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  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Dec. 29, 2011 11:56 a.m.

    'Pagan: A balanced view on Jobs bills. All of these are blocked by the Democrat Senate.' - don17 | 10:56 a.m. Dec. 29, 2011

    Where is your evidence of this vote?

    I presented:

    *Senate Republicans likely to kill Obama jobs bill By Andrew Taylor AP Published by DSNews 10/11/11

    'This (financial) drop occurred on Aug 4,2011 during President Obama's term!' - don17 | 11:10 a.m. Dec. 29, 2011

    And I presented an example of Republican obstruction...

    just TWO MONTHS before hand.

    Again, that's:

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

    Less than 60 days, and the dow DROPS over 500 points...
    and it's not a connection??

    And last:

    *'Top GOP aide for House panel has ties to Solyndra' - By Matthew Daly - AP - Published by DSNews - 11/28/11

    Also:

    *'Utah's unemployment rate drops to lowest since 2009' - By Joey Ferguson, Deseret News - 12/15/11

    ''Utahs job market is strengthening as the states unemployment rate dropped to 6.4 percent in November...(sic)
    The rate is 2.2 percentage points below the national average of 8.6 percent...'

    Good day.

  • JWB Kaysville, UT
    Dec. 29, 2011 11:28 a.m.

    One of the first thing the current President did was get involved with the Trillion dollar bailout that President Bush started. He then started his moving target of what the next priority is. The target kept on moving due to the input of the many Czars and nominations for cabinet offices. The target has not stopped moving and the economy has not gotten better for most. The President's policies or lack of good policies keeps on changing the background of the target so the President keeps adjusting, compensating for the various winds that are out there. He does get the winds (tornadoes, hurricanes and gigantic storms) of the various Obama doctrines out there. I think of the Monroe doctrine and how the world got the message. This President has done the opposite and shown the world that the U.S. is weak, apologetic, and demonstrates his moving target theory to all the world. Our defenses are less and our people are demoralized in their present state of losing jobs and not feeling as they can make a go of it. We live in the best country in the world as indicated by all the aliens moving to/through our borders

  • don17 Temecula, CA
    Dec. 29, 2011 11:10 a.m.

    Pagan: "Dow plungs 513 worst drop since 2008"

    This drop occurred on Aug 4,2011 during President Obama's term! It is negative to his administration not any other.

    Now lets talk the Economy: OK, Current info

    25 Million Unemployed.
    300,000 falling off countable roles each month(Nov2011 Labor report)
    Lowest Housing starts since 1959
    Declining Actual Manufacturing(Dec 2011 Manu. report)
    11.5-20 million illegal aliens
    Solyndra fiasco 535 million dollar White House backed loss.
    8.3% Unemployment 32 months in a row!
    Millions of Retirees and other small investors lose their investments and retirements when the Obama Administration orchestrates a Auto Bankruptcy not following Bankruptcy Law Structure. 100 Billion lost.
    Obama Administrations off the books currency production: Giving dollars to European Banks! 700 Billion?

    Mr. President instead of Hawaii, why not go to the Los Angeles Salvation Army Help Center? Largest crowds ever seen!

    There is so much more!

  • don17 Temecula, CA
    Dec. 29, 2011 10:56 a.m.

    Pagan: A balanced view on Jobs bills. All of these are blocked by the Democrat Senate.

    Fighting Over One piece of Legislation and blaming Boehner or Obama is not the point. The Senate, whether you are on the left, right or center is the problem. The President cannot sign any bills not passed and the House has passed many that are stuck in the Senate with no action. For three years the Senate has not passed a full year budget and this year they have not even considered one! Here are a few bills approved by the House waiting on any type of action from the Senate. All are geared to HELP small business and create jobs. Passed bills have had votes like 391-28 Review of Federal Regulation H.Res 72. Others:

    Reducing Regulatory Burdens HR872
    Consumer Financial Protection HR1315
    Transparency in Regulatory Analysis of Impacts HR2401
    Cement Sector Regulatory Relief HR2681
    EPA Regulatory Relief HR2250
    Regulatory Accountability HR3010
    Farm Dust Regulation Prevention HR1633
    Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation HR3630
    Small Company Capital Formation HR1070
    Small Bank Access to Capital HR1965
    Entreprenuer Access to Capital HR2930

    Maybe Harry Reid's lack of leadership is the issue?

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Dec. 29, 2011 10:10 a.m.

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

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

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

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

    Result?

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

    *'Dow average plunges 513, worst drop since 2008' - By David K. Randall - AP - Published by DSNews - 08/04/11

    October:

    *Senate Republicans likely to kill Obama jobs bill By Andrew Taylor AP Published by DSNews 10/11/11

    Recently:

    *House GOP REJECTS 2-month payroll tax cut By Andrew Taylor AP Published by DSNews 12/20/11

    The House LATER allowed the x2 month tax break.

  • Pagan Salt Lake City, UT
    Dec. 29, 2011 9:55 a.m.

    Wanna focus on the economy?

    Ok.

    *'Bush signs $700 billion bailout bill' - AP - Published by Denver Post - By Tom Raum - 10/03/08

    *'Audit: US can't account for $8.7B in Iraqi funds' - By Tarek El-tablawy - AP - Published by DSNews - 07/27/10

    *'Cost Of Wars In Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan To Reach $3.7 Trillion' - By Elise Foley - Huffington Post - 06/29/11

    *'Hatch, Republicans challenge tax cut expiration' - By Becky Bruce, Deseret News - 12/01/10

    'WASHINGTON, D.C. Republicans in the U.S. Senate are drawing a line in the virtual sand, vowing to keep all legislation off the Senate floor unless Congress extends the Bush-era tax cuts...'

    *"According to the Pew Economic Policy Group, an extension of all of the Bush tax cuts will cost $3.1 trillion over ten years, once the costs of servicing the debt are factored in."

    *'Study: Rich get a lot richer, outpace middle class' - By Andrew Taylor - AP - 10/26/11

    Vs.

    *Half of all Americans are struggling to get by on poor or on low income, figures reveal By Rebecca Seales Daily UK news 12/15/11