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Obama Urges Congress to Pass $450 Billion Jobs Plan (American Jobs Act)
FoxNews ^ | 9/8/11

Posted on 09/08/2011 4:26:59 PM PDT by Jean S

Seeking to boost a slumping economy along with his hopes for re-election, President Obama unveiled his $450 billion jobs plan Thursday night in a highly-anticipated speech to a joint session of Congress.

The American Jobs Act contains a blend of infrastructure spending, tax relief, unemployment assistance and other aid. All the proposals are paid for with spending cuts although the president isn’t expected to detail them until next week.

“There should be nothing controversial about this piece of legislation,” Obama said in excerpts released by the White House ahead of his speech. “Everything in here is the kind of proposal that’s been supported by both Democrats and Republicans – including many who sit here tonight."

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To: Jean S
"Jobs plan? What jobs plan? We don't need no stinking jobs plan!"

America needs WEALTH CREATION something government and the leftists can do nothing about except GET OUT OF THE WAY.

51 posted on 09/08/2011 5:32:30 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

They polled that $300 billion was actually going to be passed and the blame would lay on Obama. It may be $600 billion by tomorrow. That way, when it doesn’t pass, they can blame it on the GOP.


52 posted on 09/08/2011 5:32:58 PM PDT by Carling (DeMint to Obama: I want to read the bill, not listen to talking points off a TelePrompter.)
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To: MonicaG
Y'all need to be gettin up offa somadat cash like right the hell now. Folks be needin dey crack....er jobs.

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53 posted on 09/08/2011 5:33:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a Permenant Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: mylife
"The Super committee hasn’t got the new debt limit plan in place yet, so we can spend spend spend!"

The new super committee hasn't cut a dime off the current $14 trillion dollar deficit, so what "cuts" are going to pay for the latest Ponzi scheme?

54 posted on 09/08/2011 5:35:21 PM PDT by cake_crumb (Obama: the Unholy Won.)
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To: Kenny

Oh, and don’t forget, I hear it’s off to Bali in Nov for a “working vacation...” HAR, HAR


55 posted on 09/08/2011 5:41:39 PM PDT by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: cake_crumb

This is such a nightmare.


56 posted on 09/08/2011 5:43:52 PM PDT by mylife (OPINIONS ~ $ 1.00 HALFBAKED ~ 50c)
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To: jennings2004
OK, so lemme get this straight: another half trillion dollars of government spending is the solution for the weak economy?

Nothing follows...

57 posted on 09/08/2011 5:45:26 PM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these "boncentration bamps")
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To: dreamerintexas

“”run hillary run””

If you got a gander at her at tonight’s speech, you might want to re-word that. She isn’t capable of running anywhere!

Oh! you meant - in 2012? From the looks of her, she’ll be in alcohol rehab before then...


58 posted on 09/08/2011 5:45:44 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: sargon
So the proposal is paid for with spending cuts, thus it's budget-neutral?

How about just doing the spending cuts all by themselves?

59 posted on 09/08/2011 5:47:32 PM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these "boncentration bamps")
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To: Jean S
The American Jobs Act contains a blend of infrastructure spending, tax relief, unemployment assistance and other aid.

Translation: This is Stimulus Part Deux. We know how well Part One worked out: no jobs created (in fact: jobs destroyed) and a higher unemployment rate than they said we'd have if it wasn't passed.

Exactly what was "new" about this political grandstanding?

60 posted on 09/08/2011 5:47:57 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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>> President Obama unveiled his $450 billion jobs plan

LOL.


61 posted on 09/08/2011 5:49:21 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been Redistributed. Here's your damn Change!)
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To: sargon

By tomorrow it will be 600 billion, don’tcha know?


62 posted on 09/08/2011 5:49:21 PM PDT by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: Thank You Rush

HIllary did have that worn out dyke look tonight.


63 posted on 09/08/2011 5:57:34 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: cripplecreek

When “keepin’ it real” goes wrong...


64 posted on 09/08/2011 6:01:52 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Jeff Head

0 broke the economy and has no idea how to dig out of the whole he’s had congress dig.

I don’t belong to the party of NO, I belong to the party of H..L NO!

And the blue blood empty headed GOP leadership best not foist the RINO Romney on us. It would be trading a Marxist for a Socialist. Only a hair’s difference.


65 posted on 09/08/2011 6:04:02 PM PDT by GailA (Any congress critter who fails to keep faith with the Military, will NOT keep faith with YOU!)
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To: Jean S

Please allow me to demonstrate to Mr. Hoffa the proper use of the term “SOB.” Hey you SOB in the Whitehouse, QUIT BUYING VOTES WITH MY TAX DOLLARS!!!


66 posted on 09/08/2011 6:15:04 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: omega4179
Jobs Bill LOL!

Rob social security, more money for union goons and unemployment benefits for the rest of your life.

Yeah, that'll get the economy going... NOT!

67 posted on 09/08/2011 6:29:59 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: jennings2004

GOOOOOODDDDDDDDDDDD!! A vacation in Bali in November, Hawaii in December, that takes us to 2012 and those 2 vacations should take his poll numbers down into the teens, works for me. Enjoy Obongo and mau mau Mo.


68 posted on 09/08/2011 6:58:57 PM PDT by mojitojoe (WH says potus didn’t feel the earthquake. No worries. Another is scheduled for November 2012)
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To: Izzy Dunne

Chris Matthews. He was seen walking bow-legged before the speech.


69 posted on 09/08/2011 6:59:53 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("And your oarsman stands with his knife in hand, and his eyes spell 'Mutiny'" Al Stewart)
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To: Jean S

Good. Obama can kiss his ass goodbye. The idiot doesn’t know what drives currency. Get bent Barack.


70 posted on 09/08/2011 7:03:56 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Jean S

Just wondering why Obama did not mention Oprah instead of Buffet? Wasn’t she the person calling him “the One” and endorsing his agenda? Could it be that Oprah has had a change of heart and is now against spreading her wealth?


71 posted on 09/08/2011 7:06:22 PM PDT by jerseyrocks
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To: cripplecreek

Haha, come and get it.

Great photoshop; thanks for the laugh.


72 posted on 09/08/2011 10:24:15 PM PDT by MonicaG (God bless our military! Praying and thanking God for you every day. Thank you!)
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To: wac3rd

Check back every 10 minutes so you can track the changes as they happen.


73 posted on 09/08/2011 10:54:02 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: Jean S

Those who swore to “secure the Blessings of Liberty to Posterity” further enslaving them.


74 posted on 09/08/2011 11:15:52 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (We still hold these truths to be self-evident...)
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To: Jeff Head

Yes, he is our WORST president ever because he is intentionally destroying our country. He is not the worst because he is wrong, stupid, uninformed, etc. He is the worst because he is a traitor.


75 posted on 09/09/2011 5:17:50 AM PDT by MichiganCheese (Racist Honkies For Herman Cain!)
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