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Obama Adviser (Christina Romer) - We’re Going Through a “Growth-less Recovery” (Video)
The Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/05/11 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 07/09/2011 11:40:09 AM PDT by Libloather

Obama Adviser Admits We’re Not Experiencing “Job-Less Recovery” We’re Going Through a “Growth-less Recovery” (Video)
Posted by Jim Hoft on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 10:00 PM

Verum Serum caught this speech by former Chair of White House Council of Economic Advisers Christina Romer on April 12 of this year. This was after she left the administration. Romer admitted in her speech that they managed to create a “growth-less recovery.”

Romer also admits that Barack Obama knew just how bad the economy really was when before he took office because she told him how bad it was.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: growthless; obama; recovery; romer
Can't make this stuff up. Oh, THEY can, but I can't.

Video @ the link.

Romer: The Growthless Recovery
July 6, 2011

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RUSH: Here's Christina Romer, April 12th, earlier this year, Washington University in St. Louis. She is the former chairwoman of Obama's White House Council of Economic Advisors.

ROMER: If you ask me, I think what we're experiencing isn't in fact closer to a "growthless" recovery than to a jobless one. Because GDP started to grow more than a year and a half ago, but with the exception of just a couple of quarters, growth has not been noticeably above its trend rate of about 2-1/2 percent a year. I don't rejoice at the news that we added 216,000 jobs in March. About a hundred thousand of that 216,000 is needed every month just to keep up with the growth in the labor force. At this rate of job growth, it would take most of the decade to replace the eight 8-1/2 million jobs that were lost in the recession.

RUSH: It's worse than that, but at least she got pretty close to that. But how about the notion here of a "growthless recovery"? There's no such thing, folks, as a "growthless recovery," by definition. But this is what she was telling the young skulls full of mush at Washington University in St. Louis.

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1 posted on 07/09/2011 11:40:12 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather
Little Lotta Lives!
2 posted on 07/09/2011 11:42:50 AM PDT by JPG (Elect Sarah Palin in '12. America won't get another chance.)
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To: Libloather

No such thing as a recovery when we never came out the initial recession.

No such thing as a recovery without growth.

Romer is an idiot maximus and anyone taking any of her uni. classes/courses deserves an idiocy dumbing-down award. =.=


3 posted on 07/09/2011 11:42:50 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Libloather
Asshat, the growth is in other countries since we exported our manufacturing seed corn.


4 posted on 07/09/2011 11:47:20 AM PDT by ex-snook ("Above all things, truth beareth away the victory")
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To: Libloather

Growthless recovery=no recovery


5 posted on 07/09/2011 11:50:37 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: cranked

Exactly.

Get a frickin clue you strupid sonsof beach’s there is no recovery. We havn’t seen a recovery, we only pissed away a trillion dollars for nothing.

The least we could have done with that money would be to fix the damned roads and hire people to do some sort of work like Roosevelt did, Instead we bought a car complany and made some bankers rich.

With a trillion dollars we could have created a Social Security system that would have been financially safe for 100 years. Instead we tossed it away, and no one knows where it went. has anyone ever looked ot see where it went? Now they want more so they can do it again.

If we don’t get this Kenyan fruit out of the White House soon and do something to wake up the Dumocrats we won’t have anything left to work with.


6 posted on 07/09/2011 11:52:02 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Libloather

What are those people smoking? There is NO RECOVERY, MORONS!


7 posted on 07/09/2011 11:53:03 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Libloather

Obama Adviser (Christina Romer) - We’re Going Through a “Growth-less Recovery”

Growth less recovery? What an idiot and misdirecting liar—there’s no such thing.


8 posted on 07/09/2011 11:53:56 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Libloather

Another Obamatard - “growth-less recovery” = “we all the spent taxpayer dollars to our friends, and now the money is gone, so we can’t artificially boost the GDP numbers anymore”. Dead commie walking.


9 posted on 07/09/2011 11:54:48 AM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: Venturer

“we only pissed away a trillion dollars for nothing.”-—

No ‘we’ didn’t, Obama, Pelosi, Reid and the radicals in the White house and congress , did...with the corrupt media’s help.


10 posted on 07/09/2011 12:00:38 PM PDT by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: Baladas

There has to be some more phrases we can coin before they try and use them:

- an invisible recovery.
- an undefinable recovery.
- an unexpected reverse growth recovery.
- an unrealized current future growth expectation recovery.
- a let me be clear recovery
- an I me mine me I recovery
- a corporate jet 800 foot flat stall recovery


11 posted on 07/09/2011 12:05:29 PM PDT by schwingdoc
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To: Libloather

What a bunch of oxy-morons.


