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Originally posted by deadpool84
by the time the president actually got to what the actual act was about he already lost me by saying we must pass this bill 8 times. almost 8 times in a row i felt like i was buying a used car.
Originally posted by Daedal
Don't know if anyone is listening to President Obama addressing Congress on his jobs plan.Sounds like a lot of tax incentives or tax breaks for small business.
Although he did mention rebuilding our transporataion infrastructure and reducing the deficit all at the same time.Cutting tax loopholes for billionaires or putting teachers back to work.He said this is not class warfare.The American jobs Act is an immediate relief for those seeking jobs.
Hogwash or possiblity?
edit on 8-9-2011 by Daedal because: (no reason given)
_UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. If approved by Congress, the proposal would continue assistance to millions of people who are receiving extended benefits under emergency unemployment insurance set up during the recession. That program expired in November but Congress renewed it for 2011. If not renewed again, it would expire at the end of this year, leaving about 6 million jobless people at risk of losing benefits. The president also wants to spend extra money on states that help long-term unemployed workers though training programs. One model cited is a Georgia program that lets people receiving unemployment benefits obtain job training at a company at no cost to the employer. The estimated cost is $49 billion.
Originally posted by frkn8
I usually purposefully avoid speeches like these.... hearing it is just too depressing. The problem I have is knowing individuals at the top are not idiots, yet they pitch idiotic ideas assuming the average american IS an idiot and will eat it up. A couple of more stand out moronic ideas:
Spending more tax money will fix our economy
Increasing taxes (even if only for the rich) will fix economy
I'd love the idea of Ron Paul getting the nomination, getting elected, and changing the way our government works. But it will never happen. The system is WAY too rigged and even if in some miracle he gets the republican nomination, I would very honestly worry for his life. Rid the world of the FED!? Ditch income tax!? Base money on gold!? Give the middle finger to the bankers!? Create a society that governs itself!? Take the real power from the hands of the puppet-masters!? Sure sounds like a death wise to me.
Originally posted by HUMBLEONE
If you will notice, male members have been wearing purple tie's with greater than statistically natural. Some kind of message? Some sort of signal??? Check out scene's from the POTUS speech, Biden-purple tie. Obama-purple shade tie. Michelle Obama-purple dress. All in the audience, sullen,somber and sad. To me, it reeked of defeat. The stench of grand malevolent designs lifted. The announcement of glorious freedom! Beauty returns and Truth dash aside the vestages of all the Dark Forces. This speech was the unconditional surrender of all the forces of the Dark. Excuse me, "Forces" is no longer an accurate term to describe the currently descimated Dark Forces. See the ATS thread which reports Andromedan Council & Allied victory. The people of Earth have been freed from bondage. Prepare for disclosure. Prepare for the shift to a higher frequency. WE WON!
Originally posted by sonofliberty1776
reply to post by galdur
If they MUST do another "bailout", give the money directly to the taxpayers. Give each actual taxpayer(not those who just have money withheld, but get it all back) $100,000. The resulting responsible spending would actually help stimulate the economy. This crap they are talking about will only stimulate demonkratic voters.