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Obama: God backs Jobs Plan
Yahoo news ^ | 11/2/2011 | Stephen Collinson

Posted on 11/02/2011 5:29:14 PM PDT by rjsclassics

President Barack Obama Wednesday said even God wanted to put Americans back to work, invoking divine blessing for his joust with Republicans over measures designed to slice into high unemployment.

Obama also taunted his foes with historic arguments in favor of repairing vital infrastructure once made by conservative icon Ronald Reagan, as he stumped for a $60 billion infrastructure bill being taken up by the Senate.

The president rebuked the House of Representatives for passing a bill reaffirming the US motto "In God We Trust" rather than getting to work on his stalled $447 billion jobs program.

"That's not putting people back to work. I trust in God, but God wants to see us help ourselves by putting people back to work," the president said.

Obama's spokesman Jay Carney denied that Obama had perhaps gone too far by dragging the Almighty into a fierce political spat.

"I believe that the phrase from the Bible is 'the Lord helps those who help themselves,'" Carney said.

"I think the point the president is making is that, you know, we have it within our capacity to do the things to help the American people."

The White House was later forced to clarify however that the phrase Carney used, though often mistaken for scripture, was not in fact biblical.

Obama ruffled Republican feathers with his remarks as he appeared in front of a commuter bridge between Washington DC and Virginia, which is in need of repairs, to call on Republicans to back a $60 billion jobs and infrastructure bill.

"There's no good reason to oppose this bill, not one. And members of Congress who do, who vote no, are going to have to explain why to their constituencies," Obama said.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: god; jobs; obama; obamaandgod
God backs jobs plan? Thatmean according to Oblah blah, God backs him. Arrogance baby
1 posted on 11/02/2011 5:29:23 PM PDT by rjsclassics
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To: rjsclassics

I hope Zerobamama doesn’t walk outside in the next thunderstorm.


2 posted on 11/02/2011 5:30:22 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel
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To: rjsclassics

Why didn’t obummer invoke Allah the moon god?


3 posted on 11/02/2011 5:31:46 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: rjsclassics

If God wants to put people back to work, then he must oppose tax incenses.


4 posted on 11/02/2011 5:34:54 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: rjsclassics
But he is God. He is the Messiah, afterall

5 posted on 11/02/2011 5:35:01 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: rjsclassics

Wouldn’t this be precisely what is meant by “taking the Lord’s name in vain” ?


6 posted on 11/02/2011 5:42:48 PM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: rjsclassics

Doesn’t he mean Allah?


7 posted on 11/02/2011 5:42:48 PM PDT by Mr. K (The enemy of my enemy is my candidate.)
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"I believe that the phrase from the Bible is 'the Lord helps those who help themselves,'" Carney said.

Chapter and verse please. These demons dont know the Bible

8 posted on 11/02/2011 5:43:34 PM PDT by frogjerk (Today is already the tomorrow which the bad economist yesterday urged us to ignore. - HAZLITT)
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To: Mr. K
alluh???

Yes, his god does.

9 posted on 11/02/2011 5:44:25 PM PDT by evad (STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING, STOP SPENDING. It's the SPENDING Stupid)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel
My thoughts exactly. Can the Secret Service protect him from the wrath of G_d?

CC

10 posted on 11/02/2011 5:44:55 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (Wisdom comes from experience. Experience comes from a lack of wisdom.)
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To: rjsclassics

I took it to mean that God wants people to have jobs, and I’m SURE He does. Exhibit A:

2Th 3:10 For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

But as we all know; Zero considers HIMSELF a god, too; and he obviously does not want people to have jobs, else he would stop all his contrary actions and begin doing the numerous things which have proven historically to create more jobs!


11 posted on 11/02/2011 5:46:58 PM PDT by Tucker39
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To: frogjerk

That Carneygaffe is right up there with the elderly lady’s claim that “CLEANLINESS IS NEXT TO GODLINESS” is also in the Bible.


12 posted on 11/02/2011 5:49:23 PM PDT by Tucker39
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To: rjsclassics
God wants to see us help ourselves by putting people back to work

I would never presume to know or speak for God.

But then again: I am not The Affirmative Action President.

