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White House says stimulus saved 3 million U.S. jobs (Another White House load of bull)
reuters ^ | 7/14/2010 | Caren Bohan

Posted on 07/14/2010 4:20:22 AM PDT by tobyhill

Hoping to lift sagging confidence in President Barack Obama's economic leadership, the White House will make the case on Wednesday that his policies are creating jobs and spurring private investment.

A report to be unveiled at 11 a.m. EDT will estimate that Obama's $862 billion economic stimulus package, which passed last year, has saved or created 3 million jobs and is on track to meet its goal of 3.5 million jobs by the end of this year.

The analysis from the White House Council of Economic Advisers will say that government funding of clean energy, economic development, construction projects and other initiatives is spurring "co-investment" by private-sector firms, according to a U.S. official who previewed the report.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: budgetdeficit; deficit; democrat; democrats; economy; hightaxes; idiotalert; impeachobama; joblosses; obama; propaganda; senselesspropaganda; stuckonstupid; underemployment; unemployed
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1 posted on 07/14/2010 4:20:27 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill

Hey Barry, we ain’t buying it.


2 posted on 07/14/2010 4:22:02 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: tobyhill; All

Who is one to believe? Barry or your own lying eyes?


3 posted on 07/14/2010 4:23:33 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: tobyhill

U.S. Jobs means federal jobs.


4 posted on 07/14/2010 4:24:38 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: tobyhill

Even if they were “saved”, they were actually only prolonged. The next fiscal year should be an interesting time in State and local governments.


5 posted on 07/14/2010 4:26:01 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Man50D
There hasn't been one job “created or saved” if we've lost almost 4 million jobs since the Obama stimulus passed.
6 posted on 07/14/2010 4:27:19 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
Oh yes! Everything is going soooo wonderfully, banks are hanging on to trillions of dollars, waiting for the other shoe to fall. Save or created, my arse!

Every Thursday, there's another nearly 500,000 "new" people filing for unemployment!

7 posted on 07/14/2010 4:28:24 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 (I miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! 2012 - The End Of An Error! (Oathkeeper))
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To: tobyhill

I’m surprised they limited their claim to only 3 million. If Obama coached an NFL team that went 0-16 he’d claim that the losses would have been worse had he not been at the helm.


8 posted on 07/14/2010 4:32:01 AM PDT by mainepatsfan
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To: Paladin2
There were never any stats for jobs “saved” until Obama came along and then there is no way to prove whether a job was “saved”. A company can fire Jack and Jill then keep John but Obama is claiming John's job was “saved”. It could have been that John was a good worker because he was for real and not about to lose his job.
9 posted on 07/14/2010 4:32:03 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
And at the same time, they are “Investing” us in green jobs, free government health care, Cap & Trade, Amnesty, a complete take over of the American free enterprise system from financing (housing), medical, energy (Oil), transportation, agriculture,.....(You name it, they now control it.)

So, if you call going on Welfare and are no longer counted as “Unemployed” then your job must have been saved! (For someone else that is.)

10 posted on 07/14/2010 4:34:12 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: tobyhill

With Obama’s socialist policies they aren’t able to “create” jobs so they tout the fact they have “saved” jobs, which can’t be proven. What a crock!


11 posted on 07/14/2010 4:35:46 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: tobyhill

How can these fools expect anyone to take ANYTHING they say seriously?
We need to do away with about 78 percent of govt.


12 posted on 07/14/2010 4:38:08 AM PDT by Joe Boucher (Just say NO to RINOs. (FUBO))
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To: tobyhill

Having lived for several decades in a nation governed by professional pols, one grows used to supreme liars in congress and the White House; however, it has to be confessed that Obama is setting new marks in the Lame and Barefaced event to which others, with far less natural talent in prevarication, can only hope to aspire.


13 posted on 07/14/2010 4:38:08 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: tobyhill

This guy’s lies make Clinton look like a Piker.


14 posted on 07/14/2010 4:38:48 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: tobyhill

Well if Barry says so it MUST be true. I’ll just ignore the fact that I haven’t worked in 3 months, there are no jobs in sight and unemployment in the construction industry in CT is hovering around 25%. More Stimulus Please!!!


15 posted on 07/14/2010 4:42:09 AM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: tobyhill

A study of the rise in the minimum wage by the Coalition for Small Business Development uncovered the fact that 3.7 million jobs were not offered because the rise was harmful to business.

A job not offered was considered to be harmful to the economy because absent the offering of new jobs there can be no growth


16 posted on 07/14/2010 4:43:30 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... The winds of war are freshening)
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To: tobyhill

It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not. The media will keep repeating it until millions believe it.


