OBAMA ADMITS FAILURE TO CONGRESS – “The Economy Has Stalled” (Video)

President Obama admitted tonight in his speech to the Joint Session of Congress that his policies have failed…
The economy has stalled.

Yes that’s AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in the background in the video.

From the president’s spending speech:

The purpose of the American Jobs Act is simple: to put more people back to work and more money in the pockets of those who are working. It will create more jobs for construction workers, more jobs for teachers, more jobs for veterans, and more jobs for the long-term unemployed. It will provide a tax break for companies who hire new workers, and it will cut payroll taxes in half for every working American and every small business. It will provide a jolt to an economy that has stalled, and give companies confidence that if they invest and hire, there will be customers for their products and services. You should pass this jobs plan right away.

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  • befuddled

    0 jobs created.Mission accomplished.

  • Espresso Logic – The 6th Sense

    Dear president Obunghole,

    I am holding up a finger. Can you guess which one?

  • MrGoodWench

    I’m looking to find the transcript because I think I heard him talk about amnesty in vague terms

  • SM-AZ

    Thought he called the joint session in order to resign. Was disappointed to hear different.

  • Skip

    He has got to be defeated . The election of 2012 is the most important election in the history of our counry.

  • big L

    No.No passage. Absolutely not until you or your tong prepare a budget and write the entire budget as 09 extend to 10, i.e. based on it. No doofus budget presentation. We want to know where all the money went line by line. Every dime of Solyndra and every dime of tarp. You can do it in two weeks if you get going.Meanwhile back in cong, the hearings can start on jobs but real solution, tax cuts for 6 yrs, eliminate Inher taxes, corp taxes down. Meaningful curbs on epa and other regs for years. Real cuts instead of vigorish payments. Move-it, trickster!

  • he is is a serial spendaholic. earth to obama, we are broke. remember all those budget talks about cutting spending. now this is what we get another half a trillion dollar spending spree.

  • Hobbitually conservative

    Maybe he admitted that his policies have failed but he keeps moving forward with them. The title “WORST PRESIDENT EVAH” must really appeal to him. Jimmah’s happy to pass off that crown.

  • JoyO

    If Obama had used the scalpel to cut the budget page-by-page as he promised in the debates with McCain in 2008 INSTEAD of using a bulldozer to add over $4 trillion more in deficits, our economy wouldn’t be in the mess it is today and we wouldn’t have a real unemployment rate of 16% – 18%.

  • kato

    This arrogant dope did no such thing. As far as he’s concerned, it’s the GOP failure to increase taxes that has stalled the economy.

    He’s recycling the same failed ideas because he’s too stupid to understand anything else. He spoke of “bipartisan” proposals, yet he never talked to anyone on the other side.

    Talk about the bloom coming off the rose. To think of the superlatives that were uttered by gushy liberals throughout the 2008 campaign. The soaring rhetoric, the swooning parasites in the audience, the tingling down the legs of certain shills. Compare that with the tired, empty, desperate, testy speeches of the past week.

    Obama is strictly subprime. Some of us saw it back then, and our big concern is that so many white voters in this country couldn’t see it as well.

  • Granny

    A cool Trillion dollars wasn’t enough of a jolt to the economy? No point in throwing good money after bad or beating a horse that is already dead. I would suggest to every member of Congress that should they decide to go along with any further economic “jolt” they will find themselves without jobs.

    Want to fix the economy? Impeach Obama!

  • succotash

    And somewhere in America tonight terrorists are roaming free in rental trucks looking to do harm according to breaking news.I donot know which is worse,listening to Zero or worrying about another attack.God help us.

  • We won’t turn this country around until we throw that scum OUT

  • The economy has stalled. (All Together Now, UNEXPECTEDLY) #FAIL

  • Louie DaMasher

    What’s Boehner clapping for.

    Grow some Bal_s.

  • vityas

    Is he a 4th grader? “You have to pass this right away?”

    Immediately is an adult word.

  • bg


    “The Economy Has Stalled”

    aah, so that’s why he seemed so full of his hopeful self.. /s/


  • valerie

    Power outage in California, San Diego to San Clemente, to Yuma and parts of New Mexico.

    Power is also out at Baltimore-Washington Int’l airport

  • Louie DaMasher

    8:14 PM
    F_ck Obama and his d_ckless minions!
    Packers are up 14-0

    Didn’t the libs take it up the bunghole in Wisconsin?

    I thought so.

  • jcj

    Waste of air time as usual. 2012 can’t come fast enough, but watch out for a false flag event that could change all the rules. Who authorized the security info to be brought to the public just a couple hours before the ‘great speech’? Inquiring minds want to know.

