Why did Obama and the democrats lie about shovel ready jobs?
Obama and the Dem's said the stimulus had shovel ready jobs. But then Obama said there was no such thing as shovel ready. Did he lie or is he just to stupid to know better?
Asked By: Nancy P - 12/21/2011
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Much of the stimulus went to save the jobs of teachers, firemen, and police which was successful. As for the shovel ready jobs, it was up to the states to come up with shovel ready projects, mostly infrastructure related. In many states they did that but in several others, like Texas, Rick Perry took the money and... More
Answered By: WallyZ - 12/21/2011
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they lie about everything...that's what they do.
Answered By: Rick - 12/21/2011
It's not a lie if they can claim incompetence.
Answered By: Homey Don't Play Dat! - 12/21/2011
lying come natural to them esp progressives
Answered By: royal blood - 12/21/2011
Worse; he's stupid AND a liar.
Answered By: purple drank and a panky rang - 12/21/2011
Obama is just stupid - he needs to take econ 101.
Answered By: One Term Blunder - 12/21/2011
They didn't. The stimulus created millions of jobs, despite republican states holding onto their money and refusing to use it on the economy. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-08-25/obama-s-economic-stimulus-program-created-up-to-3-3-million-jobs-cbo-says.html
Answered By: bash - 12/21/2011
You got told what they thought you wanted to hear. They havent produced a d**n thing but more debt
Answered By: Tripp Smith - 12/21/2011
Answered By: Joe - 12/21/2011
Lying and cheating is a liberal trait. Just look at St, Joe County IN and the fraudulent petitions that would have knocked Hillary into the spot. And NY, and those dems going to jail. So, them lying about jobs is nothing new. Tax dollar created jobs is bogus jobs. Just what FDR did, and he caused the great... More
Answered By: Abraham Lincoln - 12/21/2011
They just wanted all that stimulus money that did nothing.
Answered By: bluelotussmellslikebananas - 12/21/2011
Answered By: hardheadtaurust - 12/21/2011
It is just part of their nature.
Answered By: Texas Libertarian - 12/21/2011
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