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Maxine Waters: 'Over 170 Million Jobs Could Be Lost' Due To Sequestration
Fox Nation ^ | 2/28/2013

Posted on 02/28/2013 11:24:50 AM PST by Lazamataz

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) claimed today that "over 170 million jobs" could be lost due to sequestration.

Starting at around 0:30…

Yesterday we did have Mr. Bernanke in our committee and he came to tell us what he’s doing with quantitative easing and that is trying to stimulate the economy with the bond purchases that he’s been doing because he’s trying to keep the interest rates low and jobs – and he said that if sequestration takes place, that’s going to be a great setback. We don’t need to be having something like sequestration that’s going to cause these jobs losses, over 170 million jobs that could be lost ...

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If we could tax stupid, Maxine Waters would singlehandedly balance the American budget.
1 posted on 02/28/2013 11:24:58 AM PST by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

I know its surprising, but Maxine Waters actually makes Michelle Obama look smart.


2 posted on 02/28/2013 11:27:11 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Lazamataz

I heard it was 300 million jobs.


3 posted on 02/28/2013 11:28:04 AM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Lazamataz

Reminds me of the guy, a couple of decades ago, that said there were 30 million homeless at a time when our population was around 200 million. In my business, the first thing you do when you see numbers is do a reasonableness check. Maxine’s numbers say that over half of all americans would lose their jobs over this. That is a fascinating number since that’s more than the number of people that are employed.

OMG!!! NO WONDER OBAMA IS SOUNDING THE ALARMS!!! EVERYBODY WOULD BE OUT OF WORK!!!

;-)


4 posted on 02/28/2013 11:28:18 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Lazamataz
Gee what a shocker...another stupid-ass statement by an elected official

These situations are starting to border on the cliche..

5 posted on 02/28/2013 11:28:50 AM PST by Fedupwithit (You gave him what he wanted. I gave him what he needed.)
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To: Enterprise

Maxine is one realy ignorant person.

Sure bernanke is buying Bonds.
Buying them with money he printed and they are worth nothing. Bonds purchased by Bernanke are as good as an IOU from a dead man.


6 posted on 02/28/2013 11:29:34 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Lazamataz

7 posted on 02/28/2013 11:29:45 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Lazamataz

If stupid ever reaches $150 a barrell then I want the drilling rights to Maxine Water’s head.


8 posted on 02/28/2013 11:29:50 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Lazamataz
And this is who we now have as a national leader over the banking committee.

Amazing.

9 posted on 02/28/2013 11:30:16 AM PST by what's up
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To: Lazamataz
Over 170 million jobs could be lost because of 0bama's idea? That's a small number compared to his past damage as president.

Spin, spin, spin!!!!

10 posted on 02/28/2013 11:30:16 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Lazamataz

In 2007, the total working population was only 138 million.


11 posted on 02/28/2013 11:30:16 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Lazamataz

Why doesn’t someone in the press make a bet with her -— Madame Congresswoman, if we don’t lose 170 million jobs anytime from now till the next elections, do you promise to step down from your office?


12 posted on 02/28/2013 11:30:27 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: Lazamataz
Her stupidity represents tens of thousands of stupid constituents that vote for her every two years. That is what is so sad about it.
13 posted on 02/28/2013 11:30:45 AM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: Lazamataz

billions and billions and billions...


14 posted on 02/28/2013 11:31:14 AM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Lazamataz

Dang that’s a bunch! Unless they suddenly add 40 million jobs some jobs are going to have be lost twice. On the bright side traffic should be way better.


15 posted on 02/28/2013 11:31:48 AM PST by WinMod70
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To: Lazamataz

Maybe we should all just go to work for the government. Maybe then we’d all be rich.


16 posted on 02/28/2013 11:31:48 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Lazamataz

She must be thinking of China and India.


17 posted on 02/28/2013 11:32:12 AM PST by posterchild (Remember that thou art dust and to dust thou shalt return.)
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To: Lazamataz

She must be thinking of China and India.


18 posted on 02/28/2013 11:32:22 AM PST by posterchild (Remember that thou art dust and to dust thou shalt return.)
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To: circlecity

Laz,
After all these years, you have inspired me to change my Tagline.....


19 posted on 02/28/2013 11:32:22 AM PST by Clintons Are White Trash (If stupid ever reaches $150 a barrell then I want the drilling rights to Maxine WaterÂ’s head.~ Laz)
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To: Lazamataz

I heard 6 billion jobs could be lost.


20 posted on 02/28/2013 11:32:54 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (ok)
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To: Venturer

Public stupidity like hers should be a felony.


21 posted on 02/28/2013 11:33:36 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Lazamataz

Comrade Maxine and Comrade Barry have it all figured out. We can tax, borrow and print ($$$) our way to prosperity,


22 posted on 02/28/2013 11:33:46 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: circlecity; Lazmataz

Laz,
After all these years, you have inspired me to change my Tagline.....


23 posted on 02/28/2013 11:33:50 AM PST by Clintons Are White Trash (If stupid ever reaches $150 a barrell then I want the drilling rights to Maxine Water's head.~ Laz)
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To: Clintons Are White Trash

Unfortunately, I didn’t author that. Also, correct the spelling of ‘barrel’.


24 posted on 02/28/2013 11:35:02 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Clintons Are White Trash

Hey! That was my line not Laz’s.


25 posted on 02/28/2013 11:35:13 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Lazamataz

Ain’t nobody got time for that.


26 posted on 02/28/2013 11:36:09 AM PST by wideawake
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To: Lazamataz

If Waters’ job is one of the “170 million” then sequestration sounds like a great plan!!

Bring it!!


