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Ten Key Quotes From President Obama's State of the Union Address

RodT Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:01 AM
So Barry gives another stemwinder, where he makes all these promises. I hope people will remember he is always promising things that never happen. He's a liar! He only knows one thing, that is to tax and spend. He does like to “fix” things with the tax payers money, then fly around the country crowing of his great achievement. Like your $50 Billion he “fixed” GM with, or that $879 Billion he “fixed” global warming, and all those shovel ready jobs that never happened. The good news, Barry has no idea what he said last night, so everyone can relax. It’s amazing that someone can go on National TV and show how stupid he is.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:42 AM
Six04 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:17 AM
all those shovel ready jobs that never happened.

Actually they did. You can even look it up for yourself. As for the $879 Billion (I assume your talking about the stimulus)

Minus the tax cuts and state grants the "shovel ready" part was less than $180 Billion.
_,l,, Vaporise this, Thought Police ,,l,_ Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:30 AM
To add to what Washington said, Obama admitted as much: remember "Shovel-ready was not as shovel-ready as we expected"?
Six04 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:36 AM
Really then why did the economy improve so strongly during the time period of the stimulus.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:43 AM
A third of the stimulus went to his buddies in the public sector unions.
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 10:44 AM
That's why they invented the "saved jobs" category.

President Obama rehashed many familiar themes this evening, calling on Congress to act on a host of issues -- and vowing to take unilateral executive action if they fail to sufficiently address his priorities.  A few passages were newsworthy: Obama denounced the looming sequester cuts, voiced support for "modest" Medicare reforms, called for another stimulus, resurrected cap and trade, pushed comprehensive immigration reform, backed a national hike in the minimum wage, announced another major troop draw-down in Afghanistan, and insisted that Congress allow up-or-down votes on a series of gun control measures.  As is his habit, the president was...