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Obama: could add 1 million new U.S. jobs
Reuters ^ | Aug 30, 2011 | Reuters

Posted on 08/30/2011 4:06:41 PM PDT by mdittmar

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday there were a range of policy options available that could create up to a million new U.S. jobs, in remarks ahead of a major economic speech that he will deliver next week.

Obama must boost growth and bring down unemployment to be confident of winning another White House term in the November 2012 general election. Economists are skeptical he will get Congress to agree to significant new spending on jobs.

"We don't have magic bullets, but what we do have, I think, is the capacity to do some things right now that would make a big difference," Obama said in a interview with popular radio talkshow host Tom Joyner.

The White House says details of the job creation proposals Obama will unveil next week are still being worked out and it has yet to announce an exact date or location for his speech, although Obama hinted at some of the ideas he would put forth.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


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KEYWORDS: couldashoudawouda; jobs; magicbullet; magicnegro; obama; unemployment
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We've got to do it, unfortunately, at a time when money is tight. George Bush left us (a) $1 trillion deficit," he said, referring to the former Republican president.
1 posted on 08/30/2011 4:06:43 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

If wishes were fishes we’d all have a dirty tank.


2 posted on 08/30/2011 4:08:48 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: mdittmar

Maybe us smart people should start a new nation someplace else?


3 posted on 08/30/2011 4:09:33 PM PDT by Eddie01
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To: mdittmar

You were supposed to do that with the trillion dollar stimulus prompter man.


4 posted on 08/30/2011 4:09:44 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: jersey117

Monkeys COULD fly out of my butt. Just sayin’.


5 posted on 08/30/2011 4:11:26 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: mdittmar

You got to aks yourself, if they can creat 1 million
jobs now, why didn’t they do it before??


6 posted on 08/30/2011 4:12:05 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: mdittmar
"President Barack Obama said on Tuesday there were a range of policy options available that could create up to a million new U.S. jobs"

Yeah; 1 million more hires by the Federal Gubmint, joining the SEIU, and borrowing to fund it.....no news here; just move along.

7 posted on 08/30/2011 4:13:12 PM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: mdittmar
BWA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!

Hey Hussein, where is that 8% unemployment you promised when you spent that TRILLION DOLLAR PORKULUS MONEY?

Shove it. You had your turn. We're replacing you in 2012, and America will throw your festering policies on the dungheap of history.

8 posted on 08/30/2011 4:13:35 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: The Antiyuppie
Monkeys COULD fly out of my butt. Just sayin’

Why monkeys fly out of Obama's butt every day!

9 posted on 08/30/2011 4:13:48 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: mdittmar

Decoded: more Shovel-Ready Manure®.


10 posted on 08/30/2011 4:13:48 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: tet68

million new U.S. jobs to the unemployment line ?


11 posted on 08/30/2011 4:14:11 PM PDT by molson209
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To: jersey117

“You were supposed to do that with the trillion dollar stimulus prompter man”

If I’m counting my zeros correctly, even a million jobs created by a trillion dollar boondoggle would cost...a million dollars apiece.


12 posted on 08/30/2011 4:14:52 PM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: mdittmar

Obama COULD add 1 million government jobs.


13 posted on 08/30/2011 4:15:27 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Winstons Julia

“if’s and buts were candied nuts, we would all be rich and fat”.


14 posted on 08/30/2011 4:16:42 PM PDT by DariusBane (People are like sheep and have two speeds: grazing and stampede)
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To: mdittmar

Wow. A million jobs. Is that on top of the 2.5 million jobs Obama has already created?


15 posted on 08/30/2011 4:17:39 PM PDT by Maceman (Obama: As American as nasei goreng)
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To: mdittmar

There will be nearly zero support for another failed stimulus. This will not work well for the president.


16 posted on 08/30/2011 4:18:15 PM PDT by Skeez (O)
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To: mdittmar

1 million new jobs? All gov workers?


