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NBC's David Gregory: Obama Rhetoric 'Anti-Business,' 'Could Really Discourage Businesses' in U.S.
Newsbusters ^ | June 18, 2010 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 06/18/2010 10:22:49 AM PDT by Rufus2007

Wow, just wow. Never would have seen this one coming, but is one of the standard-bearers of the media elite recognizing the Obama administration's anti-business populist tone is inhibiting the U.S. economy?

On the June 18 broadcast of CNBC's "Squawk Box," NBC "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory was asked to respond to a June 18 New York Times article by David Sanger suggesting the Obama administration may be "overstepping" and discouraging business growth in the United States. Gregory told "Squawk Box" viewers that in his view they were and called it "a real problem."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoeconomy; bhofascism; bhosocialism; bhotyranny; business; communism; davidgregory; democrats; economy; elections; hopeychangey; moneylist; obama; socialism; unemployment
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Pitchfork populism fail.
1 posted on 06/18/2010 10:22:49 AM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

How long until the DNC bigwigs start suggesting to Obama that perhaps running for re-election may not be such a hot idea?


2 posted on 06/18/2010 10:24:23 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Rufus2007

Without trust and cooperation no truly great enterprise can be undertaken, while the fruit of such enterprises is wealth beyond the dreams of narrow chiselers.
http://www.friesian.com/rent.htm


Small businesses run for cover. Larger Corporations ‘seek rent’. What befalls this country is due to the corruption of our society!


3 posted on 06/18/2010 10:27:56 AM PDT by griswold3 (Barack Obama’s First Law of Leadership: “I just work here.”)
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To: Rufus2007

I’d imagine a lot of these wealthy liberals are getting some bad news from their accountants and stock brokers, and they are not happy.............


4 posted on 06/18/2010 10:28:13 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: Rufus2007

Anti business rhetoric???

How about all the friggin’ ANTI-AMERICAN puss he has been spewing since he took the oath of office, TWICE???


5 posted on 06/18/2010 10:28:29 AM PDT by Mr. Jazzy ("I AM JIM THOMPSON and moderates make me PUKE!!!")
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To: dfwgator

There is a big overhang of uncertainty restraining the US economy. Right now a huge tax increase will automatically happen next year, everyone is wondering when the massive deficit spending will kick up inflation, and the Democrats are threatening to whack the economy again with cap and tax. No company is going to bet on strong growth in these conditions. These idiots are murdering the economy.


6 posted on 06/18/2010 10:28:44 AM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: dfwgator

Not gonna happen. They adore Him...................


7 posted on 06/18/2010 10:28:47 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: Rufus2007

“Obama Rhetoric ‘Anti-Business,’ ‘Could Really Discourage Businesses’ in U.S.”

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No! Really?

With a Communist in the White House, why would any of us invest in American businesses via the stock market?

That is unless we can guess upon whom the Politburo will give their blessings.

The old rules are out the window.


8 posted on 06/18/2010 10:28:49 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: Rufus2007

And Soros makes more money.


9 posted on 06/18/2010 10:28:59 AM PDT by Hell to pay
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To: dfwgator

I’ve been thinking for months that it’s him that wants to be a one-termer....he’s reached his pinnacle and satisfied his ego; besides the job’s a bit over his head and he probably sorta realizes that.


10 posted on 06/18/2010 10:30:19 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: Rufus2007

“Obama Rhetoric ‘Anti-Business,’ ‘Could Really Discourage Businesses’ in U.S.”

No Sh!+!!!!!! You guys been sleeping with Rip Van Winkle??Is the Retard/Libtard media finally figuring that out??? (sighing in contempt and amazement at the utter stupidity of thd media. . . .)


11 posted on 06/18/2010 10:31:39 AM PDT by RatRipper (I'll ride a turtle to work every day before I buy anything from Government Motors.)
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To: dfwgator

I’m not optimistic. i see the comments on my facebook page from these libs and they are still deluded.


12 posted on 06/18/2010 10:31:40 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote
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To: griswold3

Never invest in a country without the rule of law.


13 posted on 06/18/2010 10:35:01 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Red Badger

“I’d imagine a lot of these wealthy liberals are getting some bad news from their accountants and stock brokers, and they are not happy”

Hopefully the Dinosaur Media is starting to realize this as well.


14 posted on 06/18/2010 10:36:25 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Rufus2007

Thanks, David Gregory & NBC, for making ABC’s job that much harder.


15 posted on 06/18/2010 10:36:55 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: ErnBatavia

I have always believed that, too.

The job of POTUS is beneath him. And it is actually a “job”, which he has never had prior to now. I think he is finding out that it kinda sucks.

He ran, won, made history - time to move on. He can go be Sec. General of the UN, be “citizen of the world”, soak in global adoration, not have to work.


