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Obama's Latest Bailout Plan Summarized In 4 Words: "3000 Bucks For Thingamajigs"
Zerohedge ^ | 6-4-12 | Tyler Durden

Posted on 06/04/2012 7:40:45 AM PDT by tcrlaf

For those who missed Obama's post-NFP sermon on Friday, here is a summary of the Keynesian-in-Chief's latest plan to fix the country: $3000 for everyone to buy "thingamajigs." We wish this was a joke.

The farce gets going 25 seconds in. (Video at link)


TOPICS: Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bailoutqe3; money; obama; porkulus; thingamajig
FREE OBAMA MONEY, FROM HIS STASH!!!

This stinks of desperation and panic. Obama's Big Banker Buddy Donators need another trillion dollar bailout, and he KNOWS he can never win by saying that.

After all, he famously said, "The ERA OF BAILOUTS IS OVER!".

Does anybody in the media recall this is what Bush did, and they villified him for it?? Or is the politically-correct DoubleThink too strong?

Also, does anyone remember that the REPUBLICAN Stimulus Plan was to give every TAXPAYER $5,000 in early 2009, instead of giving trillions to Obama's cronies as political payback?

1 posted on 06/04/2012 7:40:55 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

just go back to $5.00 or a bottle of whiskey to buy votes


2 posted on 06/04/2012 7:43:16 AM PDT by molson209
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To: tcrlaf

When Bush sent everyone $600, Michelle O snorted that all it would do is allow you to buy “a pair of earrings.” I guess that’s not as exciting as a thingamajig.


3 posted on 06/04/2012 7:43:39 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: tcrlaf

Was zer0 calling for $3k to every American household?

Presumably yes.

Blatant highway robbery, taking $6000 from every tax-paying household, to give $3000 to every [tax-paying/non-tax-paying] household. Net change to a tax-paying household: -$3000


4 posted on 06/04/2012 7:44:52 AM PDT by C210N ("ask not what the candidate can do for you, ask what you can do for the candidate" (Breitbart, 2012))
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To: C210N

And since whites are the ones paying nearly all the taxes... this amounts to backdoor reparations.


5 posted on 06/04/2012 7:46:14 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: tcrlaf

Direct link to video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DmiDvAoCF68


6 posted on 06/04/2012 7:47:03 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Well, y’know ... thingamajigs can be hard to find making them much more valuable than $600 earrings.


7 posted on 06/04/2012 7:47:14 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: tcrlaf
How much does that come to total. I tried multiplying 311 million by 3,000 and my calculator just says “E”
8 posted on 06/04/2012 7:47:52 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: al_c

Whatchamacallit Maufacturers better get with the program, and give Obama some big bucks, lest the IRS,DOJ,EPA, and Jesse Jackson show up at the door.


9 posted on 06/04/2012 7:50:19 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: BenLurkin

I believe your calculator is correct.


10 posted on 06/04/2012 7:52:14 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: al_c

My local Mercedes Benz dealership has a thingamajig for $85,000. Can You good folks buy me one? My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends.


11 posted on 06/04/2012 7:53:56 AM PDT by Wingy (Don't blame me. I voted for the chick. I hope to do so again.)
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To: tcrlaf
What a sad despicable clown! What a bankrupt inept foolish sneaky little man.

BO...you are NOTHING without the inherited greatness provided by your stolen citizenship in the USA.

Left to your own devises you couldn't sustain yourself beyond the point of impovrishment and deprivation.

Stick your $3000 thingamajig up your a$$.

12 posted on 06/04/2012 7:56:12 AM PDT by Awgie (truth is always stranger than fiction)
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To: tcrlaf

Clearly the president misspoke. He meant to say “doohickey.” I think we should cut him some slack.


13 posted on 06/04/2012 7:56:37 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: tcrlaf
Dear Leader: "Maybe someone will be replacing some 'Thingamajig' for their furnace...."

REALLY?

Now WHAT could possibly cost $3,000 that needs to be replaced ON "one's furnace".....WHEN the average costs of a COMPLETE NEW FURNACE averages $3,000???

