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OBAMA: I COULDN’T CUT THE DEFICIT IN HALF BECAUSE THE RECESSION WAS DEEPER THAN I THOUGHT
The Blaze ^ | 2/14/2012 | Tiffany Gabbay

Posted on 02/14/2012 7:00:26 PM PST by antidemoncrat

During an interview with WAGA, President Obama attempted to make excuses for his failed promise to cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term in office.

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TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: deficit; democrats; fail; loser; nobama2012; obama; recession
But didn't he say that the recession ended in July,2009. Was he lying then or now...or both times. If it really ended then, it means all he has done since then has been a failure,
1 posted on 02/14/2012 7:00:31 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: antidemoncrat

“BECAUSE THE RECESSION WAS DEEPER THAN I THOUGHT”

Much like his BS.


2 posted on 02/14/2012 7:02:48 PM PST by Salamander (You don't know what's going on inside of me. You don't wanna know what's running through my mind)
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To: antidemoncrat

so his stimulus should have solved that


3 posted on 02/14/2012 7:03:15 PM PST by hecht (Murray use your coaster)
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To: antidemoncrat

So Obama admits he was wrong about the recession. What else is he wrong about? Possibilities are endless.


4 posted on 02/14/2012 7:06:11 PM PST by NCLaw441
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To: antidemoncrat

OK....so. Let’s say you’re an idiot who says he’ll do something everyone knows you can’t. And as an excuse, you’ll say you were ignorant of something that everyone else knew, even though your job is such that you - out of everyone - should know it first.

How does that explain if you subsequently do the exact opposite of what you said you’d do - several times over - even though you know it to be destructive to future millions of Americans?


5 posted on 02/14/2012 7:08:07 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Now I know how the average lefty would feel if Fred Phelps were elected President.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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6 posted on 02/14/2012 7:09:12 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: antidemoncrat

So instead he doubled the deficit, but that is not really fair because CONGRESS RUNS THE SHOW, either way THROW ALL THE BUMS OUT.


7 posted on 02/14/2012 7:10:32 PM PST by eyeamok
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To: antidemoncrat

He was running as President of the U.S. and had access to the best information possible. So his statement makes no sense. The numbers speak for themselves


8 posted on 02/14/2012 7:10:45 PM PST by plain talk
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To: antidemoncrat
Wasn't the dumb ass a Senator when it started?
9 posted on 02/14/2012 7:13:47 PM PST by tobyhill
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To: antidemoncrat

He should have slashed the deficit to ZERO because of the recession!!!


10 posted on 02/14/2012 7:22:20 PM PST by dalereed
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To: tobyhill

Of the few times he was in attendance, he led no meaningful legislation and he just voted, “present”.


11 posted on 02/14/2012 7:23:35 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: antidemoncrat

OBAMA: I COULDN’T CUT THE DEFICIT IN HALF BECAUSE THE RECESSION WAS DEEPER THAN I THOUGHT

Finnally...an admission that he was in over his head...


12 posted on 02/14/2012 7:24:03 PM PST by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: antidemoncrat
Hey, Obama...
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13 posted on 02/14/2012 7:24:46 PM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: antidemoncrat

He lies like a rug


14 posted on 02/14/2012 7:25:32 PM PST by funfan (and his crew)
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To: antidemoncrat

Funny, Harding and Coolidge could do it. But they didn’t want to fundamentally change America.


15 posted on 02/14/2012 7:27:36 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: antidemoncrat

This is why it is so important for the Dems and the media to ensure Newt doesn’t get the nomination. It would put to gtround any notion that socialism works.


16 posted on 02/14/2012 7:28:21 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30

OK, the recession was deeper than he thought - because he made the deficit worse, making the recession worse than he thought.

This sounds like circular reasoning to me.


17 posted on 02/14/2012 7:32:32 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: antidemoncrat

If his mouth was moving it’s a safe bet he was lying...ALL THE TIME. :(


18 posted on 02/14/2012 7:32:52 PM PST by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: plain talk

He was running as President of the U.S. and had access to the best information possible. So his statement makes no sense. The numbers speak for themselves”

Of course it makes sense...he was in over his head. ANOTHER piece of the puzzle as to why no college transcripts...he was studying how to overthrow the government, not help it.