17 posted on 07/14/2010 4:47:59 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (leftism: uncurable mental deterioration)
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To: tobyhill

The scholastically correct term is “Bull Obama”.


18 posted on 07/14/2010 4:48:05 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: tobyhill

$287,000 per supposed job saved?


19 posted on 07/14/2010 4:50:30 AM PDT by stuckinloozeeana
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To: tobyhill

The U.S. has lost 2.2 million jobs since President Barack Obama took office. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the total number of jobs nationwide fell from 134.3 million at the end of January to 132.2 million at the end of May.

The unemployment rate now stands at 9.4 percent, up from 7.6 percent at the end of January.

“I think my initial measure of success is creating or saving 4 million jobs,” said President Obama on February 9.

Monthly job losses reported by the BLS are as follows:

Feb: 651,000
Mar: 663,000
Apr: 539,000
May: 345,000
Total: 2,198,000

“President Obama demanded that Congress spend hundreds of billions of dollars to stimulate the economy,” said Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform. “On Friday, February 13 Congress approved a disgraceful trillion-dollar spending and debt package under the guise of economic stimulus. Since that date at least 1.5 million jobs have been lost in America.”


20 posted on 07/14/2010 4:51:49 AM PDT by maddog55 (OBAMA, Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: tobyhill

It is so bogus.


21 posted on 07/14/2010 4:53:37 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: tobyhill

http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2010/07/11/i-like-the-following-part-the-best-dick-g/

GOOD IDEA?


22 posted on 07/14/2010 4:57:09 AM PDT by gunnyg (Surrounded By The Enemy Within--~ Our "Novembers" Are Behind Us...If Ya Can Grok That!)
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To: tobyhill

Hey Barry - how many jobs are gonna be ‘saved’ once you let the Bush tax cuts expire?

Care to answer that one?


23 posted on 07/14/2010 5:03:16 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: tobyhill
I don't remember any other administration ever counting “jobs saved” as a statistic. This is a load of BS.
24 posted on 07/14/2010 5:08:40 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged
It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not. The media will keep repeating it until millions believe it.

I work with a woman who takes whatever CBS, NBC and ABC says in their newscasts as gospel. I guess because they're on the air and the anchor says it with such authority, why, it MUST be true!

Oh, and I'll give you one guess as to who she voted for in the last Presidential election (hint: it wasn't McCain.)


25 posted on 07/14/2010 5:10:09 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: tobyhill

This was inevitable spin as soon as the stimulus package was going to “save OR create” jobs. I’m surprised this hasn’t been touted sooner.


26 posted on 07/14/2010 5:12:01 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater ("Get out of the boat and walk on the water with us!”--Sen. Joe Biden)
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To: tobyhill

Imagine, a few years from now, having “author of WH report showing stimulus saved 3 MM jobs” on your resume.


27 posted on 07/14/2010 5:12:18 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Arrowhead1952

Conservative pundits should counter with: “Oh yeah, well the invasion of Iraq saved 3 Million American lives!!!”

Then watch the libtards’ heads explode when they realize they just stepped into the paradox of pre-emption.


28 posted on 07/14/2010 5:12:28 AM PDT by Carlucci (This is what happens when you play 'American Idol' with the Presidency.)
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To: tobyhill

The Goverment thinks we are all idiots.
If the unemployment rate is the same now as it was then and you include the thousands that simply dropped out of the system because it UIC ran out then it is not possible that any jobs were created and unlikely that any jobs were saved. But don’t worry many sheep will buy the Goverments bullshit.


29 posted on 07/14/2010 5:12:35 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA
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To: tobyhill; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; FromLori; Gilbo_3; NFHale; ...
RE :”(Reuters) - Hoping to lift sagging confidence in President Barack Obama’s economic leadership, the White House will make the case on Wednesday that his policies are creating jobs and spurring private investment. A report to be unveiled at 11 a.m. EDT will estimate that Obama’s $862 billion economic stimulus package, which passed last year, has saved or created 3 million jobs and is on track to meet its goal of 3.5 million jobs by the end of this year.

Another phony report, just like the CBO scores on Obama-care. Reminds me of Orwell's 1984,

30 posted on 07/14/2010 5:13:54 AM PDT by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the federal spending=tax delayed")
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

“It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not. The media will keep repeating it until millions believe it.”

Oh yes, this is just Obama trying to save us from Bush, who is still with us to this day, thrashing our economy with his terrible taxcuts.

