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Obama takes more steps on own to help businesses (EOs seek to boost private, creates BusinessUSA)
Yahoo ^ | 10/28/11 | Ben Feller - ap

Posted on 10/28/2011 9:41:28 AM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pushing a campaign to act without Congress, President Barack Obama moved unilaterally Friday to boost private business.

He signed executive orders aimed at spurring economic growth, capping a week in which Obama sought to employ the power of his office as he struggles to make headway on his jobs bill on Capitol Hill.

Obama's orders direct government agencies to shorten the time it takes for federal research to turn into commercial products in the marketplace. The goal is to help startup companies and small businesses create jobs and expand their operations more quickly.

On the other front, Obama called for creation of a centralized online site, to be known as BusinessUSA, for companies to easily find information on federal services. The site, a recommendation of the president's jobs council, is to be up and running within 90 days and will be designed with input from U.S. businesses.

Obama announced both steps in presidential memos released Friday morning.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: businesses; executiveorders; obama; steps

1 posted on 10/28/2011 9:41:31 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Federal research.

Because the Government does stuff better.


2 posted on 10/28/2011 9:47:46 AM PDT by agere_contra ("Debt is the foundation of destruction" : Sarah Palin.)
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To: NormsRevenge
"shorten the time it takes for federal research to turn into commercial products in the marketplace."

Good grief! That's, what? 0.1% of GDP???? (It was higher in Mussolini's Italy for sure!) It he thinks that federal research translates into any significant proportion of the US economy, he's still on drugs. If he's not on drugs, he needs some.

3 posted on 10/28/2011 9:49:22 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: NormsRevenge

You know, when Obama was elected we curbed our operations preparing for the eventual ‘storm’. It’s a good thing we did, too.
It’s times like these I look for a ray of sunshine to come through the clouds, but alas, it’s always the same. They say, ‘Come on in. The water’s fine.’ But I know different.


4 posted on 10/28/2011 9:56:52 AM PDT by griswold3 (Character is Destiny)
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5 posted on 10/28/2011 9:57:39 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: NormsRevenge
On the other front, Obama called for creation of a centralized online site, to be known as BusinessUSA, for companies to easily find information on federal services. The site, a recommendation of the president's jobs council, is to be up and running within 90 days and will be designed with input from U.S. businesses.

Obama announced both steps in presidential memos released Friday morning.


6 posted on 10/28/2011 10:17:45 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: lonevoice

This sure sounds like yet another way to expand the Federal Government and give it more power to promote and control the businesses is deems important to America (green jobs, for example). It sets up yet another redundant and unnecessary government agency that will have the power to decide what businesses qualify for federal help. As a direct consequence of all this increased federal assistance to the private sector, the feds will have to hire more people to do the assisting and the monitoring, no doubt resulting in the expansion of other federal services. It’s all just a scheme to grow the Federal Government and to have total control over what is produced, by whom and by how much. It is also Obama’s third executive order since last Friday.


7 posted on 10/28/2011 10:31:02 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: NormsRevenge

Another Brilliant Fail To Come. What a poor excuse for a President.


8 posted on 10/28/2011 10:34:22 AM PDT by gunsmithkat (There is no such thing as Too Many Guns)
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To: NormsRevenge
On the other front, Obama called for creation of a centralized online site, to be known as BusinessUSA, for companies to easily find information on federal services.

Meaning, to find information on what regulations they have to comply with this week?

9 posted on 10/28/2011 10:34:39 AM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Pride in the USA

Good post! I think you’re absolutely right.

I wonder how many more Executive Orders he’s going to sign before election day? Our few conservative congressmen should be making a lot of noise about these EOs. There aren’t a lot of microphones available for them, but there are still a few...for now.


10 posted on 10/28/2011 10:39:41 AM PDT by lonevoice (The Fresh Prince of Bill Ayers, impeach we much. We will much about that be committed.)
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To: lonevoice

I have to correct some misinformation in my post. This was not an executive order, but rather an executive action. It still is a grab for more federal power.


11 posted on 10/28/2011 11:26:55 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: NormsRevenge

Dear Mr. Obama,

PLEASE STOP “HELPING”!!!!!

Your “helping business succeed” is like Doby “helping” Harry Potter.


12 posted on 10/28/2011 12:06:06 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (FDR had the New Deal. President 0bama has the Raw Deal.)
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To: Pride in the USA

This was not an executive order, but rather an executive action. It still is a grab for more federal power.””

Can you please clarify the difference???


13 posted on 10/28/2011 12:17:28 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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teaser title to same article on yahoo finance..

Obama moves to boost private business - AP

calling it what it is.. a ‘boost’ ?

No, more like a heist.. a ‘transparent’ heist.


14 posted on 10/28/2011 1:58:07 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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