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Obama to hit campaign trail after island vacation: Aims to reassure voters on US economy
The Boston Globe | August 29, 2010 | Mark Arsenault

Posted on 08/28/2010 10:52:02 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

For 10 days, even as dire housing and economic reports continued, President Obama kept to a disciplined vacation schedule, allowing only the occasional glimpse of him on Martha’s Vineyard as he golfed, dined, and relaxed.

But now, Democratic Party officials said, a recharged president will hit the midterm election hustings with a message tuned to echo his 2008 campaign theme of “Hope’’ and seek to persuade skeptical Americans that his long-promised economic recovery is real.

“He is still a very strong energizer of the Democratic vote,’’ said Tim Kaine, chairman of the Democratic National Committee. “He’s going to be hustling on the road until the November election and he’ll be relishing the opportunity.’’

It will be one of Obama’s greatest challenges. Despite spending billions of dollars on stimulus programs, unemployment remains stubbornly high at 9.5 percent, housing is in a deep slump, and the Tea Party is ascendant in some key states. Many analysts are predicting that Democrats will lose a number of seats in the House and Senate and possibly control of Congress.

Indeed, Republicans are welcoming Obama back to the campaign trail. “He makes our argument for us,’’ said Doug Heye, a spokesman for the Republican National Committee.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Outdoors; Politics; Travel
KEYWORDS: 2010; congress; democrats; economy; obama; recession; teaparty; unemployment
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I hope he travels to all 57 states...
1 posted on 08/28/2010 10:52:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama to hit campaign trail after island vacation: Aims to reassure voters on US economy

I'm looking forward to when DU starts posting things like, "Is Obama a Republican plant?"

2 posted on 08/28/2010 10:53:26 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- written by Robert Towne)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>>Aims to reassure voters on US economy

Obama is going to resign.


3 posted on 08/28/2010 10:56:25 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Chump Obama promised "Change" and we got chump change.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He is going to repeat Hoover’s “prosperity is just around the corner” line, guaranteed. LOL!


4 posted on 08/28/2010 10:57:48 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (In the White House the mighty White House the Liar sleeps tonight.............)
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To: Darkwolf377

I don’t go over there very often, but I’ll bet it’s already happening.


5 posted on 08/28/2010 10:58:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I don't need a newspaper to know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I haven’t been there in forever. It’s like stepping into a cellar full of snakes.


6 posted on 08/28/2010 11:00:12 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. -- written by Robert Towne)
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To: Darkwolf377
It’s like stepping into a cellar full of snakes.

I heard its more like swimming in a septic tank...

7 posted on 08/28/2010 11:02:26 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He can denounce Mao, Keynes, Stalin, resign and move back to Kenya.


8 posted on 08/28/2010 11:02:44 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama to hit campaign trail after island vacation: Aims to reassure voters on US economy


9 posted on 08/28/2010 11:03:13 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Things will be just fine as soon as the marxists that took control of Congress in 2006 are voted out in November.


10 posted on 08/28/2010 11:03:53 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

May I pose a silly question?

How much time, percentage wise, has The Usurper actually devoted to being President?

I recognize that having 44 Czars working in the White Hut lightens the burden somewhat, but still decisions have to be made after some consideration, right?
Don’t decisions have to be considered?
Well Ok, if you don’t need to read legislation before voting, I guess you don’t need to make a consideration before making a decision.

I get it now - Government by CommieAuto Pilot.

White Hut “work style” is vacation, campaign, rest, vacation, campaign, rest ...


11 posted on 08/28/2010 11:04:19 PM PDT by J Edgar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

*Obama to hit campaign trail after island vacation: Aims to reassure voters on US economy*

Yeah, well, good luck with that.


12 posted on 08/28/2010 11:07:17 PM PDT by Lil Flower (The destruction of America: It's a "big f*ckin deal"~to me!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, no, he’s not going to be the energizer bunny for the votes because people are just flat out tired of his lies and his insane policies. Unfortunately for him there is this old saw that says:

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!


