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Biden: We Can't Recover All the Jobs Lost
CBS ^ | Saturday June 26, 2010 | Stephanie Condon

Posted on 06/26/2010 2:45:15 PM PDT by Bigtigermike

Vice President Joe Biden gave a stark assessment of the economy today, telling an audience of supporters, "there's no possibility to restore 8 million jobs lost in the Great Recession."

Appearing at a fundraiser with Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wisc.) in Milwaukee, the vice president remarked that by the time he and President Obama took office in 2008, the gross domestic product had shrunk and hundreds of thousands of jobs had been lost.

"We inherited a godawful mess," he said, adding there was "no way to regenerate $3 trillion that was lost. Not misplaced, lost."

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"there's no possibility to restore 8 million jobs lost in the Great Recession." - Biden
1 posted on 06/26/2010 2:45:18 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

That’s right you can’t do it, Joe. GET OUT OF THE WAY and let the American people do it.
Laissez-nous faire!!

According to historical myths, the phrase stems from a meeting in about 1680 between the powerful French finance minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert and a group of French businessmen led by a certain M. Le Gendre. When the eager mercantilist minister asked how the French state could be of service to the merchants, Le Gendre replied simply “Laissez-nous faire” (”Leave us be”, lit. “Let us do”).


2 posted on 06/26/2010 2:47:34 PM PDT by all the best
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To: Bigtigermike
"We inherited created a godawful mess,"

Fixed it.
3 posted on 06/26/2010 2:47:48 PM PDT by FortWorthPatriot ( Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: Bigtigermike

“We inherited a godawful mess,”

More Blame Bush.


4 posted on 06/26/2010 2:47:54 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Bigtigermike

He’s almost as impressive as 0 at this leadership thing.


5 posted on 06/26/2010 2:47:59 PM PDT by RoseyT
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To: Bigtigermike

“Hope. Change. Yes we can.”

Isn’t that what they said?


6 posted on 06/26/2010 2:48:14 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Bigtigermike
fail safe excuse: Blame Bush.
7 posted on 06/26/2010 2:48:18 PM PDT by Realman30 (If 10% is good enough for Jesus, it ought to be enough for Uncle Sam.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Come on Joe......As SENATOR, is it slightly, perchance, a little bit your fault this mess? Did the other Senator Obama help with his career in the Senate spend, spend....weren’t DEMOCRATS in step with Big Spender George Bush. YOU there in Washington....aren’t to blame? Is it the poor guy who works, works to pay taxes, or you fools in the Belt Way., Belly up to the BAR Joe, and drink like a MAN.


8 posted on 06/26/2010 2:49:18 PM PDT by rovenstinez (,)
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To: Bigtigermike

If you can’t, resign.


9 posted on 06/26/2010 2:49:22 PM PDT by texmexis best (My)
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To: Bigtigermike

We inherited a mess - the universal refrain of marxists everywhere - I’m sure Lenin and Stalin said the same thing - can’t be the fault of commie philosophy or policies - just can’t be that.


10 posted on 06/26/2010 2:49:36 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Bigtigermike

Unemployment has just dropped to 3%.


11 posted on 06/26/2010 2:49:57 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (Illegal immigration is destroying America, look what it's done to the White House)
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To: SandRat

People tell me they “inherited” this stuff.

You only inherit from a family estate.

They didn’t inherit anything. They fought and flim-flam’d their way to get it. They just are incapable of doing anything meaningful about it and want a pass while they enact their other agendas.

Lead, follow or get out of the way, Biden and Barry.


12 posted on 06/26/2010 2:51:04 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Bigtigermike

I can’t believe I was lie to again! One trillion dollars and all I got was the bill.


13 posted on 06/26/2010 2:51:12 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (2012, the end of our long national nightmare.)
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To: Bigtigermike
"there's no possibility to restore 8 million jobs lost in the Great Recession." - Biden


'There is no possibility to restore my brain' - Biden


14 posted on 06/26/2010 2:51:57 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Bigtigermike
Right, Joe, Hugo Chaves inherited a “mess”, too.
15 posted on 06/26/2010 2:52:58 PM PDT by JPG (Mr. Gore, or is it Mr. Stone or Mr. Woody? Whatever, you're under arrest.)
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To: SandRat

“We inherited a godawful mess,”

Sure, blame it on your genes.


16 posted on 06/26/2010 2:53:01 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Bigtigermike

The vast stimulus bills were a total hoax.


