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Democrats in Congress Balking at Obama’s Jobs Bill
The New York Times ^ | September 14, 2011 | JENNIFER STEINHAUER

Posted on 09/14/2011 4:55:26 PM PDT by mdittmar

WASHINGTON — President Obama anticipated Republican resistance to his jobs program, but he is now meeting increasing pushback from his own party. Many Congressional Democrats, smarting from the fallout over the 2009 stimulus bill, say there is little chance they will be able to support the bill as a single entity, citing an array of elements they cannot abide.

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1 posted on 09/14/2011 4:55:28 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

Unexpected.


2 posted on 09/14/2011 4:57:59 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: mdittmar

Can I say, “That’s all she wrote.” yet? Can I write it?


3 posted on 09/14/2011 4:59:21 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

They have a decision to make. Support O’losers bill, in total, or get defeated in the next election. Not a tough choice.


4 posted on 09/14/2011 4:59:21 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: mdittmar

You know, one could almost get the feeling that he’s ASKING to get Primaried. LOL


5 posted on 09/14/2011 5:01:44 PM PDT by AFveteran (“Enraging liberals is simply one of the more enjoyable side effects of my wisdom.” -Rush)
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To: Signalman

Yesterday’s defeats have them running scared.


6 posted on 09/14/2011 5:02:37 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: mdittmar
The instinct for self-preservation trumps partisan politics. The rats are deserting the SS O’Bluster.
7 posted on 09/14/2011 5:04:29 PM PDT by JPG (Palin '12)
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To: mdittmar
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8 posted on 09/14/2011 5:05:51 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: mdittmar
0bama's legacy......

The savior of the democrat party. LOL!

9 posted on 09/14/2011 5:07:31 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: mdittmar

“I have said for months that I am not supporting a repeal of tax cuts for the oil industry unless there are other industries that contribute,” said Senator Mary L. Landrieu of Louisiana.

Feeling some heat.


10 posted on 09/14/2011 5:08:25 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Mmogamer

But, but...........Debbie Wasserman-Schultz said that New York’s 9th district is a very tough district for Democrats. They expected a tough race.

Turner is the first Republican elected from that district since 1921, I believe? So you figure that Republicans have won there in the past, so Wasserman-Schultz knew she couldn’t take that district for granted.


11 posted on 09/14/2011 5:08:40 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Winstons Julia

This sums up Barry’s last two weeks.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ytCEuuW2_A


12 posted on 09/14/2011 5:15:39 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: Mmogamer
Yes we can2
BFB -- 'Bad For Business'
13 posted on 09/14/2011 5:17:52 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Signalman
Whoever made Obama say that the bill must be passed in entirety while he was reading TOTUS didn't do him any favors.

I thought the entire last week was stupid for Obama, but going all-in on a massive spending bill was political suicide.

14 posted on 09/14/2011 5:18:17 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: mdittmar
Many Congressional Democrats, smarting from the fallout over the 2009 stimulus bill losing the NY 9 race and approval polls in the toilet, say there is little chance they will be able to support the bill as a single entity, citing an array of elements they cannot abide.

Fixed it. Obummer is toast.

15 posted on 09/14/2011 5:20:13 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: mdittmar
No Democrat wants to file it.


16 posted on 09/14/2011 5:23:36 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Democrats are violent. Prisons are overflowing with democrats convicted of violent crimes.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

You know, it seems he’s doing this on purpose almost.
Maybe somebody in the WH is losing it besides him?


17 posted on 09/14/2011 5:23:55 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: mdittmar

I serious doubt if many other Freepers enjoyed the Cosby Show spin off of “Different World”. It advanced some of Bill Cosby’s more left leaning spin. But it also had it moments of brilliance. One of those was when two characters were debating the relevance of prayer.

It came down to one character telling a story about asking for fluff for Christmas and getting a coat instead. The coat protected him from getting a terrible strain of flu going around that winter(yes I know and I did not write the episode). The conclusion that he drew for his friend who was doubting the relevance of prayer was that sometimes God gives you what you need instead of what you want.

I think that 2008 was a prime illustration of God giving us what we really needed, obama. A lot of people are starting to the see the light in ways that we never imagined, even young people, Jewish people. Folks, we may have the greatest rise of conservatism that we will witness in our lifetime unfolding right now. He is bitter medicine...but perhaps what we “really needed”.


18 posted on 09/14/2011 5:36:31 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: lovesdogs

I agree. As much as I detest Obama, I think we would be worse off if McCain had won. At least this way the contagion is being dealt with.


19 posted on 09/14/2011 5:56:33 PM PDT by hemogoblin
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To: hemogoblin

BO, Pelosi, Reid, etc. have shown Americans what liberals in total control will do to the country. Hopefully, they are wiped out for a couple of generations.


20 posted on 09/14/2011 6:07:55 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: BobP

The first Mooch isn’t bowing her head either. BO wants everyone to look at him all the time. Why wasn’t it ever talked about the was he mispronounced “bow” while reading Psalms?


21 posted on 09/14/2011 6:09:51 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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