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  •  Yup. His crack that none of the money had (6+ / 0-)

    gone to "real" jobs (i.e. construction jobs) vs. supposedly trivial jobs like teachers, fire fighters and cops completely ticked me off.

    •  Well, if we're talking about real jobs (9+ / 0-)

      he doesn't have one.

      Looking back through the Bush years for his Positive Accomplishments is, for me, like picking through my toddler's diaper for the undigested corn. - Thers

      by MadRuth on Mon Oct 12, 2009 at 05:50:35 PM PDT

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    •  Maybe the point he's making is that the jobs (1+ / 0-)
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      aren't visible to most people. That in order for the people to feel that Obama's programs are working, it has to be more in front of their faces everyday. Construction, construction construction everywhere. Roads, buildings, repairs to roads and buildings.

      He's made this point before. People have to see that others are working, that progress is being made. Of course the jobless numbers don't help and in some cases only confuse.

      It's the Supreme Court, stupid!

      by auapplemac on Mon Oct 12, 2009 at 06:41:02 PM PDT

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      •  No, he said there were no new jobs. (0+ / 0-)

        He said the money was going to keep people working, who were already working, and he was disappointed that they weren't creating new jobs, with shovel-ready projects.

        I don't think you can be a success at anything if you think about losing, whether it's in sports or in politics. ~Edward Kennedy

        by denig on Mon Oct 12, 2009 at 07:11:31 PM PDT

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