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Obama Touts America's Strong Economy
Breitbart TV ^ | July 19,2014

Posted on 07/20/2014 12:20:10 PM PDT by Hojczyk

On Saturday, President Obama used his weekly address to highlight recent positive economic indicators as an argument for raising the minimum wage and increasing spending on roads, infrastructure, and job training.

The president said, "Over the past 52 months, our businesses have created nearly 10 million new jobs. The unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest point since 2008." He added, "In fact, for the first time in over a decade, business leaders worldwide have declared that China is no longer the world’s best place to invest – America is."

"Our economy grows best not from the top-down, but from the middle-out. We do better when the middle class does better," he continued. "So we have to make sure that we’re not just creating more jobs, but raising middle-class wages and incomes. We have to make sure our economy works for every works for every American."

He said, “We should fight for fair pay and paid family leave,” adding we need to “reform our job training system into a job-driven training system.”

The president also threw in a pitch for immigration reform, saying, “We should pass commonsense immigration reform that strengthens our borders and our businesses, and includes a chance for long-time residents to earn their citizenship.”

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1 posted on 07/20/2014 12:20:10 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

Just like the LEGO movie song.

“Everything is awesome”


2 posted on 07/20/2014 12:21:11 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Hojczyk

I saw a “crawl” on FNC yesterday moron that had me busting a gut. Barry’s Department of “Fun With Numbers” released info that the 13 states who raised their minimum wage are hiring like crazy. Jobs are everywhere! Those states that didn’t raise their minimum wage, not so much. The big 13 saw an increase of something like 0.83%. Those who didn’t raise the minimum wage saw an increase of only 0.65%. Ya, I know. You need a magnifying glass.


3 posted on 07/20/2014 12:27:11 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: Hojczyk

More babbling from Fantasyland.


4 posted on 07/20/2014 12:28:45 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Hojczyk

Hey, tard - wages aren’t keeping up inflation - bread is 5 dollars a loaf, gas is 4.50 a gallon - there’s 50 million on food stamps and 30 million out of work - yeah, everything’s so freaking good


5 posted on 07/20/2014 12:29:04 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever)
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To: Hojczyk
Why isn't there a laugh track running with him? Each pause exclamated by knee slapping.
6 posted on 07/20/2014 12:29:18 PM PDT by deadrock (I am someone else.)
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To: Hojczyk

He’s saying it deliberately, in celebratory fashion. He knows how lousy the economy is. He’s saying it deliberately so it sticks in the craw of every American. What a miserable miscreant this bastard is.


7 posted on 07/20/2014 12:30:29 PM PDT by lbryce (Barack Obama:Misbegotten, Bastard Offspring of Satan and Medusa.)
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To: Hojczyk

Take away Federal Reserve stimulus and then let’s see how strong the economy is.


8 posted on 07/20/2014 12:30:55 PM PDT by WildWeasel
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To: nascarnation

I guess you have to have classes to have class warfare. Wouldn’t it be better if we were all Americans!


9 posted on 07/20/2014 12:31:37 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: Hojczyk

“Our economy grows the best... from the bottom up”.

“Which is why I’m proposing these top down solutions.”

Oh... okay...


10 posted on 07/20/2014 12:33:00 PM PDT by ArmstedFragg (Hoaxey Dopey Changey)
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To: Hojczyk

Never has USA had so many unemployed people. Never.


11 posted on 07/20/2014 12:33:49 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Rodm

The Dems have put together a robust coalition.
Entitlement Army to provide the votes.
Crony Capitalists to provide the dough.


12 posted on 07/20/2014 12:34:20 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Hojczyk

He farts and thinks himself a great orator.


13 posted on 07/20/2014 12:35:26 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: Hojczyk
Over the past 52 months, our businesses have created nearly 10 million new jobs

oh really? In what country?

14 posted on 07/20/2014 12:36:53 PM PDT by uncitizen (Buckle up! We're on the Facism Fast Track!)
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To: atc23

A strong economy does not NEED a minimum wage - employers would be bidding so hard for employees, that starting wages would EXCEED the minimum wage.

Wages are a measure of the employee’s relative worth in terms of productivity. If the employee is producing substantially more than the cost of maintaining his job slot on the organizational chart, then that employee is almost assured of unlimited retention. Wages are only a part of the cost of keeping a slot open. The rest is largely a matter of fixed costs (space and equipment to be devoted to that position), and the relative variable costs of the materials and services that go into making the work product.


15 posted on 07/20/2014 12:37:38 PM PDT by alloysteel (Most people become who they promised they would never be.)
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To: Hojczyk

Bragging about those remnants of a once vibrant economy that he has not yet been able tear down and run into the ground.


16 posted on 07/20/2014 12:38:09 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Hojczyk

Bragging about those remnants of a once vibrant economy that he has not yet been able tear down and run into the ground.


17 posted on 07/20/2014 12:38:46 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I saw a “crawl” on FNC yesterday moron that had me busting a gut. Barry’s Department of “Fun With Numbers” released info that the 13 states who raised their minimum wage are hiring like crazy. Jobs are everywhere! Those states that didn’t raise their minimum wage, not so much. The big 13 saw an increase of something like 0.83%. Those who didn’t raise the minimum wage saw an increase of only 0.65%. Ya, I know. You need a magnifying glass.


What the scum bag neglected to mention is that the minimum wage was increased in those 13 states for government contracts.