16 posted on 06/18/2010 10:37:30 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: Rufus2007

Thanks a whole lot for this revelation, Mr. Gregory. It’s due to people like you voting for this fraud that we are in this horrible situation. Especially the oiled pelicans thank you.


17 posted on 06/18/2010 10:37:57 AM PDT by bergmeid
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To: Huskrrrr

Money trumps ideology every time..................


18 posted on 06/18/2010 10:38:48 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: ErnBatavia
"I’ve been thinking for months that it’s him that wants to be a one-termer....he’s reached his pinnacle and satisfied his ego; besides the job’s a bit over his head and he probably sorta realizes that."

I'm not so confident that his mental processes will let him see that he's incompetent. Besides, he and the family are really enjoying the perks of office. I don't see him leaving willingly.

19 posted on 06/18/2010 10:39:12 AM PDT by Think free or die
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To: Retired Greyhound

As Jesse Jackson once said, “He’s never run anything but his mouth.”.................


20 posted on 06/18/2010 10:39:49 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: Rufus2007

Really? How will you be able to tell, Dave?


21 posted on 06/18/2010 10:40:09 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (The United States has become a kakistocracy. Look it up if you doubt it.)
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To: Huskrrrr
Hopefully the Dinosaur Media is starting to realize this as well.

Wonder if Gregory is beginning to think he may not get a year-end bonus from NBC or something worse.

22 posted on 06/18/2010 10:40:36 AM PDT by CedarDave (Arrogant Obama on tax day protesters: "You’d think they would be saying 'Thank You!'.")
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To: skeeter

Many of the leftist liberal bureaucrats are just naive to understand what socialism really is. Hopefully the more they see and understand it the more they will get enlightened and join us in defeating it. They have children and grandchildren to think of.


23 posted on 06/18/2010 10:41:20 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: ErnBatavia
Obama using the gulf crisis to restart cap n' tax convinced me he could care less about getting re-elected. Thats gonna blow the teetering economy sky high & guarantee Obama the top spot as most hated man in America.

Actually I'm kinda envious of the left - its obvious that deconstructing the left's power structure in Washington will be a suicide mission but I can't think of a potential candidate on our side who'd be willing to take the leap.

24 posted on 06/18/2010 10:42:03 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Rufus2007

I’m beginning to see 1980 played out all over again except this time it isn’t Carter/Kennedy.


25 posted on 06/18/2010 10:43:09 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: Rufus2007
Even a snow monkey is right every once in a while.....


26 posted on 06/18/2010 10:44:05 AM PDT by edpc (Those Lefties just ain't right)
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To: Rufus2007

Nice when every now and then a particle of sanity invades a leftists mindset.

Doesn’t last long but it’s a start.


27 posted on 06/18/2010 10:44:38 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Rufus2007

If it took Gregory this long to figure that out, he must ride the short bus.


28 posted on 06/18/2010 10:45:29 AM PDT by savedbygrace (Rev 22:20 He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord)
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To: Red Badger

No, they don’t. They are starting to see him for what he is. His “attitude” is showing and they aren’t liking his elitist arrogance. One term president.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlK_yvO5h6Y


29 posted on 06/18/2010 10:46:28 AM PDT by mojitojoe (banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Rufus2007
Interesting. Perhaps the media elites see the coming electoral tsunami against Obama and the Democrats and are hoping to stay ahead of it by pointing out the drearily obvious, now. However, the left is just as stuck with this incompetent, Marxist president as we are and they'll eventually try to give him some cover because they have nowhere else to go. He'll be characterized as 'brilliant but disappointing' and his lack of experience running anything but his mouth will be blamed. The media conveniently acquiring amnesia regarding their complete lack of interest in Obama's non-existent experience back when he was a presidential candidate and their blatant cheerleading for him, early on.

I expect that the leftmedia will try to pretend that Obama was just too brilliant for us to appreciate. Barf!

30 posted on 06/18/2010 10:48:18 AM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: edpc

Gregory’s probably getting spanked as I write this. He’ll be heavily reeducated this weekend by his NBC/GE overlords. By Sunday he’ll be spouting the Jake Tapper observation that “Obama had a good week.”


31 posted on 06/18/2010 10:49:49 AM PDT by duckworth (Perhaps instant karma's going to get you. Perhaps not.)
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To: Red Badger
"I’d imagine a lot of these wealthy liberals are getting some bad news from their accountants and stock brokers, and they are not happy."

The homegrown commies never stopped to think that when they voted for The Destruction of America that it could include them too?

32 posted on 06/18/2010 10:50:43 AM PDT by two23 (Everything About Them Is a Lie)
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To: ErnBatavia
I’ve been thinking for months that it’s him that wants to be a one-termer.

I was speculating with another FReeper on this awhile ago.

