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Obama admits the unemployment situation in America is horrific
Big Bureaucracy ^ | July 19th, 2010 | Ellie Velinska

Posted on 07/19/2010 9:36:06 AM PDT by Big Bureaucracy

President Obama described the horror of unemployment in remarks on unemployment benefits:

" We need to pass it for men like Jim Chukalas, who’s with me today, and who worked as a parts manager at a Honda dealership until about two years ago. Jim has posted resumes everywhere, and even gone door-to-door looking for jobs, but hasn’t gotten a single interview. He’s trying to be strong for his two young kids, but now that he’s exhausted his unemployment benefits, that’s getting harder to do...We need to pass it for all the Americans who haven’t been able to find work in an economy where there are five applicants for every opening; " Where are the jobs, Mr. President?

It is true – Americans don’t want hand-outs – the people want jobs. Unfortunately about the only people who get jobs are President Obama’s closest friends.

I understand that Sam Kass is cool and a brilliant chief, but America doesn’t need a Food Czar right now.

The only jobs the ObamaCare and the Financial Reform create are federal bureaucrat’s jobs. These laws also create an atmosphere of uncertainty since nobody really knows what follows from those massive 5000 pages of regulations.

The unemployed Americans are filing their 1000th on-line job resume while President Obama is passing more regulations on business... The person filing bankruptcy after waiting for the Stimulus, for the Stimulus II, for the Unemployment Summit to create a job is having hard time to believe that moratorium on off-shore drilling will do it.

Unemployment benefits do not create jobs – tax-cuts do.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Science
KEYWORDS: myarticle; myblog; obama; unemployment

1 posted on 07/19/2010 9:36:16 AM PDT by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Take the money out of the White House Entertainment and Vacation account.


2 posted on 07/19/2010 9:37:25 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

It’s probably about time for the obligatory Captain Obvious to make an appearance.


3 posted on 07/19/2010 9:37:25 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Here’s a good idea; let’s let the W tax cuts expire.


4 posted on 07/19/2010 9:39:02 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Big Bureaucracy

“there are five applicants for every opening”

Pretty damnng statement from a sitting president.

And I’m convinced that the real numbers are far more dire than even this statement shows.


5 posted on 07/19/2010 9:42:48 AM PDT by ASOC (Things are not always as they appear, ask the dog chasing the car)
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To: massgopguy

Obama said:”Because she’s eligible for only a few more weeks of unemployment, she’s doing what she never thought she’d have to do. Not at this point, anyway. She’s turning to her father for financial support.”

What is wrong with asking your own family for support?


6 posted on 07/19/2010 9:44:37 AM PDT by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Jim Chukalas was an Auto Dealer Parts Manager. Who shut down half of the Chrysler and GM Dealerships. Who shut down the Gulf Oil Business? Then the arrogant pretender comes out and tells us we are not trying hard enough or giving enough help.If it wasn’t so bad for this Countryt it would be funny. Come on November.


7 posted on 07/19/2010 9:45:20 AM PDT by mortal19440
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To: Big Bureaucracy

But I thought Obummer saved or created 3 - 3.5 million jobs since he ascended to the throne? Can’t he just create one more job for Jim Chukalas and fix his problem?........./cynical sarc


8 posted on 07/19/2010 9:46:13 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (When all else fails one must, "Release the Kraken!")
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Study after study have shown a correlation between unemployment benefits and lack of looking for/accepting jobs.

Many times people can get jobs but think those jobs are “beneath” them. It used to be that any job was considered to be a Honest Work and was respected and accepted. Nowadays, the government teat (I know it is unemployment “insurance” but that was a predetermined time, much less than the time now allowed) is more comfortable.


9 posted on 07/19/2010 9:46:29 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (The frog who accepts a ride from a scorpion should expect a sting and the phrase "it is my nature.")
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To: Big Bureaucracy
...who worked as a parts manager at a Honda dealership...

What about the parts managers and other workers at the GM and Chrysler dealerships who Obama chose to put on the unemployment rolls for political expediency? I'm sure he has forgotten about them. How convenient for Zero.

10 posted on 07/19/2010 9:46:55 AM PDT by FreePaul
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Unprecedented (and unexpected).


11 posted on 07/19/2010 9:47:01 AM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Look on the bright side, the first step in recovery is admitting you have a problem. Hopefully the teleprompter hasn’t told Mr. Skittles that the remedy to the problem is cashiering Mr. Skittles.


12 posted on 07/19/2010 9:49:26 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: Big Bureaucracy
What is wrong with asking your own family for support?


That is simple as HE does not support his poor Afrikan relatives or his poor aunt Zamootie LOL

13 posted on 07/19/2010 9:49:47 AM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER from my house....)
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To: FreePaul

That is a good point - they ruined so many small businesses - former GM and Chrysler dealerships.


14 posted on 07/19/2010 9:50:20 AM PDT by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Hoodat

Who is John Galt?


