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Word For The Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2014-- jawboning

Posted on 03/19/2014 4:46:08 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree

Word For The Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2014-- jawboning

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In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day".

jawboning [jaw-bohn-ing]

hear it pronounced

n : the use of public appeals and other forms of spoken persuasion (as by a president) to influence the actions of others.

Origin: 1480–90; jaw + bone

Related forms

jaw•bone, jaw•boned verb

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“Vast amounts of stimulus money and White House jawboning have done little to move the unemployment needle.”—MICHAEL NOER, FORBES, SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
1 posted on 03/19/2014 4:46:08 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree
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To: xsmommy; secret garden; VRWCmember; Slip18; SoothingDave; Texan5; NicknamedBob; ...

Homework time!


2 posted on 03/19/2014 4:47:15 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
As by a president

The jawbone is connected to the assbone, in this case.

3 posted on 03/19/2014 4:56:14 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I prefer to use that word as a verb in reference to the old hero Samson:

“The idiot Democrat senators who voted for this should be taken out back and jawboned about the head and shoulders until they get some sense knocked into them...”


4 posted on 03/19/2014 5:01:08 AM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

The President has tasked John Podesta to do his “jawboning” on Climate change. Mr. Podesta has designed an App that will create an electronic simulation of what climate change will do to our own areas of the country. The question is: will anybody believe this fiction?


5 posted on 03/19/2014 5:03:30 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: SoothingDave
A++

gold

Indeed, the current occupant of the White House does seem to suffer from cranial-rectal inversion.

6 posted on 03/19/2014 5:05:45 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: Abathar
A++

silver

The jawbone of an ass is a fitting weapon to use against asses.

7 posted on 03/19/2014 5:07:07 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
A+++

bronze

Lie to the entire world? There's an app for that.

8 posted on 03/19/2014 5:08:16 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Rain and snow predicted for today with a high of 40 degrees. And we are supposed to have all of our heating units removed and replaced from off the roof of our plant! Cranes arriving in 45 minutes. We’ll see how it goes.


9 posted on 03/19/2014 5:20:11 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
The jawboner in chief, predictably, not making much of an impression on Pooty Poot.
10 posted on 03/19/2014 5:23:35 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Mr. Podesta has designed an App that will create an electronic simulation of what climate change will do to our own areas of the country. The question is: will anybody believe this fiction?

Believe that Podesta designed an app?

No. No one will believe that.

11 posted on 03/19/2014 5:26:49 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: xsmommy
A++
12 posted on 03/19/2014 5:27:34 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

that guy is way too muscular to be obams! and pooty looks great in prison stripes!


13 posted on 03/19/2014 5:30:01 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

That was an abbreviated way of describing Podesta’s plan. The important “take away” is that Podesta has hired someone to create an App to appeal to the younger folks to convince them of the horrors of climate change. They know that the older generations are too wise and experienced to believe this fol de rol. But, they think that they still have a chance to convince the millions who play with Apps all day.


14 posted on 03/19/2014 5:33:50 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Yeah, those sanctions are really doing the job, said the jawboner in chief.
15 posted on 03/19/2014 5:38:42 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

I couldn’t come an agreement on the terms of the company I had a contract with, so after March 31st I will be a former jawboning, independent businessman again.


16 posted on 03/19/2014 5:40:44 AM PDT by lefty-lie-spy (Stay metal. For the Horde \m/("_")\m/ - via iPhone from Tokyo.)
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To: secret garden

A++
Since the dems can’t run on the success of Obamacare, and they can’t run on foreign policy success, and they can’t run on the economy, and they can’t run on the absence of scandals, all they can do is make stuff up: climate change, war on women, minimum wage (and now overtime wages) and the like. The people who are dumb enough to fall for this drivel were already dem voters. Independents who give a modicum of thought to the process cannot possibly vote democrat. And, conservatives will be motivated to turn out in droves to get these imbeciles out of office.


17 posted on 03/19/2014 5:49:34 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: lefty-lie-spy

A+
Good luck.


