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Reid says Nevada jobless would be worse if not for Dems, stimulus
Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | June 17, 2010 | Steve Tetreault

Posted on 06/18/2010 10:03:45 AM PDT by Zakeet

On a day that Nevada’s unemployment rate topped the nation, Sen. Harry Reid said things would be even worse if Democrats had not acted to create or save jobs through economic stimulus.

Reid, D-Nev., defended Democrats in a Senate speech Friday morning, saying 3 million Americans going to work today have Democrats to thank for pushing through the economic recovery bill last year.

“The economy in Nevada is not in good shape. It is getting better but not good,” he said. “We are one of the leading states in the union with unemployment but think how much worse it would be if we have not been able to create these jobs in Nevada with the recovery bill.”

Reid said the stimulus act “has created or saved more than 4,000 jobs in just the past four months alone,” in Nevada. The highway bill that Congress extended earlier this year saved “hundreds and hundreds of jobs” in the state, he said.

“We worked hard to create jobs,” he said, noting the Obama administration was about to recognize the 10,000th road project funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The act that was enacted in February 2009 authorized $787 billion for a variety of programs intended to create jobs and promote investment in response to the recession.

Meanwhile, Republicans pounced on the news that Nevada’s unemployment rate increased to 14 percent in May.

Republican National Committee spokesman Jahan Wilcox claimed by that measure the stimulus has failed, and that in his role as the Senate majority leader, “nobody has done more to ensure that Nevada leads the country in unemployment than Harry Reid.”

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: jobless; liar; nevada; reid; unemployment

Nobody has done more to help Nevada's unemployment than I have

1 posted on 06/18/2010 10:03:46 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

right...craps again....bye,bye...loser.


2 posted on 06/18/2010 10:05:46 AM PDT by sanjacjake
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To: Zakeet

Utter FAILURE, idiot Reed and if I live there and had been present to hear you tout such, I would have become the next Joe Wilson.....LIAR. =.=


3 posted on 06/18/2010 10:06:53 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Zakeet

Reid is tied to be the most hated man in America.
Nevada ought ditch him fast before the stain sticks.

4 posted on 06/18/2010 10:07:13 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Zakeet

Yeah, he helped Nevada’s unemployment.....helped them to stay unemployed...and drawing unemployment benefits.....woot. =.=


5 posted on 06/18/2010 10:08:05 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Zakeet

Reid is a liar. Get rid of him.


6 posted on 06/18/2010 10:08:11 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Zakeet

[“We are one of the leading states in the union with unemployment but think how much worse it would be if we have not been able to create these jobs in Nevada with the recovery bill.”]

That’s good stuff, right there. He should use that as a campaign ad this fall.

Good luck holding on to that Senate seat, Harry.


7 posted on 06/18/2010 10:09:55 AM PDT by spinestein (The answer is 42.)
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To: Zakeet

And the jackass stood their and agreed with the maoist that corporations had no right to have business conventions in Las Vegas.

O repeated that admonition a second time more recently.


8 posted on 06/18/2010 10:10:31 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Zakeet

If (when?) the dollar collapses, thugs run wild in the streets, lawlessness prevails, burning embers everywhere... basically anarchy reigns... Reid will say if republicans were in charge, the dollar would have collapsed more, and the smoke would be thicker from the burning embers.


9 posted on 06/18/2010 10:11:45 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the world safe for Marxism)
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To: Zakeet

Dear People of Nevada,

I plead that you vote this man out of office.

Most Sincerely,

VRW Conspirator


10 posted on 06/18/2010 10:13:57 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Zakeet
Photobucket "When times are tough, you tighten your belts... You don't blow a bunch of cash on Vegas...."
11 posted on 06/18/2010 10:15:21 AM PDT by ladyvet (WOLVERINES!!!!!)
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To: Zakeet
Reid, D-Nev., defended Democrats in a Senate speech Friday morning, saying 3 million Americans going to work today have Democrats to thank for pushing through the economic recovery bill last year.

Three million government bureaucrats,union thugs, school diversity officers, and other assorted parasites do.

12 posted on 06/18/2010 10:20:27 AM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: Zakeet

This guy still thinks he is believable. FOOLISH I’d say.


13 posted on 06/18/2010 10:21:00 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: Zakeet

“Nobody has done more to help Nevada’s unemployment than I have”

Harry Reid delivers for Harry Reid.


