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On the road, Obama told to go home
Washington Times, by Dave Boyer

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/13/2013 10:27:39 PM

As President Obama took to the road Wednesday promoting his plan for more federal aid for manufacturers, an industry official said the president could help businesses far more by agreeing on a budget deal with Congress. Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, told business leaders in Detroit that the administration’s inability to compromise with Republican lawmakers on looming budget cuts is causing manufacturers to pull back from hiring and expansion plans. The latest fiscal deadline in Washington is March 1, when $85 billion of spending cuts are due to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 2/13/2013 10:30:11 PM     (No. 9175171)

But if the Federal government ran all businesses, they could make money, like the Post Office.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/13/2013 11:35:39 PM     (No. 9175229)

Or Amtrak, #1. *wink*

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