Skip to comments.Obama's Stimulus Visit Results in Lost Payday for Construction Workers
Posted on 06/18/2010 12:52:35 PM PDT by Nachum
President Obama went to the groundbreaking of a road project in Columbus, Ohio, Friday to show that his massive stimulus package is still churning out jobs -- a "good news" story that was anything but for some construction workers who were trying to figure out how to make up for the payday they lost due to the president's visit.
The workers were told not to report to their construction project at a nearby hospital Friday, because the Secret Service was shutting it down for security reasons. They also were told that they would not get paid for the forced day off.
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Welcome to 0hbammmmmuh’s Imperial Presidency.
Ever notice that the only jobs that are increasing are hospital projects and government?
It will not end well.
but he cares about the small people.
To be fair, this kind of thing probably happens with any presidential visit. What the SS does for security is pretty much beyond the dictates of the president.
It’s still kind of poetic, though.
After compiling a massive list of Obama abuse upon our nation, he doesn’t rate “fair”
You are right. Obama needs to be impeached, tried for treason and shipped to Gitmo to rot with his muslim buddies.
Simple solution - just as the Feds are trying to do with the 6-month moratorium on drilling, just force BP to pay for the day of lost wages.
Romanian term limits. It’ll come to that if he isn’t sacrificed by his masters first.
Vote for the Manchurian Candidate From Mecca, Pay for the Manchurian Candidate From Mecca.
Justice! say I.
If they’re union, screw em. They got what they wanted when they bankrolled Baraq.
Yeah, but Hussein got the photo op and after all, THAT’S what’s important. Besides, being undoubtedly UNION workers, they’ll just figure out a way to increase the price of the job.
Nope if Obama tells them no, they can't, period. No Secret Service agent has the authority to overule the President. Most Presidents listen to them carfeully and take their advice but If a President sez no its no. .