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Obama takes another dig at Las Vegas
The Hill ^ | 02/02/10 | Jordan Fabian

Posted on 02/02/2010 1:54:17 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway

President Barack Obama took another dig at Las Vegas at his New Hampshire town hall Tuesday after similar remarks got him into hot water last year.

Obama said that people should now "blow a bunch of cash in Vegas" during a tough recession. Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman called for Obama to apologize after he made comparable comments last February.

"When times are tough, you tighten your belts," he said at the forum." You don’t go buying a boat when you can barely pay your mortgage. You don’t blow a bunch of cash in Vegas when you’re trying to save for college."

The president targeted Las Vegas last Feburary at a town hall in Elkhart, Ind. when he was asked about corporate responsibility.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Nevada; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: election2012; gsa; lasvegas; lostwages; nevada
people should now "blow a bunch of cash in Vegas" during a tough recession.....

Really?.....Unlike you blowing a bunch of taxpayer cash in Washington D.C.???.....YOU DAMN JACKASS!

1 posted on 02/02/2010 1:54:18 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

That settles it.

I just received an offer for free air fare to Vegas and free rooms.

I’ve decided to take up the offer and stimulate their economy.

Viva! Viva! :-)


2 posted on 02/02/2010 1:58:51 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

My guess is there is a typo. NOW should be NOT.


3 posted on 02/02/2010 2:00:22 PM PST by w1andsodidwe (How can you tell when the President is lying? When his lips move, of course.)
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To: GOP_Lady

Good luck GOP_Lady! Let it ride!!! :)


4 posted on 02/02/2010 2:00:28 PM PST by Ueriah
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
0bama really wants Harry Reid to lose in November.
 
5 posted on 02/02/2010 2:01:29 PM PST by counterpunch (The Emperor has no Cloture)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

You shouldn’t buy a boat when you can’t pay your mortgage.....

You shouldn’t buy an expensive car when you can’t be bothered to pay for health insurance.....

Oops. I guess the second one isn’t in his America bashing speeches.


6 posted on 02/02/2010 2:03:42 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: counterpunch

But his budget says we should spend our way out of the Recession....which was declared over?


7 posted on 02/02/2010 2:03:49 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: counterpunch

I was just thinking the same thing.


8 posted on 02/02/2010 2:04:14 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (Another day, another injury, another step closer. Are you prepared?)
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To: GOP_Lady

I have recieved many free room offers For Vegas.
I could stay five nights for free.
I have not however recieved any free air fare deals.

Lucky You!


9 posted on 02/02/2010 2:06:29 PM PST by mowowie
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To: AngelesCrestHighway; Little Bill; OCCASparky; mvpel; Jim Noble; catiwompus; Redleg Duke; ...
NH ping! FReepmail me if you want on or off this list.

For the record, Zero--I leave out of Boston this weekend for four days in Vegas. Bite me. It's MY money, not yours.
10 posted on 02/02/2010 2:06:36 PM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Also, shouldn’t people not be taking “date nights” that cost taxpayers a quarter-million bucks? Just sayin, Zero.


11 posted on 02/02/2010 2:07:34 PM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: OCCASparky
It's MY money, not yours.

Don't worry, Obummer and the democrats are working on that little problem. They should have it fixed soon.

12 posted on 02/02/2010 2:13:28 PM PST by bayliving (1 if by land, 2 if by sea and 3 if by our own government.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Those silly white people and their wasteful trips to Las Vegas! Contemptable.!


13 posted on 02/02/2010 2:13:40 PM PST by Nonstatist
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To: OCCASparky

It seems that Ossama, at least by my politicking in the check out lines at Market Basket, has a misconception of the political feelings in NH. Off Sparky to LV.


14 posted on 02/02/2010 2:23:18 PM PST by Little Bill (Carol Che-Porter is a MOONBAT.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

And how does that relate to “Date Night in New York” which easily cost the taxpayers over a hundred grand. Or how about 10 days in Hawaii at $4,000 plus per night. I guess we should do as he says, not as he does.


