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Rep. Maxine Waters Calls For A Trillion-Dollar Jobs Program
Real Clear Politics ^ | Sep 5 2011 | Meet the Press

Posted on 09/05/2011 7:51:55 AM PDT by R0CK3T

"I’m talking about a jobs program of a trillion dollars or more. We’ve got to put Americans to work. That’s the only way to revitalize this economy. When people work they earn money, they spend that money, and that’s what gets the economy up and going," Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) told NBC's "Meet the Press."

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: maxinewaters; socialist; socialize; stimulus; trillion; waters
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What else can you say? Here she is advocating for 1 Trillion in "free money" with no concern (or even idea) about how it will damage the country if enacted.

This level of stupid thinking by her and other Big Government Liberals is the same sort that forced the sub-prime loan model thru Fanny and Freddie and we all can see how well that all turned out?

I can't help but believe that these people know exactly what they are doing to crater our economic system via Cloward-Piven, because the free money spending can't go on for ever AND there will be an economic Reckoning.

1 posted on 09/05/2011 7:51:58 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: R0CK3T

Imagine what Maxine’s supporters are going to do when Premier Hussein is removed from office by the voters...


2 posted on 09/05/2011 7:53:41 AM PDT by Bean Counter (Obama got mostly Ds and Fs all through college and law school. Keep saying it.....)
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To: R0CK3T

So where does Maxine expect to get a TRILLION dollars to do this? If she tries PRINTING the money like Argentina and Germany did, she should expect the same results. Maybe get a Color Lazer Jet and let everyone print and make their own money...it would accomplish the same goal.


3 posted on 09/05/2011 7:54:58 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: R0CK3T

Have you ever been in her district? If not, it will answer a lot of questions why they want another hand out. That’s all they know.


4 posted on 09/05/2011 7:55:04 AM PDT by RC2
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To: RC2

Dos the MLK Blvd run right down the middle of her district?


5 posted on 09/05/2011 7:55:59 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: R0CK3T

Maxine is now interested in jobs for us...she fears without them, that ‘her people’ will have to go to work.


6 posted on 09/05/2011 7:55:59 AM PDT by blam
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To: R0CK3T

Unemployment can go straight to hell.


7 posted on 09/05/2011 7:56:15 AM PDT by barmag25
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To: R0CK3T

“What else can you say? Here she is advocating for 1 Trillion in “free money” with no concern (or even idea) about how it will damage the country if enacted. “

Isn’t her husband the big banker dude who got government money? Perhaps she and he would distribute their wealth to her cause./s


8 posted on 09/05/2011 7:56:33 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: blam

Maxine’s never had a job and most of the people in her district have never had a job. “Money for nothin and chicks for free”.


9 posted on 09/05/2011 7:58:11 AM PDT by baiamonte
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To: R0CK3T

will these be “shovel ready” jobs?

I thought the stimulus was supposed to do this!

Whatever happened to the stimulus money?


10 posted on 09/05/2011 8:00:26 AM PDT by a real Sheila (Proud master of 2 golden retrievers. Best dogs in the world.)
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To: R0CK3T

MaRxine is at again.

I thought 0b0z0 was the most ignorant feral animal in the government.

MaRxine beats him, hands down.


11 posted on 09/05/2011 8:00:37 AM PDT by melancholy (0b0z0's '12 campaign slogan: Read My Lips, Nooo...Newwww...Joooobs.)
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To: R0CK3T

How does a lunatic like this get into Congress?? And people wonder why we are in trouble.....


12 posted on 09/05/2011 8:01:44 AM PDT by jakerobins
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To: baiamonte
Love it!

Money For Nothing

13 posted on 09/05/2011 8:03:47 AM PDT by blam
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To: jakerobins
How does a lunatic like this get into Congress??

Feral animals should be represented. They are 25% of the "population."

14 posted on 09/05/2011 8:03:51 AM PDT by melancholy (0b0z0's '12 campaign slogan: Read My Lips, Nooo...Newwww...Joooobs.)
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To: rovenstinez

This is how a trillion appears from the magic bucket. You think like a Soviet planner...a six-year plan is likely. So you break this up into a $100-$120 billion a year. Then it actually looks achievable.

The problem here is two-fold. We need this to show strong results within twelve months (if the President wanted to have it help him in the election)....so a small amount of $120 billion on infrastructure won’t really do much over twelve months. Then you kind of mention the comment “shovel-ready”, which we know is non-existent.

I will add one other comment over this...much of this infrastructure thinking....comes to major urban areas (Boston, Philly, New York, Miami, Milwaukee, St Louis, etc). By the time you break up $120 billion a year....you basically end up with a very small amount of money per each region. Then you can ask the question about some rural areas like west Texas or southern Mississippi. You might find a $12 million-dollar road project for some town out in west Texas, but it’s a one-shot deal for that community because they won’t get anything else by the time you spread this out.

