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woo me with science Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-17-11 07:08 AM
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10. Wow, imagine that. A focus on jobs!
I wonder what made him think of it now, after all this time!

And I wonder just how long that laser focus will last. I bet we could pin down how many months exactly, if we all tried...

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  -AP source: Obama to give major jobs speech Omaha Steve  Aug-17-11 05:58 AM   #0 
  - yada yada yada.... nt  boston bean   Aug-17-11 06:00 AM   #1 
  - I was going to say that! LOL  newfie11   Aug-17-11 07:23 AM   #12 
  - Y'all are so witty .......  tweeternik   Aug-17-11 08:29 AM   #28 
  - exactly.  ixion   Aug-17-11 08:12 AM   #19 
  - You must be in a very high position. Clearly, you've seen this  MineralMan   Aug-17-11 08:42 AM   #30 
     - Exactly ...... thank you !!  tweeternik   Aug-17-11 10:34 AM   #60 
     - Yes!! Just like YOU always knew Obama  JusticeForAll   Aug-18-11 12:48 AM   #105 
        - My, my such language .....  tweeternik   Aug-18-11 07:53 AM   #109 
           - Kindly  JusticeForAll   Aug-18-11 09:12 AM   #113 
              - You're telling me to get  tweeternik   Aug-18-11 10:38 AM   #116 
     - I have seen 3 years of it  newfie11   Aug-18-11 07:42 AM   #108 
        - Oh no ... another Obama should be more like .....  tweeternik   Aug-18-11 08:37 AM   #112 
           - excuse me  newfie11   Aug-18-11 12:05 PM   #118 
              - LMFAO!!  tweeternik   Aug-18-11 12:31 PM   #119 
  - Im going to choose to be open minded. I trust Obama.  Firebrand Gary   Aug-17-11 06:06 AM   #2 
  - We've hardly noticed Obama fighting at all  mazzarro   Aug-17-11 10:46 AM   #61 
  - He has lost credibility. He needs to put the plan into operation  JDPriestly   Aug-17-11 12:22 PM   #75 
  - Tax cuts to help the long-term unemployed. Who aren't making any money that can be taxed. Right.  Demit   Aug-17-11 06:10 AM   #3 
  - unemployment payments are taxed  Thav   Aug-17-11 07:55 AM   #17 
  - And the one's no longer getting unemployment benefits?  mazzarro   Aug-17-11 10:52 AM   #65 
  - Yes, And Perhaps Tax Cuts To Help The Working Homeless  left on green only   Aug-18-11 02:24 AM   #106 
     - Excuse me, but how does my vocal support or lack of it influence this president's actions?  Demit   Aug-18-11 08:13 AM   #111 
  - Good politics  BeyondGeography   Aug-17-11 06:10 AM   #4 
  - Dupe that doesn't belong in LBN  FBaggins   Aug-17-11 06:15 AM   #5 
  - The comments belong on a Republican message board...eom  Kolesar   Aug-17-11 08:22 AM   #23 
     - Really? Republicans aren't usually viewed as the rational party.  FBaggins   Aug-17-11 08:57 AM   #39 
  - CBO: Offsetting the deficit cost of the President's jobs program dollar-for-dollar is UNNECESSARY  ProgressiveEconomist   Aug-17-11 06:16 AM   #6 
  - the CBO, lolol, now there is a source you can trust 100% of the time... to be wrong  stockholmer   Aug-17-11 06:53 AM   #7 
     - Past CBO growth rate assumptions have been way too low. A CBO report URL  ProgressiveEconomist   Aug-17-11 07:38 AM   #14 
     - you're just staggeringly wrong, the CBO has consistently overestimated growth, & overstated revenues  stockholmer   Aug-17-11 08:25 AM   #25 
     - Didn't the CBO correctly predict that the Bush Tax Cuts would balloon the deficit?  GOTV   Aug-17-11 09:10 AM   #44 
        - even counting in the actual impact of the horrid Bush Tax cuts, the CBO is tremendouslly off in its  stockholmer   Aug-17-11 10:56 AM   #69 
           - Raise the taxes on the rich (so that they will invest more)  JDPriestly   Aug-17-11 12:29 PM   #76 
              - sounds like a good plan to me!  stockholmer   Aug-18-11 12:04 AM   #104 
  - How many jobs do you think he'll ask us to sacrifice?  Scuba   Aug-17-11 07:00 AM   #8 
