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FACT CHECK: Obama’s jobs plan paid for? Seems not

By Bob L.

HIDDEN TAX FOR JOBS BANK

Ha Ha SUCKERS

OBAMA JOBS BANK

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By CALVIN WOODWARD,TOM RAUM Associated Press
Fri.09 09 2011

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s promise Thursday that everything in his jobs plan will be paid for rests on highly iffy propositions.

It will only be paid for if a committee he can’t control does his bidding, if Congress puts that into law and if leaders in the future — the ones who will feel the fiscal pinch of his proposals — don’t roll it back.

Underscoring the gravity of the nation’s high employment rate, Obama chose a joint session of Congress, normally reserved for a State of the Union speech, to lay out his proposals. But if the moment was extraordinary, the plan he presented was conventional Washington rhetoric in one respect: It employs sleight-of-hand accounting.

A look at some of Obama’s claims and how they compare with the facts: Continue reading

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