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Obama Comes Clean

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In a strange coincidence, President Obama, as reported by Bloomberg, just followed Mario Monti's new normal and 'came clean' about the real state of the economy, following his earlier snafu:


The President went on to say that he knows the economy "needs to be strengthened" while clinging to his basic belief that there has been some momentum. Is 'truth' the new 'lie'? Or did hope and change just change on less hope?


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Mon, 06/11/2012 - 12:16 | 2515023 TWSceptic
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What's your problem asshole? I'm asking a normal question here. Why are some members allowed to post images and others not? Is this fair? I don't think so. Either you allow all members to post them or none.

Wed, 06/13/2012 - 15:24 | 2522963 fuu
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Just fyi you have to be a contributer to post images. Regular users cannot.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:21 | 2508567 martians8u
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If latest poll on Yahoo Finance is any indication...We dont have a choice?

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:22 | 2508570 101 years and c...
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Markets are exploding higher on this, even AH.  expecting another quadrillion in stimulus.  100k to every man, woman, child, fetus and pet in the country.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:22 | 2508576 Pig Brotha
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How about that for a close? The pigmen made it perfectly clear that if you try to fuck with them they will dirty dick you (fuck you in the ass and wipe their dick in your face when done).

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:34 | 2509191 GlomarHabu
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No pudding for you potty mouth

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:22 | 2508577 zerotohero
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They can't speak the truth because if they did there would be sheer chaos - utter pandamonium - BRING IT.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:22 | 2508578 Seasmoke
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When things are really really bad,its ok to lie but of course it's not a lie if you believe it

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:23 | 2508581 williambanzai7
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Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:31 | 2508609 SilverTree
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Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:50 | 2508682 Dr. Engali
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Lmao. William you're on a roll.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:24 | 2508583 ArrestBobRubin
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I think he's smoking Crystal is all.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:32 | 2508615 SilverTree
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Laced with Hopium.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:28 | 2508600 Poetic injustice
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Hey, this is nice Friday humor! Thanks Tyler!

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:28 | 2508602 Bicycle Repairman
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This is just Obama's way of saying "How about some QE, Benny?"

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:39 | 2508641 Bicycle Repairman
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Straight cash, homey, straight cash.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:29 | 2508603 DosZap
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Do you think someone JUST NOW told him?.LOL

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 17:16 | 2508788 Lucky Guesst
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I think he probably didn't even know it as he was saying it. He was just reading the screen.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:29 | 2508604 EclecticParrot
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BO's new slogan:  "Hope is Strange."


At the podium Barack was a smiler,

bats his eyelashes – such a beguiler.

If you think he “came clean”

then to you it must seem

that only one person is Tyler.

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 10:38 | 2510083 Husk-Erzulie
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Ha ha... keeper, thanks.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:35 | 2508629 TrulyBelieving
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A statist will lie every time he opens his mouth, he must, for the truth is antithetical to his belief. Therefore if he is caught telling the truth you can assume it's only because it somehow will further his agenda. And his agenda doesn't include you.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:38 | 2508639 stant
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he was against the economy before he was for it.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:42 | 2508647 tlnzz
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Gafftastic. What a marrroooon.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:43 | 2508652 Hobbleknee
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Let me be perfectly clear, soylent green is people.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:43 | 2508653 aerial view
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Ah yes, more political pre-election strategy: frontrun Romney's key message to confuse people so that they will vote for whom they like best, i.e. Obummer as if it ever makes any real difference!

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:44 | 2508664 Joebloinvestor
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What do you expect from a guy who listens to Tim Geitner?

Doesn't really matter if he is clueless or lying.

What does is that he is INCOMPETENT.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 16:46 | 2508677 vegas
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How much more proof do you libtards need to show this guy as the empty suit we all know he is? Oh wait, maybe he's just tired from all the Hollywood fundraisers. WTF, a human gaffe machine without TOTUS.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 17:00 | 2508722 New_Meat
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"Obama Comes Clean"

No, no, he didn't come clean here.  I have it on good authority from Joe Bite-Me himself that Our Dear President is "Clean and articulate."

