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Executives Skeptical Obama Can Deliver (You Don't Say!)
WSJ ^ | January 27, 2011 | DANA MATTIOLI

Posted on 01/27/2011 4:34:50 AM PST by lbryce

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What a moron! Who is that grinning fool on the left (clapping his hands)?

President Barack Obama made some concessions to the business community in his State of the Union address Tuesday, saying he'd like to lower the corporate tax rate and foster U.S. job growth and innovation.Many chief executives reacted skeptically to President Barack Obama's offer to lower the corporate-tax rate and foster U.S. job growth, but some said they appreciated the president's changed tone toward business during his State of the Union address.

President Obama was applauded by Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner prior to delivering his State of the Union address.

The Obama administration has been criticized by many U.S. chief executives for being anti-business. Business leaders have complained about the 35% corporate tax rate, the administration's free trade stance and healthcare reform, all of which, they allege, make U.S. companies less globally competitive. Business leaders have also been unhappy with rhetoric coming from the White House following the financial crisis, when the president referred to "fat-cat bankers" and chided bankers for their "reckless practices."

Since the November elections, in which Democrats lost the House majority, Mr. Obama has worked to appeal to the political center—and to business. Last week, he appointed General Electric Co. CEO Jeffrey Immelt to lead a new President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

During his State of the Union address Tuesday night, Mr. Obama said the corporate-tax rate "makes no sense and it has to change." calling on both parties to lower the rate.He also said he would seek to eliminate "unnecessary burden[s] on business."

CEOs welcomed the idea of lowering the corporate-tax rate, but many wanted more details on exactly how Mr. Obama might bring it about.


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: americahater; clowardpiven; economy; jobkiller; kingofthedeficit; liar; marxist; noaccountability; nobirthcertificate; notaxes4dnc; obama; obamaistoast; stateoftheunion; wantstodestroyus; wreckingball
I want to slap that stupid grin silly. Anyway, Obama is toast.
1 posted on 01/27/2011 4:34:53 AM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce

Why is Obama clapping for himself


2 posted on 01/27/2011 4:39:35 AM PST by yldstrk (My heHroes have always been cowboys)
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To: lbryce

Watch what he does not what he says - the two are never the same.


3 posted on 01/27/2011 4:41:36 AM PST by circlecity
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To: lbryce

By now we all know the man is a stranger to the truth.

Nothing but lies and more lies.

He’s rushing around the country campaigning on a pack of lies that enable the msm to pretend he’s a real president.


4 posted on 01/27/2011 4:41:51 AM PST by Carley (IDEOLOGY TRUMPS FACTS IN THE LEFT'S QUEST FOR POWER)
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To: lbryce

Don’t be so sure that Barry Soetero can’t be re-elected.

Soetero is preparing a ONE BILLION dollar re-election campaign (pay backs for the trillions he spent on his cronies),

He just hired a notorious ACORN thug as head of DNC operations.

Soetero owns 95% of the media.

His approval ratings are creeping up.


5 posted on 01/27/2011 4:44:25 AM PST by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: lbryce

okay, who overfed the “fat cats”


6 posted on 01/27/2011 4:45:26 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: lbryce

This Kenyan doofus hasn’t got a clue on how American business works or how American manufactuers make “stuff”. He and most of his advisors have never worked a day in their lives in a factory, or ever got their hands mildly soiled or dirty. He probably doesn’t even know how to change a lawnmover blade, let alone know a lawnmower works or ever changed a a car tire after reading the instuctions three times.

This is the man who is going to lead us back into proserity? I think NOT!

Suck on some shaved ice, OBAMA


7 posted on 01/27/2011 4:46:55 AM PST by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: lbryce
"Executives Skeptical Obama Can Deliver (You Don't Say!)"

Radical Islamic terrorists Remain Certain Obama is Delivering
the stupid, helpless American people to Them(You Don't Say!)



8 posted on 01/27/2011 4:49:36 AM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: lbryce
... foster U.S. job growth and innovation.

This is not a concession. This is a cliche.

9 posted on 01/27/2011 4:54:00 AM PST by MichiganConservative (Terrorists don't commit genocide. That's what governments do.)
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To: FormerACLUmember

And, the delusion is strong.


10 posted on 01/27/2011 4:55:59 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: lbryce

Execs still haven’t learned. Obama can deliver...he’ll deliver a world of hurt to them.


11 posted on 01/27/2011 4:57:09 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: lbryce
Last week, he appointed General Electric Co. CEO Jeffrey Immelt to lead a new President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

Interesting how this is called "appealing to business" instead of being identified as the corrupt corporatism it is.

Amazing. The federal government is so unconstitutionally involved in business matters, that when the federal government is literally in bed with a politicically connected company, the people shrug.

