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Watch Live As Obama Says This And That About Jobs

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The T2OTUS (Televangelizing Teleprompter) or just T2, is taking center stage to talk more about his now failed jobs plan, supposedly without cheesy chanting of "pass this bill" this time (however, we won't put readers at risk of alcohol poisoning with another shots challenge - the last time that was the keyword, there were numerous casualties). While it is certain the speech will be filled with class warfare rhetoric, and the usual stuff about how many jobs Obama has "saved or created" we doubt much if anything relevant will be said. As for comedic content.... that's a different story.

 

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Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:01 | 1745633 mossme89
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Who's ready to short the market as Obama's talking? W00t!!!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:03 | 1745649 trav7777
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can anybody still stand this mfer?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:05 | 1745663 redpill
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If there's one thing worse than being hated it's being ignored.  And people are starting to ignore him.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:09 | 1745689 mossme89
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No kidding. Virtually no reaction from the market.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:13 | 1745733 nope-1004
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0% leadership.

100% smooth talker.

The guy would come in handy cruisin' chicks, not running a country.

 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:16 | 1745753 Solid Gold Bubble
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Take away his teleprompter(s) and see how much of a smooth talker he is then.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:19 | 1745773 Comay Mierda
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his jobs plan should be two words - "I resign"

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:22 | 1745795 Messianic
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Markets would rally, but then realize that "The Villages" himself would then be president, and crash about 3fold...

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:50 | 1746282 AldousHuxley
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I thought Obama was talking about the other Jobs. Steve Jobs.

 

 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:22 | 1745798 fuu
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He watches television. No wonder we are fuxored..

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:39 | 1745882 Bananamerican
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He's campaigning. He doesn't give a shit about jobs.

"the republicans keep standing in the way of all the goodies i wanna give ya"

I loathe Republicans and even I can see this.

(i pity most Dems btw, lips all stained with grape)

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:09 | 1746064 r101958
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Notice how he no longer has the gray hair that he had during the deficit news conferences. I tell you, it is all about perceptions....or deceptions.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 13:51 | 1746558 JP McManus
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Just for Messiah Hair Coloring

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:35 | 1745812 strannick
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"I used up a lot of political capital in this financial crisis to make sure banks stayed afloat". Is he referring to his campaign contributions and bank lobby bucks he got from banks? Talk about your Freudian slips

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:40 | 1746237 Cindy_Dies_In_T...
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He meant Goldman.

 

 

Tyler--seriously, I was on the losing end of that shot contest. Fuck You! (in a good way, or naughty..)

 

See, still my trashy whore self from the last round!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:22 | 1745797 tsx500
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exactly.   i can't wait til he gets his ass torn to shreds when he has to debate w/the GOP candidate next year !

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:45 | 1745906 Bananamerican
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"My fellow Americans. As a young boy, I dreamed of being a baseball, but tonight I say, we must move forward, not backward, upward not forward, and always twirling, twirling, twirling towards freedom."-next year's GOP candidate

shred on Garth

http://songsofthegreatdepression.blogspot.com/

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 14:19 | 1746674 Race Car Driver
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At the rate he and his administration are going, the only debate may be whether he's tried for treason or merely impeached.

From Drudge:

Obama: Occupy Wall Street protests show Americans' frustration

 

"Not only did the financial sector, with the Republican Party in Congress, fight us every step in the way. But now you've got these same folks arguing we should roll back all those reforms and go back to the way it was," Obama said. "That does not make sense to the American people. They are frustrated by it and they will continue to be frustrated by it until they get the sense that everyone is playing by the same rules."

(article here)

What rules is he talking about? If anyone was following any rules at all in his administration, we'd have bankers in orange jump suits in front of judges... years ago. The SEC and other regulatory agencies would be investigating market fraud and manipulation. And, instead of handing guns to drug gangs in foreign countries, Eric Holder would be heading all this up.

But, as usual, the only 'rules' are those that apply to the little people - and they are happy to enforce those with zealous conviction.

 

 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 14:44 | 1746799 xtop23
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 If its a Perry or Romney status quo talking points moron there will be little if any fireworks.

 If on the other hand someone fiscally intelligent were to be the GOP nominee like Ron Paul I feel certain that Obama would get quite literally destroyed on national TV.

