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Obama: My policies have been business friendly
The Hill ^ | August 3, 2014 | Tim Devaney

Posted on 08/03/2014 6:10:32 PM PDT by jazusamo

President Obama says he has been “friendly” to business, but understands why they are “frustrated” with many of his regulations in a new interview published in The Economist.

“They always complain about regulation,” Obama says of business leaders. “That's their job.

“I would take the complaints of the corporate community with a grain of salt,” he adds. “If you look at what our policies have been, they have generally been friendly towards business.”

Speaking of the Dodd-Frank financial reforms, Obama says his regulations helped hold the global economy together at a time of crisis.

Obama explained that there are “core” areas, such as the financial markets, “where, yes, we're placing constraints on them. It probably cuts into certain profit centers in their businesses.”

“I understand why they would be frustrated by it, but the flip side of it is that they'd be even more unhappy if the global financial system unravels. Nobody has more of a stake in it than them,” Obama said.

The president pointed to a record stock market, as the Dow Jones industrial index and the S&P 500 have both reached new highs under the Obama administration. At the close of business on Friday, the Dow was pushing 16,500, while the S&P has toppled 1,900.

Obama also said corporate profits are high, job growth has continued for 52 consecutive months, though at a mild pace, and the national deficit has been cut in half.

“I think you'd have to say that we've managed the economy pretty well and business has done OK,” he said.


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KEYWORDS: business; economy; fubo; lyingpos; obama
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Words fail other than his business cronies on the receiving end of massive subsidies.
1 posted on 08/03/2014 6:10:32 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Does he even hear the words coming out of his mouth?


2 posted on 08/03/2014 6:11:43 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: jazusamo

He lies!
But, we knew that.


3 posted on 08/03/2014 6:12:00 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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To: jazusamo

Jack the Ripper: My policies support life...


4 posted on 08/03/2014 6:13:24 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Think how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of the populace is worse than that.)
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To: jazusamo

I’m sure government workers, unions, and law firms just love him....

(among his favorite cronies that benefit at OUR expense....)


5 posted on 08/03/2014 6:13:40 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: jazusamo

Liars gotta lie.


6 posted on 08/03/2014 6:13:48 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Truth is the enemy of our dysfunctional government.)
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To: tet68

If this is being “friendly” to business imagine what
it would be like if he was “unfriendly”.
Can you say “War on the Kulaks”.
“Exterminate the Class enemy”?


7 posted on 08/03/2014 6:13:57 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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To: jazusamo

He’s partially correct.
There’s a long list of crony capitalists who have prospered during the Baraqqi regime.


8 posted on 08/03/2014 6:14:40 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

And the reporters listening to him are smilling, nodding, clapping in applause! Rather than laughing at his stupidity and haterd.

Oh, by the way, all that stock market gains he is so proud of?
Made up of people (peak baby boomers just before retirement) who HAVE NO OTHER PLACE TO PUT MONEY other than the stock market 9401K and IRA’s) and who HAVE TO BUY every month.


9 posted on 08/03/2014 6:14:58 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: jazusamo

He is totally delusional.


10 posted on 08/03/2014 6:15:06 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: lightman

He’s not being delusional. He’s lying with impunity.


11 posted on 08/03/2014 6:18:05 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: jazusamo

Hamas: “We do not target civilians”

0bama: “My policies have been business friendly”

While I consider 0bama a God-less atheist, he sure lies like a Muslim terrorist.


12 posted on 08/03/2014 6:18:14 PM PDT by A message
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To: Blood of Tyrants
Does he even hear the words coming out of his mouth?

They are Jarretts words. He's just the 'suit' reading them.Sort of like Beckel on "The Five" regurgitating the morning DNC talking points and not knowing in the slightest what he has just said.

13 posted on 08/03/2014 6:18:53 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: jazusamo

It will be interesting to see how many biographical books describe Zero was delusional after we rid ourselves of that plague.


