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Obama Blames the Internet for High Unemployment (VIDEO)
FoxNation.com ^ | Aug 17 | Staff

Posted on 08/17/2011 12:05:10 PM PDT by JesseWatters

OBAMA: One of the challenges in terms of rebuilding our economy is – businesses have gotten so efficient, that, uh, when was the last time somebody went to a bank teller? Instead of using an ATM. Or, used a travel agent instead of going online. A lot of jobs out that that used to require people now have become automated.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: internet; obamajobsplan

1 posted on 08/17/2011 12:05:14 PM PDT by JesseWatters
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To: JesseWatters

He’s still on about this? What an idiot.

Poor buggy whip makers still out of work.


2 posted on 08/17/2011 12:06:36 PM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: JesseWatters

I guess he’s also talking about his internet donations to his campaign? I guess also that he wants them to stop?


3 posted on 08/17/2011 12:07:44 PM PDT by RC2
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To: JesseWatters
"Or, used a travel agent instead of going online."

All the time. Unless the extent of your travel is point-to-point commuter flights. For those of us who travel abroad frequently, I wouldn't dream of not using my agent.

4 posted on 08/17/2011 12:08:03 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: JesseWatters

The best campaign commercial can be made from linking all the excuses this man has made as to why he can’t do the job.

The ATM excuse
The GOP excuse
The Bad luck excuse
The internet did it excuse

and so forth.

In the private industry sphere, make excuses and you get canned.


5 posted on 08/17/2011 12:08:48 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: JesseWatters

At least he has someone else to blame, as usual. He can say he ‘inherited’ this problem from Al Gore.


6 posted on 08/17/2011 12:09:33 PM PDT by americanophile ("this absurd theology of an immoral Bedouin, is a rotting corpse which poisons our lives" - Ataturk)
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To: JesseWatters

It’s ALGORE’s fault!


7 posted on 08/17/2011 12:10:34 PM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: JesseWatters

Cotton Gin —scourge of the nation.

Hey how many horses are now idled, owing to the smoke-spewing, bang-bang, ENGINE...?


8 posted on 08/17/2011 12:11:01 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: JesseWatters
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9 posted on 08/17/2011 12:11:01 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: JesseWatters

I thought the culprits were ATM machines and airport kiosks. Can’t this guy make up his mind?


10 posted on 08/17/2011 12:11:08 PM PDT by kevao
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To: JesseWatters

Gore’s fault.


11 posted on 08/17/2011 12:11:19 PM PDT by boomop1
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To: JesseWatters

So it is algore’s fault?


12 posted on 08/17/2011 12:12:42 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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

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13 posted on 08/17/2011 12:16:38 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Retired Greyhound

He needs to go to Oregon where there are no self serve stations in order to preserve station attendant jobs.

They do, however, allow motorcyclists to pump their own gas since the attendant may scratch the tank etc, but you still have to give the attendant your credit card so they can put it into the machine and press the button....LOL!

FUBO GTFO!


14 posted on 08/17/2011 12:17:22 PM PDT by HerrBlucher ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G.K. Chesterton)
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To: JesseWatters
Yeah, sure, Obozo. All of those lost manufacturing jobs were lost due to the Internet. What a moron this putz is.
15 posted on 08/17/2011 12:19:14 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: JesseWatters

Next up for B.O. : Flip Wilson “ THe Devil made me do it”. Dat dang ol’ devil......


16 posted on 08/17/2011 12:21:00 PM PDT by Energizer45678
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To: JesseWatters
Hey! Mr. ShortGame! Where do the ATM's come from. The software that is running in the ATM. The money supply in the ATM. The paper, toner, etc. in the ATM. Checks and cash out of the ATM. The network that connects the ATM to a data center. The servers in the data center. The server software. The physical data center. The HVAC on the roof of the data center. The toilet paper in the crapper at the data center...... get the idea you empty headed demagogue!
17 posted on 08/17/2011 12:22:24 PM PDT by NamVet71MP
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To: JesseWatters

Nope. It’s not the internets fault...it’s my fault. I’m white, pay my taxes, pay my mortgage, self employed. Yep. My fault.


18 posted on 08/17/2011 12:26:04 PM PDT by albie
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To: JesseWatters

The undocumented Kenyan primitive is sooo,fricking, stooooopid.


19 posted on 08/17/2011 12:27:01 PM PDT by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: gaijin

[ Cotton Gin —scourge of the nation.

Hey how many horses are now idled, owing to the smoke-spewing, bang-bang, ENGINE...? ]

If the Buggy Whip makers had better unions we would still be using horses......


20 posted on 08/17/2011 12:31:29 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: JesseWatters
Whine, whine, whine.

SHUT UP & LEAD IDIOT!!

21 posted on 08/17/2011 12:32:48 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: JesseWatters; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3; ...
RE :”OBAMA: One of the challenges in terms of rebuilding our economy is – businesses have gotten so efficient, that, uh, when was the last time somebody went to a bank teller? Instead of using an ATM. Or, used a travel agent instead of going online. A lot of jobs out that that used to require people now have become automated.

And most grocery stores here replaced union workers with automated checkers that dont require health insurance. That is all well and good, however back in 2008 when Obama made all those optimistic quotes below I remember him claiming the POTUS is responsible for unemployment, not automation. Do these still move you?