 Now THAT would be epic.

 Im still hoping the Judge will decide to be his VP running mate.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:10 | 1746069 Where My Dawg At
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Smooth talkers don't use the word "uh" as often as a junkie runs out of smack.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:23 | 1745806 Silverhog
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Smooth? How did he get stuck with Michelle then?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:42 | 1745911 Lord Blankcheck
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He enjoys her "strap on"

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:01 | 1746030 tarsubil
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Oh please. It is clear he prefers the real thing. Michelle was the only one ugly enough to play along with the charade. Sorta like Hillary.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 14:32 | 1746745 Long-John-Silver
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Moochelle

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:48 | 1745952 SilverRhino
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Dude, he looks gayer than a 3 dollar bill.   You planning on running him as the anti-wingman?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:33 | 1745849 Shocker
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Should be a reversal in Gold/Silver today.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:12 | 1745721 optimator
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One thing worse even than that, being laughed out of office!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:17 | 1745759 Spastica Rex
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You and Oscar Wilde.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:17 | 1746101 pods
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And that right there is exactly what is going on.  Bravo!

pods

If there's one thing worse than being hated it's being ignored.  And people are starting to ignore him.

-redpill

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 16:30 | 1747305 Dre4dwolf
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Ignore who?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:10 | 1745701 Developers
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He's so full of shit his skin is brownish

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:39 | 1745879 nyse
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Racial.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:50 | 1746281 PD Quig
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What? Embarrassed that he's half white?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:53 | 1746301 Developers
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why?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:37 | 1745871 ZippyBananaPants
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He will leave office before election, he is not as smooth as he used to be.  He realizes that he is losing his supply of Kool-aid that everyone drank (how stupid is our population to put this clown in office).

The only chance the dems have is to get him out and bring in another idiot to push their plan.

He is in way over his head, and will take a long trip and not come back.  Nothing presidential about him. 

Zips

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:04 | 1746040 SRV - ES339
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yup... no $500 haircut... speaks in articulate, complete sentances... and is a little dark to be "presidential"

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:30 | 1746193 DavidC
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Sentences...

DavidC

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 13:50 | 1746549 SRV - ES339
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thanks Dick... oh sorry, that was Dave

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:57 | 1746012 PD Quig
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This motherfucker's economic policies are so bad, he even killed Steve Jobs.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 13:18 | 1746408 iLoveMisesToPieces
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Thu, 10/06/2011 - 14:10 | 1746623 Problem Is
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+1... I'm still laughing...

That's the ZH post of the day...

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:10 | 1745642 perchprism
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He's wearing his signature vein-blue tie.  Dickhead.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:03 | 1745645 treemagnet
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Brilliant amateur.  Thats the best description I've heard.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:09 | 1745690 Au_Ag_CuPbCu
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He's an empty suit that got in WAY over his head.  And WTF is he talking about "growth has slowed."  What growth????

 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:05 | 1745646 GeneMarchbanks
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Can't be impeached fast enough...

yes Mr. President the bridges are, indeed, total shit especially that upcoming bridge from your Presidency to your re-election. Continue...

... or nevermind

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:29 | 1745650 depression
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"...pass my jobs (wealth redistribution) bill..."

"...raise taxes and reduce unemployment (for union labor) ..."

"...the economy is too fragile to do nothing (so let's raise taxes now)..."

"... this jobs bill will add 2 million new (union public sector) jobs  ..."

"... 5.6% surtax (prosperity penalty) on income above $200K to pay for the new jobs..."

"... giving $850 billion to (TBTF) banks was the right thing to do..."

"...I will be hugely supportive of Banks..." (BAC + 5%)

"...Solyndra predates me (Bush did it) ..."

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:04 | 1745652 Silverhog
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This is not about new jobs. It's about unions. None of these jobs will be non union.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:12 | 1745724 Au_Ag_CuPbCu
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And none of them will pay more than $7.25/hour.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 14:01 | 1746589 V10
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That before or after the dues are siphoned off?  Got to pay those kickbacks...

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:04 | 1745653 tarsubil
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Mmmm, mmm, mmm!

It's raining FRNs, hallelujah!

