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Krauthammer Not Surprised Obama Unaware of Shovel-Ready Jobs: No Shoveling at Harvard Law School
Newsbusters ^ | October 14, 2010 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 10/13/2010 10:02:55 PM PDT by Rufus2007

It’s quite remarkable to think about and unfortunately it is true.

Throughout the 2009 stimulus debate early in his term, President Barack Obama and other Democrats argue it was time to put America to work with the aid of the government and so-called “shovel-ready jobs.” But in a startling admission in an interview with The New York Times’ White House correspondent Peter Baker, Obama said “there’s no such thing as shovel-ready projects.”

So after the American taxpayers were sold a stimulus bill that was supposed to repair the country’s ailing infrastructure and stem the rise in unemployment, the president’s economic policies haven’t lived up as advertised. On the Oct. 13 broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Special Report with Bret Baier,” syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer offered a spot-on explanation.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho44; charleskrauthammer; moneylist; porkulus
The good doctor nails it again. Just sad he's right about the leader of the free world.
1 posted on 10/13/2010 10:02:57 PM PDT by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

There’s a lot of shoveling that goes on at Harvard, but what’s being shoveled won’t stimulate anything!


2 posted on 10/13/2010 10:06:08 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Rufus2007

No Shoveling at Harvard Law School? Actually a different type of shoveling: shoveling elitist bullsh*t.


3 posted on 10/13/2010 10:06:51 PM PDT by Blind Eye Jones
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To: Rufus2007

Well, he was shoveling a lot of crap....


4 posted on 10/13/2010 10:07:47 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Vendome

And still is :)


5 posted on 10/13/2010 10:15:01 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Rufus2007

I don’t really get why now the Dope in Chief is talking this way. It must be focus grouped that his admissions would bring the faithful back in the fold. I don’t believe he had a Come to Jesus moment. This is an angle somehow.


6 posted on 10/13/2010 10:16:16 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA ("Forces of Evil" member in good standing)
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To: Rufus2007
The more they blabber the dumber they reveal themselves to be. They wouldn't stand a chance against a real news media.
7 posted on 10/13/2010 10:20:11 PM PDT by Bullish (Been to all 57 States.... Or is it 58?)
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To: Rufus2007
Obama was always into mops not shovels. He gave speeches about “being the best at mopping floors that you can be”. Including, i believe, his inauguration speech.

If we are talking about Obama at Harvard then it should be reasoned that he was very impressed by the building custodian there. Possibly a lover or a drug connection or both.

Mention “mop-ready jobs” and I bet Obama will get greatly excited!

8 posted on 10/13/2010 10:33:10 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (If Obama was the answer---that must have been one stupid question!)
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To: funfan

No Shiite...


9 posted on 10/13/2010 10:35:17 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

You’re right. The conversation went something like this:

“Ok, we got to do something.”

“Ok. What.”

“Ok. Call Michelle Bachmann a whore?”

“No. Been done with Brown in Cali.”

“Ok. Blame someone else?”

“No. No one else to blame. Fox is on the the fact that we are recycling people to blame now, so that’s out.”

“Hey, I got it! [finger snap] Let’s really throw them for a loop. You can actually ADMIT YOU WERE WRONG ABOUT SOMETHING! Hey don’t look at me like that, you don’t have to MEAN it. And, it can be something minor that puts the Pubs off guard, lets them feel they are winning some small victory. You know whenever they get confident they always say something stupid. It could work. What else are we going to do?”

“Ok I’ll do it. I can seem a little repentant, and that will make me seem more human. What else are we going to do? Hell we can try it. Harry is toast anyway to that looney woman and the whole damn thing’s gonna blow up anyway. I’m gonna go have a smoke. Have someone write that up.”

[It was something like that.]


10 posted on 10/13/2010 10:39:57 PM PDT by NYCslicker
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To: Vendome

Shoveler and Cheif


11 posted on 10/13/2010 10:45:18 PM PDT by funfan
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To: funfan

Democrat 2012 campaign slogan:

“Shovel-ready jobs for a hovel-ready America”


12 posted on 10/13/2010 10:46:29 PM PDT by NYCslicker
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To: NYCslicker
There is one of Zero's programs that fits the description:


13 posted on 10/13/2010 10:53:59 PM PDT by twister881
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To: NYCslicker

Perhaps they can find a blue dress with a stain on it, it worked before


14 posted on 10/13/2010 11:01:18 PM PDT by munin (Enki did it, George Bush did it)
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To: twister881

Nice.


15 posted on 10/13/2010 11:02:05 PM PDT by NYCslicker
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To: NYCslicker

Thats good :) Here is mine

“Democrats mean well but don’t forget...The Road To Hell is
Paved with Good Intentions...”


16 posted on 10/13/2010 11:02:26 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Rufus2007

When Obamao thinks economy, he thinks government. That’s his mistake, and he doesn’t know how to stop making it.


17 posted on 10/13/2010 11:02:41 PM PDT by pallis
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To: All

He will not last 4 years.

See “Peter principal”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Principle

Yeah Yeah ! I know its wikipedia. They are right at least 1/2 the time.

Just read the danged thang!


18 posted on 10/13/2010 11:35:16 PM PDT by kennyboy509 (Let us eat cake.)
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To: Rufus2007

Our comrades at the The People’s Cube will be deeply saddened.


19 posted on 10/13/2010 11:58:20 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: twister881
"what’s being shoveled won’t stimulate anything!"

Beg to differ.Horse manure is really good for roses.

20 posted on 10/14/2010 3:31:32 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: funfan; Vendome

Vendome said: Well, he was shoveling a lot of crap....
You said: And still is :)

And he was still elected. Pray for America for She has been sufficiently dumbed-down.


21 posted on 10/14/2010 3:41:45 AM PDT by MarDav
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To: Rufus2007

Our economy wrecked.
A Trillion Dollars wasted.
And Zero says “Oops!”.


22 posted on 10/14/2010 3:53:37 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Anything not about elephants is irrelephant.)
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To: Rufus2007

The only shovel-ready job is the manure pile that collects under Barack Obama’s mouth.


23 posted on 10/14/2010 4:39:31 AM PDT by RoadTest (Religion is a substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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To: twister881

“There’s a lot of shoveling that goes on at Harvard, but what’s being shoveled won’t stimulate anything!”

Well, it could feed the roses if it’s mixed with the soil.


24 posted on 10/14/2010 4:40:46 AM PDT by RoadTest (Religion is a substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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To: funfan

““Democrats mean well but don’t forget...The Road To Hell is
Paved with Good Intentions...””

The sign on that road says “Liberals’ Memorial Highway”.


25 posted on 10/14/2010 4:42:20 AM PDT by RoadTest (Religion is a substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

Were it just horse manure the Harvard elitists are shoveling! 8~D


26 posted on 10/14/2010 5:48:03 AM PDT by twister881
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To: Rufus2007

Americans who believed in ANY of Obamas lies have only to blame themselves.

The overhyped affirmative action candidate was too good to be true, has no publicized past and was supported all along by groups destined to destroy America.

People will always fall for the trendy glitzy come-alongs like the promises of being handled a shovel to dig a hole for a little bit of money or food stamps.

Surprise surprise! There are no shovels and no holes to be dug! The joke is on you fellow Americans that fell for it.

Vote soon, vote with determined resolve, vote wisely. Make them pay for fooling us all along.

We won’t be fooled again...


27 posted on 10/14/2010 5:57:01 AM PDT by Eye of Unk (If your enemy is quick to anger, seek to irritate him. Sun Tzu, The Art of War.)
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