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What happened to all the "shovel ready jobs" Obama promised would benefit from the "stimulus package?"?

Did Obama ever realize there is no such thing as a shovel ready job or did it just use that term for political necessity?

Asked By: Amanda K - 11/11/2010
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He and anyone with an IQ above 70 knew from the start that there was no such thing as a "Shovel Ready Job" . It did make nice sounding phrase to fool the idiots though, and that is all he was interested in doing. Doesn't that speak well for all of the college tramps and thieves. OOPS! I meant to say students.
Answered By: B17 - 11/11/2010
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Answered By: Reality has a Liberal Bias - 11/11/2010
 
The man is a lawyer from Chicago he knows nothing about the real world an it shows.
Answered By: Cris Ray - 11/11/2010
 
The same thing that happened to the jobs promised by his predecessors. As politicians, they are in the habit of making promises they can't fulfill. The fault lies with the people who believe the lies of politicians.
Answered By: No more GOP or Democrats - 11/11/2010
 
Well, if those jobs are anything like the Kansas Department of Transportation, there are about 5 people standing around holding the shovel, while one supervises and drinks coffee.
Answered By: Have you seen my liver? - 11/11/2010
 
He's a friggin idiot..who has never worked a day in his life --just sponges off our taxes--as a do nothing senator--and now as a corrupt inept president.
Answered By: Polly - 11/11/2010
 
The only thing that was shovel ready was the Obama Administration itself.
Answered By: Rent Too High! - 11/11/2010
 
After Congress, the bureaucracy, the lobbyists, the special interests, the lawyers, and the people Obama owed "favors" got their cut...there was no money left for the actual job creation...
Answered By: Libtards' worst nightmare - 11/11/2010
 
when he said shovel ready he meant "get ready to shovel some BS, because you're knee deep in it"
Answered By: Taylor - 11/11/2010
 
He already admitted that was just a lie to get him elected and his stimulus bill passed.
Answered By: Ryde' On - 11/11/2010
 
There is a big shovel shortage. The companies that make the shovels are having a hard time cutting through all the government red tape.
Answered By: Mike - 11/11/2010
 
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