17 posted on 08/30/2011 4:19:10 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: Winstons Julia

The caveat word is, ‘could’. I could also add a million new jobs and so could you.

America, if they work together, ‘could’ add 310 trillion new jobs to the economy of the world.


18 posted on 08/30/2011 4:19:38 PM PDT by Jonty30
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To: mdittmar

“We’ve got to do it, unfortunately, at a time when money is tight. George Bush left us (a) $1 trillion deficit,” he said, referring to the former Republican president. “

Reagan was “left” with a mess. He got to work and not once complained about Carter.

A nation will do itself good when it rids itself of a little $hit like O in 2012.


19 posted on 08/30/2011 4:20:43 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (1 million in stimulus dollars paid for this tagline!)
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To: Winstons Julia

If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, we’d all have a wonderful Christmas;)


20 posted on 08/30/2011 4:20:54 PM PDT by mdittmar (i)
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To: mdittmar

21 posted on 08/30/2011 4:21:07 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: mdittmar

Build some giant tractor factories and start up huge collective farms and in Five Years, we’ll be prosperous!


22 posted on 08/30/2011 4:21:25 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: VanDeKoik

And what is the deficit NOW, Zero?


23 posted on 08/30/2011 4:21:35 PM PDT by GatorGirl (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: Maceman

Fubo!!! RIHPOFS!


24 posted on 08/30/2011 4:22:25 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
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To: Nachum

Reggie Love’s monkey flys into Obama’s butt.


25 posted on 08/30/2011 4:25:35 PM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (Sarah Palin, the only cure for the RINO virus.)
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To: mdittmar
President Obama announces his new jobs plan today:

Czar Ronald Ex-McDonald will head the government take over of all burger-joints. This will allow us to hire 1 million burger flipper at a good wage. In addition and let me be clear about this we will elimination all kiddy meal prizes which destroy our children self-esteem.

26 posted on 08/30/2011 4:25:36 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: rockabyebaby
1 million new jobs? All gov workers?

Half of those investigating the corrupt deeds of the other half. That way, nothing ever gets done, and money continues to flow through the government.

27 posted on 08/30/2011 4:25:41 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: mdittmar

28 posted on 08/30/2011 4:28:10 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: mdittmar

And Obi-wama Kenyabi has added substantially to said deficit. But we gotta get those clunkers off the road!


29 posted on 08/30/2011 4:29:00 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Winstons Julia

OMG I don’t we can afford a million jobs at $1M a piece.


30 posted on 08/30/2011 4:30:05 PM PDT by mike_9958
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To: mdittmar

And one million monkeys COULD fly out of my butt.


32 posted on 08/30/2011 4:31:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: mdittmar

loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser loser


33 posted on 08/30/2011 4:32:14 PM PDT by shield (Rev 2:9 Woe unto those who say they are Judahites and are not, but are of the syna GOG ue of Satan.)
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To: mdittmar

Sorry BO, you are two years too late...

There is not a chance you are going to be re-elected in 2012 because you are what we call the Pretender In Chief. If you would at least understand what is called the balance of power between the three branches of government and find a way to work with Congress, then maybe you would garner respect.

You spend taxpayer money like you think it is yours and every time words come out of your mouth the stock market drops.

Please go back to Kenya and quit using fake social security numbers.


34 posted on 08/30/2011 4:32:47 PM PDT by billsgottago (Government is like a baby. A big appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other end.)
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To: Eddie01
Maybe us smart people should start a new nation someplace else?

35 posted on 08/30/2011 4:34:09 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (Proud to be a (little bit bigger) monthly donor.)
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To: mdittmar

We already know his job creation scheme.

Tax breaks for companies who hire someone out of work for more than X months. - It won’t work because companies don’t hire on someone because they will get a tax break, they hire because they have work for them to do.

More “green jobs” which has been a proven waste of money.

“Shovel ready” jobs, which aren’t shovel ready and is just more deficit spending.

