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    Default Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

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    Fox News website calls Obama?s birthday party a ?Hip-Hop BBQ? | The Cutline - Yahoo! News
    Fox News' criticism of the Obama administration is becoming more than a Common problem.

    The rapper Common, you may recall, drew heated commentary from the cable network for his invitation to take part in a White house poetry night. Meanwhile, this Thursday, a Fox News opinion website called Fox Nation aggregated a "Playbook" column by Politico's Mike Allen about President Barack Obama's 50th birthday bash, changing Allen's typically long headline with this:

    Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    The private party included dinner ("BBQ chicken, ribs, hamburgers, hot dogs, pasta, salad") in the Rose Garden was attended by Obama's staff and celebrities including Al Sharpton, Jay-Z, Chris Rock, Charles Barkley, Steve Harvey, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. There were performances by Stevie Wonder, R&B singer Ledisi, jazz legend Herbie Hancock. A DJ "played Motown, hip hop, and '70s and '80s R&B."

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    So I guess a Tea Party function, using the same naming standards as Faux News, would be a Klan-bake?

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    Default Re: Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    Obama's idea of economic justice is take from the rich and give to the poor. Wealth distribution is only fair in his eyes. He spent billions or I should say wasted billions on stimulating the economy and attempting to create jobs but failed. He had his turn at bat but struck out. Next!!

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    Default Re: Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by bean View Post
    Obama's idea of economic justice is take from the rich and give to the poor. Wealth distribution is only fair in his eyes. He spent billions or I should say wasted billions on stimulating the economy and attempting to create jobs but failed. He had his turn at bat but struck out. Next!!
    Well, someone had to clean up W's mess. He wasn't going to do it. And you may recall that a large chunk of the stimulus was passed first by Bush Lite. Add to that the tax cuts that produced NO jobs - and still haven't, another GOP/TP lie - and the reduced revenue just made the situation worse.

    Amazing that the debt ceiling was raised several times in his tenure with no comments or conditions by the Republicans. Only when the Democratic president gets in and is stuck trying to fix the GOP f***-up do they try and make things harder. Staying true to one's principles is one thing, but this was grandstanding, pure and simple, for pure political gain.

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    Default Re: Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by bean View Post
    Obama's idea of economic justice is take from the rich and give to the poor. Wealth distribution is only fair in his eyes. He spent billions or I should say wasted billions on stimulating the economy and attempting to create jobs but failed. He had his turn at bat but struck out. Next!!
    Kind of like trickle down in reverse, we've cut their taxes on the promise of more jobs and it ain't happening Bean. The stim should have been way bigger but the GOP knew that would help Obama so they made it as small as possible and half of that was tax cuts. When the stim ended so did aid to the states and the lay offs started. What we've wasted trillions on are unfunded wars, cutting taxes in a time of war, medicare part d. Do you think Obama spent 14 trillion all by himself while nobody was looking? Didn't Dick Cheney say deficits were good, or does that just apply to the GOP? Obama came to the plate with two strikes on him. I'd love to help you see the whole picture Bean but you need to help me and open your eyes abit wider.

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    Oh yeah to the point at hand, it was the man's birthday party, what does the menu or who came matter, unless you read between the lines for the racist content. Grow up already.

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    Default Re: Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by pdxjim View Post
    Oh yeah to the point at hand, it was the man's birthday party, what does the menu or who came matter, unless you read between the lines for the racist content. Grow up already.
    I was a little disappointed that me and the wife weren't invited. Sounds like a damn good time to me. The eats were top notch for this house also.

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    Default Re: Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    The problem with the stimulus bill that the Obama administration passed was that it wasn't big enough and there weren't that many "shovel ready" projects to get started right away. We can't cut our way out of this mess. The tea baggers brought us to the brink of default because they want to cut cut cut and look what happened. S&P downgraded us to AA+. First time in our history. Smart move.

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    Default Re: Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by pdxjim View Post
    Kind of like trickle down in reverse, we've cut their taxes on the promise of more jobs and it ain't happening Bean. The stim should have been way bigger but the GOP knew that would help Obama so they made it as small as possible and half of that was tax cuts. When the stim ended so did aid to the states and the lay offs started. What we've wasted trillions on are unfunded wars, cutting taxes in a time of war, medicare part d. Do you think Obama spent 14 trillion all by himself while nobody was looking? Didn't Dick Cheney say deficits were good, or does that just apply to the GOP? Obama came to the plate with two strikes on him. I'd love to help you see the whole picture Bean but you need to help me and open your eyes abit wider.
    Massive spending doesn't seem to be working. What sense did it make for Obama to give the states millions to keep teachers and state employees working only to have them laid off anyhow when the money was spent. The states wanted to lay them off to begin with. Bottom line on that " it was a pay off to the teachers for the vote" Obama-nomics But neither Bush or Obama is to blame for the $14 trillion debt although they say the the two of them combined are the costliest.

    The problem is Obama's anti-business attitude. Big business is not cooperating with the anti-business president.

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    Default Re: Obama's Hip-Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs

    Quote Originally Posted by bean View Post
    Massive spending doesn't seem to be working. What sense did it make for Obama to give the states millions to keep teachers and state employees working only to have them laid off anyhow when the money was spent. The states wanted to lay them off to begin with. Bottom line on that " it was a pay off to the teachers for the vote" Obama-nomics But neither Bush or Obama is to blame for the $14 trillion debt although they say the the two of them combined are the costliest.

    The problem is Obama's anti-business attitude. Big business is not cooperating with the anti-business president.
    As Carhauler said, part of that is that there were no "shovel-ready" projects ready to go...but what was the first part of the stimulus? To your GOP-suckup boys in the financial industry, because they were "too big to fail". And who paid it? Bush Lite. NOT Obama. You want to place blame on the guy that inherited the mess your eight years of idiocy aggravated. I won't say that Bush made the deficit. But he is they guy that did the most damage in increasing it. He even started with a balanced budget and a surplus - from a Democratic president who didn't cut taxes!! We still haven't gotten rid of his two wars. We'll be paying for these tax cuts for years to come. Sure as h*ll they won't be creating jobs, as only economic improvement will do that. And this go-round, business aren't cooperating in that.

    Here's an interesting read about the tax cuts, though I don't expect you to believe any of it...Tax Cuts - Myths and Realities

 

 

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