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O’Malley Does an About-Face: Yes, We are Better Off (Not really)
National Journal ^

Posted on 09/03/2012 5:50:11 AM PDT by Perdogg

A day after saying, no, the country was not better off than it was four years ago, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley reversed course on Monday and said, yes, indeed it was.

“We are clearly better of as a country because we’re now creating jobs rathare than losing them,” O’Malley, a Democrat, said on CNN’s Starting Point. “But we have not recovered all that we lost in the Bush recession. That’s why we need to continue to move forward.”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; Politics/Elections; US: Maryland
KEYWORDS: martinomalley; maryland

1 posted on 09/03/2012 5:50:12 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Well, one new job appeared in Maryland this year. It’s the one I took. It went to an Illinoisan, bwa-ha-ha-ha....


2 posted on 09/03/2012 5:54:18 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Perdogg
Looks like the thugocrats got to Gov. O'Malley and "explained" to him the current talking points.

CC

3 posted on 09/03/2012 5:55:04 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (Q: how did you find America? A: turn left at Greenland)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

And I got the one two years ago. I’m from Michigan


4 posted on 09/03/2012 5:55:16 AM PDT by cyclotic (People who live within their means are increasingly being forced to pay for people who didn't.)
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To: Perdogg

Well, it looks like another Democrat who tells the truth got sent to the re-education woodshed.


5 posted on 09/03/2012 5:56:05 AM PDT by Howindependent (A Liberal has no concept of reality.)
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To: Perdogg

O’Malley is a lame duck in Maryland, He has had his two terms and spent them taxing the piss out of us.

Now he is shoving queers down out throats.

Nothing coming out of Baltimore is worth a spit in Maryland or to the country.
I give you O’Malley and Pelosi as living proof of that.


6 posted on 09/03/2012 5:56:34 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Perdogg

The funniest part is watching these clowns frantically and incoherently reverse themselves after getting the “WTF?” call from Chicago.


7 posted on 09/03/2012 6:00:20 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: Perdogg

I suspect O’Malady was trying to be clever when he first answered No and tried to deflect it all on GWB. He’s a jerk anyway no matter what he says. The Sept. O8 crash wasn’t the fault of GWB but he got the blame. In any event OblahMao can’t fix it so why should he be re-hired.


8 posted on 09/03/2012 6:03:44 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: cyclotic

Heheheh... and the rest of them came south to VA. We like having the freak state as our northern neighbor. It gives us someone to pity when times are rough here.


9 posted on 09/03/2012 6:05:43 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If Obama is reelected, America will deserve every mockery that follows.)
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To: cyclotic

Seriously, it’s crazy. I’m no Mensa genius, but I did knock on hundreds if not thousands of doors from coast to coast till this one happened. The new trend in high-tech seems to be contractors, rather than traditional hires. If you have a half decent resume and put it out there nationwide and follow up doggedly on all ads, you will get dozens of calls each week. corp-corp.com is a website that is very busy with this kind of activity right now.


10 posted on 09/03/2012 6:08:14 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I gotta say,. this place seems like a hotbed of technical activity. I’m not in that field but I live near Aberdeen Proving Ground and see lots of movement that way.


11 posted on 09/03/2012 6:12:51 AM PDT by cyclotic (People who live within their means are increasingly being forced to pay for people who didn't.)
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To: Perdogg

We’re now creating jobs rathare than losing them.

25 million people out of work want to know WHERE?.


12 posted on 09/03/2012 6:18:59 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Perdogg

If it was so obvious we were better off, you wouldn’t have had to say we weren’t as your first answer.


13 posted on 09/03/2012 6:21:01 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Goes hand in hand with the use of temps and part time labor. Anything to not add a body to the payroll on a full time basis. Its a sad turn of events.


14 posted on 09/03/2012 6:27:02 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: cyclotic

What I’m doing isn’t tied to Washington, D.C. It does have government contracts, but this is in the quasi-public area of administering toad rolling (I mean road tolling) pretty much all over the East Coast and a few West Coast clients. There’s a huge amount of room for improvement — nobody honest wants incorrect or delayed toll bills — and that keeps developers busy.

However there must be a bunch of activity here that does have to do with Washington, DC. I realized that when I used Zillow to look at the prices of homes in pipsqueak small towns and saw asking prices that would make Chicagoans faint.


15 posted on 09/03/2012 6:27:15 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: wiggen

It’s a lemon out of which lemonade has to be made, or else starve. Obamistic regulation is largely to blame for this sort of hire-phobia. Gone are the days when a place like IBM would give someone a career lasting decades.


16 posted on 09/03/2012 6:29:47 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: VanDeKoik

Even liberals largely feel that Obama has disappointed.


17 posted on 09/03/2012 6:33:29 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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To: Celtic Conservative
I understand O’Malley is scheduled to speak at the democratic convention. He was probably taken to the woodshed for his “NO” response. I wonder if he was threatened with losing his speaking spot?
18 posted on 09/03/2012 7:24:15 AM PDT by JimmyMc
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Perdogg. Impeach O'Malley! women and minorities hardest hit! /s NAMBLA/NAACP: All the chapel bells were ringing: speaking of intrinsic evil: Your cash ain't nothin' but O'Malley's trash: another Demagogic Party lying scumbag: schooled: and don't forget:
19 posted on 09/03/2012 7:39:09 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Perdogg

Real profile in courage.


20 posted on 09/03/2012 7:58:31 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (CREDO QUIA ABSURDUM)
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To: Perdogg; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


21 posted on 09/03/2012 2:35:58 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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