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Obama Touts Advanced Manufacturing as Jobs Engine in Radio Address..(Robots)
Fox News ^ | June

Posted on 06/25/2011 8:46:15 PM PDT by TaraP

WASHINGTON -- President Obama says technological innovations such as robots can help pump jobs into the economy and spur growth in clean energy and advanced manufacturing.

In his radio and Internet address Saturday, the president echoed a plan he unveiled Friday in Pittsburgh to join the federal government, universities and corporations and re-ignite American manufacturing with an emphasis on cutting-edge research and new technologies.

"Their mission is to come up with a way to get ideas from the drawing board to the manufacturing floor to the marketplace as swiftly as possible, which will help create quality jobs, and make our businesses more competitive," Obama said in his address, which was taped Friday during his visit to Carnegie Mellon University, where he saw a display of mini-robots that explore water and sewer pipes.

He also marveled at robots that can defuse a bomb, mow a lawn, even scrape old paint.

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1 posted on 06/25/2011 8:46:19 PM PDT by TaraP
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ROD SERLING CALLED THIS IN 1964!

Check this Twilight Zone Clip out!

Amazing!
America’s CEOs take note - Rod Serling was a visionary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LGSjTKGmrY


2 posted on 06/25/2011 8:48:03 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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“comprehensive manufacturing reform”. I can’t wait.


3 posted on 06/25/2011 8:48:37 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: TaraP

So, we’ll have Algore scrape old paint?


4 posted on 06/25/2011 8:49:12 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: TaraP

Obama reads from the teleprompter words for re-election that he does not believe in the slightest.

The Obama Regime remains at total war with the capitalist enemy.


5 posted on 06/25/2011 8:50:13 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: TaraP

And this from the ass clown who was just recently complaining about jobs lost to technology.


6 posted on 06/25/2011 8:50:32 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (No one is more against progress than a progressive.)
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To: TaraP

is obama building the robots in the u.s. or abroad?

/s


7 posted on 06/25/2011 8:50:34 PM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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“President Obama says technological innovations such as robots can help pump jobs into the economy”

Wait- I thought robots, like robotic bank tellers, cost us jobs?


8 posted on 06/25/2011 8:50:44 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: TaraP

Wake up GOP:

“Free trade” is going to become a powerful club against Republicans, if the GOP doesn’t get as far away from it as possible. And soon.

Not much time left. This isn’t Kansas any more, Dorothy.

Supporting foreign jobs, won’t win any elections. Especially in this economy.

America first.

Wakie wakie, GOP...


9 posted on 06/25/2011 8:50:47 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (BUY AMERICAN. The job you save will be your son's, or your daughter's)
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Each robot does the job of ten union ‘workers’ [sic], and you don’t have to pay benefits.


10 posted on 06/25/2011 8:51:09 PM PDT by Hoodat (Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. - (Rom 8:37))
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To: Drill Thrawl

Yep, kind of makes the MuslimIdiot-in-Chief’s ATM remarks just another contradictory gaffe.


11 posted on 06/25/2011 8:52:44 PM PDT by izzatzo (Palin2012, she's one of us.)
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To: Hoodat

That is EXACTLY what that Twilight Zone clip is about!

The ending is great! hmmmm..Obama’s future Mr. Whipple?


12 posted on 06/25/2011 8:53:54 PM PDT by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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More and more the Obama administration is sounding like a Monty Python skit.
http://www.montypython.net/scripts/diseases.php


13 posted on 06/25/2011 8:54:21 PM PDT by MCF
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“the president echoed a plan he unveiled Friday in Pittsburgh to join the federal government, universities and corporations and re-ignite American manufacturing”

Yep he’s thinking of Federalizing what’s left of manufacturing in the USA.

bloat!


14 posted on 06/25/2011 8:54:27 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: FormerACLUmember

I’ve been saying for quite a while now that if he was replaced with a robot, the robot wouldn’t need the teleprompter.