The honest truth....to make the trillion help America...it needs to flushed out into the system over eighteen months and pretty spread out to help rural communities just as much.

And then the final question....where the heck does the money come from? In 2008, we could have answered that...but the stimulus has come and gone. So our one shot has been used up already.


15 posted on 09/05/2011 8:06:11 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: barmag25

Maxine’s money-grabbing can go straight to h#ll!!


16 posted on 09/05/2011 8:06:44 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: freeangel
Perhaps she is taking up the rhetoric because Waters and her hubby are preparing to fight this ethics charge?

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/aug/2/house-ethics-panel-files-charges-maxine-waters/

This could be her sort of “preemptive” Johnny Cochran / OJ Strategy to her defense. Beside, she would probably love to see LA burn again so she can be the Federal ATM funneling out the $ to “rebuild”.

17 posted on 09/05/2011 8:08:13 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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So where does Maxine expect to get a TRILLION dollars to do this?

That's easy.....we just borrow it from her husband's bank.

18 posted on 09/05/2011 8:08:25 AM PDT by Ben Hecks (Stop the circus - and get the clown out of the White House)
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To: R0CK3T

Translation: well, brocko, we betta get the money and run while the gettin is good.
Corrollary: we don’t really want jobs; just money. Now do it, chump.


19 posted on 09/05/2011 8:08:48 AM PDT by Migraine
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To: R0CK3T

....and that’s just for her Congressional district.


20 posted on 09/05/2011 8:09:01 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: R0CK3T
When people work they earn money, they spend that money, and that’s what gets the economy up and going," Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) told NBC's "Meet the Press."

The question that most people should be asking - Are RATS really this stupid or are they purposefully destroying the America that most of us grew up in?

To get the TRILLION dollars Maxine, you have to TAKE IT FROM THE FOLK WHO ARE WORKING!!!! Oh, I forgot your answer is to just print another TRILLION.
21 posted on 09/05/2011 8:09:31 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: R0CK3T

Its called, “back-door-reperations” creating gov jobs for the “minority population”...


22 posted on 09/05/2011 8:09:44 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: R0CK3T

Taxpayers to Aunt Esther: “Nuts!”


23 posted on 09/05/2011 8:11:13 AM PDT by sono (What Rough Beast ... Slouches Toward Bethlehem To Be Born?)
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To: blam

ROFLMAO


24 posted on 09/05/2011 8:12:19 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: R0CK3T

As long as lawmakers exhibit this kind of profound greed with no reguard to the cost to fellow Americans we are in deep pudding. Porkulus II, would only benefit Ms. Maxie.


25 posted on 09/05/2011 8:13:32 AM PDT by swamprebel
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To: R0CK3T
Obozo'a TRILLION dollar job program that is so significant that he required a speech to a joint session of Congress is just more politics. He knows darn well there is not a chance in he$$ that such a plan will pass the House.

What Obozo really wants is to create a 2012 campaign theme - "See I could have fixed this horrible economy that GWB left me with, but the Tea Party forced the House into a bipartisanship fight and refused me my TRILLION dollar job plan because of my skin color. Give me four more years and the House and I will fix everything - free mortgages, free gas, free college, full amnesty - the nation is sitting on TRILLIONS of dollars of cash but yet refuse to do their duty and provide jobs."
26 posted on 09/05/2011 8:17:15 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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Well - if you REALLY want your head to explode then I suggest you read some of the Pro-Maxine comments there.

Here's a doozy:

>>>>You've obviously never studied economics. Govt spending does not take money out of the private economy. The govt borrows money that people do not want to invest in the private sector and puts the money into the private sector via govt spending.

The concept you are struggling to comprehend is called crowding out.<<<<

So, I guess the Left thinks that there would be nothing detriMENTAL about this...big emphasis on MENTAL.

27 posted on 09/05/2011 8:17:27 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: R0CK3T
Obama already tried stimulating the economy by borrowing trillions to create jobs. It didn't work because he didn't fix the problems, and getting us into debt for another trillion isn't going to fix the problems, either.
28 posted on 09/05/2011 8:17:40 AM PDT by TwelveOfTwenty (Compassionate Conservatism? Promoting self reliance is compassionate. Promoting dependency is not.)
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Dear Rep. Waters,

Hey moron, what was black unemployment at after we did the last $1 trillon stimulus?

I would ask you to resign so someone with a lick of sense could take your place, but there is no chance that a district that would elect you year after year would elect anyone with a lick of sense, so please just try to stop spewing violence, hatred and stupidity out of your mouth for a day or two, OK?


