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Both the president and his Press Secretary using the exact same word.
Could it be anymore obvious that they cook this up together Tony describe very real problems Karl Rove joins -- -- Karl.
-- Parents are hard to see this is funny if -- dead Americans we have the Tea Party and other conservatives having been targeted by the IRS -- have journalists whose.
Personal records have been invaded and we have media organizations whether phone records -- You know it it's -- -- I don't quite understand the two of them caught it phony deal.
I don't either because in politics if you if you have public opinion a certain place.
And you want to change public opinion you don't go and confront it correctly.
By tell people are stupid and that's essentially what they've said the American people today we've the American people believe that there's a problem with the IRS people want answers on -- -- People don't like what the administration did and in and going after the phone records of a hundred AP reporters and then tried to indict James Rosen.
If the administration wants to to care and attention away from those things.
And on to the economy then there's -- more artful way to do -- but I -- frankly I think what they're doing is I think they've made a conscious effort to the economy is so bad.
That they're not pivoting to the economy what they're doing this -- privy to a political talk.
And which they're gonna try and say Republicans are paying attention to business we need to pay attention business.
But that they're really they're they're just using the economy is an excuse to authors say we're not -- and we're not part of the games are going on there we're not involved in political posturing but I think it's gonna fail and fall flat badly.
-- probably think I don't get is that you can disagree politically of people.
But you know the American people actually a lot of them really do give a damn about the fact that for Americans -- -- -- -- four Americans dead in Georgetown -- Prince George's County a place run here.
We still -- and saw that people would care a whole lot.
And when I went back to the records I see Jay Carney saying things I'm back -- records on 9142012.
He said let's just be clear these protests from the reaction to a video that has spread to the region but it was a silliest thing that anyone ever heard -- -- anyway the brain would know that one was stupid.
And then they won't come out they had the -- the decency that transparency to just sort of helped get to the bottom -- in the best they can do.
Is college phony and many turn the IRS many Americans are terrified at the IRS and so they -- -- your records -- they jerk you around a little -- or some thin and that's phony and a make blessing if you might care.
-- you might care about journalists and then seeking I think I would get this if they so.
-- many people don't care.
Yeah well they do and -- -- that was instructive.
When they could blame the IRS scandal on a couple of rogue agents in Cincinnati.
Even the president said it was terrible and that it ought to stop right away.
-- -- became apparent there wasn't a couple rogue agents in Cincinnati but instead a variety of offices across the country from California to Baltimore.
And it wasn't just Cincinnati but that it was being directed from Washington the -- the closer he gets to the top of the of the IRS.
The more the administration's been saying all this is not -- -- worry about it but that wasn't where they were at the beginning this.
It wasn't clear impact.
Yeah that look let's be clear there's one other thing there are two other things going on here.
One is is of the economy is not good.
We're in the worst recovery in the recorded economic history of the United States.
If if the current rate of job creation.
It'll take -- eleven months to get back to the number of people working in December of 2007.
When the recession -- eleven more months.
And in the meantime those seven years they'll be -- between depending on the what what what economist you listen to between eight to twelve million additional Americans -- entered the workforce without a job.
So we'll take us seven years to get back to where we were when we started which is terrible.
Compared to every previous economic recovery that we've recorded in America and in the meantime we'll have that many more people eight to twelve man without a job.
At the current rate of manufacturing job creation which is just over 2000.
A month over the last year he'll take his sixty years to get back to the number of people are manufactured.
And what's even worse is take a look at this.
Thus far this year we -- averaged about 21700.
New full time jobs a month.
Being -- in America and 93000.
Part time jobs as businesses try to avoid the impact of obamacare by hiring part time so -- hourly workers and given -- less than thirty hours a week.
This of one of the big things at the administration is trying to draw attention away from.
The recovery that they promised -- is lousy.
And and the administration has no plans no no thoughts no deeper plans.
No no no proposals to get us out of this just accept more talk.
You know I don't I don't dispute that the job is hard to be -- the United States and I don't dispute the fact that he's got political opponents as part of -- two party system no matter which party is in power the other party is an opponent.
But -- final number for -- the thought of sort of leadership.
Is that you recognize the difference you recognizing obstacle you don't go on try to blame and -- if somebody else they say it's the institution of Washington instead you use your leadership skills to sort of overcome and a rise above it and actually create eight.
Product a good record and that's surges go out there and the and then just talk.
-- -- look this guy this guy can't do anything except -- give a speech blame somebody else.
And talk about political posturing while he is spending over an hour politically posturing.
I mean this this is this is just and look let's be clear he is setting up another fight.
There's a fight the senate has proposed spending that -- the president's plan 100000000005558.
Billion dollars a year.
