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If Obama can claim credit for killing bin Laden, why canít he take credit for the economy today?
Flopping Aces ^ | 05-09-12 | Vince

Posted on 05/09/2012 10:00:22 AM PDT by Starman417

As President Obama and his administration are constantly telling us, the horrible economy is not his fault because he inherited the “Worst recession since the Great Depression”. One can certainly make that argument. You just can’t get it to stick.

If you could however, what you’d basically be saying is that that 3 ½ years after taking office the President of the United States is essentially helpless to impact the economy. “No, no, no!” his supporters would no doubt respond: “That’s not what we mean! The entire economy, nay the entire world’s economic system would have collapsed if President Obama had not saved us.” That’s simply a 2012 version of the absurd and decidedly non-empirical “Jobs created or saved” measure the administration proffered when it became obvious that their stimulus was a failure.

If the President is not responsible for the economy after three years in office, what are we to make of his taking credit for the killing of Osama bin Laden after just two? The financial meltdown began in 2007 and by 2009 we were officially out of the recession. Yet key pieces of intelligence that led to the CIA eventually locating bin Laden were discovered even earlier, in 2005 and 2007. In addition, critical to the success of the intelligence gathering process was information garnered from Khalid Shaikh Mohammed using the very “enhanced interrogation” techniques candidate Obama objected to.

As Obama seeks a second term so that he can begin to fix the economy, Vice President Biden is there to tell voters the only things they really need to know about the President’s first term: “bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive”. The President apparently wants to take “credit” for GM as well, despite the fact that the ill advised rescue of the UAW… er… of GM began under President Bush also.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012election; binladen; economy; election2012; kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; obama

1 posted on 05/09/2012 10:00:29 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417
"...why can’t he take credit for the economy today?"

Uh, he wasn't there?

2 posted on 05/09/2012 10:03:10 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Starman417

Zer0 can’t dicktate that a Socialist Economy perform?


3 posted on 05/09/2012 10:04:21 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Starman417

Good news = 0bummer’s credit.

Bad news = Someone else’s fault.


4 posted on 05/09/2012 10:05:50 AM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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To: carriage_hill

you got it!

Obama can claim credit for the economy today.

He won’t because the economy is poop.

Killing OBL is a winner. Killing the economy.. Not so much.


5 posted on 05/09/2012 10:08:06 AM PDT by cableguymn
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To: carriage_hill

"The Truth Points to Itself..."

6 posted on 05/09/2012 10:08:44 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Starman417

Barry Soetoro is like the rooster who takes credit for the sunrise.


7 posted on 05/09/2012 10:13:17 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: GraceG

Good heavens, what is that? A head-dress or... or... ??? I’m afraid to even guess. Is that a rattler? Dreadlocks? I can’t figure out what I’m looking at, GG.


8 posted on 05/09/2012 10:17:27 AM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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To: carriage_hill

[ Good heavens, what is that? A head-dress or... or... ??? I’m afraid to even guess. Is that a rattler? Dreadlocks? I can’t figure out what I’m looking at, GG. ]

It is a Vorlon and you are not actually looking at it, you are seeing it’s “encounter suit”

It is an alien species from the Sci-Fi series babylon 5 who says enigmatic things and the quote it attributed to it.


9 posted on 05/09/2012 10:26:34 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

Thanks, GG. I enjoyed some of the early B-5 shows, but lost track of it a while ago.


10 posted on 05/09/2012 10:43:45 AM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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To: carriage_hill

A Moonbat on Facebook is giving Obama credit for a budget surplus in April. Well, there is no budget. And there’s a reason why revenue surpassed expenditures in April. It’s APRIL!


11 posted on 05/09/2012 10:50:38 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: massgopguy

Bingo: taxes-due time! “Moonbat on Facebook” is right!


12 posted on 05/09/2012 11:00:02 AM PDT by carriage_hill (((.)))
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To: Starman417

Obama killed bin Ladin AND the U.S. economy.

It’s probably too long for a bumper sticker.


13 posted on 05/09/2012 11:07:44 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Da Bro' Gotsta Go!)
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To: carriage_hill

When I explained April to him. He responded that I should just put my white robe and hood on. After further investigation on this guy. It turns out he’s a Masshole in NH living on a “disability” from the Post Office.


14 posted on 05/09/2012 11:28:49 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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15 posted on 05/09/2012 11:59:51 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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Note: this topic is from 5/09/2012.
Thanks Starman417. -and-
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