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“The private sector is doing fine, (says Obama)
foxnews.com ^ | 6/8/12 | FoxNews.com

Posted on 06/08/2012 11:41:00 AM PDT by onlylewis

Facing a slew of economic bad news, President Obama said Friday the private sector is doing just fine but blamed Republicans for not helping out-of-work teachers and other public-sector employees – an analysis pounced on by GOP leaders.

“The private sector is doing fine,” the president said during a White House press conference. “Where we're seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government. … If Republicans want to be helpful, if they really want to move forward and put people back to work, what they should be thinking about is how do we help state and local governments.”

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney responded within minutes from a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: congress; jobs; obama
OH REALLY!!!!!!!!!
1 posted on 06/08/2012 11:41:09 AM PDT by onlylewis
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To: onlylewis

Yes!

2 posted on 06/08/2012 11:43:26 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: onlylewis
for not helping out-of-work teachers and other public-sector employees –

.....3 years ago Zero rescued all these public sector employees and now they're out of work again. Maybe the cities and states can't afford them....you economic moron.

3 posted on 06/08/2012 11:44:34 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: onlylewis

If they can’t afford MOM’s cherry pie,let them eat apple pie!


4 posted on 06/08/2012 11:45:59 AM PDT by Dr. Ursus
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To: onlylewis
ZERO is so out of touch with reality. . . . .
Keep up the good work ZERO. November will take care of yo sorry ASS. . .
You say you created over 4 million jobs. . . . . Then where in the hell are they?
5 posted on 06/08/2012 11:58:21 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: onlylewis

“what they should be thinking about is how do we help state and local governments.”

I’ve thought about it and there’s only one answer: “Live within your means, morons.”


6 posted on 06/08/2012 11:59:45 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: onlylewis
Obama is really going to run on this platform- "You're doing fine, but government workers are getting screwed"???

There is no way Obama and his minions are that dumb... did he just put two separate talking points too close together or does he really believe this? If he really believes this, does he believe this is a winning issue?

7 posted on 06/08/2012 12:02:00 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: onlylewis
Obama is really going to run on this platform- "You're doing fine, but government workers are getting screwed"???

There is no way Obama and his minions are that dumb... did he just put two separate talking points too close together or does he really believe this? If he really believes this, does he believe this is a winning issue?

8 posted on 06/08/2012 12:02:17 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: onlylewis
Obama is really going to run on this platform- "You're doing fine, but government workers are getting screwed"???

There is no way Obama and his minions are that dumb... did he just put two separate talking points too close together or does he really believe this? If he really believes this, does he believe this is a winning issue?

9 posted on 06/08/2012 12:02:25 PM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: onlylewis

Mission Accomplished!


10 posted on 06/08/2012 12:08:53 PM PDT by jimmygrace
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To: onlylewis
Maybe 0bama meant the PIRATE sector is doing just fine. Just look at Somalia.

5.56mm

11 posted on 06/08/2012 12:09:30 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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This election is not gonna be a repeat of 2008. Talk about yer rapid response:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=241jxCN1AfQ&feature=player_embedded


12 posted on 06/08/2012 12:13:13 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

He doesn’t even mean “help state and local governments”.

What he means is “keep the public sector union benefits flowing from state and local governments”.


13 posted on 06/08/2012 12:15:02 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: onlylewis

Ha!!
I remember when Ford said there was no Communist threat in E. Europe.

In the mean time...there was a standing army of about a half a million Russians sitting on the Niemen, with tanks and bridging equipment (hardly defensive stuff)...he never heard the end of THAT!!!

Think the MSM will give “O” the same treatment?


14 posted on 06/08/2012 12:24:37 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: onlylewis

This must be a transcription error. I’m sure he meant to say, “the private sector will be fined”.


15 posted on 06/08/2012 12:26:41 PM PDT by kevkrom (Those in a rush to trample the Constitution seem to forget that it is the source of their authority.)
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To: onlylewis
“The private sector is doing fine,” the president said during a White House press conference. “Where we're seeing weaknesses in our economy have to do with state and local government. …

Notice the dumbass doesn't mention Federal employees.

I want JUST ONE talking head or Republican to ask Obama about the growth of the Federal government headcount over the past four years.

16 posted on 06/08/2012 12:32:08 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: onlylewis

If Obama keeps this up, Romney can’t lose.


17 posted on 06/08/2012 12:42:59 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: onlylewis

If the private sector is doing OK, then, the public sector will follow. In the mean time some of the dead wood in the public sector will be pruned and grow healthy.

What DumBO is really saying, the unions don’t have the government money to launder to the Bolshecratic Party.


18 posted on 06/08/2012 1:21:24 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: onlylewis
I hope everyone sees this. It is the final turning point. Its Obama’s "malaise" moment. There will be no recovering from this.
19 posted on 06/08/2012 1:47:50 PM PDT by DB
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To: Recon Dad

I’m sure Obama lost a lot of votes here in NJ will his drivel about how we needed to get back those costly cops, teachers, and firemen back on the job; those jobs in those “industries” that were lost in NJ in the last 2 years will not be back for a very long time.

Obama rescued them with one year’s funding; the next year they were laid off anyway.

On a related note, now in NJ when developers want to put something together, and have to build a school as part of it, voters know they’ll be on the hook for those salaries and benefits for infinity and oppose the projects. One teacher’s salary and benefits (including retirement) are probably much closer to the cost of a school building than you’d realize.


20 posted on 06/08/2012 2:08:25 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: 11th Commandment

“If he really believes this, does he believe this is a winning issue?”

Apparently he didn’t learn anything from Wisconsin, or he believed the BS spin that people in WI are so principled that they just didn’t feel recalls should be done unless there was some misconduct.

He is ignoring the TEA Party mentality (Taxed Enough Already) that has swept the nation since his election; apparently the election of tax cutters like Walker, Christie, etc. in states HE WON were just “flukes”.

Without a white lady added to his ticket he has no chance; with one added it is still a small chance. Biden at this point adds nothing to the ticket; he served his purpose in duping stupid white Catholics to vote for Obama three years ago.


21 posted on 06/08/2012 2:17:53 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: onlylewis

I cant wait to hear the explanation for this gaff...


22 posted on 06/08/2012 2:18:59 PM PDT by ßuddaßudd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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