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Does Obama have bragging rights for his anemic economy?

Blackjack 2012/05/04 23:23:43
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  • Pops 2012/05/06 15:34:18
    no, explain
    Pops
    How can you brag about a complete F__kup ?
  • Seonag 2012/05/05 15:05:43
    yes, explain
    Seonag
    but he's still blaming everyone and everything but himself!
  • jay 2012/05/05 14:55:02
    no, explain
    jay
    he has spent $5 trillion on his special interests and it has had some affect but the problem is we now have the debt and the money he spent was on things where there were just one time benefits. The other problem is that he can't take credit for GM since he gave them $35 billion dollars which they haven't paid back and GM would have been better off reforming in Ch 11 bankruptcy proceedings....which is, by the way, a form of bailout.
  • Don Wenk 2012/05/05 10:52:53
    yes, explain
    Don Wenk
    +3
    Yes he does. The question is, will he? We all believe his goal was to weaken the United States so it would be on par with his friends in the Middle East and we would be ripe for takeover. I really don’t think he will crow about that publicly. I would like to get my hands on the recordings in the White House during his private time. I believe that would be a real eye opener. The true BHO moments.
  • Mary 2012/05/05 06:47:20 (edited)
    yes, explain
    Mary
    +3
    Yes, he can take all of the credit for - a crippling unemployment, foreclosures...increased costs in food, gasoline, electricity, healthcare....a 5 TRILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT ....no budget in 3 years...he can't brag about it...but he can definitely take the credit for it.

    foreclosures high cost food gasoline 5 dollar deficit brag credit
  • Temlakos~POTL~PWCM~JLA~☆ 2012/05/05 03:13:16
    no, explain
    Temlakos~POTL~PWCM~JLA~☆
    +3
    Bragging rights? Hardly. Culpability is more like it.
  • BRIDGET 2012/05/05 02:40:42
    no, explain
    BRIDGET
    +1
    OMG! OBAMA OBAMA OBAMA-CAN'T WE TALK ABOUT ANYTHIHNG ELSE? HE'S THE LAMEST PRESIDENT YET, AND WE'VE HAD SOME REALLY LAME ONES
  • Ken 2012/05/05 01:58:03
    other, I think this
    Ken
    +2
    Obama has set America up for economic disaster.
  • 4dc 2012/05/05 01:52:14 (edited)
    yes, explain
    4dc
    +3
    3 years in? hell yes
  • David Lindner 2012/05/05 00:23:33
    no, explain
    David Lindner
    +4
    theres nothing to brag about! he effed up
  • cddjmikey 2012/05/05 00:14:52
    yes, explain
    cddjmikey
    +2
    He had a bulletproof majority in both houses and could have passed just about anything with merit in his first two years in office. He wasted it shoving Obamacare down our throats ! To those that say no it wasn't you are WRONG ! As I said he had a majority but the bill was such cr*p that he had to bribe and bully some of his own party to get it passed 219 / 212 if I remember correctly. He COULD have used that to get some real good done but no he HAD to get Obamacare through ! HE OWNS IT, ENJOY !
  • Mary cddjmikey 2012/05/05 13:02:37 (edited)
    Mary
    +1
    FINALLY....Mike Lee (the Senator from Utah) is standing up to this Tyrant!

    http://rnla.org/blogs/blogs/p...

    http://www.washingtontimes.co...
  • LEFT IS... Mary 2012/05/05 13:07:08 (edited)
    LEFT IS NOT RIGHT
    +1
    Excellent sites - very informative!
  • Mary LEFT IS... 2012/05/05 13:11:54 (edited)
    Mary
    Glad you checked them out!
  • DS in Oak Ridge NC 2012/05/04 23:41:49
    yes, explain
    DS in Oak Ridge NC
    +2
    He broke it, choked it, demonized the job creators, and manipulated BLS stats to ignore those who have fallen into despair and given up hope of finding a job... so yes, he owns all of that (and little more) and cannot shed it just to help his re-election chances...
  • ὤTṻnde΄ӂ 2012/05/04 23:40:46
    yes, explain
    ὤTṻnde΄ӂ
    We're not losing jobs at a pace of 700,000 a month and we're not contracting by 6%.
    Congressional scholars Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein are no strangers to D.C. politics. The two of them have been in Washington for more than 40 years — and they're renowned for their carefully nonpartisan positions.

    But now, they say, Congress is more dysfunctional than it has been since the Civil War, and they aren't hesitating to point a finger at who they think is to blame.

    "One of the two major parties, the Republican Party, has become an insurgent outlier — ideologically extreme; contemptuous of the inherited social and economic policy regime; scornful of compromise; unpersuaded by conventional understanding of facts, evidence and science; and dismissive of the legitimacy of its political opposition," they write in their new book, It's Even Worse Than It Looks.
    http://fwd4.me/0ztb
  • HOMBRE ὤTṻnde΄ӂ 2012/05/05 00:06:17
  • DS in O... ὤTṻnde΄ӂ 2012/05/05 00:15:22
    DS in Oak Ridge NC
    +6
    Excellent choice to cite - Mann and Ornstein, liberal Washington Post Columnists... who were panned with the headline ""PBS Hypes Liberal 'Congress Watchers' Who Hit GOP as Extreme, With No Use for 'Facts'...
    You posted extreme liberal leftists who purport to be centrist to make their wacky POV sound almost legitimate, and their recently manufactured "demi-facts" sound plausible.

    Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/...
  • Beccy 2012/05/04 23:29:44
    no, explain
    Beccy
    +2
    Our economy would be growing at a faster rate and less people would be hurting now if he had listened to people before the stimulus. He had a one shot chance and he blew it.
  • ordman 2012/05/04 23:29:38
    yes, explain
    ordman
    From the White House blog:
    The Employment Situation in April by Alan Krueger 4 May 2012 @ 9:30 a.m.
    “Today’s employment report provides further evidence that the economy is continuing to heal from the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, but much more remains to be done to repair the damage caused by the financial crisis and the deep recession.”
    Translation: As we continue to tighten the tourniquet around the neck of those Americans (those who have stop looking for work) in order to stop the financial bleeding that is the U.S. economy.
  • gbudavid 2012/05/04 23:25:09
    yes, explain
    gbudavid
    +7
    Yup we are over Three years into his Watch. He needs to Man Up...

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