Just goes to show how out of touch, completely clueless, and a MORON our Community Agitator In Least (who has never had a "REAL" job and knows 0 about life much less economics) realllly is.

Did I mention a frickin IDIOT, to boot?

14 posted on 06/04/2012 7:56:37 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: BenLurkin

933 billion


15 posted on 06/04/2012 7:58:24 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: BenLurkin

Try this, you can do it in your head or, in a pinch, on a slide rule:

3.11 x 10^6 * 3 x 10^3
Multiply 3.11 * 3 and get 9.33
Add the exponents together to get 10^9

You’ll get 9.33E9 (9.33 billion)


16 posted on 06/04/2012 7:59:17 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: tcrlaf
Instead of thingamajigs can I get it in 9 mm whatchamacallits, gold dohickeys and a year's supply of freeze dried whozeewhatzits.
17 posted on 06/04/2012 8:01:10 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

Obozo was speaking at a Honeywell plant in Minnesota that I believe manufactures thermostats.

So, bereft of teleprompter, he probably meant to say “thermostat” but choked (probably because he’s never touched one himself).

However, a thermostat costs nowhere near $3,000.


18 posted on 06/04/2012 8:02:24 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
3.11 x 10^6 * 3 x 10^3

You've just killed 99% of the country, you @#($(@($*!

:-)

Try 3.11 x 10^8 * 3 x 10^3

and you get 933 billion.

19 posted on 06/04/2012 8:03:45 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: tcrlaf

Is that the same thing as a “Thingamabob?” Or is it more like a “Doohickey?” Come to think of it, I think he mean’t to say a “whatchamacallit?” Or maybe is he thinking of a “Gizmo?”

I think it’s good to get those old words out there for the new generation. Thank you, Mr. President.


20 posted on 06/04/2012 8:04:03 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: tcrlaf

Notice how he brightens up when the audience laughs...you can just see his ego swell and his entire stance changes as he basks in the love. He is so desperate for approval.


21 posted on 06/04/2012 8:04:03 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
So, bereft of teleprompter, he probably meant to say “thermostat” but choked

Jimmy Carter

You're going to need to turn down your thingamajig, put on your sweater, and thank the man who has just made me the second worst president in history.

22 posted on 06/04/2012 8:08:05 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: KarlInOhio; All

Progressive Ebonic Economic Theory

Who here DOESN’T realize that Obama’s base voters will be spending this in the same place they spend the EBT/YANF money at the first of every month?

THE LOCAL CASINO?


23 posted on 06/04/2012 8:10:50 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: al_c

sheesh he was talking down to the little people who work at Honeywell making those thingamajigs- you know, those things the servants use to set the temperature in your mansion

I bet the doohickey lobby is already working on getting an earmark


24 posted on 06/04/2012 8:13:36 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: molson209
Just go back to $5.00 or a bottle of whiskey to buy votes.

It's illegal and immoral to use your own money to buy votes.

25 posted on 06/04/2012 8:15:19 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: tcrlaf

——After all, he famously said, “The ERA OF BAILOUTS IS OVER!”.——

I want THE ERA OF IDIOTS TO BE OVER!


26 posted on 06/04/2012 8:26:51 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Ohhh, the earrings I could have bought with the $3000 I will no longer have.


27 posted on 06/04/2012 8:31:48 AM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Waiting for the new tagline to download)
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To: BenLurkin

933,000,000,000

933 Billion


28 posted on 06/04/2012 8:33:59 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: tcrlaf
The scary part is that not one person in that crowd dared to yell out “Who will pay for that?” or “Where will the money come from?”. I realize that they were all hand picked koolaide drinkers but even that crowd should have been appalled at what he said.
29 posted on 06/04/2012 8:34:50 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: tcrlaf

Methinks the current, phony occupant of the White Hut may be playing with his thingamajig too much, but then what can one expect with a wookie for a wifey?

This damned Marxist fool mispeaks everytime he opens his mouth. Now I’m not so certain that the puppetmaster lurking behind the curtain is really pulling Pinnochio’s strings.