15 posted on 02/02/2010 2:29:48 PM PST by CMAC51
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To: AngelesCrestHighway; All
"Obama takes another dig at Las Vegas"


16 posted on 02/02/2010 2:30:37 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: CMAC51

try over one million


17 posted on 02/02/2010 2:32:07 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom sarc ;))
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To: GOP_Lady

Go for it!

Just don’t get roped into any timeshare deals.


18 posted on 02/02/2010 2:33:55 PM PST by onedoug
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

One of the many things that is so annoying about this SOB is that he always comes off as lecturing us...


19 posted on 02/02/2010 2:34:45 PM PST by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Freedom's Fortress")
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

That comment should put the knife in Harry Reid’s Heart. If you can even find a heart there.


20 posted on 02/02/2010 2:38:16 PM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

“”When times are tough, you tighten your belts,””

Show us how to do that, Barack. Set the example for us.

A picture is worth a thousand words - 3500 of yours.


21 posted on 02/02/2010 2:39:43 PM PST by RoadTest (The entrance of thy words giveth light; it giveth understanding unto the simple. Ps. 119:130)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I bet Obummer’s union buddies are fumming mad.

Vegas is a highly unionized town. Lots of unemployment and forclosures make Vegas one of the hard hit cities in Obummer’s aMeriKa.


22 posted on 02/02/2010 2:42:08 PM PST by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialst States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
"When times are tough, you tighten your belts," he said at the forum." You don’t go buying a boat when you can barely pay your mortgage. You don’t blow a bunch of cash in Vegas when you’re trying to save for college."


23 posted on 02/02/2010 2:51:29 PM PST by lowbridge ("We may be wrong, but the point is, we believe in what we're doing." - Joe Biden)
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To: onedoug

Thanks. Never! :-)


24 posted on 02/02/2010 2:52:07 PM PST by GOP_Lady
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To: ncfool
That's no joke. According to the BLS, unemployment in the Vegas area is over 13 percent, and it's getting worse, not better. Their unemployment rate is second only to Michigan.

Way to go, Zero.
25 posted on 02/02/2010 3:03:48 PM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: OCCASparky

He’s happy about that.

As a muzlim, he is opposed to the glitzy depravity of the Great Satan.


26 posted on 02/02/2010 3:06:15 PM PST by Canedawg (Our government has become a travesty.)
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To: originalbuckeye

He should not be using Air Force 1 several times a week to go around the nation talking about jobs. Stay home and use live feed to the audience. He is a imperious elitist. $100 a lb beef my a**


27 posted on 02/02/2010 3:07:19 PM PST by oldironsides
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

so why is he giving them a choo choo?


28 posted on 02/02/2010 3:18:35 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Mass. elects Scott Brown. NVA:" for the first time in my adult life I am proud of my birth state")
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To: Canedawg
As a muzlim, he is opposed to the glitzy depravity of the Great Satan.

Didn't stop the 9/11 hijackers from hanging out in Vegas strip clubs.
29 posted on 02/02/2010 5:27:10 PM PST by OCCASparky (Obama--Playing a West Wing fantasy in a '24' world.)
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To: OCCASparky

It was either a ruse for them to do so or they merely availed themselves of some T&A since the grand hassan yabbadabbadoo wasn’t looking.


30 posted on 02/02/2010 5:35:53 PM PST by Canedawg (Our government has become a travesty.)
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To: OCCASparky

I wouldn’t go to that dump again if you paid me.


31 posted on 02/02/2010 6:47:53 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I’ve never been to Las Vegas, but his ordering me NOT to makes me want to go right now.


32 posted on 02/02/2010 8:25:17 PM PST by 1951Boomer
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To: counterpunch; AngelesCrestHighway
0bama really wants Harry Reid to lose in November.


"Go ahead, make my day!"

33 posted on 02/03/2010 8:55:39 AM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I wonder how Obama feels about the GSA going to Vegas .


34 posted on 04/07/2012 4:24:35 PM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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