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Obama: ‘It’s Pretty Hard To Find An Economic Measure Where We’re Not Significantly Better Off’
Daily Caller ^ | 7/24/14 | y Brendan Bordelon

Posted on 07/24/2014 6:12:19 PM PDT by Nachum

President Obama put his rosy glasses on for an interview with CNBC on Thursday, claiming “It’s pretty hard to find an economic measure where we’re not significantly better off.” Obama spoke with CNBC’s Steve Liesman about the economic policies pushed by the White House and what the federal government expects going forward. “What can you tell average Americans about the outlook of the economy?” Liesman asked, noting that even Obama’s own former economic advisor Larry Summers is forecasting lower growth over the next few years. Obama dismissed that notion. “If you think about where we were, Steve, when I came

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1 posted on 07/24/2014 6:12:19 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 07/24/2014 6:12:42 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum

delusional


3 posted on 07/24/2014 6:12:44 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Nachum

Obama says it.....POOF.....it’s true! That’s how it always work with him and his Media. And the Low Info Voters eat it up!


4 posted on 07/24/2014 6:14:00 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Nachum

Well, how about that, Obama has single-handedly solved all our problems.


5 posted on 07/24/2014 6:14:04 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Nachum

‘It’s Pretty Hard To Find An Economic Measure Where We’re XXX Significantly Better Off’.

Uh, I can name at least one. Ummm, errr, uh, gasoline prices? Does that one count?


6 posted on 07/24/2014 6:14:27 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Nachum

Pssst…hey POSOTUS…

http://www.usdebtclock.org


7 posted on 07/24/2014 6:14:54 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Nachum

Actually I don’t think (either) party is doing a thing to improve the economy.

Dems aren’t, but the GOP also is out to lunch.

I’m series. Bring back jobs to America.


8 posted on 07/24/2014 6:16:01 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Nachum

Labor participation rate - good. More people get to sleep till noon.


9 posted on 07/24/2014 6:16:33 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Nachum
and up is down, black is white and we have always been at war with Eastasia...
10 posted on 07/24/2014 6:17:08 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Nachum
It's pretty hard that's about all the zero can say without lying.
11 posted on 07/24/2014 6:17:46 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: PGalt

Blank-Rich, I think it used to be called.


12 posted on 07/24/2014 6:18:32 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Nachum

Maybe I have this wrong, but didn’t the economy shrink by -2.9 gdp last quarter?

if so, then the economy must be racist.


13 posted on 07/24/2014 6:18:59 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (false claims of racism--the first refuge of a liberal scoundrel)
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To: Nachum

HOW ABOUT THE PRICE OF MEAT??? Even the price of pink slime enhanced rolled hamburger at WallyWorld is higher than the price of steak when Zero took office.


14 posted on 07/24/2014 6:19:01 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Kerry, as Obama's plenipotentiary, is a paradox - the physical presence of a geopolitical absence")
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To: Nachum
Sssh! It's all in his mind! He's in his happy place! The staff knows to leave him alone when he gets that "far away" look. He sits in the Oval Office for hours like this...


15 posted on 07/24/2014 6:19:41 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: Nachum
“It’s pretty hard to find an economic measure where we’re not significantly better off.”

That would be because most of the economic measures are kinked up by the government.

However, I have a kind of common sense measure that tells me what is real and what is spin.

I just look at the number of freeloaders swarming our borders to get in. I then look at the businesses that are swarming our border to get out. And that tells me what I need to know.

16 posted on 07/24/2014 6:19:45 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: Nachum

Better off than what? Dead....?


17 posted on 07/24/2014 6:19:59 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storarned m chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: Nachum

How about gas and food just to start. What’s better about that?


18 posted on 07/24/2014 6:20:04 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: Nachum

cnbc’s LIES MAN. Head man in charge of lies.


19 posted on 07/24/2014 6:20:20 PM PDT by paintriot (On the Conservative Coast.)
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To: Nachum

Labor

Participation

Rate


20 posted on 07/24/2014 6:21:07 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Nachum

Well, that explains all the empty commercial space available for rent or sale.


21 posted on 07/24/2014 6:21:26 PM PDT by maggief
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To: Nachum

He is delusional!


22 posted on 07/24/2014 6:22:39 PM PDT by KSCITYBOY
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To: Blood of Tyrants

23 posted on 07/24/2014 6:22:45 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Obama is O'Bryan. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUoPNpa9Rrw)
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To: Nachum

http://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthasharf/2014/06/25/u-s-gdp-dropped-2-9-in-the-first-quarter-2014-sharply-lower-from-second-estimate/

Yep according to this the last quarter had big negative growth.

Damn racist economy!


24 posted on 07/24/2014 6:22:53 PM PDT by Cubs Fan (false claims of racism--the first refuge of a liberal scoundrel)
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To: Nachum

1. Labor force participation
http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS11300000

2. Median income
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/29/chart-median-household-incomes-have-collapsed-during-the-recession/

3. Gas prices

4. National debt


25 posted on 07/24/2014 6:22:59 PM PDT by BlueNgold (Have we crossed the line from Govt. in righteous fear of the People - to a People in fear of Govt??)
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To: Nachum
The master at PsyOps (Psychological Operations) was Goebbels. He did say over and over again: "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it."

He would also say that "the lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie.

It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State."

He wants civil war.

Nothing new for this demon spawn from Hell son a MOSLEM screwing whore .


26 posted on 07/24/2014 6:23:14 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: paintriot

He moved to Moscow, Russia in August 1992 as founding business editor of the Moscow Times, the first English-language daily newspaper in Russia.

...