You can look it up!

- Ned

[ED. Is Obama racist for criticizing Obama???]

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 17:05 | 2508744 pissing_excellence
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Caligula: Do you think I'm mad?

Claudius: Mad?

Caligula: Yes. Sometimes I think that I'm going mad. Do you — be honest with me — has that thought ever crossed your mind

Claudius: Never. Never. The idea is preposterous. You set the standard of sanity for the whole world.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 17:19 | 2508797 Infinite QE
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Well you douchebag, you and Michelle obviously need to get out there and spend more taxpayer money on a vacation. And the chimpanzee is obviously in need of another $50,000 in designer underwear so smash open the bribe-box and get shopping! WTF!

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 17:23 | 2508807 dbTX
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The private sector is fine NOT

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 17:59 | 2508918 MFL8240
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It took the liar this long to finally try and level with the people?  We all knew this economy, he is reponsible for is a pile of shit and he and Bernanke need to go.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:20 | 2509156 Ungaro
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He is not trying to level with ppl, it was a slip of the tongue. Or, he was mis-quoted. Or misinterpreted. Or misunderstood.

BHO is not about personal responsibility. He is an amateur politician who says what he thinks ppl want to hear. He is a chameleon and that is the change you can believe in.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 18:06 | 2508937 Atomizer
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O'bozo the kid loving clown is an incompetent fool who declares everything is fine


Fri, 06/08/2012 - 18:38 | 2509044 tony bonn
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obama is dope on rope without a prayer and a hope....

to say nothing of his indonesian citizenship....what a fucking liar....

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 18:41 | 2509064 world_debt_slave
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O is getting impatient for 4:20 to roll around

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 18:47 | 2509078 Monedas
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Change you can believe in and beliefs you can change !   God have mercy on the rudderless man-chile !     Monedas      1929     Comedy Fatwas While You Wait

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:10 | 2509133 uno
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but cbs news said the economy is getting better and consumer confidence is the best since alexander the great ruled

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:10 | 2509136 orangegeek
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Primary wave 3 down -


Look out below!!!!

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:13 | 2509140 Ungaro
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Double-speak. "Momentum" means nothing -- cancer has momentum as do snowballs rolling down a hill. Both are growing. "Momentum" does not mean improvement.

"Fine" also means nothing. For those of you who have school-age kids, what is the most common answer to "How was school?"

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:31 | 2509183 loveyajimbo
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He has been hanging with Biden for too long... he is now orally incontinent.... and hey, BO, you are running out of time on that promised 50% reduction of our deficit... are you going to resign soon?

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:58 | 2509249 f16hoser
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To say Obummer was a Community Organizer is to "Dis" Community Organizer's world wide. This hamster is pathetic. Bring the NWO. I'm Locked and Loaded........

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 20:17 | 2509291 spekulatn
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Transitory, bitchez!

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 20:48 | 2509354 surf0766
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There has been lots of M & A or so B-cups loved to shout and how it was so wonderful for the economy. I will be out of my job this time next year.

As will 50% of the company I work for.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 20:56 | 2509365 Bartanist
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So, why should anyone believe the liar and fraud? He deserves NOTHING except contempt and maybe a public stoning (after a fair trial of course).

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 21:04 | 2509378 pragmatic hobo
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Obama is wrong. The economy have never been better for the top 0.01% of the world.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 21:06 | 2509384 IQ 101
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Economy, interesting word , what  would such a word mean?

Just a tiny word, let's have a look on this crowded little dictionary web page, ECONOMY.

How is Economy / Economics correct language for the current situation?

Economy / Economics, it fails to compute !

The entire language and Dialogue is incorrect and without meaning,

Economy / Economics can not possibly describe the current market, situation, what the f*** situation, can it, Economy no longer describes.

Is it not a word now made void ? ?