Extension of a puny SS tax cut (from 6% down to 4%) for employees (employers still pay the 6%). Obama hoped that by letting people keep an extra $5 to $20 a week that it would stimulate the economy via Keynesian spending.


36 posted on 08/30/2011 4:35:11 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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Obama: could add 1 million new U.S. jobs

Well, if he's so good and knows exactly what to do, why isn't he adding a million, billion jobs...eh? Eh?

People - don't eat those skittles... it won't end well!

37 posted on 08/30/2011 4:35:27 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: mike_9958

The guy that the Pursuit of Happyness was based on was on a show once...maybe Beck... and he said that with the last stimulus ... we could have just handed every over 18 year old American citizen a million bucks and said, “there you go...”

My brother says that would have caused inflation, but I’m not so sure. In that instance WE would have decided what to do with it.


38 posted on 08/30/2011 4:38:01 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: mdittmar
Obama I will quote the great philosopher Dandy Don Meredith: He said: "If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, we'd all have a Merry Christmas."

So, Happy Ramadan Barry.

39 posted on 08/30/2011 4:38:30 PM PDT by mc5cents
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To: Recovering_Democrat

“Hey Hussein, where is that 8% unemployment you promised when you spent that TRILLION DOLLAR PORKULUS MONEY?”


You are misrepresenting what President Obama said. He warned that if we *didn’t* approve the trillion-dollar Porkulus that unemployment could reach as high as 8%. Funny how that worst-case scenario that Obama used as a bogeyman to push through his irresponsible boondoggle is now Obama’s best-case scenario for November 2012.


40 posted on 08/30/2011 4:39:05 PM PDT by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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"We've got to do it, unfortunately, at a time when money is tight. George Bush left us (a) $1 trillion deficit," he said

My God. He really, actually said that?

41 posted on 08/30/2011 4:40:06 PM PDT by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: The Antiyuppie

And my aunt COULD be my uncle — if she had a penis.


42 posted on 08/30/2011 4:43:58 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam ("I know that God's tomorrow will be better than today!" A. H. Ackley)
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To: mdittmar
Its that time of year folks.

The Dog Days of August are just about over and Obama plans to hoodwink the people, again, with the promise of jobs jobs jobs...

FUBO!

43 posted on 08/30/2011 4:44:21 PM PDT by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Repeal The 17th

HEY! Take Alaska with you, they can have Hawaii.


44 posted on 08/30/2011 4:45:16 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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This is not a plan to create jobs. This is another tax and spend - or just spend - project that will last a year or two and end with no increase in the GNP.

There will be no permanent jobs, only some temporary busy work that will come crashing down on every one for whom the government will have spent $1 million per temp. Another boondoggle.

It is absolutely obvious that the O administration is opposed to private sector growth. That is the only source of permanent growth. These socialist fascists will destroy the private sector given enough time.


45 posted on 08/30/2011 4:46:09 PM PDT by Louis Foxwell (O assumes the trappings of the presidency, not its mantle. He is not presidential.)
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To: mdittmar

Blaming Bush again.

What a jerk.


46 posted on 08/30/2011 4:46:09 PM PDT by left that other site (Psalm 122:6)
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To: dfwgator

I would much rather envision being kidnapped by 9 skantily clad , bronze skinned, melon breasted gorgeous brunette aliens in a space ship for a week.

Its all a more positive dream , but, equally low probability.


47 posted on 08/30/2011 4:48:23 PM PDT by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: mc5cents
If wishes were horses

beggars would ride.

48 posted on 08/30/2011 4:49:32 PM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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To: mdittmar
all hat... no cattle... etc.

49 posted on 08/30/2011 4:53:00 PM PDT by glock rocks ( I like Palin, but < insert PDS here >. Wait, what?)
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To: spokeshave

If wishes were fishes,
we’d all have a fry.
If horse turds were biscuits,
we’d eat ‘till we die.


50 posted on 08/30/2011 4:54:38 PM PDT by glock rocks ( I like Palin, but < insert PDS here >. Wait, what?)
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