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Obama Lies About Jobs Bill


RUSH:  Forty percent of the savings in Obamacare from the CLASS Act, it was all a lie.  Multiple personality disorder.  It's a lie.  Forty percent of the savings, the CLASS Act and Obama, that's a pretty big lie. It's a lie to the CBO, it's a lie to us. They had to lie to everybody to get that thing passed, and now they pull it.  It's a lie.  Everything's a lie.  Here's Obama back in North Carolina on a bus tour waving around his puny little stupid, phony jobs bill.  We got three sound bites and then analysis from me after this.

OBAMA:  Last week they got together to block this bill.  They said "no" to putting teachers and construction workers back on the job.

RUSH:  Right.

OBAMA:  They said no to rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our airports.

RUSH:  Right.

OBAMA:  They said no to cutting taxes for middle-class families and small businesses --

RUSH:  Right.

OBAMA:  -- when all they've been doing is cutting taxes for the wealthiest Americans.

RUSH:  Right.

OBAMA:  They said "no" to helping veterans find jobs.  Essentially they said "no" to you, because it turns out one poll found that 63% of Americans support the ideas in this jobs bill.

RUSH:  That's because the media is reporting it as a jobs bill and 63% of the American people want to work, doofus.  The thing is your bill is not a jobs bill.  So there you have it, Republicans don't want teachers or construction workers back on the job.  They don't want to rebuild roads and bridges or airports.  They don't want to cut taxes for the middle class. Republicans just want you to die.  That's the message.  Republicans want you to die. They want you to starve to death. They want you to thirst to death. They want to use you to rebuild the roads.  They want to turn you into asphalt so that the rich can drive over you each and every day, spit on you, that's what they think the Republicans want for you.  Here's more.

OBAMA:  The Republican plan boils down to a few basic ideas.  They want to gut regulations, they want to let Wall Street do whatever it wants. (booing)  They want to drill more, and they want to repeal health care reform.  You got their plan, which is, let's have dirtier air, dirtier water, less people with health insurance.  All right, so, so far, at least, I feel better about my plan. (laughing/applause) But -- but -- but, let's admit, I'm a little biased.  So I'll let you decide, which plan is the real American Jobs Act?  Look -- (crowd chanting "four more years") -- I appreciate -- I appreciate the "four more years" but right now I'm thinking about the next 13 months. (applause)

RUSH:  Okay.  So, the Republican plan boils down to a few basic ideas.  Gut regulations -- damn right, we do.  Get 'em out of people's way.  Let Wall Street do whatever it wants.  You know, again, Gasparino's right.  If you'd-a just stopped and stood away, these people would have gone out of business and everybody that hates it would have been happy.  Markets work that way.  They want to drill more.  Damn right we do.  What the hell's wrong with that?  What's wrong with having our own energy?  They want to repeal health care reform.  Damn, damn right.  You're pulling your own health care reform apart piece by piece.  So he says he feels better about his plan.  So what he's gonna do is break it up.  Here's the next bite.

OBAMA:  What we're gonna do is break up my jobs bill.  Maybe they just couldn't understand the whole thing all at once.  So we're gonna break it up into bite-size pieces.  They're gonna have to come down to North Carolina and look those construction workers in the eye and tell 'em why they can't get to work doing the work that America needs done.  They're gonna have to come down here and explain to working families why their taxes are going up while the richest Americans and largest corporations keep getting sweet deals in the tax code.  They're gonna have to come down and explain to you why they don't have an answer for how we're putting Americans to work right now.

RUSH:  Yeah, can see evidence of that all over the place.  This is the jobs bill, by the way.  Don't forget this, folks, tell me, Snerdley, who was it that voted against the jobs bill?  The Democrats.  What are there, 52 Democrats in the Senate?  Right.  So they control the Senate.  There are 52 Democrats.  He couldn't get 52 Democrats to vote for this thing.  There are a lot of Democrats that voted "no."  If the Democrats had held firm, it would have passed, and yet he's down here in North Carolina lying through his teeth, telling the crowd that he wants the Senate to pass -- he's gonna break this up into parts, and the first part that he wants passed is $35 billion for states to put teachers and cops and firefighters back to work... for one year.  It's what they don't tell you, $35 billion to put teachers, police officers, firefighters back to work for one year, and then states and local communities have to come up with the money to keep them employed.  I didn't know the federal government was responsible for hiring and paying police officers and teachers and firefighters anyway.