  - How many jobs the *3* trade agreements he's pushing will amount to?  Donnachaidh   Aug-17-11 10:24 AM   #58 
     - I agree and this is really bad for us  udbcrzy2   Aug-17-11 12:49 PM   #82 
        - I hear ya!  Donnachaidh   Aug-17-11 02:41 PM   #88 
  - in case anyone thinks this is going to be a rehash  Enrique   Aug-17-11 07:06 AM   #9 
  - Wow, imagine that. A focus on jobs!  woo me with science   Aug-17-11 07:08 AM   #10 
  - funny how he remembers jobs when he's running for reelection...  Javaman   Aug-17-11 07:52 AM   #15 
     - Great post.  woo me with science   Aug-17-11 09:08 AM   #43 
  - Oh, wow, like that's going to help.  closeupready   Aug-17-11 07:09 AM   #11 
  - Oh, good!  Loge23   Aug-17-11 07:32 AM   #13 
  - HA!  SammyWinstonJack   Aug-17-11 08:26 AM   #26 
  - The two Obama's  Javaman   Aug-17-11 09:28 AM   #48 
  - They are not going to fund anything you propose. Go negative and kick the shit out of them.  onehandle   Aug-17-11 07:54 AM   #16 
  - Obama is on the campaign trail  FreeBillClinton   Aug-17-11 08:11 AM   #18 
  - The multiple personality syndrome is in play here again  mazzarro   Aug-17-11 10:57 AM   #70 
  - 2 yrs 2 late  ChairmanAgnostic   Aug-17-11 08:16 AM   #20 
  - I will listen until he says "shared sacrifice"  Doctor_J   Aug-17-11 08:18 AM   #21 
  - Why Doesn't Obama Use the Bully Pulpit?!?!!!11!  MineralMan   Aug-17-11 08:22 AM   #22 
  - The "people in chairs" have nothing better to do today  Kolesar   Aug-17-11 08:23 AM   #24 
  - Well, I"m tired of it. Trashing a speech and proposal that hasn't  MineralMan   Aug-17-11 08:27 AM   #27 
  - Well I'm tired of people supporting Republican policies.  boston bean   Aug-17-11 08:41 AM   #29 
  - Much seems obvious to me.  MineralMan   Aug-17-11 08:45 AM   #33 
     - you are always deferring, then when the shit hits the fan you got nothing to add, except maybe  boston bean   Aug-17-11 09:18 AM   #46 
     - Well stated  Bluenorthwest   Aug-17-11 09:53 AM   #55 
     - That about sums that poster up, yes  Occulus   Aug-17-11 10:51 AM   #63 
     - Precisely.  U4ikLefty   Aug-17-11 02:17 PM   #86 
     - Stop telling the truth!  Little Star   Aug-17-11 06:25 PM   #97 
     - More tax cuts. That is a turn-off for me already.  JDPriestly   Aug-17-11 12:34 PM   #78 
  - So, if that's how you feel, move on.  closeupready   Aug-17-11 08:43 AM   #31 
  - Thanks for the advice. I'll pass on that, thanks.  MineralMan   Aug-17-11 08:46 AM   #34 
     - I'll continue to do so as long as you post your complaints about DU publicly.  closeupready   Aug-17-11 08:50 AM   # 
     - I have no doubt that you will.  MineralMan   Aug-17-11 08:58 AM   #41 
     - There's going to be tax cuts for corporations!  a simple pattern   Aug-17-11 10:53 AM   #66 
  - If you keep crying wolf eventually no one believes you!!! ...  Little Star   Aug-17-11 08:50 AM   #35 
  - That reads like a post on Governor Kasich's facebook page  Kolesar   Aug-17-11 08:53 AM   #37 
     - ppfffffffftttttt.  Little Star   Aug-17-11 06:28 PM   #98 
  - THey're not bashing the proposal. They're bashing the obama record of saying "any bill I sign must  GOTV   Aug-17-11 08:50 AM   #36 
  - The problem is not that the proposal has not even been  coalition_unwilling   Aug-17-11 09:33 AM   #50 
  - Prior acts, MM.  Occulus   Aug-17-11 11:07 AM   #72 
  - It seems like you have nothing to do today  _ed_   Aug-17-11 11:08 AM   #73 
     - ^from the script of Pee Wee's Big Adventure eom  Kolesar   Aug-17-11 03:25 PM   #94 
  - Yeah, that's quite some bully pulpit.  woo me with science   Aug-17-11 09:03 AM   #42 
     - +10000000 n/t  Donnachaidh   Aug-17-11 02:43 PM   #90 
  - Let me guess... shared sacrifice... tax cuts on the corporations... outsourcing...  Fearless   Aug-17-11 08:44 AM   #32 