  • MrGoodWench

    succotash commented:
    And somewhere in America tonight terrorists are roaming free in rental trucks looking to do harm according to breaking news.
    I wonder what Olbie has to say about this.
    Remember how he used to break into a long winded absurd rant everytime there was a terror threat , when Bush was in office , calling it a drama to help Bush’s falling poll numbers ??

  • bg
  • Deficit. Debt. No Money. Read my lips.

  • BS-meter

    If Bush drove the car ito the ditch, Obama has stripped the interior, slashed the tires, broken out the windows and set fire to it.

    Now he’s trying to collect the insurance. What a putz!

  • mercador

    Zero does not have a clue. I trust my God to take care of this country.

  • jill

    On the First Lady at her husband’s Presidential Jobs Speech…
    What would you call the behavior of the first lady? Pouty and sullen then at the end with her head down shaking it no. Then stop and shake her head no again. She was apparently putting on an act for someone. I find her behavior this evening immature.
    You would think at this point in her career she should know how to fake it, to cover whatever head problem she had. I believe she does know betttter and her sullen act was just that, an act. She must be setting the stage for the next scene in this putrid show.

  • MrGoodWench

    jill commented:
    On the First Lady at her husband’s Presidential Jobs Speech…
    She had been brought there under false pretenses.
    She was told the she was going to a joint session.
    When she got there, there were no joints to smoke.
    Mooch angry……..verrrry angry

  • bg



    HLF Defense Argues to Overturn Convictions

    [NEW ORLEANS – A federal judge abused his discretion in admitting key
    evidence and testimony used to prove that zakat (charity) committees
    inside the West Bank funded by an American Muslim group were Hamas
    -controlled, defense attorneys argued Thursday before a three-judge
    appellate panel.]


    “I’m committed to working with American Muslims to ensure that
    they can fulfill Zakat [.] it is important for Western countries to
    avoid impeding Muslim citizens from practicing religion as they
    see fit” ~ BHO

    it’s time we stop,
    hey what’s that sound
    everybody look what’s goin down


  • Vero

    Hmmm, If we can get a $4000 tax credit for new hires, we will take a peek see at it as we need at least 4 new employees, had needed them for several months but with all the crap going on, decided to wait it out . Good thing we did – we got $1000 last year for new hires and took advantage of it – I will see what our accounting folks say once it ever goes active

  • jill

    Wow, The First Lady better get with it. The administration is not transparent with the American people either. But we Americans hold our heads high put a smile on our faces and spread the sunshine. If a joint session, misunderstood throws her off like that…I. go back to the sows ear silk purse theory.

  • Jerry Kimbro

    so he’s gonna get that Stimulus money back right? I mean he did keep the reciept?

  • bg


    re: #28 September 8, 2011 at 8:38 pm bg


    Obama says, “Take the Blue Pill.”


  • Vero

    Geez bad part about the $4000 credit, they have to have been out of work for 6 months – kinda of kills off the ones that have been out less than that

  • sarabeara

    When asked why I couldn’t possibly vote for Obama, I told people “there’s no there there.” Hopefully, it may make sense to some people this time around. Four years of hell for my family is enough.

  • Rose

    “STALLED”???? Ain’t that kinda like calling Katrina a waterspout over the Gulf?

  • FurryGuy

    Out of all the types of jobs Barry said would benefit from his so-called jobs bill, most of them, if not all, are union related. And the Godfather of Organized Crime Labor was given a seat of honor for this campaign speech.

    Coincidence? I don’t think so.

    But in the final analysis the only job Barry was concerned about tonight was his own, and he was showing signs he knows he is going to be pink-slipped.

  • jill

    Yes, SaraBeara, living the whole mess with the best attitude you can muster. Keeping your head high and a smile on your face. There is our first Lady. She can’t pull it off, and act grown up for a short hour.

  • MrGoodWench

    bg commented:
    HLF Defense Argues to Overturn Convictions
    I wonder how many non-muslims know that zakat is an obligation by muslims TO FUND JIHAD as per the koran ?
    I wonder how many non-muslims know that zakat is supposed to be exclusively used by muslims only, no non-muslim is supposed to benefit from zakat. That is haram .
    I wonder how many non-muslims know that when zakat agencies get tax exemptions from IRS , in effect it is the US taxpayers who are funding jihad ?

  • Rose

    You wanted their attention, Voters??? Seriously? Really????

    Do what it takes and don’t settle for LESS than it takes to get it!

    Don’t tell me you wanted their attention any time that you stopped SHORT of what it takes to GET it.

    Patrick Henry: Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined…. O sir, we should have fine times, indeed, if to punish tyrants, it were only sufficient to assemble the people!