Liesman joined The Wall Street Journal as a reporter in the Moscow bureau in 1994, and was named Moscow bureau chief in August 1996.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Liesman


27 posted on 07/24/2014 6:23:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Nachum

Taqiyya.


28 posted on 07/24/2014 6:23:19 PM PDT by LibWhacker (A New WPA: Hire blacks to surround illegal enclaves and round up job-stealing illegal aliens)
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To: Nachum

To him ‘we’re’= Obama and Mooshell


29 posted on 07/24/2014 6:23:47 PM PDT by jonose
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To: BlueNgold

Give me more than 5 minutes and a smart phone and the list could go on and on .. and on ... and on


30 posted on 07/24/2014 6:24:18 PM PDT by BlueNgold (Have we crossed the line from Govt. in righteous fear of the People - to a People in fear of Govt??)
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To: reefdiver

you forgot health care


31 posted on 07/24/2014 6:24:21 PM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 4Liberty
The Same Reasoning, which will induce you to admit all Men, who have no Property, to vote, with those who have, for those Laws, which affect the Person will prove that you ought to admit Women and Children: for generally Speaking, Women and Children, have as good Judgment, and as independent Minds as those Men who are wholly destitute of Property: these last being to all Intents and Purposes as much dependent upon others, who will please to feed, cloath, and employ them, as Women are upon their Husbands, or Children on their Parents.

Depend upon it, sir, it is dangerous to open So fruitfull a Source of Controversy and Altercation, as would be opened by attempting to alter the Qualifications of Voters. There will be no End of it. New Claims will arise. Women will demand a Vote. Lads from 12 to 21 will think their Rights not enough attended to, and every Man, who has not a Farthing, will demand an equal Voice with any other in all Acts of State. It tends to confound and destroy all Distinctions, and prostrate all Ranks, to one common Level.

-John Adams

32 posted on 07/24/2014 6:24:32 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Nachum

“It’s pretty hard to find an economic measure where we’re not significantly better off.”

Obowma is absolutely right: It is pretty hard to find anything regarding this Administration. It has either been cover-up, destroyed, mutilated, mutated, white-washed, or eaten by the dog.


33 posted on 07/24/2014 6:24:53 PM PDT by ImNotLying
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To: Nachum

Go play another round of golf, you ineffective moron.


34 posted on 07/24/2014 6:26:04 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Nachum

Unemployment rate under Bush’s two terms averaged at 5.3%. That’s including the impact of 9/11. Even with manipulation of the numbers by excluding workers (they gave up) and conversion to lousy part-time jobs these crooks can’t come close to that. The people without jobs know the real situation.

all is needed is a chart for Bush years vs Obama years that compares the overall rate and also depicts full-time employment vs part-time and the participation rate. Even then Obama would stand there and say his results are better since he is a pathological liar.


35 posted on 07/24/2014 6:26:41 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: Nachum

You’d think somebody would tell him to put down the crack pipe.


36 posted on 07/24/2014 6:27:23 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Nachum

My mattress pays about the same rate on deposits as the banks. Been that way the whole time he’s been in office. FUBO


37 posted on 07/24/2014 6:27:59 PM PDT by paint_your_wagon
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To: Nachum

I could certainly give him a list. As could 99% of middle-class Americans, I suspect.


38 posted on 07/24/2014 6:28:12 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Nachum

Durable goods report for 2nd quarter due out tomorrow.


39 posted on 07/24/2014 6:28:33 PM PDT by Excellence (Marine mom since April 11, 2014)
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To: Nachum

He was slurring his words in his speech in LA. Did anyone else notice that?


40 posted on 07/24/2014 6:28:58 PM PDT by Perdogg (Ted Cruz-Rand Paul 2016)
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To: paintriot

Obama Head man in charge of lies.

Head Man definitely, if catch my drift...
Ask Reggie Love.


41 posted on 07/24/2014 6:29:51 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Nachum

He’s not intentionally lying. You just have to remember that for him better off means his Cloward-Piven plans are working.


42 posted on 07/24/2014 6:31:08 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: Nachum
He's off in his own world.

Or maybe it's the cocaine.

43 posted on 07/24/2014 6:31:57 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (Really.)
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To: DManA

welfare rolls continue to move north....they don’t even have to get out of bed at all...


44 posted on 07/24/2014 6:33:20 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: yldstrk

The absolutely no clue president. I guess if you lived in a bubble like they do and played golf everyday, went on 4 -5 multimillion dollar vacations a year spending nights in $8,500 + suites a night, and had over 1/2 billion saved up everything would be just great too.


45 posted on 07/24/2014 6:33:21 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Nachum

I think he’s so deranged that he believes his own lies....


46 posted on 07/24/2014 6:34:00 PM PDT by clintonh8r (It's possible to love your country and hate your government. I'm proof of it.)
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Uh, I can name at least one. Ummm, errr, uh, gasoline prices? Does that one count?

Oh course not, and you're clearly racist for thinking it does.

47 posted on 07/24/2014 6:34:31 PM PDT by mykroar (This is an insult to the nation's intelligence and these days, that isn't easy.)
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To: Nachum
The price of gasoline was $1.87 when Obama first took office.

And it hasn't visited that number since.

48 posted on 07/24/2014 6:36:34 PM PDT by Slyfox ("If it weren't for double standards, liberals would have no standards at all." Chris Plant)
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To: Nachum

The blue line is American median income. The green...you don't want to know.

49 posted on 07/24/2014 6:40:29 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: Slyfox

Clown Prince reference to “we’re” means his family and his commie cronies in government and industry. Criminals all who need brought to Justice.


50 posted on 07/24/2014 6:41:28 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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