13 posted on 11/02/2011 5:53:01 PM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: rjsclassics

obami is just plain human garbage. Hopefully, he’s in the compost pile soon.


14 posted on 11/02/2011 5:56:49 PM PDT by bfree (The revolution is coming - OBAMI IS THE ENEMY OF FREEDOM)
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To: rjsclassics

This clown wouldn’t know God if He hit him over the head....allah, on the other hand, little bongo knows very well and allah probably would support any bill to bring down America another notch.


15 posted on 11/02/2011 6:09:39 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

I like your comment about Obummer should avoid thunderstorms. God is not mocked...I figure Obummer’s goose is cooked any day now.


16 posted on 11/02/2011 6:09:56 PM PDT by kiltie65
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" "I believe that the phrase from the Bible is 'the Lord helps those who help themselves,'" Carney said. "

What an utter fewking idiot.

17 posted on 11/02/2011 6:10:54 PM PDT by OKSooner (Today's new tagline. Tomorrow's new tagline pending.)
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Mohammad may back his plan. God? I doubt it.


18 posted on 11/02/2011 6:15:40 PM PDT by lwoodham (Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.)
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Hussein is certifiable.


19 posted on 11/02/2011 6:25:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: frogjerk

I love when people say that, my reply is, “Please tell me where I can find that verse?”


20 posted on 11/02/2011 6:31:32 PM PDT by mothball
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To: rjsclassics

Having been a member of Jeremiah Wright’s church, the Food Stamp President is tempting fate by invoking God’s name. I can just imagine a crispy critter standing behind a teleprompter.


21 posted on 11/02/2011 6:39:56 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: rjsclassics

Holy Cow. I he talking about himself again. We all know he thinks he is god. Does this mean he has begun talking about himself in the 3rd person?


22 posted on 11/02/2011 6:50:13 PM PDT by Anti-Christ is Hillary
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Jobs plan? Job didn’t have a plan. He was minding his own business and his children were slaughtered in one day. Job lost all of his wealth in one day. Then Job was struck from head to toe with boils. What made you think he had a plan? But God restored him other children and more wealth later after he repented of think his own goodness would merit favor with the Almighty. But I don’t think he had a plan.


23 posted on 11/02/2011 7:08:45 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Avoid dangerous religious cults, practice safe sects.)
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nobama has done nasty things.

nobama has done illegal things.

nobama has done unconstitutional things.

nobama has done arrogant things.

But until now he has never called down blasphemy upon himself. Good luck nobama. God is not mocked.

You can scream and yell and mock God all you want, the pubbies aren’t gonna do nuthin’ about your crony phoney jobs bill. Get used to it.


24 posted on 11/02/2011 7:15:29 PM PDT by upchuck (Rerun: Think you know hardship? Wait till the dollar is no longer the world's reserve currency.)
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To: frogjerk

Correct ‘the Lord helps those who help themselves,’” Carney said. This statement doesn’t come from out of the Bible. It’s a Roman Catholic school training lesson.


25 posted on 11/02/2011 7:22:31 PM PDT by STD (Cut Taxes, Cut Spending Stupid!)
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26 posted on 11/02/2011 7:38:10 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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That’s not in the Bible, Carney. Not that I’d expect you or your islam-praising boss to know that.


27 posted on 11/02/2011 8:11:37 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: frogjerk

Much like Tom Daschle then John Edwards quoting Isaiah 9:10 completely out of context on two different occasions.


28 posted on 11/02/2011 8:15:56 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: rjsclassics
... (Obama called) on Republicans to back a $60 billion jobs and infrastructure bill. "There's no good reason to oppose this bill, not one.

Other than the fact this lying ballsack said the first $800 billion was for "shovel ready" jobs. More like payoffs for the Democrat Party.

29 posted on 11/02/2011 8:43:57 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici ("Si, se gimme!")
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To: rjsclassics

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnmS_vULPxw


30 posted on 11/03/2011 5:44:59 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: upchuck

barqy is mocking the creator.

NOT a smart move, there baraq.

And where are all the separation of church and state whiners?


31 posted on 11/03/2011 5:56:56 AM PDT by Texas resident (Hunkered Down)
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