12 posted on 07/09/2011 12:07:01 PM PDT by Mr. Blond
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To: Libloather

What do you call something that “DOESN’T GROW” and gives you “NO JOBS”?... WHY IT’S....an “OBAMA RECOVERY”


13 posted on 07/09/2011 12:07:42 PM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: Libloather

This is the crap they’re selling at Washington University in St. Louis? LOL! Worth the tuition money, I’d say! If I were a student and they billed me for the semester, I’d just tell them “to pretend I paid it”. They apparently tolerate fantasy.


14 posted on 07/09/2011 12:09:17 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (And yet...we continue to tolerate this crap...)
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To: Libloather

Growth....lack thereof....imagine a disasterous car wreck...mangled bodies.....there is no death, but there is no healing either......same thing [so, I’ve concluded that the new TORCHWOOD premiere is about Obama’s ominous administration....pass it on]


15 posted on 07/09/2011 12:09:22 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Libloather

Also known as a “Recoveryless Recovery.”


16 posted on 07/09/2011 12:13:23 PM PDT by ponygirl (Fast & Furious is just Gun Redistribution. Take them from the good guys & give 'em to the bad guys.)
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To: Libloather
he Growthless Recovery

A lively stillborn or a lifeless birth?

17 posted on 07/09/2011 12:13:50 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (And, therefore, isn't Jim (Robinson) the original Blog Father? - FReeper Aevery_Freeman)
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To: Libloather

To paraphrase Richard Hammond, “If there’s no growth, it’s not a recovery.”


18 posted on 07/09/2011 12:14:00 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: ponygirl

Yup, it’s a jobless, recoveryless recovery.


19 posted on 07/09/2011 12:14:54 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Libloather

We have not been in a recovery, we are not in a recovery and until Obama and the dems are removed from power, and the GOP rents a brain and buys a set, there will never be in a recovery.

If you are in a boat far from shore and it starts taking on water, do you hang on and hope for the best, OR, do you throw overboard the bastards that deliberately and continually cut at the hull, bail water and work on fixing the leak?

Our boat is getting awfully full... we can’t just keep hanging on.

I do not for a single second, believe that our Founding Fathers would have sat back and watched these corrupt bastards destroy our country.


20 posted on 07/09/2011 12:21:26 PM PDT by Gator113 (weak-coward-racist-white hating-lying-traitor= Surrender Monkey in Chief-B. Hussein Obama...)
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To: schwingdoc
Great post, you out did yourself on this one:

- an unrealized current future growth expectation recovery.

Explains Clinton's surplus too.

21 posted on 07/09/2011 12:24:24 PM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Woah, Obama will appease Trump, but not Lakin? Thanks LSM)
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To: ex-snook

All part of the plan to bring the third world countries up to a higher standard of living while lowering ours.


22 posted on 07/09/2011 12:24:50 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Allowing Islam into America is akin to injecting yourself with AIDS to prove how tolerant you are...)
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To: Libloather

“Growth-less Recovery” = Brainless Thought


23 posted on 07/09/2011 12:35:31 PM PDT by Common Sense 101
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To: B4Ranch
PLAN

All part of the plan to bring the third world countries up to a higher standard of living while lowering ours.

As long as you realize this is a PLANNED attack on our country, then we are on the same page.

Americans don't believe in Conpsiracies. Our Government has spent $billions making sure Americans can't think nor reason without SEE B S telling them what to think and when to think it. Say the word "CONSPIRACY" and some idiot will say something about "THEORY" within minutes and then start thinking tin foil hat BS. Yes Barry Hussein Obama is a traitor trying in every way he can to hurt the country. Even Rush is afraid to say the obvious just as most Americans are afraid to think it.

24 posted on 07/09/2011 12:38:00 PM PDT by politicianslie (Democrats are COMMUNIST, Repubs are SOCIALIST, and Barry's a Muslim manipulating USEFUL RINO IDIOTS)
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To: B4Ranch
PLAN

All part of the plan to bring the third world countries up to a higher standard of living while lowering ours.

As long as you realize this is a PLANNED attack on our country, then we are on the same page.

Americans don't believe in Conspiracies. Our Government has spent $billions making sure Americans can't think nor reason without SEE B S telling them what to think and when to think it. Say the word "CONSPIRACY" and some idiot will say something about "THEORY" within minutes and then start thinking tin foil hat BS. Yes Barry Hussein Obama is a traitor trying in every way he can to hurt the country. Even Rush is afraid to say the obvious just as most Americans are afraid to think it.

25 posted on 07/09/2011 12:38:13 PM PDT by politicianslie (Democrats are COMMUNIST, Repubs are SOCIALIST, and Barry's a Muslim manipulating USEFUL RINO IDIOTS)
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To: Libloather

I wonder how much money was wasted on getting her thru college?


26 posted on 07/09/2011 12:40:40 PM PDT by jpsb
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To: Libloather

Romer: “The Growthless Recovery”

All the Recovery lacks is any hint of recovery.