Blue Obama states were the recipients of this largess of government pork and which factored in the cost of the wage hikes into a non free market sector of the economy - i.e. artificial growth


18 posted on 07/20/2014 12:42:46 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Hojczyk

Maybe he’s just seeing the economy at Martha’s Vineyard?.


19 posted on 07/20/2014 12:45:34 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Hojczyk
If he thinks the minimum wage equates to middle class he is living in an alternate universe. People needing food stamps to eat are NOT in the middle class.
20 posted on 07/20/2014 12:45:47 PM PDT by painter ( Isaiah: “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil,")
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To: rdcbn
In other words, the economic growth Obama is touting is more government funny money funded projects providing a quick, artificial sugar high to the 13 states economies. In order to provide a bigger sugar high, Obama just sent a little more sugar to make the buzz a little higher
21 posted on 07/20/2014 12:47:02 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: painter

People needing food stamps to eat are NOT in the middle class. (and are more than happy to vote for Democrats)


22 posted on 07/20/2014 12:47:37 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: rdcbn

Thanks for reminding me of that. I didn’t even think of it that way. Neither did other casual viewers. Barry wins again.


23 posted on 07/20/2014 12:47:44 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: Hojczyk

To say he is out-of-touch is a gross understatement.


24 posted on 07/20/2014 1:06:59 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Aria

More babbling from Fantasyland


Yes.

The question now, “How far will the libtards/Progressive/media sycophants go, to continue to protect and promote this empty suit”?

Do they trash the big “zero” now so they can make way for their next messiah ?

They know he’s a fraud, they’ve always known. It wasn’t important as long as they could keep their base, the media in line. They are losing their base and are beginning to lose the media. So, do they double down on 0bama and insist on continuing this obviously false narrative or shift gears to another candidate?

The question these “Progressive”, “Communist” handlers must decide is if they can count on enough people to remain self-absorbed, detached and clueless to the transformational events before they realize them.


25 posted on 07/20/2014 1:13:51 PM PDT by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: Hojczyk

You and I know he’s lying big time. Wish I had the resources to go through his babbling, line by line and post a link to the refutation of same.


26 posted on 07/20/2014 1:21:13 PM PDT by upchuck (The country is being billed for its own execution. ~ h/t: SpaceBar)
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To: Hojczyk
He is the best example yet of the slogan, "Don't Do Drugs". See what they did to him.

This guy is operating with half a deck if he can see what is happening to America's employment and say that. And how do we know he isn't still getting high in the good ol' Oval office every day? That is, when he bothers to check into the Oval office at all.

Brain fried by drugs 'tard. Perfidious buffoon. That about sums him up.

27 posted on 07/20/2014 1:34:38 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: Hojczyk

This guy is a complete joke


28 posted on 07/20/2014 1:36:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Hojczyk

All the makings for a wave 2014 midterms being planted now.


29 posted on 07/20/2014 2:20:58 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: All

.....Against the Dems as a complete surprise.


30 posted on 07/20/2014 2:21:36 PM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Hojczyk

Good gawd, what planet does that bleepin’ clown live on? The economy is tanking and people are falling further and further into a bottomless pit. He’s totally insane.


31 posted on 07/20/2014 2:25:03 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Hojczyk

52 months? Are you having a baby?

How many almost years is that?


32 posted on 07/20/2014 2:40:28 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: uncitizen
Over the past 52 months, our businesses have created nearly 10 million new jobs.

Of which 8 million are part-time jobs.

33 posted on 07/20/2014 2:44:19 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Mississippi!)
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To: WildWeasel
Take away Federal Reserve stimulus and then let’s see how strong the economy is.

The reality of our economy is dangerous. Our rating has gone down because
of the choices made by this Administration and the propping up of markets at 80B per month.

If the GOP wins both houses Obama will ensure a crash. Yes, he is a childish boyking.

34 posted on 07/20/2014 2:45:27 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Hojczyk

I guess he is asking golf course operators, when he plays golf. If he stop playing golf, he might see the unemployed.


35 posted on 07/20/2014 3:21:07 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Hojczyk
We should pass commonsense immigration reform that strengthens our borders and our businesses, and includes a chance for long-time residents to earn their citizenship.

FDR had the New Deal. JFK had the New Frontier. LBJs was the Great Society.

Obama's is the Taco/Burrito/Belches 'n' Gas.

Rise up, People of America. Laugh this incompetent jackass and his corrupt prostitutes 'n' whiskey Secret Service out of the United States of America.
36 posted on 07/20/2014 3:37:42 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Hojczyk

I really do think the First Kenyan is stark raving nuts.


37 posted on 07/20/2014 3:38:56 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: uncitizen

China, India, and Mexico


38 posted on 07/20/2014 4:02:11 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: faithhopecharity

> Never has USA had so many unemployed people. Never.

I see evidence and reports of this everywhere.

So many layoffs it requires pages to list them all:

http://www.dailyjobcuts.com/

My income has been slashed drastically as well as many of my friends. Most small business owners I know have either had to close shop or are barely getting by. This is all by design IMO.. I think its evident 0 was educated and trained to decimate the U.S. and the proper PC atmosphere created to put him in office where he couldn’t be removed. Now we have this cancer that a smaller percentage of the people don’t want removed because they have been brainwashed to think he has their back and want to double down on stupidity by denying the reality of our current situation.


39 posted on 07/20/2014 5:28:43 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: faithhopecharity
"Never has USA had so many unemployed people. Never"

..and they just cannot be imported fast enough to suit his personal ambitions.
40 posted on 07/20/2014 8:47:17 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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