    They don’t know you wanted to be HEARD until you are standing there with TRIALS, COURTS, Tar, Feathers, Ropes… And you have all the windows and back and side and cellar tunnel doors all covered.

    And then they’ll be yelling, “You cannot do this to me – YOU LOVE ME! YOU NEED ME!”

  • Bobbi

    Jim, why even give any space on your blog to his crap? I, for one, boycotted it. Nielsen Ratings count. I made sure to listen to Jordan Sparks sing the “Star Spangled Banner” in it’s total, unedited, non-ACLU approved glory
    It was great.
    I hope The Won picked the Saints, because it looks like the Packets are going to cream them.

  • Joanne

    “…….and it will only cost half a trillion”

    Spend, spend, spend – you’d think he’d have enough brains to know people are on to him.

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  • bg


    MrGoodWench #38 September 8, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    about the same amount of people who know that Farrakhan’s
    compound et al, as well as these camps are tax exempt..
    been posting most links for at least few years now.. “SILENCE”

    scroll up/down on thread for more..


  • rbosque

    I’m waiting for Yahoo News to fact check the Obamanation’s speech as it did the RNC debaters.

  • Dave-O

    Maybe Obammy could call on the Dem-led Senate to pass a freakin’ BUDGET for starters!!!!!

  • gus

    Obama is not an honest person. Hello…..

  • MrGoodWench

    #42 bg
    The new individual mandate ( under the threat of prison sentence) in Obamascare law,
    which is being defended as a TAX in courts by Hussein,
    But muslims will get the benefits.
    So non-muslims will be paying taxes to keep themselves from going to prison.
    There is a word for that –Jazia.
    Its one of the 5 pillars of islam, just like zakat and sharia, which Hussein is pushing on us
    3 down ;-(

  • owl

    Slightly OT, but did anyone see that clip on Hannity of Obama saying Pass This Bill? Think he said it 8 times and Hannity said each was a single clip. Unbelievable. It made watching the fiasco worth it. Too funny and Obama made himself look absolutely goofy.

    I would love for Obama to know that everyone was watching that one.

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  • FurryGuy

    #48 September 8, 2011 at 11:15 pm
    owl commented:

    I was listening to the speech, live, and I just couldn’t believe it wasn’t a skipping tape he said “have to pass it” so many times.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    President Obama admitted tonight in his speech to the Joint Session of Congress that his policies have failed…

    And yet the loser wants blow another $400 billion.

    If only the effects of his incompetence could be confined solely to those of his political stripe…

  • jorgen

    Since he admits failing, Biden and Obama should resign and let Bohner take over. This would jumpstart the economy!

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  • Lightwave

    House Republicans should immediately respond with legislation that does the following:

    –Makes the Bush tax cuts permanent
    –Repeals Obamacare, Dodd-Frank, and the rest of the failed stimulus
    –Eliminates the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Housing and Urban Development
    –Gives Medicare and Social Security to the states to run and young voters the opportunity to VOTE to participate in them
    –Puts a balanced budget amendment on the ballot for the states to ratify

    Then Republicans need to make it clear that no other legislation will pass the House for the rest of Obamee’s single term.

  • mg4us

    Mr President Zero

    The economy has not stalled. As a Harvard Grad, you know the dictionary defines a “stall” as:
    To halt the motion or progress of; bring to a standstill.

    The economy has NOT HALTED nor does it Standstill. It is DECLINING. As in the motion is in a downward direction. .

    Jobs are being lost, Workers are at an all time low, home prices and sales fall, as does value of the dollar, and real GDP, without gov’t props & spending is declining too.

    Your speech and lack of a plan will do nothing to stop the decline. . rather it will accelerate it and bring the country crashing down. You tried this 2 years ago with that massive stimulus and have ZERO to show for it. Obamacare will add to the decline.

    Baseball season is coming to an end – – YOU STRUCK OUT!

    Time to leave the field. Your are INCOMPETENT!

  • Get all televisions out of public housing as the ‘folks’ are seeing things they will never be able to afford.The only other choice will be to steal from ‘all those rich white folks’. The present court system will not bring the down-trodden to justice as the more they steal, the less the government will have to provide. Here’s a news flash; there are no jobs for ‘folks’ with little or no education,former prison inmates and /or drug addicts… i.e., most minorities.Does anyone out there get this? The president and his gang of commies will continue to blame working ‘folks’ for being successful and not giving up enough of their HARD-EARNED MONEY to lazy,knocked-up,drug addicted sacks of pig excrement. Write this down: THE TAXPAYERS HAVE HAD MORE THAN ENOUGH. Repeat this morning ,noon and night and then kiss my ass. (just kidding as you may have a disease).When you have a minute to get off your lazy ass, get off mine-I’m done paying bills for deadbeats.