Fri, 06/08/2012 - 23:29 | 2509482 Yen Cross
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Fri, 06/08/2012 - 23:50 | 2509593 Atomizer
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Let me share an experience that occurred earlier this evening. Pay close attention. Thank you.


Me: Walk into a dive bar and ordered a beer while the Blackberry playbook fires up.

Me: Review the latest Marxist news bulletins on MSM, sips beer.

Me: Post the latest GOP advertisement on ZH regarding Obama private sector job hoax.

Me: Go out to patio to smoke, overheard Muppets talking about how bad the economy is.

Me: Return to my seat and the Blackberry playbook was still there. Go figure.

Me: Out of nowhere, this poor soul stands next to me holding only four dollars and claiming he may not be able to get home due to auto fuel storage. Wearing my brooks brothers suit and white dry cleaned shirt always attracts the Obama ‘debased plate form’ types <<< ---- humor to plate spinning frauds

The unknown person: He goes directly to the music box to slide unknown amounts to sooth his scam.

Me: Telling the barmaid, I have an experiment to test.

Barmaid: What are you planning to do Atomizer?

Me: I’m going to give that man $40 dollars to help him keep his car  tank full. Under no circumstance will this money be used to buy alcohol.  My experiment will demonstrate how people take money and hold little responsibility.

Barmaid: You got it

Me: Let him know I have a soft heart today.

Barmaid: Your 100% fucking right. When I gave him the money, he said thank you. Then he ask me if he could buy a drink for you.

Me: Do you understand why we have issues? At the end of the day, your $2.00 wage will eventually become a target.

Barmaid: Thank you for sharing that experience with me.

Fri, 06/08/2012 - 23:54 | 2509601 Westcoastliberal
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When considering Obama or his opinions, keep in mind (according to the book "confidence men") Obama shocked his advisors with the opinion that the high unemployment was the result of increase productivity and therefore natural; "not much you can do about it" was his opinion.  He also has the opinion no laws were broken in the financial/foreclosure meltdown.

When I first read this I immediately thought of George W Bush, another "Manchurian Candidate".

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 01:00 | 2509674 brettd
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Affirmative action on display.

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 08:20 | 2509947 jcamargo
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Of course he has to come clean about the economy being in bad shape. Lying about it would not survive the test of time - which for a politician means the timeframe from now to election.

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 10:13 | 2510034 justsayin2u
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the community organizer in chief spends too much time with his synchophants me thinks  he expects everyone to just nod and cheer and maybe wweep a little (like Kim Jung Il) whenever he speaks.

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 10:23 | 2510051 ghostcommander
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Let us not forget the narrow minded ideology of totally unregulated capitalism by the so-called republicans and corporate America that led to the almost financial market collapse and the economic situation we are in today. The full recover will take decades, not years. After using the "Big Lie" in 2010, the Fascists gained control of the House of Representatives and have been obstructing any and all jobs, stimulus, and the restoration of the irresponsible cheney/bush tax cuts. Historically, the economy has grown almost twice as fast under the Democrats compared to the Big Lie republicans. PS I am not a Democrat

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 10:53 | 2510115 Husk-Erzulie
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If it wasn't for republicans in the senate, this fucking nightmare would be the law of the land.  Go ahead read it, I dare you.  It'll take you all day and it's just a summary.  If the Mocha Cornholio administration had managed to pass this the shit would be a whole lot deeper today than it already is... just sayin.


Sat, 06/09/2012 - 10:29 | 2510061 ghostcommander
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Why is it that up to 50% of the American people believe in the so-called republican "Big Lie"?

Don't they have the mental capacity to just do a wee bit of searching for the truth?

Why do they let their moral compass be controlled by Big Lie Propaganda?

The answer may be in the Shock experiments by Stanley Milgram.

All that matters are the cold, hard facts!

Sat, 06/09/2012 - 10:38 | 2510085 Monk
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Loses either way because if he tells the truth, then that shows that he was lying in the past.


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