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Obama to pledge $2B to rural communities
UPI ^ | June 11, 2012

Posted on 06/11/2012 10:27:52 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The White House said Monday rural U.S. communities would receive nearly $2 billion in additional grants funneled through the Small Business Administration.

In the current fiscal year, more than $400 million has been invested in rural communities through the Small Business Investment Co. operated by the SBA.

President Barack Obama Monday announced an expansion of that program by an additional $2 billion to be available through the 2016 fiscal year.

"As long as I'm president, my Administration will continue to give our rural communities the support and investment they need to show us the way," Obama said in a release.

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


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1 posted on 06/11/2012 10:28:01 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

There he goes again, using other people’s money.


2 posted on 06/11/2012 10:30:16 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Considering that it will probably take 3 billion
OUT of the rural communities to give 2 billion
back, it doesn’t seem like such a hot deal.

Just more of Obama trying to buy votes.
We aren’t buying it.


3 posted on 06/11/2012 10:30:51 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The “bitter clingers” aren’t going to be fooled.


4 posted on 06/11/2012 10:31:38 AM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
It's always the same thing; no ideas so throw money at the problem, somebody else’s money.
5 posted on 06/11/2012 10:32:54 AM PDT by Old North State
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To: Free ThinkerNY

1. The question needs to be answered....Where is the money coming from.

2. Take money from the Feds and you are obligated to do things the way they want. No getting around it.


6 posted on 06/11/2012 10:35:22 AM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: RC2

Take money from the Feds and you are obligated to do things the way they want. No getting around it.


Exactly! I believe that they want even more control over farmers and those who just don’t want to live in the cities. We out here in flyover country just want to be left alone to live our lives in peace.

Those who were born here and felt that it wasn’t for them have left and many of them have returned a bit wiser in the ways of the world. Then there are those like me who come here because our hearts said that this was the home we wanted.


7 posted on 06/11/2012 10:45:11 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Nothing to see here. It’s part of the Obamunist Rural Pacification plan.


8 posted on 06/11/2012 10:51:23 AM PDT by Noumenon (If people saw socialists for what they truly are, slaughter would ensue - in self-defense.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wow. That’s like 4 Solyndras.


9 posted on 06/11/2012 10:54:53 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: The Working Man

The overall aim, as part of Agenda 21, is to turn rural America into parklands and preserves for the privileged elites. Such agriculture as takes place will be under the control of government collectives and worked by slave labor.

We who live here in rural America are to be eliminated.


10 posted on 06/11/2012 10:55:37 AM PDT by Noumenon (If people saw socialists for what they truly are, slaughter would ensue - in self-defense.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Apparently all tax monies are his toy to play with. Guess the Senate or House has no control over this dictator. Wow, we are finished and by the time this ass is kicked out of the WH he will have rung up at least 6 or 7 trillion and every penny went down the drain. Just a payday for his friends.
11 posted on 06/11/2012 11:03:19 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think RURALITES will see THROUGH this blatant bribe attempt...


12 posted on 06/11/2012 11:03:34 AM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Fine, we'll show you the way. Keep the money, restore our freedoms, quit worrying about light bulbs so I don't have to stockpile them, phosphates so I don't have to add TSP to my detergent, ethanol so my small engines don't get trashed, and quit making frogs and bugs more important than people.

Stop telling me how I can (and can't) use my land, and making energy so expensive that all I can afford is fire wood. Liberate the free market and if I have a good idea I'll make a ton of money, if I come up with crap I'll go broke on my own power. No government required.

If you want something to do, shoot our enemies and secure our borders. If you do well at that, we'll see if we can find something else for you to do. WE are the geniuses. YOU are nameless, faceless drones clutching our ankles and jabbering about 'danger'.
13 posted on 06/11/2012 11:03:58 AM PDT by davius (You can roll manure in powdered sugar but that don't make it a jelly doughnut.)
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To: Noumenon

The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.

AND

Beware those men that no longer have anything left to lose and all to gain by force of arms.

Words of wisdom from those much wiser than I. But their truth echoes down through the years.


14 posted on 06/11/2012 11:04:08 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: Free ThinkerNY
As long as I'm president

Praying that's not long after Nov.

15 posted on 06/11/2012 11:18:43 AM PDT by bgill
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To: goodnesswins

This money does not go to the people or the small business without first being funneled through the SBA and the universities.

We get their mailings all the time. Tired, cliched seminars being offered and not for free. Consultations that justify the existence of the university and the bureaucrats. Loans available that start at $500k. They will not even talk to you for less. Some money is funneled through incubators run on grants. Administrative grants and building grants in the millions are involved, featuring kitchens and freezers and all the trappings of a commercial food processor. Much PC-ness involved in these incubators. The big thing now seems to be artisan and specialty food related businesses. Grants run around $400k each. Most of us were able to prototype and produce and test market products on our own for well under $10k, because the money only went for essentials, not for the infrastructure of the middlemen.

I have seen the products go to market too quickly and then disappear. Not even available locally for more than a few months. _Maybe_ they get one or two orders or even contracts with a distributor who has shelf or freezer space to fill, but they seem to be short term.

And: these grants all compete with the individual entrepreneur, especially when factoring in marketing money. So, tax money goes to tax-supported infrastructure, draining the private sector even more.


16 posted on 06/11/2012 11:25:14 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: The Working Man
Then there are those like me who come here because our hearts said that this was the home we wanted.

I'm one of those, too. Started saving up at the age of 9 so that someday I could buy my own place in the country. Finally got one, too, now I just need to put a house on it :)
17 posted on 06/11/2012 11:27:08 AM PDT by Ellendra ("It's astounding how often people mistake their own stupidity for a lack of fairness." --Thunt)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

bfl


18 posted on 06/11/2012 11:27:45 AM PDT by TEXOKIE
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What’s that translate to in cost per vote?


19 posted on 06/11/2012 11:45:58 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

No thank you. Leave us alone.


20 posted on 06/11/2012 11:51:07 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

How’s he going to make sure no white people get any of it?


21 posted on 06/11/2012 11:52:54 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Meanwhile, not so rural mayor of Troy Michigan, Janice Daniels faces recall for refusing to accept federal money citing strings attached.


22 posted on 06/11/2012 11:55:17 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

More election year candy for those “bitter clingers”.


23 posted on 06/11/2012 12:36:24 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: Noumenon
Nothing to see here. It’s part of the Obamunist Rural Pacification plan.

I live in rural America -- rural New York State to boot. Even up here, Obama's gesture won't do a thing to help his chances. And he knows it.

24 posted on 06/11/2012 4:06:36 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: Noumenon; Free ThinkerNY; All

Noumenon, I think you pegged it!

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25 posted on 06/22/2012 5:55:24 PM PDT by TEXOKIE
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