Obama Jobs Speech Happens; Did Anyone Watch?

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You have to give President Obama credit for delivering his “American Jobs Act” speech at 7 p.m. EST, getting it over with early enough so that he wouldn't interfere with the Saints vs. Packers game and/or a crucial episode of Big Brother.

On the flip side, 8 p.m. on is called prime time for a reason.

If you missed it (purposely or not) The Prez blended his trademark oration with economic proposals that essentially boiled down to him telling the Republican-led Congress, “You should pass this jobs plan right away.”

Obama tried to position himself with the public and as a voice of reason, stating:

“The question is whether, in the face of an ongoing national crisis, we can all stop the political circus and actually do something to help the economy.”

He insisted this was “not class warfare,” while saying that “we need a tax code where everyone gets a fair shake” and “everyone pays their fair share.”

The immediate reaction to the President’s speech was mixed.

Many commentators on CNN thought he did a pretty good job. Meanwhile, over on Fox News, Bill O’Reilly called the speech “pretty much a charade.” 

On Current TV, Keith Olbermann’s guest, economist Jeff Madrick, pretty much agreed, saying Obama “didn’t explain how” he was going to do this.

And on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart acknowledged up front that the speech was being made after he taped his show, and since he doesn’t air on Fridays, he’d deal with the Obama plan “on Monday, when you don’t give a $h!t anymore.”

That, more than anything, underscores Obama's problem: He's on the verge of being tuned out. But has he been by you? Or do you have faith in the guy?

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Obama is doing the same thing he did before twice, that hasn't worked. You know definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over again, expecting a different out come, so, what does that say about President Obama's new speech about his new program? It isn't new and it will produce the same results. No new jobs, billions more in debt and the nation more divided than ever. Quit standing up for your bro' just because he is your bro' what about your country? If he continues the way he is and the country too, you won't have a country anymore.....

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everyone kills me talking about his stimulus package when they forget that W had two of his own. The pork in one of them gave money to a Rum company and to a bowing arrow company. Did anyone read through that garbage and complain. George W did absolutely nothing to help this country. If anyone can name 3 three things that helped this country I will vote Republican. Please don't bring up Sadam. His death did nothing for this country. Remeber Obama is the the one who found Osama Bin Laden, George W's college friend. Name three things that did not help the rich that just helped this country as a whole and i will vote republican

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Obama is a puppet and a LAME DUCK. He has no answers, he has no plan, he's a COMMUNITY ORGANIZER with a BAD SPENDING HABIT. It's so funny hearing people still say it's Bush's fault and sad that these people (and the ones who say "he's doing a good job) actually have the right to vote. That's like giving a loaded weapon to a toddler. UNDERSTAND THE ISSUES FOLKS. Just because someone gives good oral doesn't mean there's any substance and doesn't hide the facts of his FAILED presidency. Ron Paul 2012 - do America a favor!

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TO THE HONORABLE PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA i am the inventor of the night glo safety tires u.s.patent i can help create new jobs in the u.s.

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I HAVE A LOT OF FAITH IN OUR PRESIDENT (OBAMA)!!! HE INHERITED A BAD BAD AND HUGE BAD LEGACY FROM FORMER PRESIDENT BUSH AND IT TAKES A LONG TIME TO RECUPERATE AND A LOT OF PATIENCE. I KNOW "HE CAN" AND "WILL DO" IT. SUPPORT PRESIDENT OBAMA ALL THE WAY!!! Thumbs down for the Republicans and the Tea Party. They just want to see him fail instead of thinking of our nation. Party first for them.

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Obama is a real loser. jobs bill paid for already HAHAHAHAHA! What a lie!!! You are a lame duck president for sure! What have you done for our nation but burden us down with debit and health care bill most of America did not want! How about replace Obamacare to pay for Jobs bill? Oh that not paid for either until it laid on the backs of America!

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Lots of credit should be given to the presidents audience. Their exuberation gave support no other nation can compare. This audience was there is other country able to multiculture a nation like the american people. nccu-alumni durham, n.c.

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0bama way to "create jobs" is extending unemployment , spending even tho it did not work last time, and "tax cuts" he said he gave tax cuts in his bail out plan. The only thing the got his last tax cuts was GE that gives 0bama millions in campaign contributions now GE pays no taxes. And this BS job plan will be paid for with tax hiked on the people who make 80% the jobs in the county. So this plan sucks it will make the economy worse just like the bail out plan did.

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I think he did a pretty good job, I liked his speech & repblicans seriously need to pass that bill, otherwise , he, at least , would have proved that he tried everything he can but I guess Republicans would rather bring the US economy down than adkowledging that the guy is right

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...Just one thing yo, stop acting all whity on yo black ass bro. The negros put yo in office, we can slap yo ass outta office.

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