15 posted on 06/25/2011 8:56:47 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: TaraP

Up with robots, destroy the ATMs!


16 posted on 06/25/2011 8:57:00 PM PDT by InvisibleChurch (*It does not matter how fast you go. It is how slow you can go, and still win. ~ Juan Manuel Fangio)
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17 posted on 06/25/2011 8:57:22 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: TaraP
Obummer`s head is in the right place.

Obama Touts Advanced Manufacturing as mini-robots that explore sewer pipes.

18 posted on 06/25/2011 8:58:25 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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this would be the kiss of death. anything engineered by the bummer would be the kiss of death.


19 posted on 06/25/2011 8:59:13 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Hawk)
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To: Hoodat

Robots do work Americans just won’t do.


20 posted on 06/25/2011 8:59:41 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: MCF
Brilliant! (Eric Idle's legs are kinda sexy, too)
21 posted on 06/25/2011 9:00:00 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: TaraP
He also marveled at robots that can ... mow a lawn, even scrape old paint.

Robots, doing the work that illegal immigrants used to do... Obama could lose a lot of union and La Raza votes over this!

Then again, maybe he's just talkin' up his peeps.


22 posted on 06/25/2011 9:02:05 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: DBrow

if he can hijack my health care, he can hijack anything.

I think we’ve got him in the SCOTUS on health care, though. kennedy will vote with the conservatives.


23 posted on 06/25/2011 9:02:33 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: TaraP

Robots - the ATMs of the factory floor.


24 posted on 06/25/2011 9:03:39 PM PDT by hometoroost (Per Oceander: The only guarantees in life are death, taxes, and stupidity.)
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President Obama says technological innovations such as robots can help pump jobs into the economy

"Hey, I'm a robot!"

25 posted on 06/25/2011 9:06:14 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: TaraP

Vonnegut also with “Player Piano”. Great clip!


26 posted on 06/25/2011 9:06:34 PM PDT by DBrow
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I guess ATM’s don’t count as robots since they destroy jobs. ATM’s must have been created during a Republican administration since robots created in the kenyan’s administration are job creators. Democrats are incredibly stupid.


27 posted on 06/25/2011 9:08:06 PM PDT by theymakemesick
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To: Brandonmark

28 posted on 06/25/2011 9:09:26 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: theymakemesick

the idiot speaks


29 posted on 06/25/2011 9:09:57 PM PDT by baiamonte
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To: DBrow

After reading Cat’s Cradle, I could only get a few pages into PP before thinking “Gee, I think I know where this is going” and put it aside.


30 posted on 06/25/2011 9:12:53 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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Yeah, can robots vote?


31 posted on 06/25/2011 9:15:42 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: JohnBrowdie

Every day this idiot renews my conclusions that he is a MORON.


32 posted on 06/25/2011 9:16:45 PM PDT by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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This could be for the “civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded” as the military.

Obama is building a robot army!


33 posted on 06/25/2011 9:19:00 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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So now he praises technology? Just a few days ago he was talking about how ATM machines (technology) are taking jobs away.
Does the dunderheaded fool say whatever pops into his feeble brain?
(A rhetorical question)
34 posted on 06/25/2011 9:22:19 PM PDT by Bockscar (Thanks to the Freeper dogcaller for this tag line: --Muslims do not immigrate; they colonize--)
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What if....what if...those robots start making ATM machines!! OMG!!


35 posted on 06/25/2011 9:24:08 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Tired of being seen as idiots, the American people went to the polls in 2008 and removed all doubt.)
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Obama's new hobby for when he is not golfing:


36 posted on 06/25/2011 9:30:09 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant (Don't nuke me, bro)
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robots good, ATM's bad... the boy isn't smart enough to understand the business model of a lemonade stand
37 posted on 06/25/2011 9:30:13 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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"... a plan he unveiled Friday in Pittsburgh to join the federal government, universities and corporations..."

Oh goody; two sets of unproductive leeches sucking off the third.

