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Obama to address the nation on economy
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Posted By:JoniTx, 9/15/2013 9:44:54 AM

WASHINGTON- The White House said Saturday U.S. President Barack Obama will speak next week about economic growth following the worst recession since the Great Depression. In a statement, the White House said the president will speak Monday in the Rose Garden to discuss "the progress we have made to grow the economy and create 7.5 million private sector jobs, and highlight the work we still need to do to strengthen the middle class and those fighting to get into it." The statement said Obama will "highlight his better bargain for the middle class, and warn against more self-inflicted wounds from


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 9/15/2013 9:49:30 AM     (No. 9521556)

I wonder if he will "focus on it like a laser"?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 9/15/2013 9:50:29 AM     (No. 9521558)

The best work he has done to expand the middle class has been to bankrupt the upper-middle class. And he has done an amazing world record job in expanding the lower class.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40, 9/15/2013 9:50:50 AM     (No. 9521559)

1. Excessive taxation
2. Unbearable regulatory burden
3. Systematic transfer of wealth from those who produce to those who don´t
These are the only reasons we are in the straits we find ourselves.
Certain bet that none of these will be addressed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MMC, 9/15/2013 9:59:20 AM     (No. 9521576)

Live, from the Golf Course, it´s Open Lie Press Conference!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 9/15/2013 9:59:48 AM     (No. 9521577)

Where´s the Pea!Watch the shells closely! The Hawaiian is tap-dancing from one failed policy to another, as each of them spirals downward! Unbelievable!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Fledrmaus, 9/15/2013 10:00:06 AM     (No. 9521578)

#1 - Yeah, all while doing a "sharp pivot". I can´t wait. /sarc

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pros7767, 9/15/2013 10:02:00 AM     (No. 9521582)

He must be missing the fact that nobody is paying any attention to him anymore. Everything he says is a lie anyway.

This will be a "Blame Republicans" speech. It´s their fault if the government shuts down. I have done everything in my power to prevent this but the racist republicans hate me. They want to take away your healthcare.

Blah, blah, blah...

(And republicans won´t fight back.)

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jalo1951, 9/15/2013 10:07:47 AM     (No. 9521592)

But will you mention: highest percent of people NOT working, the REAL unemployment numbers, 77% of all new jobs this year have been PART TIME, highest number of people on food stamps and disability, businesses NOT hiring rather laying off or making more jobs part time, flat line income for those that do work, highest number of regulations tying business owners hands, Wall St. is doing well for one reason only - fed pumping multi billions into the economy every month, obamacare is a job/economy killer, average family losing $4000 plus a year, etc. etc. etc. If you are not going to be honest with us save your breath. Go share a bottle of water with moochlle, eat a carrot. But don´t march up to the podium and lie to us once again. But that is exactly what you will do because you don´t have a clue.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: IGWTrust, 9/15/2013 10:08:44 AM     (No. 9521595)

Will the shovels be ready to fertilize the Rose bushes after his speech?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 9/15/2013 10:08:47 AM     (No. 9521596)

Another speech to convince the middle class that they are not living under the Misery of the Obama policies. That´s rich!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bullfrog, 9/15/2013 10:13:47 AM     (No. 9521608)

We have had enough of meaningless stupid addressed by this floundering bozo.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Coy860, 9/15/2013 10:20:01 AM     (No. 9521623)

Obama stands in the way of increased income and jobs for Americans by refusing to allow the Keystone Pipeline, and drilling and fracking anywhere we can.
As his policies continue to enflame the middle east, we need to start drilling to be ME oil independent. Oil is the lifeblood of industry. We have more oil and gas than Saudi Arabia. North Dakota is booming, and so could the rest of the USA except for Obama.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 9/15/2013 10:25:54 AM     (No. 9521640)

The "address" by the Mulatto won´t be anything other than a Bash Bush/Bash The Rich Fest, and a promise to continue to redistribute the "wealth," more 0bama Money for the ghetto denizens, more 0bama phones, more from the Makers handed out to the Takers, more regulation to stifle the private sector, and the entire time he´s doing it, he´ll be shaking down Wall Street for Organizing For America scam --which is how he funds his Voting Fraud Machine.