14 posted on 06/18/2010 10:22:33 AM PDT by Mashood
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To: VRW Conspirator

I can’t wait to vote against this son of a bitch and throw him out of office. And his demon spawn who’s running for Governor.


15 posted on 06/18/2010 10:23:38 AM PDT by Bookie1066 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered. My life is my own.)
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To: Zakeet
Reid says Nevada jobless would be worse if not for Dems, stimulus

I have GOT to find out what he and the rest of the Dems are smoking and get some!!

16 posted on 06/18/2010 10:25:48 AM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: Zakeet
I think I cheered too hard to be #1!!!!! LOL! __________________________________________________________________________

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2535160/posts

10 Most Crime Ridden States in America

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 12:45:35 PM · 37 of 122 BossLady to dragnet2

WE'RE #1...WE'RE #1!!!!

NEVADA #1 -

- Highest Foreclosure Rate

- Bankruptcy Filings

WE'RE #2

- Unemployment Rate (only .3% behind Michigan....Come on guys....we can beat 'em!!!!)

17 posted on 06/18/2010 10:29:18 AM PDT by BossLady (Sharron Angle is Star Spangled!)
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To: Zakeet

Reid has used millions to save job numbering the 10’s. Good on ya Reid your a damn saint.


18 posted on 06/18/2010 10:33:18 AM PDT by pennyfarmer (Your Socialist Beat our Liberal)
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To: Mashood

Oh he helped unemployment all right — helped make it worse.


19 posted on 06/18/2010 10:37:16 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Zakeet

Reid has a point. I’ve heard that unemployment might have gone as high as 8% if Obama/Pelosi/Reid had not spent $800B of our children’s money on the pork package they labeled “stimulus”.


20 posted on 06/18/2010 10:49:32 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Zakeet
Reid is a total idiot. I've gone beyond hating the guy to actually despising him. The reason Nevada's unemployment is so high is that when times are tough, the first thing people will cut back on is leisure activities. And Las Vegas is the leisure capital of the country.

Actually a lot of California businesses have moved to Nevada to escape the tyranny of Sacramento. But that hasn't created enough jobs to make up for the losses in Las Vegas. By the way Nevada, who do you think has been trashing trips to Las Vegas? Three guesses? I'll give you a hint, his initial are B.O.

Nevada the future is in your hands. Get rid of Reid this November!


21 posted on 06/18/2010 11:05:50 AM PDT by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: Zakeet

Harry’s finally number one at something! My sympathies to the people of Nevada but you have GOT to vote this bedbug out of the Senate.


22 posted on 06/18/2010 11:15:39 AM PDT by RU88
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Reid says Nevada jobless would be worse if not for Dems, stimulus

I'm going to have to agree with him. Given the Obama agenda they pushed through, a massive amount of people have lost wages/jobs/bennies. The fact that they are using the Fed to finance government workers and unions, is true. So, had it not been for the stimulaus, the Obama agenda would have unemployed millions more.

23 posted on 06/18/2010 12:01:29 PM PDT by Go Gordon (Obama - He has nothing to say, but will say it anyway)
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To: Zakeet
Road projects, road projects, road projects! Do these fools not realize that road projects are an ongoing project! Nothing special about the stimulus creating these projects. Roads are built and need maintenance 24/7/365.
24 posted on 06/18/2010 12:52:21 PM PDT by avacado
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To: Zakeet

Angle needs to jump all over this. She needs to talk about the failure of the Obama/Reid economy and hammer it non-stop.

She really has an easy election if she makes it all about jobs and the economy. We have the most anti-business administration in history and Harry Reid is one of its chief architects.

Reid was there as our economy crashed and burned and continues to this day to bring up more job-killing legislation like ObamaCare and Cap and Tax.

HAMMER IT, SHARRON.


25 posted on 06/18/2010 1:01:04 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: OrangeHoof
Angle needs to jump all over this.

NEVADA - From FIRST to WORST:


Harry Reid's 3½ year tenure as Senate Majority Leader
26 posted on 06/18/2010 1:07:08 PM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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To: Zakeet
Reid's in his own words

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H546CaRaRzM&feature=youtu.be
27 posted on 06/18/2010 2:31:30 PM PDT by Fred (We are doomed)
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