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  • froggnot froggnot Oct 18, 2012 10:59 AM Flag

    Jobless claims hit an unexpected 4 month high

    So jobless claims jumped 49K to 388K, wow must be caused by those pesky low gas prices. Oh wait a minute was it the low gas prices that caused a bad economy or was it the high gas prices that caused the good economy. Oh dear, oh dear I get so confused. Oh I know it is all Bush's fault. that's better. Thank you Mr. President for all that you do, and thank you for all of those "Green Jobs". You are definately doing a great job and I can't wait for four more years of the same.

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    • shipleyinsuranceservices shipleyinsuranceservices Oct 25, 2012 1:27 PM Flag

      Hurry, HURRY, those $8 hr jobs are going fast! How is Obama going to talk about the unemployment number going down, if you guys won't jump in and take all of these "wonderful" low paying jobs?!

    • Surge in Women Voting for Mitt Romney for President of USA and Their Reasons
      By ladies_4_romney . Oct 24, 2012 2:37 PM

      Women Democrat Voters and Others are Switching to Mitt Romney in Ohio Michigan Florida Virginia Pennsylvania Wisconsin New York- New Jersey ( East Coast to West Coast )

      The Democrat Ladies for Romney in all 50 States Ladies are Switching from Obama very Fast.

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      Great Impression: Mitt Romney's Stunning Turnaround in Past 3 Debates after Huge Negative Ads.

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      People Notice: Most Men and Women are Turned Off Against Barack Obama most everywhere and Across All 50 States,

      Here is the the Review of Debate 3 on October 22, 2012
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      Our Strong Plea for Change in the White House, Why? The following reasons listed bellow.

      Note: This review is a agreement amongst a Group of almost 8000 Women watching debates.

      During the Debate 3, President Barack Obama was Arrogant, Disrespectfully, Angry, Rude and Condescending to Governor Mitt Romney. Obama did not Act or Look Presidential.

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    • Obama Sees Middle Class Tax Increase as a Victory read this and vote for Obama if you like it.

      –Obamacare law contains 20 new or higher taxes on American families and small businesses–

      The Largest Tax Hike in US History has just been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States and President Obama sees this assault on the middle class as a victory.

      The already unpopular 2010 health care reform law has been converted by the court into a $1.76 trillion tax increase funded by escalating taxes to be paid the vast majority of taxpayers. The high court’s ruling leaves in place 20 tax increases in the health-care law, of those, 12 tax hikes would affect families earning less than $250,000 per year, including a “Cadillac tax” on high-cost insurance plans, a tax on insurance providers, and an excise tax on medical device manufacturers. By formally converting ‘Obamacare’ into ‘Obamatax,’ the court allows Obama to raise taxes on the middle-class.

      The decision is a distressing blow to taxpayers and represents the single largest tax increase on young people in the nation’s history. When it takes full effect, the Internal Revenue Service will have immense new power and authority to persecute and prosecute a whole new group of taxpayers.

      If the law takes full effect, it will devastate small businesses and destroy any chance for a sustainable economic recovery. It will add trillions of dollars to the national debt and push the country toward bankruptcy even faster than current projections. Any individual who believes that
      this decision must be overturned must do everything possible to undo the damage that has been done, especially at the ballot box on November 6.

    • also the welfare rate has increased 32% to the highest level since obummer took office. I did not say to 32% either.

    • Obami unplugged, (no teleprompter), is a scary thing. It puts his non-business, economic mind on parade for all to see. God, we got a chance to get a real businessman in the Whitehouse. Someone who understand that $ 6 dollar a gallon gas isn't good for anyone, but the OPEC nations. Nations that hate us, like this Presidente apparently does. The war on women is alive, thanks to Barry. It's against the single woman, head of household, trying to get enough gas to go to work, trying to feed her family.

      Sentiment: Strong Sell

    • Last week bogus job numbers did not include California who did not get their numbers in on time, that accounts for the unemployment drop last week.

    • And, btw, despite the one-week spike, the moving average in initial jobless claims is continuing to decline.

    • "Oh dear, oh dear I get so confused."

      Well, you got one thing right.

    • "Oh wait a minute was it the low gas prices that caused a bad economy or was it the high gas prices that caused the good economy"

      If you heard this week's debate, the President suggested high gas prices are the result of the poor economy.

      I leave it to others to figure that one out.

      • 2 Replies to t.bfine
      • Crazy Joe must have told him that and Obama fell for it,

      • "Oh dear, oh dear I get so confused."--- Finally, an honest tea party statement.

        Absolutely wrong, both of you. Obama noted that oil prices, like the prices of all commodities, collapsed during the financial crisis and the recession. The financial crisis was the cause of low oil prices, and thus low gas prices. Gas prices were pushing $4 before the crisis, and they're pushing $4 after. The trend is to higher commodity prices overall due to burgeoning demand from emerging markets. Obama's solution: efficient use of scarce resources. Romney's solution: subsidize oil production with taxpayer dollars. You can argue around the edges, but we are already producing more oil in this country than ever before. How long do you think we can beat that horse?

        Obama's solutions are working. With the new CAFE standards, Americans are using far less gas than they were before. You have a wide variety of fuel efficient vehicles to choose from--some with twice the mpg of vehicles in the same class just a few years ago. That means that no matter what the price of gas at the pump, you are paying half as much as you would be without Obama. Romney wants to get rid of CAFE standards.

        Still confused? I'm not. I am lucid and I know exactly what I am talking about. A vote for Obama is a vote for truth, justice and the American way. Let the Froggies and other confused Tea Partiers move to China if they think its better there.

    • ricky18201 Oct 18, 2012 11:04 AM Flag

      Do I sense a hint of sarcasm here?

      • 1 Reply to ricky18201
      • No not at all Ricky. Just trying to understand the logic used by the "Precious One" in the last debate, which (unlike me) you totally understood and are ready to embrace as the only logical cause for changes in gas prices. Further I suspect that in your world market forces (i.e., supply and demand) have little to do with price point dynamics (i.e., the more product available the lower the price and the less product available the higher the price).

        Oh wait a minute, maybe there was a hint of sarcasm.

        The Frogg

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