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Reporter Crushes Jay Carney Over Obama Tax Trick
Fox News ^ | 7/10/12 | staff

Posted on 07/10/2012 10:01:32 AM PDT by Nachum

Yesterday’s WH Press briefing…

NORAH O’DONNELL: On that very point that it’s been the president’s position all along, in Dec. 2010, when he advocated an extension of all of the Bush tax cuts including those for the wealthiest Americans, he argued that raising taxes would be a “blow to our economy.” So what’s different now from then?

CARNEY: The president’s position has always been that we should permanently extend the tax cuts for middle-class Americans and that we should no longer extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. At the time, from the question, there was a package of proposals that passed that helped the economy at a time it was very vulnerable that the president signed into law. What he made clear at the time was that he would not in the future support a measure that would extend tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans. And it was a point made by independent economists and others at the time—and they’re making it again now—that when we’re talking about positive effects on the economy, it is tax cuts to middle-class Americans that produce that positive effect. It is not tax cuts to the wealthiest Americans, who tend not to spend that money as quickly or as readily as hard-working, middle-class Americans, and the cost of extending those tax cuts is $65 million—I’m talking about the high-end–$65 billion for one year, close to a trillion over ten, is prohibitive, we can’t afford it, and it does not work as a matter of macroeconomic policy. We’ve seen what happened in the period from 2001 to 2008. We saw the impact of those policy decisions—

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KEYWORDS: carney; crushes; jay; jaycarney; norahodonnell; reporter
The reporters smell blood
1 posted on 07/10/2012 10:01:36 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 07/10/2012 10:03:58 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

3 posted on 07/10/2012 10:07:32 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Nachum
I do not think that smelling blood is the answer here.
I think Norah O'Donnell committed a rare act of Journalism, perhaps as an audition. After all, CNN is floundering badly and her brother is a laughing stock over at MSNBC.
Time will tell.
4 posted on 07/10/2012 10:16:59 AM PDT by Tupelo (TeaPartier ..... but no longer a Republican)
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To: Nachum

“Obama pledges to NOT reduce tax rates on bottom 98% of Americans”


5 posted on 07/10/2012 10:17:30 AM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: Nachum

>>> The reporters smell blood

Yet they can only go after the hapless SpokesKid. And nobody watches WH press briefings anymore.

WHEN will ‘reporters’ go after Obama for real?


6 posted on 07/10/2012 10:17:51 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Nachum

“Reporter Crushes Jay Carney Over Obama Tax Trick”

Barack Sierra.

The last reporter who “crushed” Obama with a hardball question was bashed without shame for a week.

This question and response were prepared and pre-approved.


7 posted on 07/10/2012 10:18:49 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Sir Napsalot
WHEN will ‘reporters’ go after Obama for real?

They fear the TOTUS.....rumor has it there's now a laser beam death ray.

8 posted on 07/10/2012 10:19:54 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Nachum

You got that right. When Norah O’Donnell is giving a Democrat a hard time, there is blood in the water indeed.


9 posted on 07/10/2012 10:23:23 AM PDT by utahagen
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To: Nachum; All

Weren’t O’Donnell and Carney a couple at one time?


10 posted on 07/10/2012 10:30:47 AM PDT by j.argese (If Speaker Gingrich is on my state's primary ballot, I will vote for him.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I call him ‘The Affirmative Actrocity’.


11 posted on 07/10/2012 10:33:03 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: nascarnation

“They fear the TOTUS.....rumor has it there’s now a laser beam death ray.”

Snopes quickly qaushed this rumor in one of their 337 posts about Obama today, saying, “Why would anyone believe that the Great Obama has a death ray in his teleprompter? It does have an “immobilization” ray, to keep him safe from hard right wingers. Anyone who would believe otherwise must be a hard right winger.”

JK, but it does sound like his worshippers at Snopes, who excrete more than 300 posts PER DAY to support Hussein.


12 posted on 07/10/2012 10:33:11 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: utahagen

Why does any one, any where, really care what this O’Donnell babe or any other reporter in the lame-stream, liberal-left, progressive-communist, out-of-touch with reality media thinks or says? I have stopped watching/listening, to ABC, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, CNN or CNBC NEWS in years.


13 posted on 07/10/2012 10:33:29 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: j.argese

Ha, if that’s true, that completely explains the mildly tough question. A woman scorned...


14 posted on 07/10/2012 10:33:38 AM PDT by Flightdeck (If you hear me yell "Eject, Eject, Eject!" the last two will be echos...)
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To: Tupelo

O’Donnell lately has been posing tought questions on Carney. I think she despises him and his snarly answers.

Something happened between the two, I just cannot remember what it was?


15 posted on 07/10/2012 10:35:06 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: Nachum

16 posted on 07/10/2012 10:38:00 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: treetopsandroofs; nascarnation

Is there any post about Wookie Super Secret Ninja Death Chop?


17 posted on 07/10/2012 10:40:12 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Tupelo

I’m pretty sure that Lawrence O’Donnell is not her brother but I do know his brother lives in my town in MA. Believe it or not he’s a mover and shaker in Republican politics.


18 posted on 07/10/2012 10:47:36 AM PDT by surrey
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To: Nachum

How long before Carney gets sick of lying, spinning, and covering for Ubama and the rats?
Of course, Carney has no shame to begin with so he likely doesn’t care.