17 posted on 06/26/2010 2:53:03 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember ("Subtlety is not going to win this fight": NJ Governor Chris Christie)
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To: Bigtigermike

But if we enforced the immigration laws............


18 posted on 06/26/2010 2:54:11 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: Bigtigermike

unexpectedly


19 posted on 06/26/2010 2:54:23 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)
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To: rovenstinez

Good point. Things turned to crap when the democrats took control. But more of the BB excuse.


20 posted on 06/26/2010 2:54:51 PM PDT by richardtavor
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To: Bigtigermike

the sign


21 posted on 06/26/2010 2:55:48 PM PDT by FrankR (Standing against tyranny must start somewhere, or the future belongs to the tyrants.)
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To: Bigtigermike

We’re sick of the Administration jeremiad of “It’s all Bush’s fault”. It doesn’t work anymore, Joe.


22 posted on 06/26/2010 2:56:32 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Bigtigermike

By the indefinite extension of jobless and other welfare programs, you are creating a voting block totally dependent on the government. Dependent on this administration, in fact. Good move Joe. You’ve got to be careful to not improve the private sector while expanding the public. How many additional jobs will the drilling moratorium kill?


23 posted on 06/26/2010 2:59:12 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Bigtigermike

By the indefinite extension of jobless and other welfare programs, you are creating a voting block totally dependent on the government. Dependent on this administration, in fact. Good move Joe. You’ve got to be careful to not improve the private sector while expanding the public. How many additional jobs will the drilling moratorium kill?


24 posted on 06/26/2010 2:59:12 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Bigtigermike

If he thinks this is a “godawful mess”, wait until we see the mess the next President inherits.....


25 posted on 06/26/2010 2:59:12 PM PDT by FrankR (Standing against tyranny must start somewhere, or the future belongs to the tyrants.)
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To: FormerACLUmember

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/Dow%20roller%20coaster.jpg


26 posted on 06/26/2010 3:00:31 PM PDT by csmusaret (The way his orders become law, Obama's personal automobile must be a Fiat.)
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To: Bigtigermike

No Joe you inherited a normal recession that you and Obama made much worse. There have been more jobs lost since the two of you took office so it falls directly on your shoulders.


27 posted on 06/26/2010 3:01:56 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: SandRat
"“We inherited a godawful mess,”

That excuse is wearing very thin. Obama is a useless disgrace that couldn't find his ass if he was sitting on both hands.

28 posted on 06/26/2010 3:02:05 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Bigtigermike
I'll post the same thing on this thread as I did on the other one:

"God damn these people to hell. They are truly the embodiment of evil. They clearly have no faith in the people that elected them. None.

God save us from the self-loathing and lack of spirit that these cretins have."

BTW, I hope the mods keep these threads up. They should be posted every four hours so that all FReepers can see what idiots we have in charge.

29 posted on 06/26/2010 3:02:09 PM PDT by raybbr (Someone who invades another country is NOT an immigrant - illegal or otherwise.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Want to get the economy ROARING again Joe?

Start with implementing a flat tax or a fair tax.

Deport ALL ILLEGAL aliens immediately.

GET THE F**K OUT OF THE WAY AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS!

Yes, it's just that simple.

30 posted on 06/26/2010 3:03:14 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Get the hell out of the way then you POS communists.

I know plenty of people chomping at the bit to start working, building, starting new businesses, etc etc. Not one of them are willing to stick their necks out with Obama and the current Dems in charge.

They could start producing this week, and next week find out the Dems have said they have to pay higher taxes, the EPA has said they can’t even sell their product because it isn’t “green” or pay the carbon offsets, or their products are now illegal because of some new FDA restrictions.

I’ve got friends absolutely salivating over empty homes but they aren’t buying them...in cash...because their afraid the EPA is going to say they can’t sell them without dropping huge amounts of other cash to convert them to green homes.

Friends sitting on intent to lease contracts to start small businesses that they haven’t fulfilled yet because they know they can’t afford to provide health insurance, and can’t pay the taxes for not doing it either.

Another friend looking at some internet technology, but he ain’t dropping the investment unless he finds out if Obama is going to be able to shut it all down on a whim.

That’s just my immediate friends, a handful of them if they go could employ double to triple their number, but none are doing anything with the current government standing in the way.


31 posted on 06/26/2010 3:05:09 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: Bigtigermike
"there's no possibility to restore 8 million jobs lost in the Great Recession."

Well certainly not the way they're going about it anyway.

32 posted on 06/26/2010 3:05:20 PM PDT by WHBates
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To: Bigtigermike
"We inherited a godawful mess"

These two clowns have not one single redeeming characteristic between them.

