Obama: Congress should vote on jobs bill in Oct.

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  • Rifleman Salt Lake City, Utah
    Oct. 4, 2011 10:20 a.m.

    Re: Pagen | 9:36 a.m. Oct. 4, 2011

    For what it's worth I'm truly sorry for personal attacks I've made on you in the past. Please accept my sincere apologies. Yes, we are on different sides of the political fence but that doesn't excuse nasty rude comments on my part.

    I sincerely wish our leaders would band together in friendship to solve the problems that inflicting such wounds to our country. Sadly I can't imagine that happening.

  • Rifleman Salt Lake City, Utah
    Oct. 4, 2011 10:13 a.m.

    Re: Pagen | 9:36 a.m. Oct. 4, 2011
    "More aides leave Bachmann presidential campaign"

    I thought that was good news and was happy to read about it. I put her in the same box with 'what's his name' Jon Huntsman. Neither of them every had a chance. My personal current pick is Texas Gov. Rick Perry. He's not perfect but then again neither is Obama.

  • Rifleman Salt Lake City, Utah
    Oct. 4, 2011 5:49 a.m.

    Re: Pagen | 2:49 p.m. Oct. 3, 2011

    First Google 'James Carville panic'


    "Democrats were in open revolt .... Democrats in the House and Senate stand for re-election in just 13 months, and their campaigns will be difficult enough without raising taxes just before voters go to the polls. Said a blunt Mr. Durbin: There are some senators who are up for election who say Im never gonna vote for a tax increase while Im up for election, even on the wealthiest people. - By Joseph Curl-The Washington Times Sunday, October 2, 2011

    Read it and weep.

  • Rifleman Salt Lake City, Utah
    Oct. 3, 2011 2:20 p.m.

    Re: Pagan | 1:50 p.m. Oct. 3, 2011

    Do you want to know what Obama's strategists are telling him? James Carville has just one word of advice for President Barack Obama: Panic.

    Democratic Senators are the ones spoiling Obama's party. They aren't about to tax anybody, including the rich, with the 2012 election a little over a year away. You can blame the Republicans all you want but it is the Democrats that have their foot on the brake.

    Meantime I'll second what James Carville is telling Obama. Time to panic Mr. President.

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 3, 2011 1:50 p.m.


    Have you SEEN the Republican House on jobs?

    *'Republicans kill Senate jobless aid measure' - By Andrew Taylor - AP - Published by DSNews - 06/24/10

    *'Senate Republicans - again - kill bill for jobless aid' - By Stephen Ohlemacher - AP - Published by DSNews - 06/30/10

    (After 2010 Midterms)

    *House GOP blocks bill to extend jobless benefits By Andrew Taylor AP 11/18/10

    Ok. No unemployment.

    How about private jobs?

    *Republicans block small business lending bill' - By Stephen Ohlemacher - AP - Published by DSNews - 07/29/10

    'The bill would create a $30 billion government fund to help community banks increase lending to small businesses...'

    Ok. No support for PRIVATE jobs.

    How about goverment jobs?

    *John Boehner: If GOP Cuts Cause Federal Job Losses...'So Be It' - Huffington Post - 02/15/11

    US budget?

    *'Republicans bail on budget talks, blame Democrats' - By David Espo - AP - Published by DSNews - 06/23/11

    *GOP Senate hopefuls praised for 'no'...on debt bill' - By Josh Loftin, Associated Press- Published by DSNews - 08/11/11

    Two months later...

    *'S&P warns it may downgrade U.S. credit rating' - By Martin Crutsinger - AP - Published by DSNews - 07/15/11

    The US credit score....drops.