  - You missed "compromise" because we haven't given up enough to the GOP yet  GOTV   Aug-17-11 08:53 AM   #38 
  - They'll have us starving to death and enslaved to corporations soon enough.  Fearless   Aug-17-11 08:58 AM   #40 
  - You missed the article, evidently.  Akoto   Aug-17-11 10:52 AM   #64 
  - We're going on the quality of meat we've been fed so far.  Fearless   Aug-17-11 12:40 PM   #79 
  - But I thought one of the main complaints was that you had only gotten a few bones and no meat n/t  Bodhi BloodWave   Aug-17-11 08:35 PM   #102 
  - The infrastructure bank is right off the DLC website.  No Elephants   Aug-17-11 02:40 PM   #87 
  - We should be taxing outsourced jobs because this is a direct assault on America!  think   Aug-17-11 12:32 PM   #77 
  - +1  Fearless   Aug-17-11 12:43 PM   #81 
  - trade agreements, extending tax cuts, Gitmo, Iraq,  ChairmanAgnostic   Aug-18-11 09:31 AM   #114 
  - in which he announces all the new ideas he will drop when he politely steps ...  GOTV   Aug-17-11 09:15 AM   #45 
  - Finally. eom  tawadi   Aug-17-11 09:27 AM   #47 
  - Finally, what?  Javaman   Aug-17-11 09:30 AM   #49 
     - Hopefully it's more than rhetoric  tawadi   Aug-17-11 09:43 AM   #52 
        - you know what they say about hope right?  Javaman   Aug-17-11 09:45 AM   #53 
  - Another speech?  Beacool   Aug-17-11 09:42 AM   #51 
  - yup, yet another speech.  Javaman   Aug-17-11 09:49 AM   #54 
  - That's a great movie that still touches people.  Beacool   Aug-17-11 10:47 AM   #62 
  - Yep, another speech. Legislating is beyond his power, so, as people have begged time and again ...  Akoto   Aug-17-11 10:55 AM   #68 
  - Eliminate the H1B visa program  RussBLib   Aug-17-11 10:04 AM   #56 
  - Tax cuts.... Yeah that's been working swell so far Obama. nt  obxhead   Aug-17-11 10:14 AM   #57 
  - Clue: Stop Coddling the Wealthy Obama  fascisthunter   Aug-17-11 10:25 AM   #59 
  - What is needed  desertrat777   Aug-17-11 10:54 AM   #67 
  - Another speech!  _ed_   Aug-17-11 11:06 AM   #71 
  - Obama proposes and then disposes of what he proposed.  JDPriestly   Aug-17-11 12:21 PM   #74 
  - Now that was funny! Also true.  Little Star   Aug-17-11 06:31 PM   #99 
  - Good speeches, but little action  udbcrzy2   Aug-17-11 12:41 PM   #80 
  - I don't think all of them are bought and paid for  Liberalynn   Aug-17-11 02:50 PM   #92 
  - Menawhile, the House Tea Party/Republican leadership has yet to do anything about jobs. n/t  alp227   Aug-17-11 12:52 PM   #83 
  - Obama needs to watch this. WE ALL need to watch this. It still has less than 2000 views.  truthisfreedom   Aug-17-11 01:03 PM   #84 
  - At least his increasing talk about jobs will increase the number of people employed  DJ13   Aug-17-11 01:04 PM   #85 
  - good one! Also true  Little Star   Aug-17-11 06:32 PM   #100 
  - Truth hurts  unionworks   Aug-17-11 02:43 PM   #89 
  - DLC founder, Al From, circa 2009, on the need for an infrastructure bank  No Elephants   Aug-17-11 02:49 PM   #91 
  - So a big speech is coming, but it will have to wait till after vacation?  Imajika   Aug-17-11 02:59 PM   #93 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-17-11 03:42 PM   #95 
  - What does your post have to do with this thread?  Kingofalldems   Aug-17-11 04:07 PM   #96 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-17-11 08:52 PM   #103 
     - You keep coming back. How many times now?  Kingofalldems   Aug-18-11 07:35 AM   #107 
  - Good to be the King. n/t  Hotler   Aug-17-11 07:46 PM   #101 
  - He should slam Republicans for blocking good legislation  Shaundra   Aug-18-11 07:56 AM   #110 
  - "Don't take off your shoes...Jobs is on the way!"  Hubert Flottz   Aug-18-11 09:37 AM   #115 
  - A speech?  Broderick   Aug-18-11 10:40 AM   #117 
  - LOL. nt  Romulox   Aug-18-11 12:35 PM   #120 
 

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