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Obama pitches public works spending to create jobs
Admin Press ^ | Mar 29, 2013 | JOSH LEDERMAN

Posted on 03/29/2013 8:47:48 PM PDT by Cheerio

MIAMI (AP) -- Trying to show that the economy remains a top priority, President Barack Obama promoted a plan Friday to create construction and other jobs by attracting private money to help rebuild roads, bridges and other public works projects.

Obama fleshed out the details during a visit to a Miami port that's undergoing $2 billion in upgrades paid for with government and private dollars. The quick trip was designed to show that the economy and unemployment are top priorities for a president who also is waging high-profile campaigns on immigration reform and gun control.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dems; obama
This King of ours has a very serious tax paying spending addiction and really should be in a rehab somewhere, not out vacationing and campaigning.
1 posted on 03/29/2013 8:47:48 PM PDT by Cheerio
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To: Cheerio

Hasn’t had a new idea since 2007 (at least). The old ideas didn’t work, aren’t working, won’t work — but they are all he’s got. Let’s build roads. We’ll all get rich!


2 posted on 03/29/2013 8:49:53 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: Cheerio

bump


3 posted on 03/29/2013 8:51:17 PM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: lowbridge

Road projects — great — more jobs for illegals!

Once we build the roads ...then what?


4 posted on 03/29/2013 8:53:47 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Cheerio

Arrogant Communist Dictator-in-his-own-mind B. Hussein Obama is a SPENDAHOLIC.

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Obamanation Counterculture File.


5 posted on 03/29/2013 8:55:14 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: LibsRJerks

The only thing 0bama is good at is growing the union octopus.


6 posted on 03/29/2013 8:57:45 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

...just build the Keystone already....


7 posted on 03/29/2013 8:58:26 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: spokeshave

“...just build the Keystone already....”

His buddy Buffett wouldn’t like that because it would take away his gravy from his railroad!


8 posted on 03/29/2013 9:03:47 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Cheerio

Obama is an idiot.


9 posted on 03/29/2013 9:04:51 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Cheerio

Ah, yes, the Reeks and Wrecks of Player Piano. Kurt Vonnegut was a prophet.


10 posted on 03/29/2013 9:06:29 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Cheerio

Why the hell didn’t he do that in 2009 instead of pissing away a trillion dollars on Porkulus?


11 posted on 03/29/2013 9:08:39 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Cheerio

And Obama’s already admitted that he doesn’t have any of these “shovel-ready jobs,” after all. (What he’s not admitted is what he’s done with the several Trillion dollars of new debt he’s run up for us to pay back. Our $$$$ has just disappeared and we got none of the public works jobs — and no significant new public works infrastructures-—). Let’s not let ourselves get shafted this way again!


12 posted on 03/29/2013 9:19:17 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: Cheerio

No problem. Make welfare payments contingent upon recipients showing to do simple things like sweeping the street and collecting trash from public spaces.


13 posted on 03/29/2013 9:22:48 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: LibsRJerks

“Road projects — great — more jobs for illegals!

Once we build the roads ...then what?”

Put up the toll booths.


14 posted on 03/29/2013 9:29:13 PM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: BenLurkin

“Why the hell didn’t he do that in 2009 instead of pissing away a trillion dollars on Porkulus?”

First things first. There were Big Labor Unions and other generous political donors to be rewarded. Money seemingly frittered away on “failed” green energy enterprises was not lost. It ended up in the intended pockets, IMO.


15 posted on 03/29/2013 9:33:38 PM PDT by Elsiejay
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To: BenLurkin

Supposedly that’s what he spent Porkulus I and Porkulus II on. But he didn’t so I guess now he wants Porkulus III.


16 posted on 03/29/2013 9:33:55 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: LibsRJerks

There is a ton of road widening going on on the South loop of Beltway 8 that circles Houston. Major traffic mess. Dead stop today which gave me time to count the worker bees. 18 of them standing around, 2 actually doing something. All Mexicans. Lost of roadwork going on in Houston too. Never see anyone but Mexicans working including operating heavy machinery.


17 posted on 03/29/2013 10:43:07 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Cheerio

Freak’in Idiot! .Paving a road to no where. Don’t need high tech jobs. That’s in the past.

Zer0’s vision is to put people to work with pick-ax and shoveis The next works program calls for cotton-pickers and planting crops with a mule and a plow.


18 posted on 03/30/2013 12:52:24 AM PDT by ChiMark (America no more)
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To: Cheerio

One more “shovel ready job” ping!

Really no one on that ping list. Everyone knows the three card monte dealer from Chicago just wants to make more union jobs.


19 posted on 03/30/2013 3:21:04 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (Forget Mexico. Put the border fence around California.)
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To: Zhang Fei

“No problem. Make welfare payments contingent upon recipients showing to do simple things like sweeping the street and collecting trash from public spaces.”

Western Europe did that for decades, and ended up with a swollen government workforce that was unaffordable for taxpayers. Welfare has to be simply scaled back so there is motivation to get off it (and maybe “workfare” is the answer, but it can’t degenerate into another multi-million member government agency).


20 posted on 03/30/2013 3:50:03 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Grams A

“18 of them standing around, 2 actually doing something. All Mexicans. Lost of roadwork going on in Houston too. Never see anyone but Mexicans working including operating heavy machinery.”

Here in NJ the heavy machinery operators are the only whites there, unless you can’t the women (of various ethnicities) standing with a traffic flag in their hand (next to the cop directing traffic). NJ’s road are in horrible shape, and there is no money to fix them; they only get fixed in time for elections (as Dem prpaganda).


21 posted on 03/30/2013 3:53:08 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: kearnyirish2

That’s “count” the women.


22 posted on 03/30/2013 3:53:59 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Cheerio

Oh yes. The Miami media was there, drooling over the assclown as usual.

One of the things the clown said in his blather was that we need to start rebuilding America. As if he IS NEW TO THE SCENE....


23 posted on 03/30/2013 4:31:44 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Cheerio

I’m waiting for one of our leading elected “conservatives” to call this for what it is “Another outright lie”. Until that happens the “Republicans” ain’t goin no-where.


24 posted on 03/30/2013 4:54:57 AM PDT by mosesdapoet ("It's a sin to tell a lie", in telling others that , got me my nickname .Ex Chi" mechanic"ret)
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To: Cheerio

HERE is the quote from the clown, played by the pretend journalist local report I saw: “Let’s get started rebuilding America.” Get started?


25 posted on 03/30/2013 5:12:11 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: kearnyirish2

That’s “count” the women.

It could have been worse!


26 posted on 03/30/2013 5:17:27 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: Dusty Road

Get your mind out of the gutter!

: )


27 posted on 03/30/2013 6:30:26 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: mosesdapoet
I’m waiting for one of our leading elected “conservatives” to call this for what it is “Another outright lie”. Until that happens the “Republicans” ain’t goin no-where.

I could not agree more. I am through with the GOP-e, and so will not be voting in national elections until CONSERVATIVES/TEA PARTY types are running.
28 posted on 03/30/2013 12:25:16 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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