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CURL: This is an actual quote from the president really
The Washington Times ^ | June 29, 2014 | Joseph Curl

Posted on 06/29/2014 5:45:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

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“By every economic measure, we are better off now than we were when I took office. You wouldn’t know it, but we are,” the president said Friday.

That’s right, the president — the president of the United States, mind you — says Americans are better off, they just don’t know it.

That is the height to which the president has raised his level of mendacity. He has the sheer audacity to tell Americans that he has successfully turned the economy around, that things are all good, but that there are no real quantifiable indicators by which they could ever know that.

In fact, Mr. Obama says Americans have never had it so good.

“Over the past 51 months, our businesses have created 9.4 million new jobs,” he said at a feel-good stop in Minnesota. “Our housing market is rebounding. Our auto industry is booming. Our manufacturing sector is adding jobs for the first time since the 1990s. We’ve made our tax code fairer. We’ve cut our deficits by more than half. More than 8 million Americans have signed up for private insurance plans through the Affordable Care Act.”

Of course, as usual with the president, none of that is true. In 2007, there were 146.6 million Americans employed. Last month, there were 145.7 million people in the workforce. But it’s all worse than that. The labor force participation rate dropped more than 3 percentage points, which equals nearly 8 million people. Now, just 62.8 percent of working-age Americans hold jobs, a dismal number that’s the lowest in 35 years....

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: economy; employment; obama; unemployment
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1 posted on 06/29/2014 5:45:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He’s right about one thing, we wouldn’t know it.


2 posted on 06/29/2014 5:46:45 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There had to be something mentally wrong with this guy. I’ve known some liars in my life (ex wife), but this guy will say ANYTHING with a straight face.


3 posted on 06/29/2014 5:48:31 PM PDT by mothball
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The king is braindead. I think he may have “evolved” too much over his “gay marriage” fiasco.


4 posted on 06/29/2014 5:49:26 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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5 posted on 06/29/2014 5:50:11 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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He seems to be the only person who knows it. Probably because he now has more money than he ever thought possible. How’s that hope and change thingy going people?


6 posted on 06/29/2014 5:50:23 PM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Our, our, our, our, we, we, we and he did it all himself too.

With an ego like that it’s a wonder he’s not the Madhi.


8 posted on 06/29/2014 5:50:37 PM PDT 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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If Obama’s lips move, he’s lying!


9 posted on 06/29/2014 5:50:44 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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A 3% economy contraction sails over this moron’s head.


10 posted on 06/29/2014 5:50:45 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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0bummer’s nose is now 1/4 inch longer.


11 posted on 06/29/2014 5:51:07 PM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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Lies are the bread and butter of socialist liars like Obama.


12 posted on 06/29/2014 5:51:15 PM PDT by uncitizen (Buckle up! We're on the Facism Fast Track!)
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Delusional. Can’t a crew take over a ship when the captain goes whacka? I’m not talking Cain Mutiny crazy but delusional crazy.


13 posted on 06/29/2014 5:53:38 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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Us peasants never know what’s good for us.


14 posted on 06/29/2014 5:54:00 PM PDT by Greetings_Puny_Humans (I mostly come out at night... mostly.)
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If so, it’s the first thing he’s ever been the first to know. Normally, even stuff that happens in the White House, he only finds out about when he reads about it in the paper.


15 posted on 06/29/2014 5:54:33 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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Wrap in the fact that only Michelle knows how parents should feed their children...and, voila! We have the most brilliant couple in the world living in the White House.

We’re so lucky to have them...


16 posted on 06/29/2014 5:56:48 PM PDT by moovova
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Don’t question the King.

After all, he is graciously letting us dwell on his Land and we are better off for it.


17 posted on 06/29/2014 5:57:37 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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repeat after me, everything is good, wonderful, amazing.
18 posted on 06/29/2014 5:57:42 PM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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Little bath house barry bastard boy’s mendacity reminds me of someone cutting someone else’s head off while telling them they will be better off because their airway will be less obstructed.


19 posted on 06/29/2014 5:58:34 PM PDT by MHGinTN
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Pay no attention to all those boarded up downtown businesses. And you only THINK food prices are twice as high as they were in 2009


20 posted on 06/29/2014 5:59:28 PM PDT by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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