13 posted on 08/28/2010 11:13:38 PM PDT by RowdyFFC (.)
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To: Rome2000

“He’s going to be hustling on the road until the November election and he’ll be relishing the opportunity.’’

Spewing more of his B.S. for his sheep to swallow.


14 posted on 08/28/2010 11:13:57 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Make no mistake, after Beck’s rally numbers they will come out meaner and nastier than ever! Gird thy loins and prepare thyself!


15 posted on 08/28/2010 11:16:34 PM PDT by bertrand
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To: J Edgar
"How much time, percentage wise, has The Usurper actually devoted to being President?"

The less time he does the better off we are.

16 posted on 08/28/2010 11:30:04 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: blackbart.223

I can find no argument with which to dispute you pithy insight sir!


17 posted on 08/28/2010 11:36:54 PM PDT by J Edgar
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To: Lil Flower

Aw shoot. You beat me to it.


18 posted on 08/28/2010 11:41:09 PM PDT by norge (The amiable dunce is back, wearing a skirt and high heels.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s still a long time until November, enough time for what, ...three more, four more vacations?


19 posted on 08/29/2010 12:08:00 AM PDT by pallis
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To: J Edgar
"I can find no argument with which to dispute you pithy insight sir!"

Sir doesn't work for me. Bill is good enough.

20 posted on 08/29/2010 12:27:49 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“He’s going to be hustling on the road until the November election and he’ll be relishing the opportunity.”

Because that’s all he knows how to do. Posture in front of the cameras, read the prompter, golf and eat and enjoy concerts. And campaign.

This sounds like an excuse to get out of the WH, while Iran is loading their reactors with nuclear fuel and the economy is tanking, Barry will be eating pizza in front of gushing reporters, and loving it.


21 posted on 08/29/2010 12:35:15 AM PDT by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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To: J Edgar

Well, he is a community organizer — which means he gets other people to do everything for him.


22 posted on 08/29/2010 12:43:47 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: blackbart.223

Ok Bill, thanks for the post. I enjoyed and learned.


23 posted on 08/29/2010 12:51:15 AM PDT by J Edgar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“He’s going to be hustling on the road until the November election and he’ll be relishing the opportunity."

And the American people need to ask: "Where's the Beef?"

24 posted on 08/29/2010 12:53:33 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Liberalism and Patriotism cannot coexist.)
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To: Lancey Howard

That’s perfect!


25 posted on 08/29/2010 12:55:17 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Remember November...I can see it from my house!)
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To: J Edgar
"Ok Bill, thanks for the post. I enjoyed and learned."

Take care and stay safe.

26 posted on 08/29/2010 12:55:59 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now I ask you, if you were a DemocRAT would you want Obama campaigning for you? I think it’s great that Obama will be out there helping to elect more Conservatives in November.


27 posted on 08/29/2010 12:58:13 AM PDT by teletech (Say NO to RINOS!)
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"And the American people need to ask: "Where's the Beef?"

No need to ask. We are it.

28 posted on 08/29/2010 12:58:40 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sheik Obama is going back to doing the work of the American People...

Campaigning, raising money, and blaming others for his own failures.

I can’t wait.


29 posted on 08/29/2010 1:04:52 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (King: "I have a dream"...Sharpton: "I want a check")
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To: Fresh Wind
"Campaigning, raising money, and blaming others for his own failures."

That is worthless piece of crap politicans do.

30 posted on 08/29/2010 1:11:12 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Lancey Howard

Very funny!!!


31 posted on 08/29/2010 1:11:27 AM PDT by DCBurgess58 (In a Capitalist society, men exploit other men. In a Communist society it's exactly the opposite.)
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To: blackbart.223; Cowboy Bob

“And the American people need to ask: “Where’s the Beef?”

The reply: “Oh, ya’ll mean that Kobe Japanese stuff at $200 a pound?”


