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    fyi Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama - Bloomberg

    Clinton said he wouldn’t be surprised if Obama could get the unemployment rate down faster than people think with a few basic steps. Speeding up the hiring of people, quickening the pace of retrofitting buildings to make them more energy efficient, and streamlining the settlement of bad mortgage debt could add millions of jobs to the economy, he said.

    “If you could do those three things, I wouldn’t be surprised if you could create 50 percent more jobs than anybody thinks is possible,” Clinton said.

    As a former president, Clinton, 64, said he has “more sympathy” for the challenges Obama faces. He said the two men spoke “a few weeks ago,” although he is more likely to share ideas with Vice President Joe Biden, White House National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling or General Electric Co. (GE) Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt, who leads Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.

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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    I went looking for news on him, since this quote cracked me up.

    “But I get tickled,” he said. “All these guys that used to, you know, say I was the worst thing since Attila the Hun, all of a sudden now they want to build statues to me,” he said.

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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    And are they going to do these things?

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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    You think somebody on this forum has the answer to that question?

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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    Further prediction:

    A large ball of plasma will appear to rise in the sky tomorrow morning.

    Gee, thanks Bill, faster decreases in unemployment will help Obama? You don't say!
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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    Also great wisdom:

    If you speed up the hiring of people then the unemployment rate will drop faster.

    Why the **** didn't anyone tell us this before!?
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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Also great wisdom:

    If you speed up the hiring of people then the unemployment rate will drop faster.

    Why the **** didn't anyone tell us this before!?
    Please read in context. Clinton said if Obama can get congressional approval for retrofitting government buildings to make them more energy efficient (and does it throughout the government) while speeding up the bottoming out of the housing market, the end result will be higher employment throughout the economy.
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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by xpiher View Post
    Please read in context. Clinton said if Obama can get congressional approval for retrofitting government buildings to make them more energy efficient (and does it throughout the government) while speeding up the bottoming out of the housing market, the end result will be higher employment throughout the economy.
    Yes, and all I have to do to have more money is make more money.

    How, exactly, would be the important bit. How do you make the housing market recover faster?
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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Yes, and all I have to do to have more money is make more money.

    How, exactly, would be the important bit. How do you make the housing market recover faster?
    Elect a republican, so that god can raise housing prices.

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    Re: Bill Clinton Predicts Speedier Unemployment Declines Will Help Obama

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Yes, and all I have to do to have more money is make more money.

    How, exactly, would be the important bit. How do you make the housing market recover faster?
    Stop over-regulating the private sector and instill a little confidence and people will start investing. As long as we have an anti-buiness/anti-capitalist government in place, nothing is going to get better.

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