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Obama on unemployment: Donít forget that those ATMs are taking jobs too (video)
http://hotair.com/archives/2011/06/14/obama-on-unemployment-dont-forget-that-those-atms-are-taking-some-jobs-too/ ^

Posted on 06/14/2011 7:42:13 PM PDT by chessplayer

Via Fox Nation. See now why the DNC has to resort to running dumb ads like this? The alternative is to let this guy go out on the stump and explain America’s crippling unemployment in his own words. Here’s where that strategy gets you.


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1 posted on 06/14/2011 7:42:18 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

What a wicked sonofabitch.

FUBO!!!


2 posted on 06/14/2011 7:46:38 PM PDT by unkus
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To: chessplayer
Or it could just be that your economic policies stink... that or the ATMS (that's really new technology there too, I think the first one was installed in the 60’s)
3 posted on 06/14/2011 7:47:54 PM PDT by jpf (phillies)
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To: chessplayer

Are you frickin’ kidding me???


4 posted on 06/14/2011 7:48:44 PM PDT by rejoicing
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To: unkus

He is so stupid that he does not realize that automation is the only thing that gives the US an advantage in manufacturing. He is the very definition of Luddite.


5 posted on 06/14/2011 7:50:02 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: chessplayer

6 posted on 06/14/2011 7:50:02 PM PDT by ari-freedom (All we are saying....is give the military a chance)
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To: chessplayer

Long-standing Marxist concept — right out of the Luddites: machines take jobs from the laboring classes. Automation is bad. People deserve to work in the hot sun and in dirty factories, earning poor wages. Farm machinery and automated factories are oppressive tools of the Capitalist pig dogs.


7 posted on 06/14/2011 7:50:45 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: chessplayer

At times, I think I would rather know this idiots IQ more than I would his country or origin.


8 posted on 06/14/2011 7:51:11 PM PDT by doc1019 (Palin/West, unbeatable.)
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To: unkus

Personally, I’m too busy using a breathalyzer for my asthma to use an ATM.

What a genius this guy is.


9 posted on 06/14/2011 7:52:14 PM PDT by Avery Iota Kracker (A weiner a day keeps the other bad news away....)
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To: chessplayer

Clueless.


10 posted on 06/14/2011 7:52:31 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: chessplayer

Schumpeter talked about the creative destruction of capitalism. As businesses mature, their products become commodity and they do things like automation.

A healthy free market economy though creates a fertile seedbed for small business to thrive with innovation and new products and services, or improvements on old commodity goods. That’s where the jobs to replace the automated ones occur.


11 posted on 06/14/2011 7:54:09 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: Free Vulcan

Forgot to add that the U.S. and leaders like Obama (and I use that term loosely) are killing the small business job engine thru their incessant piling on of regulation and taxes.


12 posted on 06/14/2011 7:55:52 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Everything this phony bastard stands for and beleives in is bad, bad, bad.


13 posted on 06/14/2011 7:57:14 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Avery Iota Kracker

You’re right on, FRiend.


14 posted on 06/14/2011 7:59:54 PM PDT by unkus
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To: chessplayer

When barry the bastard makes comments like this, it is evident he is aiming these fantasy assertions at ‘his people’ whom he believes to be too dumb to know he’s making up crap to feed to them.


15 posted on 06/14/2011 8:01:53 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: chessplayer
That headline made my wife do a facepalm.

This one's worthy of a triple facepalm ....


16 posted on 06/14/2011 8:01:53 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: chessplayer

OMG, this idiot really wants us stooped over in the rice fields, doesn’t he?


17 posted on 06/14/2011 8:04:26 PM PDT by Montanabound
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To: chessplayer
Boy the lines at the Beijing airport and the Hong Kong banks must be longggg.
18 posted on 06/14/2011 8:07:15 PM PDT by jpf (phillies)
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To: unkus

Hopefully the people will have realized the mistake they made in 2008 and correct it.