14 posted on 08/03/2014 6:19:09 PM PDT by Fzob (Jesus + anything = nothing, Jesus + nothing = everything)
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To: jazusamo

Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha.....

Ow, my side.

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.


15 posted on 08/03/2014 6:19:53 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: tet68
joe wilson photo: You Lie! JOE_WILSON_YOU_LIE.jpg
16 posted on 08/03/2014 6:20:14 PM PDT by Eddie01 (Liberals lie about everything all the time.)
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To: jazusamo

Absolutely, and the sun is made of blue cheese, with Penicillium roquefortii the primary fungus inoculant involved. I was also born last week.


17 posted on 08/03/2014 6:20:57 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: jazusamo

Amazing how someone who has ZERO experience in business and private enterprise still thinks he knows so much about it.


18 posted on 08/03/2014 6:21:23 PM PDT by skyman
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To: jazusamo

Well little buddy, if you like your “business friendly” policies, you can keep your “business friendly” policies.


19 posted on 08/03/2014 6:21:38 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: prairiebreeze; lightman

Yes, he’s a total, relentless, unapologetic pathological liar.


20 posted on 08/03/2014 6:21:46 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: tet68

I was thinking the same thing, but man, whatever he’s smoking, I want some!


21 posted on 08/03/2014 6:21:59 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: jazusamo

“The president pointed to a record stock market, as the Dow Jones industrial index and the S&P 500 have both reached new highs under the Obama administration. At the close of business on Friday, the Dow was pushing 16,500, while the S&P has toppled 1,900.”

(1) His base could not care less about the Dow and S&P. (2) Those who might care understand that the value of the Dow and S&P have not gone up. Rather, the value of the US dollars buying stocks has cratered. Not a good thing.

Obama has kept his campaign promise to transform America. He has wrecked it.


22 posted on 08/03/2014 6:23:22 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: jazusamo; All
”State inspection laws, health laws, and laws for regulating the internal commerce of a State, and those which respect turnpike roads, ferries, &c. are not within the power granted to Congress [emphases added].” —Gibbons v. Ogden, 1824.

23 posted on 08/03/2014 6:23:36 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: jazusamo
What is really sad? about the SOB is that he really believes his own Bull***t
24 posted on 08/03/2014 6:23:42 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: jazusamo

Actually his policies has helped the corporatists who donated to his campaign.


25 posted on 08/03/2014 6:24:54 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: ducttape45

I used to get high, but I NEVER got delusional.
Anyway, now I’m too old to do anything.


26 posted on 08/03/2014 6:25:32 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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To: jazusamo
If you include businesses in China, the Caliphate, Venezuela, Russia and Mexico/Central America, he may be right.
27 posted on 08/03/2014 6:25:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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28 posted on 08/03/2014 6:25:53 PM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Obozo doesn’t know obama about business.


29 posted on 08/03/2014 6:25:54 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: F15Eagle

Bingo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


30 posted on 08/03/2014 6:26:33 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: mongo141

Yep, I really do think he believes his delusional thoughts.


31 posted on 08/03/2014 6:28:12 PM PDT by jazusamo (Sometimes I think that this is an era when sanity has become controversial: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo; All
yeah...General Electric, photoelectric cell makers, Arabs; paid @ the
door...and of course the liberal bar organizations in his first term..

32 posted on 08/03/2014 6:28:35 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Mullah / "Rustler" 0'Reid? d8-)
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To: jazusamo
Yeah. That's why food stamps participation are at all-time highs and why some 100 million working age citizens are no longer in the workforce.

Besides, you're damn straight it's businessmen's job to complain about regulation.

33 posted on 08/03/2014 6:29:30 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: jazusamo

Unreal,all he has to do is drive down the street and see how many business are for sale.Waste of words they voted him in.


34 posted on 08/03/2014 6:29:33 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: jazusamo

Obama is as knowledgeable about business as Karl Marx, who never set foot in a factory.


