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Obama: I Stayed in a Hotel Instead of My House to Stimulate the Economy

rahgoo Wrote: May 22, 2012 3:34 PM
Affordable rentals are the key to lower wages. If their rents were affordable workers could be hired for a few bucks a day. Chinese workers have low cost rooms while many American workers sleep in shelters. It would solve the problem if large tax breaks were given to those that rent out rooms to their low wage tenants.

Yesterday President Obama gave a press conference at the NATO Summit in his hometown of Chicago and made it a point to let taxpayers know they were paying for his hotel room, (and the rooms of hundreds of secret service agents too) instead of staying at home in Chicago because it, "stimulates the economy." His house was only 15 minutes away....

"The only other thing I'll say about this is, thank you to everybody who endured the traffic situation. Obviously, Chicago residents who had difficulties getting home or getting to work or what have you, you know,...

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