27 posted on 02/28/2013 11:37:10 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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To: Lazamataz
"over 170 million jobs" will be lost ...

... and Guam will tip over ...

... and ....

28 posted on 02/28/2013 11:37:34 AM PST by glennaro
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To: mnehring
Well yeah, but some jobs will have to be lost more than once.

It's a small price to pay for the fundamental transformation of America, don't you think?

29 posted on 02/28/2013 11:37:45 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Lazamataz

If we could tax stupid, Maxine Waters would singlehandedly balance the American budget.

Right on!


30 posted on 02/28/2013 11:37:45 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Lazamataz
"If we could tax stupid, Maxine Waters would singlehandedly balance the American budget."

Confess - you'd still hit it. (although I'm sure we are getting close here to a line many don't believe exists)

31 posted on 02/28/2013 11:37:57 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Lazamataz

Laz, it’s time to do your duty as an American. Hit it....

In the face. With a chair...

If not you, who?
If not now, when?

;)


32 posted on 02/28/2013 11:38:12 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Lazamataz

My local news is a CBS affiliate. They started out the broadcast warning of MASSIVE spending cuts.

They went on to warn us that several air traffic control towers would be shut down. Complete BS.

They even named the towers...one is at the Air Guard base, where tankers take off and do real live refueling missions involved in the war on terror. They are not going to close this tower.


33 posted on 02/28/2013 11:38:19 AM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Lazamataz; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3; Impy; NFHale; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; Liz; ...
170 M jobs ??

You know $80B/$170M = 80/0.17 or $470 dollars.

These Fed gub folks only cost $470 dollar per year including benefits?

I guess simple math is not a requirement to be part of the House Dem Caucus and certainly not the BCCaucus .

34 posted on 02/28/2013 11:38:55 AM PST by sickoflibs (Losing to Dems and Obama is not a principle! Its just losing.)
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To: Lazamataz

35 posted on 02/28/2013 11:38:55 AM PST by Freeport (The proper application of high explosives will remove all obstacles.)
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To: wideawake
I said "Oh Lord Jesus, it's a FAHHHRR...."
36 posted on 02/28/2013 11:40:07 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Lazamataz

I see she channeling Nancy Pelosi’s incoherent rhetoric.


37 posted on 02/28/2013 11:40:21 AM PST by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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To: Lazamataz

Does she mean to tell us that there are still 170 million jobs left in this country?


38 posted on 02/28/2013 11:40:21 AM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Enterprise

like the guy who was questioning some military brass over the use of Guam.

He was worried it would tip over. National TV. No lie. Google it.


39 posted on 02/28/2013 11:41:36 AM PST by Principled
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To: circlecity

I would hit that until she cowered in the fetal position, naked, sweating and trembling, covered in blood and lying in a puddle of her own sick.


40 posted on 02/28/2013 11:42:12 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: sickoflibs

Their low information voters eat it up. It is a curse to be a person with a normal IQ living in Idiocracy.


41 posted on 02/28/2013 11:42:47 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Enterprise

Well, lets look on the bright side, at least it won’t be black people unemployed on the streets because she says due to institutional racism no one will hire blacks so, I thank her for fighting for the racist white evil male.


42 posted on 02/28/2013 11:43:47 AM PST by edcoil (Half of every class gratuates at the bottom, they are now politicians.)
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To: Lazamataz

Bass-mouth Maxeen. Somebody put a hook in her and pull her head out of her ass please. Surely this lunacy was meant for the bottom dwellers in her district.


43 posted on 02/28/2013 11:45:02 AM PST by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: Lazamataz

Maxine waters is not the only one. The reporter for Wall Street Journal Report on Fox radio (sorry I can’t supply name but I heard it) referred to the “massive budget cuts” that will be triggered by sequestration.


44 posted on 02/28/2013 11:45:02 AM PST by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Maybe we should all just go to work for the government. Maybe then we’d all be rich.

No, according to another intellectual giant, Nanzi Pelosi, it's unemployment checks that get you rich. You see, she informed us that the best and quickest way to stimulate the economy is to raise/extend unemployment benefits.

45 posted on 02/28/2013 11:45:21 AM PST by Lazamataz (Republicans have the same policies as the Democrats, except for the part where they win elections.)
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To: Lazamataz
As a reality check, 170,000,000 jobs X 60,000 per job is 10.2 trillion, larger than our current federal budget.

Also, 170 million jobs is actually about the size of the entire American workforce.

46 posted on 02/28/2013 11:45:40 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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“If we could tax stupid, Maxine Waters would singlehandedly balance the American budget.”

That is the quote of the day, possibly the week were it not for ‘ole uncle Joe sharing his immense gun knowledge with us.


47 posted on 02/28/2013 11:46:13 AM PST by Airwinger ( A Militia Of One)
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To: Lazamataz

When are we sending this “congresswoman” and the one from Houston to Mars?

Could we have an IQ test for people wanting to run for office or would that leave congress half empty?


48 posted on 02/28/2013 11:46:44 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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...over 170 million jobs that could be lost...

And Guam might tip over too!!

49 posted on 02/28/2013 11:46:49 AM PST by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: Lazamataz

Maxine has been studying at the Nancy Pelosi Institute of Statistics. The Dems simply have no aptitude for numbers, since they’ve obligated future generations to pay off incalculable debt,building every day until it encroaches on the astromer’s concept of
“light years”-—— and to think it once modestly expressed itself as Joe Biden calling “jobs” a 3-letter word.


50 posted on 02/28/2013 11:47:23 AM PST by supremedoctrine ("What thou lovest well , remains. The rest is dross"---Ezra Pound)
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