It's raining FRNs! 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:08 | 1745684 tarsubil
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My goodness this world is silly!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:26 | 1745821 tarsubil
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STOP POINTING! GEEZ!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:45 | 1745926 andybev01
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Look closer; first his thumb rises slowly and just before it's a 'thumbs up' then he sticks out his index finger, giving the reporter the buddy like, pistol point.

 

I'm surprised he isn't winking too.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:46 | 1745938 V in PA
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Are you okay tarsubil? Did you forget your meds again?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:50 | 1745969 tarsubil
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Good point! I'm not on any medication! Look at me! I'm becoming JW in FL with all my exclamations! I can't believe he's still talking! AHHHHH!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ItxVWTikGI

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:04 | 1745655 Cassandra Syndrome
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<------- >10 Obama says Pass This Jobs Bill, Bitchez 

<------- <10 Obama says Pass This Jobs Bill, Bitchez

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:05 | 1745660 ReallySparky
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Excuse me, but where is the goofy picture you always put up?  You know the one with the cheesy smile and all ears?  Without that pic, I started to think for a second that I should watch this.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:22 | 1745801 wang (not verified)
Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:15 | 1746098 RSloane
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LOL~!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:05 | 1745661 digalert
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"Right now! I just found out people are really hurting, this is news to me. We must act now. Pass my re-distribute the wealth jobs bill. Remember, I only heard of the UE problem a few weeks ago. So none of this is my fault. Jobs, green jobs, bridges, roads, Michelle, schools, the children. No more games blahblah blahblahblah"

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:05 | 1745664 Hooligan
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An Illegal Alien, a Muslim and a Communist walk into a Bar, the bartender asks... What can I get you Mr. President....

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 14:10 | 1745816 V in PA
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Gimme a fifth of Louis XIV, and put it on my tab.

edit:

On second thought... put it on America's tab. Bwahahaha!!!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:06 | 1745665 bigdumbnugly
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i see they're running reruns of barack obama again.

oops, my bad.  i guess it's live.

hard to tell.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:07 | 1745666 4realmoney
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The fact that we live in a society that thinks the president could or should create jobs is disgusting. This country is becoming socialist. I suggest you buy gold or silver. Premiums are still low.

https://www.texmetals.com/gold-coins/gold-canadian-maples.html

 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:16 | 1745754 tarsubil
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Is TexMetals a good dealer? Their prices seem pretty good.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:44 | 1745923 BrocilyBeef
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yes, they are. :-D

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:44 | 1745920 BrocilyBeef
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You're obviously a shill for Kaspar Texas Metals... Jason Kaspar is that you?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:08 | 1745668 Seasmoke
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this Obama is such a bore............i always enjoy listening to Homeboy Obama more

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:18 | 1745763 tsx500
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dontcha mean ' listenin '  ?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:48 | 1745951 andybev01
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Liz-nen.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:06 | 1745669 mossme89
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Someone give this question asker a political position!!!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:07 | 1745674 becky quick and...
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he's building roads + bridges again.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:15 | 1745749 fuu
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We're on a road to nowhere.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:50 | 1745965 LFMayor
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good song, that

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:23 | 1745805 Ruffcut
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It is happy meals for the states. The states are crying. The fed feeds it more cash and gets more control. It will cost 2 billion to fix one pothole, because the money will never get on the street. ANd maybe the states where the AG does not settle with fraud from BAC, et. al.,  get no cash at all. It wouldn't surprizzze me in the least.

Happy Meals, bitchezz.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:07 | 1745675 Cassandra Syndrome
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Middle East Unrest drove up oil prices? And QE is deflationary?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:18 | 1745767 Capitalist Sooner
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Someone should ask him why gasoline is over $3 a gallon when oil has dropped to $80ish a barrel. What high oil prices?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:08 | 1745679 Robslob
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Is he talking about Steve Jobs or the JOBS we all would like to have?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:08 | 1745682 wang (not verified)
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why does no one comment on the wizzle when he speakzz

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:13 | 1745722 RobD
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Very annoying isn't it? I noticed in the recent past but I don't think he had this problem when he was campaigning.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:14 | 1745742 wang (not verified)
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when he has the homeboy accent turned on it isn't there y'all

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:08 | 1745683 mossme89
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"I have gone out of my way to work with Republicans to find common ground." HAH! Joke of the day

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:54 | 1745991 Dr. Richard Head
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Perhaps that is another slip o' the tongue.  Behind doors they indeed agree on one thing, how to keep the status quo going at the expense of us all.  To think otherwise is to believe wrestling on TV is real.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:13 | 1745685 Wakanda
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No shots challenge?

