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Vice President says unemployed should ‘hang in there’
Yahoo ^ | 1/28/11 | Rachel Rose Hartman

Posted on 01/28/2011 12:47:33 PM PST by Libloather

Vice President says unemployed should ‘hang in there’
By Rachel Rose Hartman
Fri Jan 28, 9:40 am ET

Yahoo! asked Vice President Joe Biden Thursday to give some good advice for the unemployed. He provided a list of recent improvements to the economy, while expressing sympathy for those struggling to get by without a regular income.

"So the message is 'hang in there?'" Yahoo!'s Anna Robertson asked.

"The message is hang in there," he repeated.

Republicans gained traction in last year's election by asking "where are the jobs?" and highlighting Americans' dissatisfaction with the economy. GOP Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin also made the jobs question as the focus of his State of the Union response this week.

But in Thursday's interview, Biden stressed that the recovery of the labor economy would be slow and gradual--even though the GOP has harnessed widespread impatience with that view for political gain.

"Things are coming back," Biden said, after noting that the unemployment rate is now dropping "minimally," businesses are investing, banks are lending, and companies are gaining confidence.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biden; biteme; hoax; joebiden; unemployed
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Those 500,000 jobs PER MONTH are right around the corner. BiteMe said so - last year.

Civility.

1 posted on 01/28/2011 12:47:41 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

When does the new Unemployment extension run out?

Hang in there.


2 posted on 01/28/2011 12:49:10 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Libloather

Is that better than slitting your wrists? What a jerk.


3 posted on 01/28/2011 12:53:06 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White)
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To: Venturer

Hang in there?

Go POUND SAND you MORON!


4 posted on 01/28/2011 12:53:14 PM PST by TheDailyChange (Politics,Conservatism,Liberalism)
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To: Libloather

and what do I tell my mortgage company BiteMe? I just cashed out another chunk of retirement to pay the bill for the next year while I keep looking.

Had a guy selling AT&T services come by yesterday and in the course of the conversation it turns out he was out of work 11 months, has a house he can’t sell, wife in another state, living on his sister’s couch etc.

Hang in there my ass.


5 posted on 01/28/2011 12:53:54 PM PST by doodad
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To: Libloather

Is that better than slitting your wrists? What a jerk. The folks during the Great Depression hung in there for almost 12 years.


6 posted on 01/28/2011 12:54:00 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Painter Or A Liberal Can Change Black To White)
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To: Libloather

“Stand up, Chuck!”

“Hang in there, Jack!”


7 posted on 01/28/2011 12:54:40 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: doodad

Oh, and insult to injury, he is a third party contractor so you know he has no health care just like me.

Hang in there.


8 posted on 01/28/2011 12:55:33 PM PST by doodad
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

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9 posted on 01/28/2011 12:58:25 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Libloather

What an asshole.


10 posted on 01/28/2011 12:59:17 PM PST by mrmeyer ("When brute force is on the march, compromise is the red carpet." Ayn Rand)
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To: Libloather

Mr. Biden will I ever be able to get a job, pay off my student loans, or start a family?

“Hang in there!????”
Better yet, I think I’ll take to the polls in two years to vote you and 0 out of office, you dolt!


11 posted on 01/28/2011 1:03:13 PM PST by erod (Unlike the President I am a true Chicagoan.)
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To: Libloather
He might as well have told them to 'Endeavor to Persevere'
12 posted on 01/28/2011 1:03:43 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Libloather

He also said that the unemployed should enjoy some cake while they hang in there.


13 posted on 01/28/2011 1:04:08 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Libloather

Earth to V.P. BiteMe, many of the unemployed HAVE been hanging in there since 2009, so what do you want. You spent a $ trillion $ dollars on a failed stimulus, supposedly for “infrastructure shovel ready projects” and the pretender in chief asked for STILL more during the SOTU. So when is it enough???


14 posted on 01/28/2011 1:04:14 PM PST by YankeeReb
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To: Libloather

15 posted on 01/28/2011 1:05:10 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: Libloather

Winning The Future?


16 posted on 01/28/2011 1:05:55 PM PST by InvisibleChurch ( ever y one has the rig ht to be left out)
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To: Libloather

Yet, as a conservative, if I said “hang in there, Joe Biden” it would be considered a threat.


17 posted on 01/28/2011 1:05:55 PM PST by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA ("The View" is the new Maury Povich inspired "Fight Club in Heels")
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To: mrmeyer

Joe Biden - Professional Fool.


18 posted on 01/28/2011 1:06:09 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: Libloather

Hang in there — we’ll soon be extending the unemployment to 5 years.....


19 posted on 01/28/2011 1:06:09 PM PST by jersey117
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To: Libloather

Hang in there cause.....I don’t have a clue. You Dems wanted FDR, you got him!


20 posted on 01/28/2011 1:06:09 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: FromLori

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims increase sharply to 454,000

http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2011/01/weekly-initial-unemployment-claims_27.html

http://www.shadowstats.com/alternate_data/unemployment-charts


21 posted on 01/28/2011 1:07:22 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: Libloather

22 posted on 01/28/2011 1:07:51 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Libloather

Are these lines being supplied by Jay Carney?


23 posted on 01/28/2011 1:08:30 PM PST by paulycy (Liberals suck all the joy out of America. Let's make them stop.)
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To: Libloather

This from an elitist/socialist out of touch politician, most of which have never had a real job or paid a mortgage. These people are disgusting.


24 posted on 01/28/2011 1:08:40 PM PST by Bitsy
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Thanks a lot Plugs... I’m really encouraged now.


25 posted on 01/28/2011 1:09:32 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Libloather

I am supposed to just hang in there? Okie doke.

