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Despite Skeptical Public, Obama Will
Take Credit for Economic Reco

Associated Press, by Jim Kuhnhenn

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Posted By:JoniTx, 9/16/2013 10:14:16 AM

WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama is seeking credit for an economic turnaround, using the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers investment bank to highlight signs of recovery and to warn against potentially market-rattling fights over the federal budget and the nation´s debt ceiling. Obama was scheduled to address the state of the economy Monday in a Rose Garden speech, accompanied by a selection of Americans who the White House says have benefited from the administration´s policies. The event marks the start of a week-long focus on the economy after a month of preoccupation with the crisis in Syria.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jsanders, 9/16/2013 10:32:32 AM     (No. 9522883)

What recovery? This man is truly pathetic. Workforce participation is at historic lows. More people on food stamps and government programs than are working. Part time jobs appearing everywhere. What recovery?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: aasilver, 9/16/2013 10:33:00 AM     (No. 9522884)

Happy days are here again....

Shades of FDR.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: justavoter, 9/16/2013 10:41:12 AM     (No. 9522893)

Stinky, just trying to "manage the Message" bla bla bla bla, bla,...........who cares.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: happy conservative, 9/16/2013 10:54:26 AM     (No. 9522919)

In the words of a real American, Toby Keith, this is Obama singing, "wanna talk about ME, wanna talk about I, wanna talk about #One, MY, oh, MY!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 9/16/2013 11:04:15 AM     (No. 9522935)

Is anyone even listening to him anymore?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 9/16/2013 11:04:21 AM     (No. 9522936)

That selection of Americans that have benefited from the administration policies are Mooch, mother-in-law and the girls, along with the members of Congress!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 9/16/2013 11:37:18 AM     (No. 9523003)

You mean he is going to take credit for the mess we are in and finally stop blaming others. Excellent. He is manning up. There is virtually nothing we spend money on that doesn´t cost 10-700% higher than a few years ago, and the Government data is pure fairy dust. I take one med that has increased in cost 4 times so far since January and is now 7 times January´s cost. I am lucky that Obamacare is in place, or it might have been 20 times as much. ( A bit of sarcasm ).

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/16/2013 12:01:14 PM     (No. 9523032)

A Recovery? That´s knee slapping funny.
This cabal of communist are the parents of the nation doldrums and a they now take credit, great news. I wish I could say I want to hear Obama but I can´t stand his voice and watch him read his teleprompter stuffed with lies by his writers. I´ll have to read about it here.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 9/16/2013 12:06:02 PM     (No. 9523037)

First, they need to show there is a recovery. Never assume credit for something you do not have - yet.

I hate to be the one to toss a wet blanket over this party- But. . . we have two amazingly, never before faced crizis looming before u as a nation. The first and most dire in my book is the running out of cash at Treasury. They have played "silly" with the books over there to prop up Øbama´s disasters. Now, October, the party is over. The second is the disaster of re-funding the budgetless government- yet this fight is going to be epic. Either the Republicans cave and cash in their few remaining political chips with the back-home public, or they take a stand. If they stand, they defund Øbama care and force the administration to admit failure. Øbama will never admit failure and it will very likely bring on a constitutional crisis. This fall is going to be nasty.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 9/16/2013 12:14:20 PM     (No. 9523048)

Was going from horrible to awful what we wanted?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 9/16/2013 12:46:11 PM     (No. 9523077)

FN just dumped the coverage of the Breezy Preezy mid-fabrication. Their BeeEss meter must have maxed out. Mine did.

He´s truly a fabulist, a liar, a studied deceiver.

This hardens and poisons our culture as badly as it damages our economy and our standing in the "Free" world.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 9/16/2013 12:58:05 PM     (No. 9523092)

In this case, a fool and OUR money are soon parted. ( my opinion ).

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Reply 13 - Posted by: HalfNorsk, 9/16/2013 1:38:58 PM     (No. 9523148)

Only a member of the Choom Gang would be able to label this disaster a recovery.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/16/2013 1:57:40 PM     (No. 9523166)

Dude, any recovery we have had is IN SPITE of you! Get a clue Bozo!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 9/16/2013 5:40:06 PM     (No. 9523433)

There´s been a recovery? When?

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