I guess I shouldn't be surprised at the rank hypocrisy of the vermin on the left.

12 posted on 01/27/2011 4:57:32 AM PST by MichiganConservative (Terrorists don't commit genocide. That's what governments do.)
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To: MichiganConservative
...literally in bed...

ok, maybe not literally. Rahm is in Chicago these days.

13 posted on 01/27/2011 4:59:31 AM PST by MichiganConservative (Terrorists don't commit genocide. That's what governments do.)
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To: lbryce; MinuteGal; mcmuffin; gonzo; seekthetruth; Roos_Girl; Brytani; Rafterman; kristinn; ...

bttt

Along the same lines, this is what I just sent out to my email lists:

Sarah Palin on Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address:

“Well, speaking of last night, that was a tough speech to sit through and try to stomach because the president is so off base in his ideas in how it is he believes government is going to create jobs. Obviously, government growth won’t create any jobs. It’s the private sector that can create the jobs. His theme last night in the State of the Union was the WTF, you know, “Winning the Future,” and I thought OK, that acronym, spot on. There were a lot of WTF moments throughout that speech.”

VIDEO: http://gatewaypundit.rightnetwork.com/2011/01/whoa-sarah-palin-on-obamas-wtf-speech-wtf-was-right-on-video/

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Comment:

Boy Barry combed the archives, and blatantly ripped off successful themes from his predecessors.

D’Oh!

So we got Morning in America from Reagan, the new Sputnik from Kennedy (going to the moon), oh yeah, and he also ripped off another Republican, none other than.., Newt Gingrich’s book title....Winning the Future.

So the alphabet networks are praising the Sun God to their skies for plagiarizing others. They’re too stupid to know any better. ...”

#14 Here: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/kyle-drennen/2011/01/26/all-three-networks-agree-obama-sounded-reaganesque-state-union


14 posted on 01/27/2011 5:03:24 AM PST by Matchett-PI (Trent Lott on Tea Party candidates: "As soon as they get here, we need to co-opt them" 7/19/10)
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To: FormerACLUmember
He will be fighting some tough problems in 2012...


15 posted on 01/27/2011 5:04:04 AM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: yldstrk

Yes, indeed. The public is not well aware that when you get applause, you do not clap along. Often, I see those at the podium join in when the crowd signals its approval on something or another, and I have to think, don’t you know, you’re not supposed to applaud yourself like that? Sheesh.


16 posted on 01/27/2011 5:09:29 AM PST by lbryce
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To: lbryce
The headline is mistaken: the executives (and I and most of us at FR) are skeptical Obama will deliver on pro-business (and more importantly pro-market) proposals made in the SOTU.

There is no doubt he can, if he wants, deliver on anything solidly backed by the GOP. Seriously, is there any bill passed with the whole House GOP behind it that would fail to clear the Senate if Obama threw his weight behind it?

17 posted on 01/27/2011 5:24:09 AM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: lbryce

Tigers don’t change their stripes...


18 posted on 01/27/2011 5:25:30 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Go Hawks !)
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To: lbryce

He was not installed to improve the quality of life in America—on the contrary-—


19 posted on 01/27/2011 5:28:31 AM PST by two23 (Liberals Have Created a Culture of Lies)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“Tigers don’t change their stripes...”

Obama’s entire SOTU was devoted to convincing you he has become a spotted leopard.


20 posted on 01/27/2011 6:24:15 AM PST by DrC
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To: lbryce
From the article (edited slightly)
Anthony Guzzi, CEO of Emcor Group Inc., a construction and facilities-services provider:

"He gave a sound bite but should have been more specific," he said. "For two-and-a-half years now, capital has been afraid to invest in the U.S. in any substantial way."

Mr. Guzzi just hit it outta the park.
21 posted on 01/27/2011 7:22:03 AM PST by upchuck (When excerpting please use the entire 300 words we are allowed. No more one or two sentence posts!)
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To: lbryce


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

22 posted on 01/27/2011 8:34:39 AM PST by The Comedian (Obama is just the cherry on top of the $hit sundae of fraud the democrats have become.)
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To: Matchett-PI

Right on Matchett, thanks for the ping!


23 posted on 01/27/2011 9:18:01 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: MichiganConservative
...literally in bed...

ok, maybe not literally. Rahm is in Chicago these days.

I imagine they still meet at the bathhouse when they are both in their hometown of corruption.
24 posted on 01/27/2011 9:22:55 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Matchett-PI; lbryce
..."OK, that acronym, spot on. There were a lot of WTF moments throughout that speech"...

I loved that reference by Sarah. She's acting more like M. Thatcher, and I like that! .............................. FRegards

25 posted on 01/28/2011 12:00:56 AM PST by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms .................. FRegards)
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