19 posted on 07/10/2012 10:47:43 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Nachum

I hope someone asked why just a one year extension?


20 posted on 07/10/2012 10:49:40 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Nachum
"we can’t afford it, and it does not work as a matter of macroeconomic policy. We’ve seen what happened in the period from 2001 to 2008."


21 posted on 07/10/2012 10:55:40 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: rawhide

I always thought she was a hottie— I just turn down the sound.


22 posted on 07/10/2012 10:57:59 AM PDT by NCLaw441
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To: j.argese

Carney is married to Claire Shipman, another comely network ‘journalist.’ IIRC, both Norah and Claire worked with MSNBC during the Clinton sexcapades.


23 posted on 07/10/2012 11:05:25 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: listenhillary

I was hoping someone would ask Jay Carney where he learned to speak Russian....


24 posted on 07/10/2012 11:18:36 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

But Carney got away with... they’re ‘hedge fund managers’ - talk about red herrings - there are about a hundred hedge fund managers of any note in this country - you could fill the press room with them. That is why this is class warfare, they make up these boogie men as if there are millions of them and it turns out there is a handful of them that get all the attack press (and a sizeable number of those managers have given money to Obama). It is time to close the vise on the propaganda.

What about asking him - “do you think it makes sense that 47% of those Americans who don’t pay taxes, are promised all kinds of government services to be paid for by the 10% that pay most of the taxes? Do you think this is not vote-buying? A blatant political stunt? Do you think any rational person would not say ‘let the rich guy pay?’ if given the choice? Do you think it is responsible government if we continue to drop accountability and blame the rich for all our problems and vote for ways to take their wealth? Do you think that is good for the nation? Do you think class warfare is the answer?”

What about the bi-partisan Simpson-Bowles? Why does Obama ignore it? He lectures the Republicans on bi-partisanship then ignores a glorious piece of bi-partisan budget deficit work. Why is that?

Because he is all about politics, not good government. He is all about power and nothing about sharing.


25 posted on 07/10/2012 11:19:45 AM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: Tupelo

Norah is not related to that NAZI Lawrence O’Donnell.


26 posted on 07/10/2012 11:30:35 AM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: Nachum
Carney was once stationed in Moscow as a reporter for Time magazine. His wife, Claire Shipman, was also in Russia as a CNN correspondent.
27 posted on 07/10/2012 11:33:58 AM PDT by JPG (Whatever semantics are used, it is still a TAX.)
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To: Nachum
It was a valiant effort, but she missed the key question. Carney and his ilk love to quote the statistic that only a few percent of small business make over $250,000/year. The follow-up question should be:

"But aren't the small business with incomes over $250/k most likely to be the ones that create the most jobs, and have the most payroll?"

So close, but she didn't close the deal.

28 posted on 07/10/2012 11:38:43 AM PDT by Bruce Campbells Chin
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To: Nachum

A certain percentage of the press cadre is in the Clintons’ back pocket. If annoying hardball questions become more frequent you’ll know that Operation Throw Barry Under The Bus has been put in motion.


29 posted on 07/10/2012 11:42:45 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Titus-Maximus

In the wake of the announcement of $16 billion in unemployment fraud, I’m waiting for someone to ask the mouthpiece (since Obummer won’t meet the press)if this means that millions of people are “gaming the system”? And what do they plan to do about it?


30 posted on 07/10/2012 11:52:33 AM PDT by gnickgnack2 (QUESTION obama's AUTHORITY)
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To: Nachum
Don't kid yourself: their bloodlust for 0bama will very quickly slake after Labor Day, when the Boobwazie begin to pay attention. At that point they will parade their occasional furtive thrusts at Jay Carney as evidence of their "impartiality" as they blow 0bama one kiss after another while savaging his opponent.

Brian Terry is dead. His boss could not even bestir himself to write a conciliatory note to his family until publicly humiliated into doing so. In the course of their testimony in the affair, both the AG and the Secretary of DHS clearly perjured themselves. Where are the difficult questions about that? Where are the difficult questions about any story that actually has legs?

The press is not being incisive by quibbling about semantic distinctions that even the majority opinion of the Supreme Court thoroughly muddled. The tax contained in the mandate is probably the least damaging financial consequence of 0bamacare. Where are the questions about that?

31 posted on 07/10/2012 12:42:52 PM PDT by FredZarguna (But it's God's part... to bring ourselves to such a pass. Our natural business lies in escaping.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“Is there any post about Wookie Super Secret Ninja Death Chop?”

Snopes stays away from any words considered disparaging to their god Hussein’s wife.


32 posted on 07/10/2012 12:52:05 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Nachum
The reporters smell blood

Doubt it.

If Obama extended the Bush tax cuts on the rich, O'Donnell's response would be "why did you disenfranchise the poor?" or some other tripe.

33 posted on 07/10/2012 12:52:11 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Nachum

cause meet effect....
You can’t soak the rich. (as in Denise Rich, friend of Bill Clinton, who renounced her citizenship! Imagine that!)


34 posted on 07/10/2012 3:29:31 PM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: Nachum

cause meet effect....
You can’t soak the rich. (as in Denise Rich, friend of Bill Clinton, who renounced her citizenship! Imagine that!)


35 posted on 07/10/2012 3:29:31 PM PDT by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.


36 posted on 07/10/2012 6:30:56 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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