38 posted on 06/25/2011 9:30:29 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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I can’t decide whether Barry is just incredibly stupid or he is toying with us.


39 posted on 06/25/2011 9:40:24 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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He's going after the robot vote. The next topic, robot marriage.


40 posted on 06/25/2011 9:43:24 PM PDT by clearcarbon
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Seems that Geithner didn't get the message:

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told the House Small Business Committee on Wednesday that the Obama administration believes taxes on small business must increase so the administration does not have to “shrink the overall size of government programs.”

The administration’s plan to raise the tax rate on small businesses is part of its plan to raise taxes on all Americans who make more than $250,000 per year—including businesses that file taxes the same way individuals and families do

41 posted on 06/25/2011 10:01:30 PM PDT by spokeshave (Obamas approval ratings are so low, Kenyans are accusing him of being born in the USA.)
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Think it’s just a coincidence he was clobbered a few days ago for his smear of automation and today he announces a half-billion support for automation? Is he just wasting a half-billion to overcome his idiotic remark from a few days ago?


42 posted on 06/25/2011 10:07:48 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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I’m so confused with this idiot...didn’t he say technology, like ATM’s, were kiling jobs?

If this moron gets reelected I’m leaving the US. And I’ll really do it unlike lying liberals that said the same thing about GW in 2004.


43 posted on 06/25/2011 10:11:17 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Mitt Romney makes Nelson Rockefeller look like Ronald Reagan. NO MITT 2012.)
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The number one thing that Obama could do to give the robotics industry a boost would be to fund NASA and announce that we are going to use robots to build a moon base.

But then he just gutted NASA.


44 posted on 06/25/2011 10:21:04 PM PDT by Brilliant
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Yes, but this administration is also pushing for... you know... the constitutional right for robots to unionize.... it is a basic liberty for all robots... and then they can be programmed to vote D.


45 posted on 06/25/2011 10:31:55 PM PDT by esoxmagnum
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Last week: Technology, such as machines tht take jobs away from human, such as ATMs replacing bank tellers, or assembly line robots displacing manufacturing workers caused the economy to tank and be slow to recover.

This week: Building more worker displacing technology will save the economy, and create jobs.

I'll be danged! He accidentally let slip his real origin, and it isn't America, Kenya, or Canada! In fact, his country fought a war against America, AND WON!

He's from Grand Fenwick!

46 posted on 06/25/2011 10:39:51 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Made in America, by proud American citizens, in 1946.)
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After reading a few of the comments video etc following the post, I came to the conclusion that automation, with provisos can keep America going. All robotic machines must be made in the USA; plant efficiencies would require more machines and thus increase employment at the robotics and several plants to maximize profit; set a minimum of 20% humans at the factories - hit the start button, quality, shipping etc and other items the machines cannot do readily; and let those remaining employees unionize or not as they see fit.

The products trucked by American drivers, shipped within the US and to other countries may get our country going. Oh, how to finance this? Grant immunity for criminal and civil tax liabilities attributed to offshore BS etc, Require the repatriated money be used for Plant etc within three years. Gradually get rid of corporate taxes and thus attract more investors to the US. People always pay the tax which is passed through the corps to the product.

Oh yes, have a Kangaroo court sentence Obama and his
Marxist buddies to 20 years at Leavenworth along with all Congressmen and Senators

47 posted on 06/25/2011 10:57:28 PM PDT by Tuketu (Defund the UN; Stop foreign aid. Balance the budget... humm, make one first)
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Like making ATM machines?....


48 posted on 06/25/2011 11:01:10 PM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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“And you don’t even have to be able to read and write for these new jobs,” Obama added.


49 posted on 06/25/2011 11:06:14 PM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Ae6h8PcXyrA/TeJCT2vK8ZI/AAAAAAAAI7g/Hprkpxfq2yY/s1600/obama-robot.jpg

50 posted on 06/25/2011 11:09:41 PM PDT by wolficatZ (Somebody once wrote "Revenge is a dish that has to be eaten cold".)
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