19 posted on 06/14/2011 8:08:01 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: chessplayer

It bothers me that the video cuts out in the middle of his sentence. Selective editing is not a good practice. If he’s puts his foot in his mouth, lets hear the whole thing. If not, lets not sensationalize it out of context. That’s a method of the left


20 posted on 06/14/2011 8:10:10 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (The more the plans fail the more the planners plan - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

The scary part is that many won’t wake up. It’s amazing how many people are like Zombies.


21 posted on 06/14/2011 8:12:38 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Blood of Tyrants
That is union mentality. Every time a company automates any job, the union requires the company to keep the employees. They even have them sitting around as backups (playing cards) in case they are needed, and they get paid.
22 posted on 06/14/2011 8:13:29 PM PDT by HwyChile
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To: Personal Responsibility
“It bothers me that the video cuts out in the middle of his sentence.”

In this instance, what could possibly follow to mitigate the idiocy of what he said? “Just kidding.” “April fools.” What?

As a general principle I agree with you, but it's a long enough clip to show it's not out of context or unfair.

23 posted on 06/14/2011 8:18:32 PM PDT by jpf (phillies)
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To: jpf

I don’t know what else he might have said. That’s the point. I agree that it’s likely there was nothing he said which could redeem that idiocy but I don’t like jumping to that conclusion. It feels....leftish...to do so.


24 posted on 06/14/2011 8:23:16 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (The more the plans fail the more the planners plan - Ronald Reagan)
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To: chessplayer

Calling this jamoke an idiot is unfair to real idiots.


25 posted on 06/14/2011 8:26:49 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster - Sun Tzu)
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To: unkus

True, and the same with Clinton in 96. The masses cried “more!”.

They will put this fool in the WH for a second term, spelling disaster.


26 posted on 06/14/2011 8:31:39 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: Avery Iota Kracker

Sharp as a sack o’ wet rats.


27 posted on 06/14/2011 8:32:10 PM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: chessplayer
Obama on unemployment: Don’t forget that those ATMs are taking jobs too

Must be Mexican ATMs - doing the jobs that Americans simply WON'T do!!

Once again, Dear Leader proves that he's dumber than a bucket of hair!!

28 posted on 06/14/2011 8:33:36 PM PDT by DustyMoment (Go green - recycle Congress in 2012!!)
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“In this instance, what could possibly follow to mitigate the idiocy of what he said? “Just kidding.” “April fools.” What?”

Remember the youtube video where Obama ‘admits’ that he was born in Kenya to a bunch of bored students?


29 posted on 06/14/2011 8:38:34 PM PDT by ari-freedom (All we are saying....is give the military a chance)
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To: Soothesayer9

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the presidency. It will be easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to an electorate willing to have such a man for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails us. Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The republic can survive a Barack Obama It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president.”


30 posted on 06/14/2011 8:40:39 PM PDT by unkus
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To: MHGinTN

When barry the bastard makes comments like this, it is evident he is aiming these fantasy assertions at ‘his people’ whom he believes to be too dumb to know he’s making up crap to feed to them.


That’s the damned truth.


31 posted on 06/14/2011 8:41:53 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Montanabound

OMG, this idiot really wants us stooped over in the rice fields, doesn’t he?


Sure, that’s part of the daily schedule in the Re-education camps he envisions.


32 posted on 06/14/2011 8:43:51 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Personal Responsibility
You can view the whole thing on Today's site, that's where THEY cut it.
33 posted on 06/14/2011 8:47:18 PM PDT by jpf (phillies)
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To: chessplayer
POSTER 7
34 posted on 06/14/2011 8:49:02 PM PDT by baddog 219
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To: chessplayer
At any moment during that clip I half expected Ann Curry to drop down and service Obama right there on the spot.

Her hushed tone of reverence sickens me.


35 posted on 06/14/2011 8:49:44 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: ari-freedom
“Remember the youtube video where Obama ‘admits’ that he was born in Kenya to a bunch of bored students?”

