Skip to comments.Obama: Recession recovery has been 'painfully slow' (actually nonexistent!)
Posted on 09/10/2010 3:52:09 PM PDT by tobyhill
President Obama acknowledged Friday that bouncing back from the recession has been "painfully slow," but he insisted that the economy continues to grow as he pushed his administration's new economic proposals at his first news conference in months.
Obama once again urged the Senate to pass his small-business jobs bill, saying it has been blocked by "a partisan (Republican) minority." He praised Sen. George Voinovich, R-Ohio, for announcing that he would not help GOP leaders block the bill.
Still, he said, there is "room for discussion" on competing tax plans. "If the Republican leadership is prepared to get serious ... I would love to talk to them," he told reporters at the White House.
Obama insisted, however, that the GOP plan to extend Bush-era tax cuts for individuals earning more than $250,000 is a bad idea. He again accused Republicans of holding middle-class income tax cuts "hostage" by tying them to an extension of Bush tax cuts for wealthier Americans.
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Mr. President, if it gets much slower the Republicans could run small pox for President in 12’ and beat the crap out of you. You might eek out a win over Hitler or the black death, but otherwise...
Went from 790,000 jobs lost in ONE month to nearly TWO MILLION jobs lost every month.
The problem is, that it depends on where you want to go...
This is the captain of the Titanic telling his passengers, after they hit the iceberg, that their arrival in New York will be delayed.
Actually going backwards down here,That freak has cost a lot of people their jobs.
Mac Daddy, “But if it were not for the mess that was left by former President Bush I would not have needed to bankrupt this nation”.
There that is cleared up, It’s not my fault after all.
I think the economy would get better if he would quit wasting money.