It is easy for people with jobs to say that. Makes me want those people to lose theirs and everything they have.

The interesting about losing a job or those in a rut is that one finds out who their friends really are.


26 posted on 01/28/2011 1:11:32 PM PST by archivist007
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To: Libloather
Obama 2008: "I'll focus like a laser beam on job creation"

Obama 2009: "I'll focus like a laser beam on job creation"

Obama 2010: "I'll focus like a laser beam on job creation"

Obama 2011: "I'll focus like a laser beam on job creation"


27 posted on 01/28/2011 1:12:10 PM PST by Iron Munro (Liberalism is nothing more than childlike emotionalism applied to adult issues.)
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To: Libloather

You know what’s funniest about this particular gaffe? The Yahoo from Yahoo was undoubtedly lobbing softballs at the #2 moron in the country. Imagine him under hard, real questioning by a functioning press!


28 posted on 01/28/2011 1:14:53 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Iron Munro

WTF!!!!!!!!


29 posted on 01/28/2011 1:22:48 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: Libloather
There is work in Texas (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2665025/posts). At least until after the Superbowl.
30 posted on 01/28/2011 1:22:49 PM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: Libloather

hey Biden...BITE ME!


31 posted on 01/28/2011 1:26:04 PM PST by carjic (Laid off since Dec 08...HELP!)
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To: Libloather

If the various trillion dollar plus stimulous packages the National Socialist Democrat Party shoved up our backsides over the last two years worked then why should anyone have to “hang in there”? Biteme and the rest of these worthless thieves have lied over and over about how they have created millions of jobs and that the stimulous packages have worked. If they worked you moron then why is unemployment going up and why would we have to “hang in there”.

Screw you biteme you worthless POS.

FUBO & FAD


32 posted on 01/28/2011 1:27:03 PM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Libloather

“Hang in there?” Like we have a choice?

Doesn’t have the same ring as “We have nothing to fear but, Fear itself.”


33 posted on 01/28/2011 1:28:02 PM PST by Tallguy (Received a fine from the NFL for a helmet-to-helmet hit.)
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To: Libloather

I noted that he no longer pushes the “shovel ready jobs” BS. Their idea of “shovel ready” seems to be to sentence all of the unemployed out into the fields with shovels and pickaxes to dig ditches or create dams, etc like Stalin did in the 30s in the old Soviet Union. I’m betting that is still their ultimate goal.

FUBO & FAD


34 posted on 01/28/2011 1:32:15 PM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: TheDailyChange

Will he help us with our house and car payments?


35 posted on 01/28/2011 1:36:24 PM PST by television is just wrong
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To: television is just wrong

Only if you’re black.


36 posted on 01/28/2011 1:40:38 PM PST by HIDEK6
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To: Libloather

Hey Gaffer....THIS IS THE BIG ******* DEAL YOU SMUCK.


37 posted on 01/28/2011 1:44:53 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Libloather
"Hang in there"

Translation: "Let them eat cake. We're doin' fine on the gubmint dole"

38 posted on 01/28/2011 1:48:56 PM PST by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: Libloather

I’m sure the bar on Air Force 2 is well stocked. Courtesy the hanging in there tax payers.


39 posted on 01/28/2011 1:56:47 PM PST by 4yearlurker (I can't afford anymore hope and change!!!!)
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To: Libloather
First Officer aboard the USS Obama says "Hang in there at your posts, stay away from life boats and ignore water around your ankles".


Today is a good day to die.
I didn't say for whom.

40 posted on 01/28/2011 2:00:39 PM PST by The Comedian (Stop voting for The Government Party)
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To: Venturer

Pretty soon all of our savings will be gone.

This was the RATS way of creating the welfare society.

And it is working. I don’t think we can last till 2012.


41 posted on 01/28/2011 2:07:54 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz ( Happy Freeping New Year)
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To: Libloather

Biden is lying.

Things are not coming back for a long long time.

This is a Depression—the only question is how many years they wait before they stop playing numbers games and tell the truth.

Look at state tax revenues—real numbers that can’t be fudged—case closed.


42 posted on 01/28/2011 2:16:32 PM PST by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: Libloather
Somebody let Crazy Unca Joe out of the attic again.
43 posted on 01/28/2011 2:23:29 PM PST by UpInArms (without failure there's no success only slavery)
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To: Libloather

The shipment of shovels are almost here from China.


44 posted on 01/28/2011 3:15:25 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: Libloather

He told Mubarak to do the same thing.


45 posted on 01/28/2011 3:17:08 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: jivin gene
"WTF!!!!!!!!"


46 posted on 01/28/2011 4:18:23 PM PST by Iron Munro (Liberalism is nothing more than childlike emotionalism applied to adult issues.)
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To: WayneS
He might as well have told them to 'Endeavor to Persevere'

From my all time favorite movie. Thanks!

"Are you going to pull those pistols, or whistle Dixie?"

47 posted on 01/28/2011 5:51:30 PM PST by PalmettoMason (It's easy being a menace to society when WAY OVER half the population is happy being sheep.)
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To: Libloather
Stand up Joe...oh Im sorry LOL!!!!


from The infamous senator trying to get cripples to stand up !!

48 posted on 01/28/2011 8:31:04 PM PST by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER from my house....)
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To: Libloather
i guess he wore "hope for change" out... now it's just "hang in there"

what's next? Sh!t Happens???

49 posted on 01/29/2011 6:23:57 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Libloather
Stand up, Chuck!

(Only Teh OneTM can perform miracles...)

Cheers!

50 posted on 01/29/2011 7:00:34 AM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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