I survived Trichet's  "price stabeeleetee" speech earlier this morning.  The day is young, the Jager is cold!

11 days until Black Monday II

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:19 | 1745787 Chump
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Oof.  The last (and only) time I started the day with Jager I...shit...I have no idea how that day went.  Next day was pretty ugly though.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:09 | 1745687 euphoria
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Cmon guys he might announce that he is defaulting on the debt and bringing back a gold standard.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:10 | 1745708 Falcon15
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Yeah and he'll then proceed to trot out his Skittle shitting Unicorn named Hope.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:09 | 1745688 Hephasteus
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The economy isn't weaker. It's just not pumped up on recored 4th quarter 2010 stock ipo's.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:09 | 1745691 Falcon15
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GROWTH HAS SLOWED? WTF is this man smoking? Debt ceiling DEBACLE? IMPEACH HIM! Every (paid under the table) independent economist has taken a look at this... Please. Gone out of his way to WORK with Republicans? I need a drink. It's 5 PM somewhere.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:10 | 1745694 ReallySparky
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I can't watch this, I keep throwing up in my mouth and thinking about how jacked up my kids futures are.  30 years of mis management, Thanks Mom & Dad for passing this on.  Lately I have been encouraging my sons to start thinking about living abroad, I suspect that they will some day.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:13 | 1745719 wang (not verified)
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rAwGH

             YaauGh

                                               BWAughk

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:10 | 1745700 euphoria
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OPEN MULTIPLE TABS AND LISTEN! got echo?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:10 | 1745702 SaveTheGreenback
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My name is Barack Hussein Obama, but please, call me Barry...I can afford a tax increase (so long as I can still play golf 5 times a week)...I can pay my fair share...

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:53 | 1745974 wisefool
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SNARC: Also the banks have the right to charge what ever fees they want but it is bad practice. We need a consumer protection advocate to make sure the banks charge fair fees for the ability manage you money online, via ATMs and have instant access anywhere in the world. That should be free. You should not have to pay 5 month. You should not have to go to a local credit union. You should not have to pull out an extra $60 in cash when you make your ATM transaction so you dont have to do it again next week.

I mean think about how the government does our banking. We have a 60,000 page tax code that the average citezen spends 40 hours per year completing. You dont have to have pay $5 to get a good tax attorney. Look at my secretary of tresury. He does his own taxes. Thats how things should be done.

</ teleprompter in cheif >

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:10 | 1745704 gringo28
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so.....the Arab Spring is the reason why gas prices went up? really? why were they high before the Arab Spring and why haven't they come down? weeeeellllllllllll, i think the marekt knows the answer to that one.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:12 | 1745706 bob_dabolina
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Take from one group of people, give to another group of people, more spending, and prosper....

He keeps saying game playing....like Solyndra? Too fast too furious? 

Here's a novel idea -- ground your wife Michele  and tell her no more extravagant tax payer funded vacations to Africa, Spain, India and that will pay for the jobs bill

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:56 | 1746000 Dr. Richard Head
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Take one buck down and pass it around...and we'll break some fucking windows, some windows, so we can rebuild the windows....

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:11 | 1745709 Abitdodgie
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Someone needs to tell him Repub and Dems are the same party .

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:11 | 1745711 TeresaE
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"The biggest problem in unemployment is the public sector."

 

HERE we go!

 

Yeah!  More taxes, more free $$$$$, more teachers, more cops to beat up peaceful protestors, more drone-pilots, yeah!

 

We are so FUBAR.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:18 | 1745769 the not so migh...
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It’s the biggest problem because he can't comprehend it so he can never help fix it.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:11 | 1745715 Silverhog
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Christ, you can't drive anywhere without seeing new road construction already. We will have the best highways in the world and nobody using them because were broke.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:44 | 1746255 TeresaE
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You obviously don't live in Michigan, cause "best roads" would NEVER come out of your mouth.  Dirt roads in Jamaica are better than our paved highways.