33 posted on 06/26/2010 3:05:25 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

Right...30 million dead in the Ukraine. It’s the Czar’s fault.


34 posted on 06/26/2010 3:06:20 PM PDT by downtownconservative
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To: Bigtigermike

The 2010 Republican Slogan needs to be “No, They Couldn’t.”


35 posted on 06/26/2010 3:08:59 PM PDT by RockinRight (I can see November from here!)
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Hey Joey................sure you can.

--DON'T RAISE ANY TAXES

--GIVE TAX BREAKS AND INCENTIVES TO SMALLER BUSINESSES

--DON'T GET US INTO ANY MORE DEBT

--STOP BLAMING GW BUSH. FOR THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF THIS HAS BEEN YOUR ECONOMY.

36 posted on 06/26/2010 3:10:46 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: Bigtigermike

So Biden admits this administration is a failure.


37 posted on 06/26/2010 3:12:40 PM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013- The end of an error.)
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To: skeeter
"These two clowns have not one single redeeming characteristic between them."

Obama is a commie muslim and Biden is a brain dead drunk. IMHO.

38 posted on 06/26/2010 3:12:41 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Bigtigermike

the obama bots never intended for the jobs to be recovered.

if they did, then they’d have lowered business taxes to promote growth.


39 posted on 06/26/2010 3:13:26 PM PDT by ken21 (who runs the gop?)
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To: Bigtigermike

That’s because you and Obama suck.


40 posted on 06/26/2010 3:16:34 PM PDT by Tempest (I believe in the sanctity of life... As long as you can afford it.)
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To: rdl6989
"So Biden admits this administration is a failure."

Whether he does or not we know it is.

41 posted on 06/26/2010 3:16:46 PM PDT by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Bigtigermike

And he's been working so hard at it too.

42 posted on 06/26/2010 3:23:24 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( - Eccl. 10:18 -)
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To: Bigtigermike
"We inherited a godawful mess," he said, adding there was "no way to regenerate $3 trillion that was lost. Not misplaced, lost."

So Obama has borrowed $3 trillion in two years to cover what was "lost" and pissed it away. Oh, and by the way Joe, the Dems have controlled Congress since 2007.

43 posted on 06/26/2010 3:24:27 PM PDT by kabar
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To: SandRat

Lie Lie Lie.


44 posted on 06/26/2010 3:26:09 PM PDT by Shady (No more LAWS based on LIES!!!!)
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To: Red Steel

I was just wondering where in the he77 do we get these kind of people. Biden is so stupid he could not run the check out at my grandfathers hardware store. You know, read sticker price, enter sticker price into register, enter amount tendered, issue change to customer and say thank you.

He is sooooooo ignorant, but hey, ain’t he one o those lawwwwyers from up north?


45 posted on 06/26/2010 3:29:55 PM PDT by biff
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To: Bigtigermike; All

46 posted on 06/26/2010 3:34:26 PM PDT by Lmo56
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To: rovenstinez

If I was Pezident and I was on LSD 24/7/365 I would do a better job. This is crud. The regime is killing America.


47 posted on 06/26/2010 3:34:55 PM PDT by Shady (No more LAWS based on LIES!!!!)
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To: Bigtigermike

Obama/Biden also cannot fix the economy, stop the leak, prevent terrorism, close the borders, stop cartel violence or fix a corrupt congress. All they’ve succeeded in doing is centralizing federal power,stifle business, prolong and deepen the recession and wreck the healthcare system.


48 posted on 06/26/2010 3:38:09 PM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: downtownconservative
If I remember my Russian history, the people that got blamed for the famine in the Ukraine were the kulaks, basically peasants that refused to get their minds right and move on to the collective farms and wanted to stay on their own plots of land. Those people were persecuted mercilessly by Stalin and his band of evil-doers.
49 posted on 06/26/2010 3:41:27 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

Setting aside Joe Stalin for (just) a moment - I just want to comment on the fact that the week started with rumors that Obama was going to swap out Biden and Hillary Clinton. I laughed quite hard when I fist saw that story. You could die trying to assume whence that one came, but it took only about 5-6 days for Biden to perform another gaffe and make it perfectly obvious what an error it would be to move him to Foggy Bottom.

Not that I think Hillary is doing a good job, in fact she is forking up royally, but Biden, for the obvious reason would be as world-class disaster as our top diplomat.


50 posted on 06/26/2010 3:54:23 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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