One term may have been his plan all along. Figure that he gets the boot in 2012, dumps Michelle in 2013, gets $20 million per volume of the endless anthology "My Life as the First Black President", and hits the lecture circuit to do what he does best - getting paid 50K a pop to read a teleprompter to adoring sycophants.

33 posted on 06/18/2010 10:52:38 AM PDT by wbill
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To: two23

They thought that he was going to go after the “evil rich”, which of course, did not include them................


34 posted on 06/18/2010 10:52:45 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: ErnBatavia
"I’ve been thinking for months that it’s him that wants to be a one-termer....he’s reached his pinnacle and satisfied his ego; besides the job’s a bit over his head and he probably sorta realizes that."

The "job" is incidental to him.

His objective is to fundamentally transform the U.S. into a Fascist/Marxist state, with so many dependent on the state teet that it would be impossible through "democratic" process to reverse it.

Who are those who want what others earn taken away and given to them than those who promise to do just that?

If he can stick it to those who believe in personal liberty and limited government enough to accomplish that in one term, so much the better.

The "job" of the presidency is just pomp and circumstance to such a committed, evil ideologue.

35 posted on 06/18/2010 10:53:22 AM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American
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To: savedbygrace
-- If it took Gregory this long to figure that out, he must ride the short bus. --

Somebody in his circle of friends is helping him decide what to say. NBC/MSNBC is potentially to be controlled by new management, with the Comcast/Universal/NBC joint venture.

Republican Reps Urge FCC to Approve Comcast-NBCU - June 18, 2010

36 posted on 06/18/2010 10:56:48 AM PDT by Cboldt
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To: Rufus2007

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.” — C.S. Lewis


37 posted on 06/18/2010 10:58:16 AM PDT by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: Rufus2007

“NBC’s David Gregory: Obama Rhetoric ‘Anti-Business,’ ‘Could Really Discourage Businesses’ in U.S.”

Getting a clue why there’s no recovery? D’ya think?


38 posted on 06/18/2010 10:59:17 AM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: Red Badger

That’s right-—”Fat Cat” and “Greedy” never applies to them (or those lowlifes in Hollywood)


39 posted on 06/18/2010 11:02:40 AM PDT by two23 (Everything About Them Is a Lie)
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To: Rufus2007

I’ve read that American businesses have 1.8 TRILLION DOLLARS sitting on the sidelines. They are never going to spend it with the way government is borrowing and spending. They know the taxes are coming, why make their positions even worse than they already are?


40 posted on 06/18/2010 11:06:31 AM PDT by Trust but Verify
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To: Rufus2007

Obama is anti-business and anti-corporations. He is also anti-taxpayer. Like he said to Joe the Plumber, it’s good to spread the wealth.


41 posted on 06/18/2010 11:06:34 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: dfwgator

Joe Barton was right in his first apology.


42 posted on 06/18/2010 11:08:30 AM PDT by lonestar (Barry is furious the big spill wasn't caused by EXXON...would have nationalized it by now.)
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To: Rufus2007

Obama is the most anti-small business chief executive since Joseph Stalin. Larger companies with campaign contributions to make (Rand’s “aristocracy of pull”) can buy themselves a piece of the oligopoly - but small business gives the peasants all sorts of unsavory anti-Socialist ideas about self-reliance and independence, and it must be crushed.


43 posted on 06/18/2010 11:08:43 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ( "The right to offend is far more important than any right not to be offended." - Rowan Atkinson)
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To: Rufus2007

All of the significant people in Obama’s life were Marxists.


44 posted on 06/18/2010 11:09:25 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: Red Badger

Jesse Jackson had this Obama clown pegged.


45 posted on 06/18/2010 11:09:57 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: mojitojoe

They cannot stand being trumped in arrogance.


46 posted on 06/18/2010 11:12:56 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Rufus2007

bump


47 posted on 06/18/2010 11:17:55 AM PDT by maine-iac7
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To: ErnBatavia
I’ve been thinking for months that it’s him that wants to be a one-termer....he’s reached his pinnacle and satisfied his ego; besides the job’s a bit over his head and he probably sorta realizes that.

Barry is doing the job that he was picked by his creators to do. This has been many years in the making.He's right on target.What appears as failure to us is great success to his puppeteers.


48 posted on 06/18/2010 11:21:58 AM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: Red Badger

I’d imagine a lot of these wealthy liberals are getting some bad news from their accountants and stock brokers, and they are not happy.............

Why do you think they want Cap n Trade so damned bad? MASSIVE profits to be made in trading carbon futures.


49 posted on 06/18/2010 11:22:27 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: dfwgator

He might not listen and run the Democrats into the ground. I have noticed that for once, conservatives are on the offensive and the Democrats on the defensive.


50 posted on 06/18/2010 11:23:54 AM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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