I´m so sick of this Halfrican b**tard. I pray every night for a bolt of lightening to strike him dead while he´s on the golf course.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mws50, 9/15/2013 10:26:08 AM     (No. 9521641)


He has been clueless for 5 years, What could he possibly say this time?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: coldoc, 9/15/2013 10:29:36 AM     (No. 9521649)

I´m sure his "proposals´ will fit the definition of insanity.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 9/15/2013 10:36:52 AM     (No. 9521661)

So will he finally tell us how he plans to grow the economy from "the middle out?" Not one of the economics courses I took in college ever addressed this principle.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: edgar, 9/15/2013 10:44:29 AM     (No. 9521671)

Is that 7.5 million part-time, private sector jobs? What was the announced goal during the Recovery Summer Celebration?
Focused like a laser, indeed. Will he give an update on Joe Biden´s tracking of the Recovery Act´s performance? Black unemployment rates? Record number of people not participating in the workforce, etc.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Theophilous Meatyard III, 9/15/2013 10:47:17 AM     (No. 9521675)

Well, the insanity that Einstein was referring to was to keep doing the same (disastrous) things and expect a different outcome. In this case, The Stinky Won knows good and well what will be the result of his actions, but he will lie that the bad conservatives are preventing him from saving the country.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Reality, 9/15/2013 10:51:02 AM     (No. 9521683)

I hope he doesn´t preempt ay thing important like the Manning Bowl or he WWF Smackdown

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Reply 20 - Posted by: starboard, 9/15/2013 10:54:36 AM     (No. 9521690)

Grasping for straws.

Please go play golf for the next three years.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: southernboy, 9/15/2013 11:00:22 AM     (No. 9521706)

FTA: “..."the progress we have made to grow the economy and create 7.5 million private sector jobs, and highlight the work we still need to do to strengthen the middle class and those fighting to get into it.”…”

“Grow the economy.” “Create private sector jobs.” I am so sick of hearing these feel-good phrases!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Salt5792, 9/15/2013 11:00:41 AM     (No. 9521708)

Democrat economic policy: higher minimum wage, union card check, permanent unemployment compensation, everybody on food stamps, unrestricted disability payola, No electricity generation except wind and solar, ethanol, not gasoline, house mortgages to people with no assets or income, higher income taxes, no military.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: caddyjak, 9/15/2013 11:00:46 AM     (No. 9521710)

Before our economic genius gets started, will one of you czars please tell him that "P & E" is price to earnings, not profit to earnings. Also, please quit saying "becuz" instead of "because".

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Reply 24 - Posted by: lazyman, 9/15/2013 11:06:47 AM     (No. 9521718)

A 17 trillion dollar debt crisis which will be 21 trillion by the time he leaves office. That is the reality of what he will say along with his hope that the house of cards doesn´t implode on his term.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: prettywoman, 9/15/2013 11:22:14 AM     (No. 9521736)

Everyone turn off your TVs so he gets 0 ratings!!!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 9/15/2013 11:23:25 AM     (No. 9521740)

Changing the subject from your Syria debacle, Stinky?

As Jay Leno deftly rearranged your campaign slogan: Hope and Change the Subject.

Posted with all due respect to the severity of our economic problems and the suffering of the middle class.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: NYC RAL, 9/15/2013 11:41:17 AM     (No. 9521756)

DATELINE: (Next week) My fellow Americans. The economy continues to get stronger. Don´t worry bout a thing. Be like me the Leader known as BO to many. To quote my loving wife Ms. MO alBO, "Don´t Worry! It´s Free!" "Drink it up!"

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Reply 28 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 9/15/2013 11:49:50 AM     (No. 9521769)

I wish he would just shut up and go away.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Pearson365, 9/15/2013 11:52:29 AM     (No. 9521773)

Note that WH PR release states that the Freak in Chief will be joined by people "who have benefited" from his policies. This means that either no one will be standing behind him or he´ll have wealthy Obama donors from the 25 to 35 Solyndra-like companies that went bankrupt with $38 billion of our money thanks to Obama´s cruel intentions.

Or, he´ll be joined by Putin and Assad to form "The Three Regimos", an update of the comedy, "The Three Amigos".

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Reply 30 - Posted by: stablemoney, 9/15/2013 12:06:38 PM     (No. 9521793)

I notice Obama is now on his third chairman of economic advisers. Another socialist, so we will have more of the same no growth results, and that on the greatest nation on earth, which provides a gauge of the magnitude of incompetence of this administration.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: rochow, 9/15/2013 12:08:59 PM     (No. 9521797)

Get ready! The liar in chief is about to open his mouth again and lie after lie after lie will come out! Jarret told him to ´appear´ so that he looks like a ´leader´ whilst reading of his prompter! Of course, the low info voter will swallow it hook, line and sinker! They are not even aware that the rest of the world is laughing at this clown!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/15/2013 12:10:05 PM     (No. 9521803)

Will some brave investigative reporter/oyster sniffer from the MSM ask our Economist-In-Chief next week how he justified cutting off the funds for White House Tours yet "found" an extra $100,000,000.00 in the goobermint treasury for his recent "joy riding" tour of Africa? Stay tuned. Don´t touch that dial!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/15/2013 12:31:41 PM     (No. 9521819)

Every time he opens his stupid mouth he just digs himself a deeper hole with the morons who supported him. He actually broke his own floor of 47 points approval- supposedly a solid, concrete floor, due to the vast number of blind idiots supporting him in the electorate. He fell through to 45%. Gasp! So, good Job there Øbama. Now keep talking-

Hopefully we´ll see him fall to 40%

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Reply 34 - Posted by: LadyVet, 9/15/2013 1:20:36 PM     (No. 9521879)

This Syria stuff is getting to him if he´s willing to people start analyzing his failures on the economy. He´s probably praying to Allah for more rain in Colorado, just to change the headlines (and wishing that it was Texas who has having the disaster).

