged yet?

When the Obamas are at the White House the expenses are outrageous, but the expenses really kick in to a whole new level when the Obamas go on vacation.

And the Obamas sure do love to go on vacation.

Over one recent 12 month period, Michelle Obama spent 42 days on vacation (and that does not even count Saturdays and Sundays). The following is an excerpt from a Daily Mail article about the legendary Obama vacations....

The First Lady is believed to have taken 42 days of holiday in the past year, including a $375,000 break in Spain and a four-day ski trip to Vail, Colorado, where she spent $2,000 a night on a suite at the Sebastian hotel.

And the first family's nine-day stay in Martha's Vineyard is also proving costly, with rental of the Blue Heron Farm property alone costing an estimated $50,000 a week.

The source continued:'Michelle also enjoys drinking expensive booze during her trips. She favours martinis with top-shelf vodka and has a taste for rich sparking wines.

'The vacations are totally Michelle's idea. She's like a junkie. She can't schedule enough getaways, and she lives from one to the next - all the while sticking it to hardworking Americans.'

As I wrote about the other day, many Americans are working so hard just to survive in this economy that they don't ever get to take any vacations at all.

But it doesn't seem to trouble the Obamas that many of their vacation trips cost more than many American workers will make in an entire decade....
Vacationer in Chief

Columbia, MD

#5595 Oct 7, 2012
1.4 BILLION Spent On The Obamas In 2012 – British Taxpayers Only Spent 57.8 Million On The Royal Family

The following is from a recent Newsmax article....

A trip to Spain in 2010 by Michelle Obama, family, and staff cost taxpayers $467,585 and a trip by the First Lady and family to South Africa and Botswana last year cost $424,142 for the flight and crew alone, according to Judicial Watch.

Yes, when the family of the president travels it is going to be expensive, but this is ridiculous.

It can even be insanely expensive for the Obamas to take a vacation even if they don't leave the country.

For example, in 2010 an Obama family vacation to Hawaii ended up costing U.S. taxpayers more than a million dollars.

So how much is too much?

It has been reported that Michelle Obama spent over 10 million dollars of U.S. taxpayer money on vacations during just one recent 12 month period alone.

At a time when there are 46 million Americans on food stamps is this an appropriate amount of U.S. taxpayer money to spend on vacationing?

It seems that Barack Obama does not have his priorities in order.

Barack Obama may not have time to meet with important world leaders such as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but he sure always seems to find time to play golf. In fact, since he has been in the White House Obama has played more than 100 rounds of golf.

A lot of hard working American men have not played that many rounds of golf in their entire lifetimes.
Money

Raven, VA

#5596 Oct 7, 2012
If Romney wins the election,the Navy will have to set up a command post off the Cayman Islands!Ha,ha,aha!
Anonymous

Roanoke, VA

#5597 Oct 7, 2012
Democrat
skunk holler bill

Bristol, VA

#5598 Oct 7, 2012
President Eisenhower played golf and caught hell for it, President Bush fished. In fact Bush caught hell for fishing the day desert storm started. President Reagan was called the 9 to 5 President, because it was said, that was his office hours. You can pick any President and find something they did to kick up dust over. Netanyahu knew that Obama was not going to meet with him, and why. Look it up. If you can't find it let me know and I will tell you where to look. Oh, I think, Kennedy caught hell for, it was said, he spent to much time at Camp David. The list just keep on going. How about giving Romney some hell for using Fed. tax to support Romneycare in mass. Your tax money. Bet you never thought millions of Fed. tax dollars helped pay for Romnetcare, did you. Thats one of those things Republicans like to over look. It OK for Mass. but not for us.
Sho nuff

San Antonio, TX

#5599 Oct 7, 2012
Trying to have a normal conversation with a Liberal is like trying to eat Jell-o with chopsticks.

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