The house says -- study planned for 967.
Billion dollars there's a 91 billion dollar difference between the two.
And the president wants to spend more money so he is out there -- the predicate of all we need to make all of these essential investments.
So that we our economy gets going right look borrow 191 billion dollars more this year.
And spend it on his favorite little programs is not gonna get America's economy going -- we need to put our fiscal house in order.
And what he's do what he did today was he began to lay the predicate.
For a budget battle later this year with the house Republicans and the senate Republicans -- We're gonna fund the government at current level.
Which is 967.
Billion dollars of discretionary spending.
And with the administrations -- -- no no no we need to start increases spending.
And give you raise the sequester the president last generated the sequestered today calling it one of the worst things it could have ever happened while it was his idea.
And now he's trying to undo it because it's the only thing restraining federal spending.
You know I don't I don't know how this will all shake out come the end of September -- part of October when they continue resolution is really sort of of the fight in earnest.
But out of singing if I put myself in the president's -- what would -- be doing what I've being going out and sort of insulting my opponent so they really -- dug their heels and it.
Or what I try to be sort of work in the line invite to the White House is not going out to the midwest has taken a pot -- instead at least trying to work on them over and -- them I'd we're we're gonna see an enemy that we did with.
And leader Eric Cantor and and I talked to Jason have you heard from the president know what how in the world as anybody in Washington the president -- expect anything get done.
It all they do is -- -- take pop shots and the president was it was the start -- shattered today mini he would have done himself in -- any really aid if he was trying to alienate the other side.
He did good yeah -- -- -- that's -- and look is wanting to take a pot shot it's another thing to question motives.
And that speech is -- with language that questions the fundamental motives.
Of his political opponents and and you need to look that the president needs to rise above then you know you expect that out of members of congress.
The president ought to rise above that and the president ought to be the last person.
Who questions the motivations of the people he's trying to work with in less he has no intention -- working with them.
And I think that's what this is all about this is all about setting up a political battle trying to win eight Clinton trying to win score.
Good score with the public.
But not really trying to get anything done and the problem is the president has a very -- -- to play -- is if that's his goal.
Because all that all the Republicans need to do is keep keeps -- him continuing resolutions.
At the 967.
Billion dollar current law.
Level and say Mr.
President why do you want -- increase spending -- week there's no need we weren't -- trouble we got a bad deficit.
We got to pay this money back we don't need to borrow 91 billion dollars war to spend on your initiative if you wanna spend some -- on how something new that -- cut out something on something old.
And that's a good hand to play for the Republicans this fall.
Well I was watching the all the social media today when he was speaking and as much of course emails come -- to -- -- my email contact show -- and look Fox News that conservative than a huge fans typically -- the president.
But everybody else but there -- sort of the sort of play I look through them and and some of the work quite thoughtful and Summers and like looking up he talks about helping the middle class and middle class dollars -- sent them out there.
To -- to -- -- to go to the midwest to give this speech it cost the bloody fortune to create a bigger problem here in Washington that it would been a much more effective use.
If they'd tried they tried didn't work and work the people here and there and try to get as you know -- his viewpoint here.
Yeah and look we have real problems that need to be addressed this is the first economic recovery in the recorded economic history of the United States.
In which the median household income has declined.
And today the president talked about that some potential solutions like he said what we're gonna work with congress did.
Rein in Fannie and Freddie phase them out well he's had now five years almost five years to propose a plan to do that.
He has yet to propose a plan but Republicans in the house and senate.
Are working on a plan to do exactly that the president said well we're gonna do something about student loan rates -- he has been the guy who's been sitting on the sideline.
While house and senate Republicans and Democrats.
And bipartisan effort have come up with a proposal pushed it through.
In many ways instances against the president's.
The president's -- people threatening a veto so I you know this was a political speech.
It was more about the mid term elections and it was about policy was more about his poll numbers.
Rather than America's job numbers and I gotta tell you it was thin it it was not particularly well crafted speech.
He seemed to be rambling he may -- the speechwriters are getting a little.
Getting a little worn out there may be he -- help would reduce the unemployment rate by fine and a couple of qualified his speechwriters and hiring him except that would probably run -- the federal deficit even higher.
Well less so AM reverend Michael Faulkner from was admitted that Isaac church in Harlem on and I asked him in the last eight years expanded to the Bush Administration deliberately added to its highest unemployment -- President Obama.
But I said how about the inner city the very poor people in the country.
Are they better off now are things getting better he said no they're getting worse and so whatever solutions we think we're using to try to help people they are working.
Not a thing out of the class is growing bigger and deeper and the problems -- getting worse so clever solutions that if we get need to change -- but let me speak it changed gear that.
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