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for.

This time we have to write a new chapter in American history. This time we have to seize the moment.

That has always been the cause of America. That's why the world has always looked to America. And that's why I believe America will continue to lead.

There are some structural issues that I think we have to deal with, to make sure that everybody is seeing a growing economy but also, everybody is prospering at the same time.

Let us remember that if this financial crisis taught us anything, it’s that we cannot have a thriving Wall Street while Main Street suffers.

Obama Quotations

22 posted on 08/17/2011 12:32:51 PM PDT by sickoflibs (If you pay zero Federal income taxes, don't say you are paying your 'fair share')
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To: JesseWatters

He’ll keep throwing blame out hoping something will stick.


23 posted on 08/17/2011 12:44:20 PM PDT by crosshairs (If Sharia Law becomes the law of the land, heads are gonna roll.)
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To: JesseWatters
He's right.

The smart Business's got very efficient. They stopped hiring when Obama-care was being legislated so they would not get in trouble.

Then they got waivers for Obama-care in exchange for campaign donations.

The ones that couldn't get waivers just stopped hiring.

Now the smart business's are waiting to see if Soebarkah is reelected before they hire.

24 posted on 08/17/2011 12:51:14 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: JesseWatters

There may be some truth to this. I think the internet played a role in the number of Democrats who lost their job last November.


25 posted on 08/17/2011 12:55:38 PM PDT by Sapper26 (Political Refugee From the Obamanation)
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To: NamVet71MP

Guess all that high techy stuff comes from the fairy jobmother.


26 posted on 08/17/2011 12:55:53 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter Hobbit)
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To: JesseWatters

What, they don’t have the Internet in Texas?


27 posted on 08/17/2011 12:59:23 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: sickoflibs; JesseWatters; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; DoughtyOne; calcowgirl; Gilbo_3

” There are some structural issues that I think we have to deal with, to make sure that everybody is seeing a growing economy but also, everybody is prospering at the same time.”

Obama

Gee.....that’s a neat trick. It has never happened anywhere in human history. Reagan was the closest.....It requires a fascist dictator to pull it off.......of course, all the dictator would actually accomplish is abject misery for everyone....which is pretty much what America has become.


28 posted on 08/17/2011 12:59:46 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: JesseWatters
Obama, the Neo- Luddite .


29 posted on 08/17/2011 1:06:49 PM PDT by Plutarch
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To: JesseWatters

General Electric moves an entire manufacturing plant to China and he blames the internet??? In order to believe Obama anymore, you can’t be just “drinking the kool-aid”, you have to be taking it intravenously.


30 posted on 08/17/2011 1:08:54 PM PDT by radioone (Don't let the media pick our nominee. "Palin 2012")
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To: JesseWatters

. . . just last year he said internet access was a “right” and that he was going to make sure everone would have access to high speed broadban service.


31 posted on 08/17/2011 1:09:33 PM PDT by nomobs ("That's the best we could do!" is what losers say)
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To: JesseWatters
The best "jobs creation plan" would be an announcement that his Administration would adopt the philosophy expressed by Jefferson and Madison, which, by the way, was the philosophy that made America the place of greatest opportunity, freedom, productivity, and plenty in the history of the world. Compare and/or contrast his statements with these:

"Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left most free to individual enterprise." - Thomas Jefferson

"The enviable condition of the people of the United States is often too much ascribed to the physical advantages of their soil & climate .... But a just estimate of the happiness of our country will never overlook what belongs to the fertile activity of a free people and the benign influence of a responsible government." - James Madison

32 posted on 08/17/2011 1:17:07 PM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: JesseWatters
Whoops!

Add it to the list.

33 posted on 08/17/2011 1:23:00 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: JesseWatters

Zero calling for internet regulation?

Federal taxes on internet usage?

Is this a part of his new jobs plan???


34 posted on 08/17/2011 1:23:55 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: JesseWatters
OBAMA: One of the challenges in terms of rebuilding our economy is – businesses have gotten so efficient, that, uh, when was the last time somebody went to a bank teller? Instead of using an ATM.

Last Saturday you PUTZ!! You can't get a Cashiers Check from an ATM!

35 posted on 08/17/2011 2:52:52 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: JesseWatters

so the car is the fault of the buggy whip makers going out of business and this is a bad thing?

Obama’s ecconomic thoughts are so ussr.


36 posted on 08/17/2011 3:03:45 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: SandRat

when did customers have 24 hour access to their deposits pre atm?


37 posted on 08/17/2011 3:06:25 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: JesseWatters

I want to see a general election debate where one candidate stands up and just says

Mr. Obama is there anything or anyone other than yourself that you have not blamed for your failures?


38 posted on 08/17/2011 3:17:24 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: JesseWatters

More stupidity from the semi-Kenyan. His scheme is to campaign among voters stupider than he is and get their vote


39 posted on 08/17/2011 3:22:44 PM PDT by dennisw (A total waste of oxye)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

And ATMs. Don’t forget those. Hey, I know — let’s tax internet transactions — not just interstate sales, but every packet of data — as well as data packets moved in the banking data systems. We’ll balance the budget in no time. /s

Thanks sickoflibs.


40 posted on 08/17/2011 3:46:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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