He has a mind of his own, albeit utterly worthless, but there is a mind there....someplace.


30 posted on 06/04/2012 8:37:54 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: Wingy
I would but....

I work hard for my money....with no help from my friends.....ask Obamy to buy u...a Mercedes Benz

31 posted on 06/04/2012 8:53:01 AM PDT by M-cubed
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To: tcrlaf
2009 tax statistics (SOI)

Earned Income Tax Credit (Refundable): $53,985,190,000 on 24,920,512 returns = $2166/return

Additional Child Tax Credit (Refundable): $27,499,364,000 on 21,290,682 returns = $1292/return

32 posted on 06/04/2012 8:58:57 AM PDT by Boojum
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Every policy of 0bama’s has amounted to a de facto racially based wealth transfer. Every one.

I figured this would be the case when I first saw the headline - sure, $3k per household, but only if you’re a “core constituent”.


33 posted on 06/04/2012 9:02:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: silverleaf

And let’s not forget about the thingamabob ... much higher quality than the thingamajig. Those gotta be worth at least 10x more. They better get some good lobbyists in their corner or the market is gonna tank!


34 posted on 06/04/2012 9:05:13 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: tcrlaf
Is a thingamajig anything like a Friendly's Fishamajig, 'cause those things were tasty. $3,000 clams would buy a lot of Fishamajigs.


35 posted on 06/04/2012 9:08:22 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: tcrlaf

36 posted on 06/04/2012 9:19:16 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Want to bet the government buys thermostats for $3000?
From a minority-owned company whose owners have connections to obama fundraising, no doubt


37 posted on 06/04/2012 9:21:54 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: tcrlaf

This whole thing smacks of bias against doo-dads and what-nots.


38 posted on 06/04/2012 9:32:01 AM PDT by Babashane
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To: 6SJ7
Personally I prefer the Reuben melt and a Fribble but to each his own
39 posted on 06/04/2012 9:32:01 AM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: Awgie
Stick your $3000 thingamajig up your a$$.

I was wondering what a thingamajig was for. This confirms I was correct in not wanting one!

40 posted on 06/04/2012 9:37:35 AM PDT by IamConservative (Shall I try and perhaps fail or shall I do nothing without fail?)
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To: fella

I asked my libinlaw, I forget on what issue, “where is the money going to come from to pay for that?”

Her answer was “the money’s out there”.

That was the extent of her analysis of financing this policy.


41 posted on 06/04/2012 9:40:20 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: IamConservative

“thingamajig” = “bling”


42 posted on 06/04/2012 9:42:40 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Awgie
Stick your $3000 thingamajig up your a$$.

First, I'd make sure that it was a large and uncomfortable thingamajig.

43 posted on 06/04/2012 10:41:44 AM PDT by wbill
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To: BenLurkin
How much does that come to total. I tried multiplying 311 million by 3,000 and my calculator just says “E”

It's easy.

311 x 3 = 933.

Now, just add nine zeroes to the end. Voila... 933,000,000,000.

44 posted on 06/04/2012 10:46:58 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
(9.33 billion)

Uh... maybe you should use a calculator.

45 posted on 06/04/2012 10:50:02 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel; ridesthemiles; UCANSEE2
Holy smokes!

So Hussein wants to add another trillion dollars to the defict?

The President is insane. He is seriously, pathologically crazy.

46 posted on 06/04/2012 11:08:29 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: tcrlaf
I think Obamugabe better run this by the First Wookie...


47 posted on 06/04/2012 11:12:55 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The acronym explains the science.)
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To: KarlInOhio
3.11 x 10^6 * 3 x 10^3

You've just killed 99% of the country, you @#($(@($*!

:-)

Try 3.11 x 10^8 * 3 x 10^3

and you get 933 billion.

Yep, you are right, my Calculator got 9.33^11, which I believe is 933 billion.

48 posted on 06/04/2012 5:45:22 PM PDT by calex59
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To: BenLurkin
So Hussein wants to add another trillion dollars to the defict?

What does he care? It ain't his money.

49 posted on 06/04/2012 10:04:25 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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