32 posted on 08/29/2010 1:13:12 AM PDT by 21twelve ( UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES MY ARSE: "..now begin the work of remaking America."-Obama, 1/20/09)
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To: Lancey Howard
I guess if Obama starts telling us there's nothing fundimentally wrong with the economy, we can give him a new name.

BAGHDAD OB

33 posted on 08/29/2010 1:13:58 AM PDT by DCBurgess58 (In a Capitalist society, men exploit other men. In a Communist society it's exactly the opposite.)
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To: blackbart.223
Let me restate this. That is what useless political crap sacks do. I hope my spelling improved.
34 posted on 08/29/2010 1:15:59 AM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: 21twelve

35 posted on 08/29/2010 1:30:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I don't need a newspaper to know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber.)
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To: fatnotlazy

BINGO


36 posted on 08/29/2010 1:47:32 AM PDT by sonic109
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To: HerrBlucher

And, he’ll promise us a lobster in every pot.


37 posted on 08/29/2010 1:55:03 AM PDT by Catsrus (Have)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He is afraid to spend time in Washington DC. What is that fear all about?


38 posted on 08/29/2010 2:02:41 AM PDT by bmwcyle (It is Satan's fault)
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To: bmwcyle

Nuclear attack by terrorists? The pitchfork, tar & feather and torches that might be coming? Bored by real work, since he’s never done any? Hard to tell...


39 posted on 08/29/2010 2:06:42 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I don't need a newspaper to know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He could have earned some badly needed popularity points by announcing that he was actually going to stay in Washington for a month to catch up on some work! What other President would have needed to make such a statement regarding his intent to stay at home and do what he was supposed to do?

I know - do we really want him to stay home and get things done?!

40 posted on 08/29/2010 2:25:33 AM PDT by REPANDPROUDOFIT (General, sir, it's ok to call me "ma'am"!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Indeed, Republicans are welcoming Obama back to the campaign trail. “He makes our argument for us”.


41 posted on 08/29/2010 2:31:17 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The buzz is Dems are so desperate, they actually think Michele Obama is their ticket to victory.

Dems oughta urge her to prepare a fund-raising speech about her wonderful trip to Spain (/snix).


42 posted on 08/29/2010 2:33:26 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Lancey Howard
Obama to hit campaign trail after island vacation: Aims to reassure voters on US economy.....

But first he has to redo his political resume.


43 posted on 08/29/2010 2:39:00 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Darkwolf377
"I'm looking forward to when DU starts posting things like, "Is Obama a Republican plant?"

They are getting very close. I don't think they feel the love any more.

44 posted on 08/29/2010 3:35:18 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“...a disciplined vacation schedule”

Doesn’t sound like a vacation to me.


45 posted on 08/29/2010 4:44:31 AM PDT by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Waist deep in the Big Muddy.
and the Big Fool says “push on.”


46 posted on 08/29/2010 4:44:45 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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“...a disciplined vacation schedule”

Doesn’t sound like a vacation to me.


47 posted on 08/29/2010 4:46:08 AM PDT by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown.)
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I think we’ve been hustled quite enough already. We can’t take too much more of Barry’s con jobs.


48 posted on 08/29/2010 4:55:51 AM PDT by TheTopRead
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Nuclear attack by terrorists? The pitchfork, tar & feather and torches that might be coming? Bored by real work, since he’s never done any?"

I'll take door #3, Monty.


49 posted on 08/29/2010 4:58:34 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Obama is the least qualified guy in whatever room he walks into.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"President Obama kept to a disciplined vacation schedule, allowing only the occasional glimpse of him on Martha’s Vineyard as he golfed, dined, and relaxed."

Poor Baby! Has to have DISCIPLINED golfing, dining, and relaxing. Now he has to interrupt this discipline, in order to campaign. What's missing here?

50 posted on 08/29/2010 5:07:39 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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