15 posted on 07/19/2010 9:50:31 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (FR - my online family. From Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

I’m surprised they managed to catch him between rounds of golf.


16 posted on 07/19/2010 9:51:04 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Big Bureaucracy
"Obama admits the unemployment situation in America is horrific"

Fundamental change...all part of his plan.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

17 posted on 07/19/2010 9:51:26 AM PDT by wku man (Claire Wolfe's clock is winding down...tick......tick..........tick...............tick..............)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Did he finish with his trademark “let me be really clear here...it’s Bush’s fault?”


18 posted on 07/19/2010 9:51:33 AM PDT by hometoroost (McCain is a Ron and Nancy Republican: Campaigns like Reagan, governs like Pelosi)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

AND IT IS ALL HIS FAULT TOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LLS


19 posted on 07/19/2010 9:54:14 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Big Bureaucracy
Maybe you can get them on with your pals at Acorn, or with the ever expanding IRS and Census Bureau, or perhaps with the “R&R Czar and Committee”, you phony.
20 posted on 07/19/2010 9:54:15 AM PDT by mstar
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To: hometoroost

Yes - he did blame Bush:
“After years of championing policies that turned a record surplus into a massive deficit, the same people who didn’t have any problem spending hundreds of billions of dollars on tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans are now saying we shouldn’t offer relief to middle class Americans like Jim, or Leslie, or Denise, who really do need help.”
The script is here:
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/president-obama-calls-republicans-end-obstruction-unemployment-benefits-urges-congr


21 posted on 07/19/2010 9:56:57 AM PDT by Big Bureaucracy
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Weird, Obama hasn’t been worried about unemployment for the private sector, til just months before the elections..


22 posted on 07/19/2010 9:57:30 AM PDT by Freddd (CNN is down to Three Hundred Thousand viewers. But they worked for it.)
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To: Big Bureaucracy
Drills holes in the bottom of the boat and has no clue why there is water everywhere.

And his solution.....need to drill some more holes to let the water out.

23 posted on 07/19/2010 9:57:37 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Everything I needed to know about 0bama, I learned from Wesley Mouch.)
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To: Big Bureaucracy
"We need to pass it for men like Jim Chukalas, who’s with me today"

Why do politicians still think that trotting out the Common Man Argument is anything other than idiotic?

24 posted on 07/19/2010 9:57:40 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: bicyclerepair
Who is John Galt?

Cloward and Piven's worst nightmare. It does no good to overwhelm the government with demands for purloined wealth that can no longer be found.

25 posted on 07/19/2010 9:59:19 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: Big Bureaucracy
Those are deceptive words straight from satan through obama.

LLS

26 posted on 07/19/2010 10:00:38 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

BHOFault


27 posted on 07/19/2010 10:04:09 AM PDT by FrankR (It doesn't matter what they call us, only what we answer to....)
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To: ASOC
And I’m convinced that the real numbers are far more dire than even this statement shows.

I recently had a job posted for a Project Manager for IT related projects. I had over 150 applicants. Of that number, at least half had enough experience to get the job.

28 posted on 07/19/2010 10:08:09 AM PDT by IamConservative (You older gentleman ever sit on your testicles? WOW, that hurts!!)
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To: ASOC
“there are five applicants for every opening”

Oh, the ole Clinton, I feel your pain.

Then takes another stab to your heart.

Ignorant voters.

29 posted on 07/19/2010 10:11:09 AM PDT by BARLF
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To: Big Bureaucracy

22% and rising! Have we reached utopia yet?


30 posted on 07/19/2010 10:13:12 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: IamConservative

At least you are able to post a job.

There are a few openings here, but I have not applied - too hard to be seen through the crowd. This winter will be no fun.


31 posted on 07/19/2010 10:15:58 AM PDT by ASOC (Things are not always as they appear, ask the dog chasing the car)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Not sure what’s worse:

Unemployment across America
or
Employment specifically at 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue.


32 posted on 07/19/2010 10:15:58 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Home Depot should begin stocking up on pitchforks and torches.)
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To: Big Bureaucracy

Bad as it is, we’ve still got 4 people working who NEED to be unemployed:

BO

Plugs Biden

Nancy Pe-Lousy

Harry Reid


33 posted on 07/19/2010 10:19:13 AM PDT by nasube (Bazinga!)
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To: ASOC
“there are five applicants for every opening”

Pretty damnng statement from a sitting president.


Especially after he was handed over a $Trillion in stimulus money that was supposed to help create jobs.


34 posted on 07/19/2010 10:22:46 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Big Bureaucracy

That picture is dusgusting. They trying to tell us this is his JFK moment? What a small little boy he is in that pic.


35 posted on 07/19/2010 10:27:30 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: Big Bureaucracy

WITH A COLOSSAL SMILE ON HIS MARXIST KENYAN UGLY PUSS!!!!


36 posted on 07/19/2010 10:51:56 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember ("Subtlety is not going to win this fight": NJ Governor Chris Christie)
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