18 posted on 03/19/2014 5:50:17 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
A++ Since the dems can’t run on the success of Obamacare, and they can’t run on foreign policy success, and they can’t run on the economy, and they can’t run on the absence of scandals, all they can do is make stuff up: climate change, war on women, minimum wage (and now overtime wages) and the like. The people who are dumb enough to fall for this drivel were already dem voters. Independents who give a modicum of thought to the process cannot possibly vote democrat. And, conservatives will be motivated to turn out in droves to get these imbeciles out of office.

And all of that will be counter-balanced by massive vote fraud. The political Right should be doing EVERYTHING it can RIGHT NOW to get vote fraud reduced. Requiring ID, voter roll audits, huge grassroots push to get volunteers to monitor polling places, etc etc etc.

19 posted on 03/19/2014 5:59:09 AM PDT by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

i hope you are right, but the American people have disappointed me before. I cannot underestimate their stupidity.


20 posted on 03/19/2014 5:59:26 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

True, proven in 2008, 2012, and in your governor’s race.


21 posted on 03/19/2014 6:03:27 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

I will even give them 2008, because the white guilt was overwhelming— they NEEDED to elect a black pres. But by 2012, no. There was no excuse for that. And yes, Terry McAuliffe, carpetbagger, had no business being elected governor.


22 posted on 03/19/2014 6:07:48 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

I don’t understand the white guilt thing at all, unless it is liberal guilt for making things WORSE with the great society propaganda and programs.


23 posted on 03/19/2014 6:11:30 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave; TruthShallSetYouFree; xsmommy; tioga

Assboning is about all Obama’s tame and propagandist ABCNNBCBS media is doing nowdays.

Then again, that’s also all that Obama wants them to do between now and “his” election in November.


24 posted on 03/19/2014 6:18:23 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: secret garden

As someone whose forebears were all in eastern europe during the period of slavery, i feel no white guilt whatsoever. in fact i only feel guilt for things that I DO, not what anyone else does, be they in my family or not.


25 posted on 03/19/2014 6:28:05 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: Teacher317

I agree that voter fraud is a huge problem. And states keep passing voter i.d. laws which are quickly challenged by Eric Holder’s “just-us” department. The fantasy that voter i.d. laws are somehow racist has become an on-the-ground reality.

It is interesting (to me) to recall how this fantasy was created. There was an analysis of who actually had a state-sanctioned i.d. which could be used at the polls. I don’t recall the numbers exactly, but, for the sake of discussion, something like 99% of whites had such identification, while the number for blacks was 98%. That is, statistically, not much of a differential. But, by flipping to the negative, they were able to say that 1% of whites didn’t have an i.d., but TWICE AS MANY blacks had that problem.

Pretty clever. Of course, states offered to make every effort to see that anyone who needed an identification card could get one at little or no cost, but that didn’t satisfy the fraudsters.

We need to keep the House, win the Senate and the White House. Then, we can get realistic legislation passed that will put a dent into voter fraud.


26 posted on 03/19/2014 6:30:01 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
The community organizer has white guilt jawboning down pat....but are the Russians impressed? LMAO

...I will take the former KGB officer in that face off.

27 posted on 03/19/2014 6:30:14 AM PDT by tioga
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To: xsmommy

I needed to hear those words this morning....I am only responsible for what I do, not my family. Sounds good.


28 posted on 03/19/2014 6:31:52 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

A++
Compared to Obama’s foreign policy—Syria, Benghazi, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, and now Ukraine, Obamacare seems like a huge success.


29 posted on 03/19/2014 6:33:53 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (lib-pocrisy: requiring photo ID at a march protesting photo IDs for voters.)
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To: xsmommy

Pain free this morning? How much housework can I get done? I am about to find out. LOL


30 posted on 03/19/2014 6:39:05 AM PDT by tioga
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To: tioga

You can come to my house and do some if you still need to find out more.


31 posted on 03/19/2014 6:47:27 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: tioga

hope you get lots done, and pain free!


32 posted on 03/19/2014 6:49:12 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: tioga

i am frank to say that i do not enjoy housework/cleaning. i will have to do some on Friday bc i am having my st james mom friends over for coffee to celebrate one of their birthdays, after AM Mass on Sat.


33 posted on 03/19/2014 6:51:18 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy
Things that may you go hmmm.
34 posted on 03/19/2014 7:18:34 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: secret garden

this administration is 100% political.