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 9/15/2013 1:50:26 PM     (No. 9521906)

If his speech is as robust as our economy it will be over 5 years ago.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Jimkata, 9/15/2013 1:54:24 PM     (No. 9521909)


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Reply 37 - Posted by: bob913, 9/15/2013 2:33:46 PM     (No. 9521955)

obama to address the nation on economy
Then off to yet another vacation that will cost Americans $100 million!

The vacations he has taken since 2009 alone could have employed 10´s of thousands of people. This all for 1 arrogant little man.

Over 17%+ unemployment for adults with 25% and up for teenagers, high prices and inflation. People who are employed have had their pay cut, paying higher taxes and are losing their medical plan.

He will again blame everyone else but himself in the speech.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: F16 guy, 9/15/2013 3:21:20 PM     (No. 9522000)

I´ll buy everyone here a drink if the Halfrican mentions either of these three numbers:

1.90 million Americans no longer even looking for work

2.The labor force participation rate plunged from an already abysmal 63.5% to 63.3% - the lowest since 1979!

3. True unemployment rate of 36.7%

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Reply 39 - Posted by: LanieLou, 9/15/2013 3:39:01 PM     (No. 9522021)

Might as well tell us the sky is green & the grass is blue.... Not gonna work anymore...

Redistribution has decimated the middle class & grossly increased the poor in America. It´s clear Obama wants all of America on $10/hr part time jobs & totally dependant on gov´t for healthcare, food & more.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: thewarden, 9/15/2013 4:59:54 PM     (No. 9522079)

Yay! Goody gumdrops! Awesome!

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures — some would say gimmicks — that golf courses across the country have experimented with to stop people from quitting the game. Golf has always reveled in its standards and rich tradition. But increasingly a victim of its own image and hidebound ways, golf has lost five million players in the last decade, according to the National Golf Foundation, with 20 percent of the existing 25 million golfers apt to quit in the next few years. People under 35 have especially spurned the game, saying it takes too

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Living in the New York Times World
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American Thinker, by J. Paul Masko    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 4/19/2014 7:48:36 AM     Post Reply
I began reading the entirety of the first section of the New York Times at nine years old, and continued that practice, more or less, for decades.(snip) ...the power of reverence, intrinsic to what I call the “cascade” of The Times: the near avalanche-like flow and distribution of information through electronic and print networks: through like-minded network newscasts, magazines, local newspaper s, blogs, daytime talk TV, late-night entertainment, statements at media award ceremonies, the celebrity Twitterverse, etc. The cascade rolls through Saturday Night Live, Jon Stewart, The New Yorker, the mouths of third-grade teachers, Elmo, Madonna and Susan Sarandon …through

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Obama: ´For me, Easter is a story of hope,
a belief in a better day to come´

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/19/2014 9:16:36 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning. Earlier this week, we hosted a Passover Seder at the White House, and joined Jewish families around the world in their re-tellings of the story of the Exodus and the victory of faith over oppression. And this Sunday, Michelle, Malia, Sasha, and I will join our fellow Christians around the world in celebrating the Resurrection of Christ, the salvation he offered the world, and the hope that comes with the Easter season. These holy days have their roots in miracles that took place long ago. And yet, they still inspire us, guide us, and strengthen us today. They remind us of our

Illinois Dems to offer $100 million in
taxpayer money to lure Obama library site

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/18/2014 9:15:50 AM     Post Reply
First, the good news: We are close enough to the end of the Obama presidency for his crowd to talk about a presidential library. Now, the bad news: Obama´s retirement is still 1,008 days distant. Plenty of time though to round up the dough to build it somewhere. Figure they need Solyndra-style money, at least $500 million. The last two presidents – Bill Clinton and George W. Bush -- built their legacy edifices totally with private money. [Snip] However, Obama supporters have a different take. They think taxpayers should put up $100 million in public money for Obama´s library.

Every Media Outlet: Hillary
Grandkid the Most Consequential
Baby Since Jesus

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Mediaite, by Tina Nguyen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/18/2014 10:34:40 AM     Post Reply
Less than 16 hours after Chelsea Clinton announced she was pregnant, a lot of major news outlets started staring into the crystal ball of Chelsea’s womb, wondering what this currently floating zygotic multicellular being meant for the prospects of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, which is also a floating, zygotic, multicellular being. Their answer: The immaculately conceived Clinton child could mean everything. And no, it’s not just the fact that having a grandchild could be personally fulfilling to Hillary and Bill (mazel tov, by the way), or that a cute baby would be a sweet cherry on top of Hillary’s already

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