September 7, 2012 Archives

September 7, 2012 Archives

Andrea Mitchell: "It's Not Good Enough" Not A Great Bumper Sticker

Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC says that Obama saying "It's not good enough" isn't a strong message for his campaign.

Limbaugh: Media, Liberals Will Throw Obama Overboard To Save Ideology

RUSH LIMBAUGH: If these people in the media and if other powerful Democrats think, if they get it in their heads that Obama’s going to lose, they will throw him overboard to save the ideology. The ideology must be saved and will not be blamed and that’s what they’re setting up. When they say before last night that Obama hasn’t given a good

Black Libtalker: RNC Was "Pale, Stale And Male"

Richard Fowler, host of “The Richard Fowler Show,” talks with Bill Press in the wake of the Democratic National Convention. Fowler talks about the lack of diversity at the Republican convention and the failure of Republicans to address such important issues as veteran care and student debt, both of which were highlighted at the DNC. “That is

Obama: GOP Trying To Sell "Tax Cuts To Improve Your Love Life"

"All they've got to offer is the same prescriptions that they've had for the last 30 years. Tax cuts, tax cuts, gut some regulations, oh, and more tax cuts," President Obama said at a campaign event in Portsmouth, NH today. "Tax cuts when times are good, tax cuts when times are bad. Tax cuts to help you lose a few extra pounds. Tax cuts to impro

Ed Schultz On Obama's Speech: "He Made Me Feel Good Tonight"

MSNBC's Ed Schultz: I thought the President tonight had one of his strongest finishes, very passionate. But, tonight, the President went after where he has been attacked and mocked by the right-wing about hope and change. He specifically pointed out what is different in this country under his leadership - the health care; the education; the immigra

Romney: Obama "Was Unable To Fulfill The Old Promises"

On President Obama's speech, Mitt Romney said he was “disappointed.” He continued, “There was nothing in the speech that gives confidence that the president knows what he is doing when it comes to jobs and the economy. As a matter of fact, he hardly even mentioned jobs or economy.” “He, in his speech, laid out a few new promises, but t

MSNBC Host: People Gave Obama Unrealistic "Supernatural Abilities"

MSNBC's Krystal Ball: In terms of the president, in a way I think his speech last night is representative of his entire first administration in that he had the expectations for him in this speech were so high. There was no way that anyone -- I mean, people, I think, expected him to rotate the planets. There was no way he could meet those expectatio

Obama On Jobs Report: "Not Good Enough"

"Today we learned that after losing around 800,000 jobs a month when I took office, business once again added jobs for the 30th month in a row, a total of 4.6 million jobs. But that is not good enough. We know it is not good enough. We need to create more jobs faster. We need to fill the hole left by this recession faster. We need to come out of th

Romney TV Ad: "We're Not Better Off Under President Obama"

Romney Campaign: Under President Obama, Iowa is not better off. There's a prairie fire of debt that grows each day. Mitt Romney cut government spending and create over a 130,000 jobs for Iowa. This is one of the 15 new TV ads the Romney campaign released in eight states on Friday.

U.S. Economy Adds 96,000 Jobs; Unemployment Falls To 8.1%

CNBC and Fox News reports on the dismal jobs report and how the labor force participation rate is the lowest in a generation (September 7, 2012). (AP) -- U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, a weak figure that could slow the momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech Thursday night to the Democratic National Convention

Gibbs: "None Of This Is Going To Be Easy & He Never Said It Would Be"

"This isn't 2008. We understand that. We've been through hopefully economic times the depths of which nobody else will have to go through, but we'll only do that if we really build this economy and give the middle-class some security," said Obama campaign aide Robert Gibbs on "CBS This Morning." "As he said in 2008 and he said it again last night:

Wasserman Schultz: "We've Got A Long Way To Go"

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), DNC chairwoman: "What's important to focus on is that President Obama laid out the case that he's made decisions that were hard but right. That he inherited the largest set of problems at once of any president since FDR. That he took on the tough problems that we've had and that we've got a long way to go. An

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