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Obama Jobs Council hits 1
year without official meeting

Politico, by Josh Gerstein

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Posted By:Drive, 1/18/2013 8:44:57 AM

President Barack Obama´s Jobs Council hit a notable milestone on Thursday: one year without an official meeting. The 26-member panel is also set to expire at the end of the month, unless Obama extends its tenure. The group, formally known as the President´s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, last convened on Jan. 17, 2012 for a White House session where it presented formal recommendations to Obama. It was the panel´s fourth official meeting since it was created in early 2011.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: goose, 1/18/2013 8:46:45 AM     (No. 9123860)

Providing jobs for the council members but no one else.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/18/2013 8:52:37 AM     (No. 9123878)

Another obama sucksess story.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/18/2013 8:57:40 AM     (No. 9123897)

President Hologram creates many little holograms. (Sort of a string theory explanation, if you like that sort of thing)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MrYules, 1/18/2013 9:02:14 AM     (No. 9123914)

Maybe We the People should be thankful. After all, we do not need any more useless/destructive "government workers" doing things to us.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Namma, 1/18/2013 9:03:26 AM     (No. 9123918)

are the members of the jobs council on the payroll

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Reply 6 - Posted by: grayjay, 1/18/2013 9:09:53 AM     (No. 9123941)

The Jobs Council was all for show. Obama doesn´t want any advice from real business people. This reminds me of the Simpson-Bowles committee, which made specific debt/deficit reduction proposals, which Obama totally ignored.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 1/18/2013 9:09:58 AM     (No. 9123942)

So what? He won. He´s in and America is out.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/18/2013 9:10:15 AM     (No. 9123944)

Like a laser.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: lylacat, 1/18/2013 9:19:15 AM     (No. 9123968)

0bama says he wants to help create jobs, yet he does nothing to do so, and he creates thousands of regulations that cost money and kill jobs. He says he wants to get the deficit under control, yet he spends like a drunken sailor. I do not believe anything this man says. He uses every opportunity to have a photo op, but he has no substance; it is all for show.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/18/2013 9:19:32 AM     (No. 9123970)

Why convene a meeting when the boss won´t listen to the recommendations he hired you to come up with? It´s kinda like, why work when you can get paid to stay at home and sit on your butt in front of the flat screen?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/18/2013 9:25:07 AM     (No. 9123984)

Jobs are bad. They cause the workers to become independent on government handouts, develop a sense of self-worth, and pride. Hence, the opportunity for another democrat voter is lost.

Yes, jobs are bad. Vote democrat, it´s easier than getting a job.

Besides, who needs private sector employees paying income taxes when the democrat senate has no interest in adopting a budget. Just keep spending and ignore the mounting national debt that those out-of-touch conservatives are so concerned about.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/18/2013 9:26:51 AM     (No. 9123989)

No job recommendations, no budget, no spending cuts, etc. I wonder how the msm will blame this on the Pubbies.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/18/2013 9:30:49 AM     (No. 9124008)

Another scam on the American public!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: rochow, 1/18/2013 10:04:56 AM     (No. 9124106)

Politico is reporting this??? It´s a miracle!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/18/2013 10:15:16 AM     (No. 9124125)

He is busy destroying the "opposition", no time for cares and about Americans and jobs.

It is good being King.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jinx, 1/18/2013 10:16:22 AM     (No. 9124127)

Another waste of money. I was going to say "Time and Money" but they obviously haven´t spent the time, just the money. Of course, it is OPM and Obama just doesn´t care.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: woodsman, 1/18/2013 10:19:39 AM     (No. 9124132)

Time to lay them off

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Reply 18 - Posted by: terrywhite, 1/18/2013 10:26:27 AM     (No. 9124143)

This is what´s so infuriating. If the economy was like it is now under a Republican president, i.e. Bush, and he had said, as Obama has, that he was going to make creating jobs his number one priority, that he was going to focus on that task like a laser, yet his job council hadn´t met for a year, every reporter in town would be badgering the president to answer, but since it´s Obama, a Democrat, the MSM doesn´t voice a peep!!!! GRRRRRrrrrr!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: john56, 1/18/2013 10:39:42 AM     (No. 9124177)

Tells me that all the Obama Stimulus money is spent.

Otherwise, Boss Immelt from GE (chairman of the Jobs Council) would have set up a meeting so he could stop by Dear Leader(US)´s office and pick up another check.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: JAN, 1/18/2013 11:31:24 AM     (No. 9124351)

I agree with #4. Thankful they didn´t meet.

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