19 posted on 02/14/2012 7:33:22 PM PST by jessduntno ("Newt Gingrich was part of the Reagan Revolution's Murderers' Row." - Jeffrey Lord, Reagan Admin.)
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To: Jonty30
Of the few times he was in attendance, he led no meaningful legislation and he just voted, “present”.

Indeed. However, don't members of both houses push the buttons for their colleagues when not actually there, voting per their instructions? Even in that situation, the button "present" was pushed. A sitting senator wasting a seat, biding his time until he could inflict damage from the oval office.

20 posted on 02/14/2012 7:38:45 PM PST by roadcat
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To: antidemoncrat
It's the same excuse that Clinton used when he reneged on his campaign promised tax cuts.
21 posted on 02/14/2012 7:39:07 PM PST by JPG ("I am pledging to cut the deficit we inherited by half by the end of my first term in office." BHO)
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To: Nachum

“HE COULDN’T CUT THE DEFICIT IN HALF....

..because he’s a lying socialist that intended to hand us over to the GLOBALISTS all along....and he could then be King Obama, Saviour to the Globe.

China needs our minerals, oil, natural gas and farmlands. ‘Nuff said.


22 posted on 02/14/2012 7:39:59 PM PST by bitt (Socialism works great until you run out of Chinese money.)
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To: roadcat

If that is the case, he might not have even seen a single day in the legislature.

That rule needs to be rescinded, asap.


23 posted on 02/14/2012 7:43:07 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: antidemoncrat

Cut it in half? He quadrupled it.


24 posted on 02/14/2012 7:44:53 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: The Antiyuppie

“circular reasoning” (from Obama)

Nothing surprising here.
The community organizer and his cabana boys been telling us for over three years that the reason we haven’t been able to jump-start the economy by throwing money at it is ... because we simply haven’t thrown enough money at it.
You can only milk that argument for about four years.


25 posted on 02/14/2012 7:46:09 PM PST by tumblindice (Whitey-American: Taxed Enough Already)
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To: NCLaw441

This is exactly what that racist Juan Williams was trying to say tonight. I guess the libs have their new excuses/talking points for BO’s failures.


26 posted on 02/14/2012 7:46:46 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: antidemoncrat

From those comments Wreckovery Summer never happened I take it?


27 posted on 02/14/2012 7:47:31 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: antidemoncrat

“I COULDN’T CUT THE DEFICIT IN HALF BECAUSE THE RECESSION WAS DEEPER “

Everyone, please note the word “DEFICIT” used AGAIN (just like before implementing Arbeitsziehungslager) and not the SIZE of the 15 trillion dollar government.

IN FACT, if there were no DEPRESSION (that they are attempting to call a “recession”), they would have INCREASED the 15 trillion dollar government to above and beyond.


28 posted on 02/14/2012 7:53:48 PM PST by Varsity Flight (Phony-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: antidemoncrat

The scariest thing I know is that there are STILL people in this country who think Obama is a a natural born citizen, that he is very brilliant, that he is a great leader come to solve the problems of America and he is doing a great job, that everything would be wonderful if the evil Republicans would just go along with Obama, that evil capitalists created the housing crash by forcing poor people to borrow money they could not pay back and they did this out of greed. Once you realize that these people exist AND THEY VOTE, how do you keep from crawling UNDER the bed and curling up in a fetal position sucking your thumb? I avoid doing THAT by sitting on the floor in a corner, rocking back and forth and moaning while sucking on a bottle of bourbon. Well yes, I am acting like a crazy alcoholic but I need the bourbon to kill the pain of sitting on the floor with my legs crossed, at my age it hurts!


29 posted on 02/14/2012 8:10:26 PM PST by RipSawyer
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To: antidemoncrat

Every time he says something like this, I wish someone would call him on it and tell him that he is likely the most unprepared President ever. Everything that happens to this team was “worse that we thought it was”.


30 posted on 02/14/2012 8:16:14 PM PST by woweeitsme
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To: antidemoncrat

Where are the chickensh!t Republicans on this? FUBO. FUJB.