No I don't, but then again I've been drinking more than usual in the last 2 1/2 years so... :)

36 posted on 06/14/2011 8:50:40 PM PDT by jpf (phillies)
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To: jpf

Oh? Awesome. Thanks for telling me!


37 posted on 06/14/2011 8:51:04 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (The more the plans fail the more the planners plan - Ronald Reagan)
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To: jpf

I don`t think even Carter was this clueless and out of touch.


38 posted on 06/14/2011 8:53:11 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Pretty soon even the ATMs will be out of work as people drain their accounts to pay for food and gas.


39 posted on 06/14/2011 8:53:15 PM PDT by Nickname
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To: jpf

Ok, having seen the rest of that portion of the interview I feel comfortable saying he’s actually looking at improvements in service delivery (ATM’s, airport kiosks) as job killers. I’m not sure he’s a full-on Luddite who is looking to remove those improvements but when he finishes talking about them he’s definitely given the impression that they are a negative.

I’d say it’s amazing but it’s not.


40 posted on 06/14/2011 8:56:57 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (if there were a little more of me around we'd all be better off.)
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... boy I don’t know, I remember 1979... that’s a pretty low bar to limbo under even for this current third rate POTUS.


41 posted on 06/14/2011 8:59:43 PM PDT by jpf (phillies)
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To: chessplayer

The ATM remark tells me Obama is only barely interested in a second term! Who would make such a colossally stupid remark who was prepared to be president, or even interested? A delusional answer fit for a stack of firewood. He really doesn’t seem to give a large damn any more.


42 posted on 06/14/2011 9:01:17 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: chessplayer

I DON’T GET INSIDE A BANK MORE THAN ONCE A YEAR, IF THAT!

I GET MONEY AND MAKE ALL DEPOSITS BY ATM AND ALL OTHER BUSINESS, WIRE TRANSFERS, MOVING MONEY WITHIN SAME BANK, ETC..OVER THE INTERNET.


43 posted on 06/14/2011 9:11:52 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: chessplayer
Don’t forget that those ATMs are taking jobs too ...

If you get rid of ATMs, tell that to the father [on the last day of vacation in Ocean City, MD - a Sunday] who runs outta cash and can't buy his kidz T-shirts from a sidewalk vendor ...

BTW - tell that to the sidewalk vendor who only accepts cash ...

44 posted on 06/14/2011 9:12:59 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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“Obama on unemployment...”

I vote yes.


45 posted on 06/14/2011 9:18:30 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

We are automating some work because the job is too boring for any normal human being to tolerate longer then a few weeks or months. I can take this work overseas and pay six Orientals 5 to 10 dollars a day or we can teach two Americans how to run the automation for 40,000 a year each, plus profit sharing.

Keep Americans working with quality jobs and working conditions so they can afford those ATM fees.

Obama is an over educated Socialist Idiot with Zero common sense.


46 posted on 06/14/2011 9:29:34 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: Avery Iota Kracker

He’s still trying to find the cool phone with all the buttons and stuff... ‘cuz he’s the president (remember that stupid comment he made a couple of months ago?)


47 posted on 06/14/2011 9:30:43 PM PDT by Newton ('No arsenal is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.' -Ronald Reagan)
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To: chessplayer

What a luddite our Commander in Chief is!


48 posted on 06/14/2011 9:32:08 PM PDT by Roy Tucker ("You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."--Ayn Rand)
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To: chessplayer

Think of all the extra people we would have on construction sites if they dug the foundation holes by hand, hand-mixed the concrete, manually cut the lumber with handsaws, and used hammers to drive nails. Why, unemployment would disappear overnight.

And these effin’ idiots accuse Republicans of wanting to go “back to the failed policies of the past”!


49 posted on 06/14/2011 9:33:28 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: HwyChile

To save their longshoreman jobs, the unions prevented the Port of San Francisco from modernizing the equipment to unload container ships. So all the wharfs shut down and moved to Oakland where they installed the latest and much more efficient equipment. The stupidity of unions knows no bounds.


50 posted on 06/14/2011 9:36:23 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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