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#1 I believe that there are a lot of Americans who are hurting right now, which is what I've been saying . . . since I came into office. And the question then is, what are we going to do about it?
No seriously folks...whatta we gonna do bout it? 'Cause I got nuttin' over here.
Posted by DepotGuy 2012-06-09 09:37||
#2 One of the most clueless gaffes in history. He is totally detached from everyday reality for Americans (who are not over-achieving thin-skinned affirmative action narcissist babies with a teleprompter). The ads will write themselves and he needs this hung around his neck every day til November
Posted by Frank G 2012-06-09 09:39||
#3 The Pres must still be smoking weed with his Choom Gang.
Posted by JohnQC 2012-06-09 10:14||
#4 The most amazing thing to me is the push for the public sector:
"Obama said that cutbacks in state and local government spending have slowed the nation's recovery and that Congress has "no excuse" for not supporting his jobs bill that would provide funding to retain public workers.
two days after the whole concept of public employees as saviors was bitch slapped in WI.
Out of touch? He is so inflated with his own ego that he floated off the planet and is now approaching Jupiter.
Posted by AlanC 2012-06-09 10:42||
#5 Romney and company need to keep up the daily pressure, using Bambi's own words and this buffoon will self-destruct. He is already showing signs of teetering, just need to keep the heat on. So many targets, economy, 'green job' bailouts, fast and furious, Arizona and Florida states rights. More to choose from than a Baskin-Robbins menu.
Posted by USN,Ret 2012-06-09 10:50||
#6 I know things are really tough out there. Have you seen the price of arugula?
Posted by Jefferson 2012-06-09 11:30||
#7 Historically, young startup firms have been a major job engine for the economy, particularly as the nation has emerged from recessions. But new federal data show the rate of business startups continues to fall in this recovery.
According to the Census Bureau, the startup rate, measured as a share of all firms, has plunged to 7% from 9% in 2008 and from 11% in 2006. The pace, moreover, is almost half the 1980s' peak of 13%... in the 1980s, these young entrepreneurial firms accounted for 20% of total private-sector U.S. employment vs. just 12% now. Entrepreneurs created two-fifths of all new jobs during the 1980s recovery compared with under a third during this recovery...
In just one month -- September 1983 -- more jobs were created than in the past six months under Obama.
Posted by Pappy 2012-06-09 11:44||
#8 As Zero implodes and his polls move to neutral, his media allies back away, his political allies build new alliances to protect themselves, and his financial allies conserve their powder. Worse, for him, it's a spiral, now downward and tightening.
Watch Slick Willie - his comments of late are no accident. The goal may be to crash Zero just before the nomination, have him withdraw, and have Hillary be nominated to save the day for the Party.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-09 14:12||
#9 If the private sector was really doing so well we wouldn't need the phony, make work, taxpayer funded, debt creating jobs that his jobs bill would create.
But he says these things as if he expects people to believe him. We really are in trouble if they do.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2012-06-09 14:39||
#10 "Let me be clear. The economy has gone down further than my wife."
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-06-09 15:44||
#11 I believe that there are a lot of Americans who are hurting right now, which is what I've been saying . . . since I came into office.
He wants to blame W, but he knows he can't. So this is what he came up with.
I wonder what it would take for him to decide that the private sector was not doing "fine".
Posted by gorb 2012-06-09 16:02||
#12 Glenmore, my wife raised the exact same scenario vis a vis Slick Willie and the Hildabeast this morning.
I doubt that we'll see it but I wouldn't be surprised if they tried.
Posted by AlanC 2012-06-09 16:14||
#13 "Shovel Ready" jobs. I haven't seen very many people on the side of the road digging in ditches with thier shovels lately, except in a couple of third world countries.
Now when taxes skyrocket in 6 months, even the high tech sector jobs will be gone, when the tech companies move whole heartedly out of the country and give "non-Shovel Ready" high tech jobs to foreigners.
Posted by Mad Eye Elmererong5457 2012-06-09 16:34||
#14 There's NO way Emperor Zero would voluntarily give up the Presidential trappings and due adulation (PBUH). He'd likely push for a third term if he won this fall. We are indeed fortunate to have him, we are not worthy.
Posted by Frank G 2012-06-09 16:34||
#15 There's NO way Emperor Zero would voluntarily
Yeah, there is a way. He IS just a puppet and always has been. Look at how the skids have been greased for him at every step of his career - heck, every step of his 'adult' life - I don't believe that was just luck. But who is the puppetmaster and will he cut the strings?
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-09 17:00||
#16 Soros, and maybe, Glenmore.
Posted by Barbara 2012-06-09 20:34||
#17 Old depression era joke, I couldn't work today. My shovel broke.
Posted by Dale 2012-06-09 22:17||