Maybe if they pile on some more EPA regulations, more Affirmative Action and more lawsuits against state governments things will improve.....


27 posted on 07/09/2011 12:43:49 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The more effeminate & debauched the people, the more they are fitted for a tyrannical government.)
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To: Libloather

growthless recovery = stagflation


28 posted on 07/09/2011 12:47:33 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Freddd

Amen.


29 posted on 07/09/2011 12:48:36 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Libloather

Sorry? There is NO such thing! A growthless recovery is an oxymoron....from a moron!


30 posted on 07/09/2011 12:53:19 PM PDT by LUV W (RUN SARAH...R U N!!!)
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To: Libloather; potlatch; devolve; ntnychik; dixiechick2000

Breaking: OH THE RECOVERY!

31 posted on 07/09/2011 12:54:42 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: Libloather

Geez, that’s like having a heart attack living through it and not getting any better. Yep this makes me feel a whole lot better./s


32 posted on 07/09/2011 12:55:00 PM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: Libloather

Yeah, and I’m a 75 foot tall giant, only my growth was stunted.


33 posted on 07/09/2011 12:56:18 PM PDT by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: The Bronze Titan
What do you call something that “DOESN’T GROW” and gives you “NO JOBS”?... WHY IT’S....an “OBAMA RECOVERY”

What's the difference between an "Obama Recovery" and an "Air Bisquit?"

An Air Bisquit has more substance.

34 posted on 07/09/2011 12:56:41 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Libloather; SunkenCiv; Kaslin

A “gwothless” recovery? Isn’t that a contradiction in terms?


35 posted on 07/09/2011 12:56:50 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: Libloather

Bizzaro.

That’s like the surgeon telling a family, “Yes, your father is in full recovery over in the room we call the morgue.”


36 posted on 07/09/2011 1:00:35 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Gator113
We have not been in a recovery, we are not in a recovery and until Obama and the dems are removed from power, and the GOP rents a brain and buys a set, there will never be in a recovery.

I've just thought of a use for those vulger "hitch testicles" you see on some vehicles. The next time our Republican Congresscritters cave to the left, we should a set to the ones that vote "RINO."

Do you think they would get the message?

37 posted on 07/09/2011 1:03:30 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: Clintonfatigued

I understand it all now. Growthless Recovery is like a flat mountain or small giant. I bet they see a lot of those on the unicorn ranch.


38 posted on 07/09/2011 1:32:36 PM PDT by EandH Dad (sleeping giants wake up REALLY grumpy)
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To: Libloather

Huge profits have been made since the 2008 crash with corporate profits setting record highs quarter after quarter. The stock market has bounced back. The GDP is OK. The problem is that over 80% of the population hasn’t seen a bit of it. Instead, they’re getting squeezed.


39 posted on 07/09/2011 2:53:29 PM PDT by erlayman
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To: Clintonfatigued; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Clintonfatigued. It's an epidemic in the Zero administration.
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40 posted on 07/09/2011 2:53:29 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: politicianslie

Have no fear, we are on the same page. I’ve been trying to get FReepers to awaken to the truth for a decade now. While many have many more refuse to even consider the truth, probably because it would mess up their adoration of their heartthrob, an American politician.


41 posted on 07/09/2011 4:31:22 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Allowing Islam into America is akin to injecting yourself with AIDS to prove how tolerant you are...)
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To: Libloather

That is like “We lose money on every sale but we make it up in volume.”

Our growthless recovery is matched by our creditless borrowing.


42 posted on 07/09/2011 4:41:27 PM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (I retain the right to be inconsistent, contradictory and even flat-out wrong!)
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To: Grizzled Bear

Might have to explain it to some of the dummies.


43 posted on 07/09/2011 6:22:29 PM PDT by Gator113 (weak-coward-racist-white hating-lying-traitor= Surrender Monkey in Chief-B. Hussein Obama...)
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To: Libloather

I guess a growthless recovery makes sense to those who spent a quarter of a million dollars per job “saved or created” with a massive net loss in jobs. Same kind of logic that trys to spend their way out of debt.

Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt...


44 posted on 07/09/2011 7:53:56 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: B4Ranch
All part of the plan to bring the third world countries up to a higher standard of living while lowering ours.

BINGO! Spread the wealth, if not by vote, then by fraud. Those poor Muslims need more Money, block oil production...

45 posted on 07/09/2011 7:58:05 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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

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46 posted on 07/09/2011 10:52:44 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: PhilDragoo

Ha! Growthless...jobless...who cares? It’s the pits, and it’s not in any way, shape or form any kind of recovery!


47 posted on 07/10/2011 1:13:20 AM PDT by dixiechick2000 (Age, skill, wisdom, and a little treachery will always overcome youth and arrogance!)
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