31 posted on 02/14/2012 8:26:51 PM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: antidemoncrat
"THE RECESSION WAS DEEPER THAN I THOUGHT"

Despite the unprecedented Obama-Biden Transition Project.

32 posted on 02/14/2012 8:39:13 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: NCLaw441

It was deeper than he thought because he made it deeper.

The light at the end of the tunnel is from the moving van taking him back to Kenya.


33 posted on 02/14/2012 8:44:50 PM PST by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: antidemoncrat
"The dog ate my deficit reduction."
34 posted on 02/14/2012 8:53:05 PM PST by Major Matt Mason (The Chicago Way isn't the American Way.)
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To: antidemoncrat
Maybe I'm confused, but I could swear Obama was a U.S. Senator for two years before he won the Presidency, right?

In fact, he was a Senator in the Party that controlled the Senate, right?

Is there one “Journalist” that will bring up Obama’s LAST Government job? Right.......

35 posted on 02/14/2012 8:55:51 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Liberals, Useful Idiots Voting for Useless Idiots...)
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To: antidemoncrat

Claiming that he was so wrong about the dimensions of the recession back then does not do much to increase one’s confidence that he’s correct about anything now......


36 posted on 02/14/2012 9:14:42 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: antidemoncrat

Short title: My judgement is often wrong.


37 posted on 02/14/2012 9:19:12 PM PST by NoLibZone (Buffet proves calls for more taxes is to buy votes,not reduce deficits.He pays less than Bush rates.)
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To: jessduntno
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38 posted on 02/14/2012 9:40:53 PM PST by baddog 219
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To: antidemoncrat

This is a funny new excuse. How many times during the campaign did the littlest dictator proclaim the economy “the worst economy since the great depression?” 100? 500? 1,000? Was the silly little man not listening to himself?


39 posted on 02/14/2012 9:54:04 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: antidemoncrat

This putz ran for President Claiming that George Bush Ran the Country into a Ditch.He proclaimed at a Town hall Meeting that what Bush was Doing was Irresponsible,putting our Grand Children in Debt to China by increasing our debt,this has to be stopped. So what did HE do? He has out spent and increased the debt more in 3 years than Bush did in 8 years! Then he has the Balls to stand up in front of the American People and say it was worse than he thought and not ONE question on When Mr. President did you realize it was worse than you thought? Before or after you have added another 5 TRIILION DOLLARS of debt? So Mr. President did George Bush drive us into a Ditch by spending too much money or not enough? Please explain so we can figure out what it is you are trying to do,Fix the economy by Bankrupting the Country,or save it by Bankrupting the Country,and oh yeah what was it again that Bush did,drive us into a Ditch?


40 posted on 02/15/2012 4:23:23 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: RipSawyer

LOL!


41 posted on 02/15/2012 5:25:29 AM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: griswold3
Hey Obama why don't you drop dead. This morning ABC has a fake poll out putting Obama ahead of all the GOP candidates. I laughed all the way to work.
42 posted on 02/15/2012 5:27:18 AM PST by angcat (NEW YORK YANKEES!)
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To: Kickass Conservative

Selective memory!
I believe this manufactured crisis was intentional and purposeful. The ‘Progressives’ needed this to implement policies for their central planning agenda. They thought that businesses would go along. They thought this would be over by now like all other recessions.
They thought wrong.


43 posted on 02/15/2012 5:32:59 AM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: antidemoncrat

His recession wasn’t any deeper than past recessions.


44 posted on 02/15/2012 5:34:08 AM PST by jersey117 (Perry 2012)
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To: angcat
Mika (Morning Joe) was absolutely ecstatic about the poll!
45 posted on 02/15/2012 5:35:19 AM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: dandiegirl
I guess the libs have their new excuses/talking points for BO’s failures.

Unfortunately, half the country is stupid enough to buy it.

46 posted on 02/15/2012 5:36:48 AM PST by jersey117 (Perry 2012)
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To: antidemoncrat; All

Newt was pure gold on Hannity’s radio show today saying that Obama’s campaign is going to go from “Yes We Can” in 2008 to “Why We Couldn’t” in 2012. LOL!!!


47 posted on 02/15/2012 3:33:11 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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