BUT, we already got billions in Obamamoney for Michigan roads.  They went to work repaving the same damn roads we just paved a few years back.

The rest of them get some tar to fill in holes the size of Buicks.

And I get your point, but not ALL roads are "best," not by far.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:11 | 1745716 Cassandra Syndrome
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Has Obama turned into a Dalek just there?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:12 | 1745727 LongSoupLine
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Yet another live version of the movie Groundhog Day.

on another note, Congress is passing on up the China currency bill...Operation Full Retard is a go!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:13 | 1745731 bankonzhongguo
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I stopped hating on Obama years ago.

What a hapless press conference.

More sunshine needs to be put on the fellow travelers in politics, media and banking that write speeches for this dude.

Its clear they are going to lump more pressure on him from Solyndra and Fast and Furious.

Will he abdicate to Hillary? Will there even be a election in 2012?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:26 | 1745822 surf0766
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I have had the feeling for sometime there would not be any elections in 2012. After the stories than ran in the past week, it seems the idea is being brought up by some Dems... Just sayn'

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:44 | 1745922 Dr. Engali
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I've maintained for some time now that we have seen our last election. Not that they mattered much to begin with. But now I believe that we have our dear leader for life.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:37 | 1745869 V in PA
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Voting on the first Tuesday in November with a ballot or a bullet. It's their choice.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:13 | 1745735 jmcadg
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Finally a reason for the markets to drop!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:14 | 1745738 Stuppy
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If this plan works flawlessly, it is designed to spend about $210,526.32 per job ($400 Billion to create the 1.9 million jobs He says it will create)

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:14 | 1745739 RacerX
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yeah you "keep on goin" BHO. Right out the door..

and take the rest of the sh* out with you.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:16 | 1745748 the not so migh...
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The right leader at the right time...NOT

 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:18 | 1745766 Spastica Rex
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SAY YOUR FUCKING I-N-G, YOU MORON! AGGHHHHHHHHAGHHHHAGRGBL!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:19 | 1745777 Spastica Rex
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Settle down.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:55 | 1745998 tarsubil
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This whole yelling thing is spreading!!!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:25 | 1745768 buzzsaw99
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"class warfare!" squeals the pig as he steals another billion.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:18 | 1745771 Schmuck Raker
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Someday we're gonna look back on all of this...and cry.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:56 | 1746005 andybev01
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already there.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:19 | 1745774 RacerX
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the "Not My Fault" president.

Way to step up..

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:19 | 1745776 Skip 2 My Lou
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So, He is not talking the talk. HE IS TELEPROMPTING THE TELEPROMPT!!!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:19 | 1745783 Dr. Engali
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Shut the fuck up! I'm tired of this mother fuckers free campaign platform. For cripes sake after this guy is done we will need to take boats to Cuba.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:19 | 1745785 Spaceman Spiff
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Is this Buffet tax on net or gross?    (not that either option is fair)

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:20 | 1745788 optimator
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BANKsters are up, even MS is up.  Must be more wired money in the air.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:21 | 1745790 LongSoupLine
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Hmmmm,that's odd, the word "Solar" not appearing in Opromptor's word cloud...

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:21 | 1745793 Capitalist Sooner
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Thank you, President Obama, for restoring the anger of the people.  We needed to wake up, and it took a communist like you to do it.  

We'll take if from here - you go play some more golf.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:36 | 1745866 buzzsaw99
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Please change your nic to "Dumb Okie". Thanks.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:49 | 1746278 Capitalist Sooner
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That's a good one.  Think that up yourself?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:22 | 1745796 wang (not verified)
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oh fck now he hijacks OccupyWallStreet

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:42 | 1745907 Capitalist10
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Were you really so naive as to think this wasn't an Obama astroturfing operation all along?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:23 | 1745804 SaveTheGreenback
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LOL!  OccupyWallStreet is portrayed by the MSM as a pro-Obama crowd!  That can't be!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:33 | 1745845 bob_dabolina
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I can feel sympathy for the occupy WS people. But you know what pisses me off about them? Not a single one of em was bitching when they qualified for a house in 2004 and sold it in 2007 for $100,000 profit. 