29 posted on 09/05/2011 8:18:14 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Cheerio
forced the House into a bipartisanship fight

Meant Partisanship fight
30 posted on 09/05/2011 8:18:52 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: R0CK3T

apparently no one sent her the memo that we are up to our neck in debt, and there is no more free money her hero barak hussein obama spent it all!


31 posted on 09/05/2011 8:19:09 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: Cheerio

Just in time for LABOR DAY!!

And YES the RATs are THAT Stupid.


32 posted on 09/05/2011 8:20:48 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: R0CK3T

Maxatrillion Waters, economist extraordinaire.


33 posted on 09/05/2011 8:20:54 AM PDT by chuckee
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To: R0CK3T

...and Corrupt.


34 posted on 09/05/2011 8:21:48 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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I say make it an even quadillion...quintillion...moonwillion...bozillion...

Hey, it’s only money...


35 posted on 09/05/2011 8:23:25 AM PDT by MarDav
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It’s a good thing that this nitwit keeps talking like this. It’s this kind of reckless insanity that made winning in 2010 easier than it would have been. Kerosene Maxine! You go girl!


36 posted on 09/05/2011 8:24:07 AM PDT by PaleoBob
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“”I’m talking about a jobs program of a trillion dollars or more.””


Hey Maxine, we already gave you a trillion dollars in 2009 and you squandered it on worthless projects and payoffs to your voter base.

Hey Maxine, because you squandered the trillion dollars in 2009 we defeated you Democrats in 2010 and now you no longer control the money.

Suck it up Maxine. There are consequences to acting stupid.


37 posted on 09/05/2011 8:24:21 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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Ending unemployment benefits after one month, stopping taxes to fund things like cowboy poetry, making the rest of the world start paying for their own defense, and removing all the roadblocks to fully utilizing our own natural resources would be better than confiscating $1,000,000,000,000.00 from people that earned it.
38 posted on 09/05/2011 8:27:56 AM PDT by Kudsman (A lifetime of public service = a lifetime of getting serviced by the public.- Mark Steyn)
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To: chuckee

Hey complex issues like Economics are EASY...when your Stupid.

Then again maybe she did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night and just finished up from performing Brain Surgery on someone this morning before the interview?


39 posted on 09/05/2011 8:29:33 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: Huskrrrr

40 posted on 09/05/2011 8:30:49 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Kudsman

How about confiscating it from your yet to be born great grand children!


41 posted on 09/05/2011 8:30:57 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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Maxine Waters and her ilk are the reason the Tea Party came into being. She is a disgrace to her race and certainly America. Time for this long in the tooth wigged woman to leave Washington....actually way past!!
42 posted on 09/05/2011 8:33:54 AM PDT by yoe
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I keep asking this question:

When is this woman's ethics trial going to happen?

-PJ

43 posted on 09/05/2011 8:36:39 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, Mexican on Cinco de Mayo, and American on Election Day.)
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To: R0CK3T

The best fed jobs program would be “BUILD MORE PRISONS”.


44 posted on 09/05/2011 8:37:35 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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Man I'm sick of this “give me” B S.
No one handed me my job, my education or the gonads to work at life until it worked for me.
I was not born with a silver spoon in my mouth and my family didn't give me a damn thing when they passed.
If they put 10,000 jobs into her district most of them would go unfilled. Why should they work when they can get “free money”.
I will agree to infusing money into that district only when the agree to shut off the free money spout at the same time. They can then work or starve.
45 posted on 09/05/2011 8:37:43 AM PDT by oldenuff2no (Rangers lead the way...... Delta, the original European home land security)
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It would be far better to burn that money than to let her get her grubby hands on it.


46 posted on 09/05/2011 8:37:55 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter Hobbit)
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Yeah, I don’t understand why she just wants 1 trillion, why not go for 5 trillion and really get our economy humming?


47 posted on 09/05/2011 8:38:43 AM PDT by CGalen
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To: R0CK3T

Barky’s stash...


48 posted on 09/05/2011 8:39:19 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I want a Triple A president for our Triple A country)
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To: MHGinTN

They have already aborted 50 million of my generation so even that route isn’t as rosy a proposition as it appears.


49 posted on 09/05/2011 8:39:34 AM PDT by Kudsman (A lifetime of public service = a lifetime of getting serviced by the public.- Mark Steyn)
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Yup a trillion bucks is just about right. Introduce a bill to cut taxes by said amount and voila. Jobs for everyone! Maxine Waters is a TEA party supporter without realizing it!!


50 posted on 09/05/2011 8:42:36 AM PDT by bubman
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