No doubt when they expire and more jobs are lost, Obama will find a way to toss that upon the previous administration, as well.


31 posted on 07/14/2010 5:14:15 AM PDT by CaspersGh0sts
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To: Red in Blue PA

http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1543055965&play=1

Rep Jan Schakowsky (2:44) “Do you know that this administration is on track to create more jobs in this year than net jobs created in the Bush Administration?”

That’s the memo from Congress.

The BIG LIE!


32 posted on 07/14/2010 5:18:51 AM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: CaspersGh0sts
Of course, it will be Bush's fault!

Those awful Tax Cuts for the “Rich” is what started this in the first place! Now poor MaObama is left with a great big mess to clean up!

(Goebbels would be proud.)

33 posted on 07/14/2010 5:19:57 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: tobyhill

When you give a drunk $20, how many jobs do you save?

The drunk’s employment status doesn’t necessarily change, be it employed or not.
The liquor store clerk’s employment status doesn’t change, but his position is sustained in some small part.

The Obama administration takes credit for both as “jobs saved”.........

Is this the American Government YOU want?


34 posted on 07/14/2010 5:25:21 AM PDT by G Larry (Democrats: expediting the Destruction of America, before they lose power...)
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To: tobyhill

These jobs were “created or saved” in China, right?


35 posted on 07/14/2010 5:28:30 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: tobyhill
Hoping to lift sagging confidence in President Barack Obama's economic leadership, the White House will make the case on Wednesday that his policies are creating jobs and spurring private investment stack falsehoods like cordwood.
36 posted on 07/14/2010 5:29:12 AM PDT by relictele (Me lumen vos umbra regit)
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To: sickoflibs
Another phony report, just like the CBO scores on Obama-care. Reminds me of Orwell's 1984

Some reports are more equal than others.

I think I saw an article somewhere that touted, "Jobs Advertised" as if that were something to be counted. WTF? Boldly going waaaay beyond "jobs saved or created"

37 posted on 07/14/2010 5:31:28 AM PDT by MaggieCarta (I'm never fully dressed without a snark.)
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To: Arrowhead1952

Yeah, and don’t forget, he “saved” us from a terrible depression too...


38 posted on 07/14/2010 5:35:04 AM PDT by shorty_harris
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To: Carlucci
Well, chris matthews and oberdorf would definitely go bananas if they were told that!
39 posted on 07/14/2010 5:36:23 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: tobyhill

they must be included those who get unemployment payment extensions as among those whose “jobs” were “saved”


40 posted on 07/14/2010 5:43:05 AM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: sickoflibs

Jail em all.


41 posted on 07/14/2010 5:44:15 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our Troops, and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: griswold3

WTF?

Simply Orwellian!


42 posted on 07/14/2010 5:55:14 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: tobyhill

There is positively NO WAY this can be measured reliably.

This assertion by The Obamaniacs is, at best, spin.

More than likely, it is baloney.


43 posted on 07/14/2010 5:55:23 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Duty is ours; consequences are God's." Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson)
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To: caver
We're in deep, deep economic trouble. And these liberals are going to friggin' sing and dance along, all the way, as they dance off a cliff.

WAKE UP AMERICA!


THE_THRILL_IS_GONE_303b

44 posted on 07/14/2010 5:58:47 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: tobyhill

They are beyond using any pretense of truthfullness in their propaganda. It’s just straight 100% lies.


45 posted on 07/14/2010 5:59:23 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Enjoy nature - eat meat, wear fur and drive your car!)
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To: tobyhill
I wonder, are they taking any "credit" for the number of jobs they've killed off in the Gulf?


46 posted on 07/14/2010 6:01:07 AM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: shorty_harris

Well, this admin still has several years left to keep us out of a depression.


47 posted on 07/14/2010 6:02:50 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Remember in November. Clean the house on Nov. 2. / Progressive is a PC word for liberal democrat.)
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To: RexBeach

The stimulus program is working. However all the jobs were in CHINA.


48 posted on 07/14/2010 6:10:00 AM PDT by badad (Oh how long will suffer this fool O.)
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To: badad

The way we do math on planet obongo I figure that nobama’s policies have saved or created 8 billion, million zillion jobs in this galaxy.


49 posted on 07/14/2010 6:18:21 AM PDT by hal ogen
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To: tobyhill
Will the report say jobs for whom?

8 of 10 Stimulous Dollars Go Overseas

Many of the 'Green' jobs are going to China
50 posted on 07/14/2010 6:25:49 AM PDT by algernonpj (He who pays the piper . . .)
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