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Biden in Ohio: Obama's 'spine of steel' saved GM, Chrysler
latimes.com ^ | March 15, 2012 | Michael A. Memoli

Posted on 03/15/2012 10:08:05 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Reporting from Toledo, Ohio — The rescue of the American auto industry was Vice President Joe Biden's opening argument as he began making the case for the president's reelection here today.

In remarks at a local United Auto Workers union hall, Biden hailed the "courageous" action Obama took to save American automakers General Motors and Chrysler – and hundreds of thousands of jobs with them. The approach favored by Republicans, Biden said, is "sort of a cautionary tale" for how they'd manage the economy at large.

"The guy I work with every day, the president – he didn't flinch," Biden said. “He knew that resurrecting the industry wasn’t going to be popular. He knew he was taking a chance. But he believed – he wasn’t going to give up a million jobs in the iconic industry American invented."

The role of a running mate is traditionally one of attack dog, and Biden signaled he's ready to do so even if the GOP nominating fight promises to wage on.

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


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1 posted on 03/15/2012 10:08:07 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Biden’s senile!!!!!!!


2 posted on 03/15/2012 10:10:16 AM PDT by jayrunner
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You forgot the barf alert!

These people are downright delusional—always IMHO, of course.


3 posted on 03/15/2012 10:10:53 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

But a business plan saved FORD!


4 posted on 03/15/2012 10:11:24 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Perhaps there is a typo in the headline. Shouldn’t it be, “spine of steal?”


5 posted on 03/15/2012 10:11:46 AM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Every thing this guy just said is bullshit!

...Vinny Gambini

6 posted on 03/15/2012 10:13:39 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Elections have consequences....)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

If credit is to be given, it is not to Obama. President Bush created the auto industry bailouts. Obama just went along for the ride. For once it WAS Bush’s “fault.”


7 posted on 03/15/2012 10:15:04 AM PDT by madison10
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To: DanMiller

Shouldn’t it be, “spine of steal?”

Good one.

What’s up with all of this over-the-top language by Dems? It’s like one cliche after another in propping up their man.


8 posted on 03/15/2012 10:16:05 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I used to think Joe was putting on an act in worshipping little barry bassturd, but he has proven me wrong ... he really is this stupid. Plugs has a brain problem. Perhaps science can find one for him.


9 posted on 03/15/2012 10:16:17 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; All
"Biden in Ohio:
Obama's 'spine of steel' saved GM, Chrysler"


10 posted on 03/15/2012 10:16:52 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder how the GM bondholders feel about Obama’s nerve?

As a redistributed/bamboozled taxpayer, I have committed to NEVER purchase a GM or Chrysler product until they have reconciled their debt to the taxpayers. EVER.

But they REALLY should pay back their bondholders as well.


11 posted on 03/15/2012 10:17:23 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Uh-oh! There was once a wannabe dictator named Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili. In prison he adopted the name Stalin which translated as “Man of Steel”. He felt that it would be good for his image. Are Comrade Biden’s words a coincidence?


12 posted on 03/15/2012 10:17:32 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Domo arigato Mr 0b0t0.


13 posted on 03/15/2012 10:17:32 AM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Mohammedan law every woman must belong to a man will delay the end of slavery until Islam has ceased)
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To: jayrunner

Biden’s senile!!!!!!!

. . . and yet he insists to everyone how smart he is. Maybe for a Democrat he is smart. It’s all relative I guess.


14 posted on 03/15/2012 10:17:53 AM PDT by AtlasStalled
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Gosh that Biden guy is a laugh a minute


15 posted on 03/15/2012 10:18:06 AM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (God is dead - William Hamilton....William Hamilton is dead - God (And he means it))
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To: MHGinTN; All
"... he (Biden) really is this stupid. Plugs has a brain problem."


16 posted on 03/15/2012 10:20:00 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Joe preaching to the choir. No gains.


17 posted on 03/15/2012 10:21:24 AM PDT by ILS21R (Never give up.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Idiot Found


18 posted on 03/15/2012 10:22:03 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: Free ThinkerNY

God help us. The lunatics are running the asylum.


19 posted on 03/15/2012 10:22:58 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Biden hailed the "courageous" action Obama took...

Oh yea, brave one that guy is!


20 posted on 03/15/2012 10:23:20 AM PDT by houeto (Mitt Romney - A Whiter Shade of FAIL)
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To: musicman

I would have characterized it as a disconnect between mouth and brain rather than lack of the later.

While this story certain has its considerable humor there is a terribly sad part as well. First, there are a large number of voters who believe it. Second, our leaders, as a group, are cosmically pathetic in their considerable lack of ability. In an adult world these guys would never be taken seriously and even exposed for what they are. In fact they’d not be given such a broad forum to air their shallow thoughts. We seem to be in an Age of Stupid where adults are no longer welcome.


21 posted on 03/15/2012 10:25:11 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: AtlasStalled
What’s up with all of this over-the-top language by Dems? It’s like one cliche after another in propping up their man.

It is a very effective tool for their simple minded supporters. Seriously.

22 posted on 03/15/2012 10:25:17 AM PDT by houeto (Mitt Romney - A Whiter Shade of FAIL)
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To: AtlasStalled

“What’s up with all of this over-the-top language by Dems?”

Their preaching to their base. MY GOLDEN RETRIEVER has more brains than their base.


23 posted on 03/15/2012 10:25:26 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I seem to recall there was once a leader who took his name from the term "Man of Steel".....ah, yes, good old "Koba" himself.


24 posted on 03/15/2012 10:25:45 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That is down right laughable.


25 posted on 03/15/2012 10:26:20 AM PDT by DooDahhhh (ma)
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To: tgusa

“Their” = “They’re”, first time.


26 posted on 03/15/2012 10:26:30 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

27 posted on 03/15/2012 10:37:12 AM PDT by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"This man has a spine of steel," Biden said.


28 posted on 03/15/2012 10:40:25 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Sure! Spine of steel, what happened to his wrists?


29 posted on 03/15/2012 10:41:34 AM PDT by trustandobey (I am Breitbart)
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To: TexasRepublic
The main difference was that Stalin wa actually masculine. A blood-lusting and power-mad ghoul, to be sure, but a masculine one. Barry is as manly as a Teletubby.
30 posted on 03/15/2012 10:43:11 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I thought it was “a backbone like a ramrod”, not a “spine of steel”. Biden is a goofy b@st@rd.


31 posted on 03/15/2012 10:43:42 AM PDT by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I didn’t know Jello had come out with a “Steel” flavor . . .


32 posted on 03/15/2012 10:49:37 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
". . . he wasn't going to give up a million jobs . . . ."

But, in order to impose coercive government control and gain union support, he was willing to take money out of the pockets of millions of citizens and destroy millions of other jobs and potential jobs and do irreparable harm to many citizens.

33 posted on 03/15/2012 10:52:39 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Spine of steal, for sure. Haven’t heard a peep about the bondholders or dealership owners who had their property seized. Are there lawsuits brewing, or is everyone intimidated?


34 posted on 03/15/2012 11:37:55 AM PDT by ntnychik
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