35 posted on 08/03/2014 6:30:18 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: jazusamo

Zero is totally, absolutely, undeniably delusional. Toss in that despotic, narcissistic personality, and you have the model of a truly corrupt politician who should NEVER hold the reins of power or authority.


36 posted on 08/03/2014 6:31:04 PM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: piytar
At the close of business on Friday, the Dow was pushing 16,500, while the S&P has toppled 1,900.”

3) The funny money which the fed produces is used for gambling on the stock market rather than investing in new factories and hiring people. The stock market right now is as juiced as Lance Armstrong.

37 posted on 08/03/2014 6:31:39 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: PubliusMM

the model of a truly corrupt politician who should NEVER hold the reins of power or authority.

He definitely should not have a key to his padded room...


38 posted on 08/03/2014 6:33:22 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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To: jazusamo
“I would take the complaints of the corporate community with a grain of salt,” he adds. “

Hmmmm, pretty much sums up your political philosophy regarding those you desire to destroy.

Oh by the way Obama, how did that last cease fire that you demanded with Hamas work out for you?

Most delusional president in my lifetime!

39 posted on 08/03/2014 6:34:39 PM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: jazusamo

What would this community organizer know about business?


40 posted on 08/03/2014 6:34:53 PM PDT by boycott
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To: jazusamo
Obama: "The moon is made of cheese"

Media: applause

41 posted on 08/03/2014 6:38:57 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: jazusamo
“Thank God that I have always avoided persecuting my enemies.” Adolf Hitler.
42 posted on 08/03/2014 6:39:39 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (I lost my phased plasma rifle in a tragic hovercraft accident.)
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To: jazusamo

He sure hasn’t been very “friendly” to the coal mining businesses - among others.


43 posted on 08/03/2014 6:41:45 PM PDT by Graybeard58 ( A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things. Eccl 10,v 19)
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The June jobs report is horrible, making its presentation as good news for the Obama Administration one of the most comical acts of media malpractice in recent history. They’re so eager to give Obama a “win” that they can’t be dragged kicking and screaming to the truth, but I’ll give it a try.

This is very simple: full-time jobs CRATERED in June. There’s no “robust growth” here. It’s a massive jump in the ongoing transformation of American into a part-time economy. It’s awful news, the sort of thing that would be making Americans howl for new leadership and new ideas, if it was reported accurately.

http://humanevents.com/2014/07/03/june-jobs-report-is-great-for-part-time-workers-not-so-much-for-full-time/


44 posted on 08/03/2014 6:45:53 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

No. Because they’re coming out of his rear end.


45 posted on 08/03/2014 6:46:01 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Illegals Are Getting Flat Screet TV's....NOT TB Screenings!)
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To: prairiebreeze
He’s not being delusional. He’s lying with impunity.

And he lies everyday. Do you think he needs steel support beams, to support his ever growing nose?

46 posted on 08/03/2014 6:46:08 PM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors. The difference is Nero played a fiddle, while Obama plays a "flute")
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To: All

Obama Recovery: 88% of Jobs Created in 2013 are Part-Time!

http://www.ijreview.com/2013/10/86908-obama-recovery-88-jobs-created-2013-part-time/


47 posted on 08/03/2014 6:46:23 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (‘You can avoid reality, but you can’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.’)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I’ve felt the number of “29ers” created by Obamacare regs has actually helped the “unemployment” stats.


48 posted on 08/03/2014 6:48:21 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
“They always complain about regulation,” Obama says of business leaders. “That's their job.

Obama sees business as an adversary. Business's job is to make money by lobbying the government and bending the rules. The government's job is to administer the rules and get as much money as they can from business to finance electoral campaigns.

All taxpayers fall into the same category in Obama's world. They are either with you or against you. and you use the power of the government to help your supporters and to punish your enemies.

49 posted on 08/03/2014 6:50:36 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: jazusamo

I just love these satire articles.


50 posted on 08/03/2014 6:54:15 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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