35 posted on 03/19/2014 7:40:35 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: xsmommy

EXACTLY what I was going to type! That guy has a male body, not a woosy metro male body!


36 posted on 03/19/2014 8:06:00 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: xsmommy
White guilt isn't due to actual slavery, but due to their own feelings of superiority. Those who have white guilt feel minorities are inferior and need the white man's help to succeed. They feel minorities can't raise their own children, do well enough in school, or even feed their own children correctly so they need the help of big Daddy government.

We don't feel white guilt because we don't view minorities as lesser humans incapable of making their own decisions, using their own inner strenght to get an education, jobs, homes, and make their own decisions about their lives and families.

37 posted on 03/19/2014 8:12:47 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: tioga

Wow, that is ballsy!


38 posted on 03/19/2014 8:13:25 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
Those who have white guilt feel minorities are inferior and need the white man's help to succeed. They feel minorities can't raise their own children, do well enough in school, or even feed their own children correctly so they need the help of big Daddy government.

Another word for this would be "colonization." You can't trust a population to run their own affairs so you have to do it for them.

39 posted on 03/19/2014 8:16:16 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

In this jawboning exchange with the former Tonight Show host,
Obama was at a clear disadvantage right from the start...

40 posted on 03/19/2014 8:17:49 AM PDT by mikrofon (Mr. Glass-jaw vs. Leno)
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OMG he’s pointing his finger like a gun!! i think that was threatening!


41 posted on 03/19/2014 8:23:04 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

very true!


42 posted on 03/19/2014 8:23:27 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: SoothingDave

I read a really good piece by a black woman complaining about how, as a conservative, she is no longer considered black. She described the bi-racial pres, raised by a white mother and white grandparents compared to her with two black parents, a black husband and black children. She said to discount that, she was told it was about “the struggle”, to which she replied, how did this privledged bi-racial man fit into that narrative? Raised in Hawaii in prestigious private schools, educated at the most elite university in the country - how does he fit the definition of “struggle”? It was really well written - she said she went from being black one day to not black enough the next.


43 posted on 03/19/2014 8:26:45 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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He has such delicate girly hands


44 posted on 03/19/2014 8:27:15 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
“the struggle”,

You mean, 'The Shtruggle."

45 posted on 03/19/2014 8:29:20 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

A black lady on Twitter the other night said something to the effect of “The GOP doesn’t have a good record with blacks, but remember the Democrats have done nothing for us either.”

The old “by giving them 95% of our votes, we have no power” argument.

Judging by the responses she got from other blacks, they know only one thing: conservatives are racists who hate them.

It’s transparent that they are manipulated by this phantom hatred into voting for Dems.


46 posted on 03/19/2014 8:40:45 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave

And the pathetic idea overall is that the government is supposed to do something for one group. What does the government do for ME???? I don’t say “hey what does the government do on a daily basis for this white woman?” - I look at Americans overall benefitting from our military and the government overseeing our monetary system of commerce. Expecting something just for blacks or just for gays or just for women is childish and dividing.


47 posted on 03/19/2014 9:07:28 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

Jawboning on late night shows
And the internet between ferns
Proves beyond any doubt, Obama
Isn’t worth nearly what he earns

It seems as if his ideal job
Is hosting one of those shows
Or traveling, making speeches
And golfing wherever he goes

Maybe he should, as Nancy says
Be free to follow his passion-
Fine-let’s quit paying for that,
And Michelle’s high dollar fashion...


48 posted on 03/19/2014 9:44:42 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: Texan5
He is a puppet, controlled by another America hater.
49 posted on 03/19/2014 9:53:24 AM PDT by secret garden (Why procrastinate when you can perendinate?)
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To: SoothingDave; WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

People like that identify with an ethnic/racial/or other group first and as Americans last. As long as they have that mindset, they will never be anything but ignorant and selfish, no matter what else they do.

I’d prefer to see any group thinking that way to go to some state that will agree with them, and get it-and them-out of this country-and that does include those who insist that government should continue to legislate morals, because they can’t see how that has brought us to this debacle we are in. They simply must have everyone believe just like them or by God, be legislated, punished, etc. That isn’t the America I was brought up to love and be willing to die for if the need came...


50 posted on 03/19/2014 10:01:42 AM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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