That bubble and credit crisis required nationwide participation and people refuse to accept responsibility. I remember people driving around in hummers with two homes full of flat screen t.vs and they weaving baskets twice a week for work. No bullshit I remember reading in the WS about a Mariachi Dancer whom qualified for a $500,000 mortgage (you really think he thought he could afford that)

This playing victim shit is really getting old.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:33 | 1745851 SaveTheGreenback
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+1  Agree, wholeheartedly...

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:38 | 1745874 bob_dabolina
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Now Obama is talking about fraud on WS. What about the fraud that was occuring on Main Street? Yea, people were misrepresenting their income, assets, the whole 9 yards to get qualified for loans. 

And lecturing on fraud while Solyndra and Too fast Too furious are still on the front burner is the new killing it.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:50 | 1745961 Cliff Claven Cheers
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The banks had control of the process.  It is called underwriting.  They could have stopped the whole bubble in its tracks, but that wouldn't have been profitable.  Ask me about a NINJA loan, and I will tell you your out of your mind to lend anyone even a nickel without verifying income, employment, credit scores, etc.  Bob would you lend your 2.4 million dollars to me based on a liar loan.  If not why did the captains of finance lend so much?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:00 | 1746026 wisefool
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The fed and the gov were all in on the 3 card monte moral hazard. As Bob mentioned, the insitutions and individuals  (banking or investment) who did not want to play were quickly and forcibly aquired using benny buck by the ones that would play ball.  Drink the Kool-aid or else.

The comminuty re-investment act without glass stegal was one of those first four really bad horses in the old book. Not the unicorn shitting skittles that people think the clinton and bush II years were.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:05 | 1746035 bob_dabolina
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No I wouldn't. On the same tolken I wouldn't lie on my loan application (which was RAMPANT) that's why they were called liar loans because the people whom were taking out the loans were providing fradulent information. I also wouldn't take out a jumbo mortgage if I was working at Mcdonalds either because I would know I wouldn't be able to pay it back with the income I was earning. You also had 'home flippers' buying 7,8,9 houses at a time just to sell them in a year (yea and they made millions doing that)

I'm not saying WS had no part of this, don't get me wrong here. I'm saying that EVERYONE participated in the scam. When I say everyone I mean mortgagees, lenders, real-estate agents, apprasiers, bankers, politicians, etc. Everyone had their hand in the pie and everyone enjoyed it while it lasted.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:07 | 1746051 Cliff Claven Cheers
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Like Gonzolo Lira said, Fuck it.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:13 | 1746072 bob_dabolina
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And people said WS got bailed out but not main street. Really? 

There are people who have been living in their home for FOUR YEARS AND HAVEN'T MADE A MORTGAGE PAYMENT

http://www.google.com/search?gcx=c&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=havent+paid+mortgage+in+3+years

If your mortgage payment is a paltry $2,000 over 4 years that's $100,000. If you have a payment of say $4,000 that's almost $200,000.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:14 | 1746092 Cliff Claven Cheers
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I don't disagree with you on this issue.  It was just bad policy all the way around. 

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:19 | 1746096 Capitalist10
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"why did the captains of finance lend so much?"

Its called the Community Reinvestment Act.  Look it up.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:43 | 1746252 Cliff Claven Cheers
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Thanks for the education.  Sniff Sniff now I feel sorry for those poor bankers.

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:56 | 1746313 Floordawg
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why would you be "pissed" over such an assinine assumption... shouldn't you save all that time and energy for fudging your paper-trading account?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:23 | 1745807 Ryman1075
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So these new jobs that will be created will cost over $240k per job...awesome.

No wonder why this country is in better shape than Europe. /sarc off

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:23 | 1745809 Let them all fail
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And closing this window...

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:24 | 1745810 JLee2027
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Mo Money, Mo Money and Mo Money!

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:24 | 1745811 Spastica Rex
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"We need a strong financial sector."

Does he really need to say any more?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 12:20 | 1746113 Sophist Economicus
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How about, "I resign effective immediately"

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:27 | 1745815 Pretorian
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Even Obama speaks about Wall street protests on press question which are spreading through out US. But none you will read on Bloomberg, CNBC and still nothing on ZeroHedge to promote and make them bigger,why Tyler?

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 11:40 | 1745889 Schmuck Raker
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