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Obama Wants Americans to Buy a Thingamajig

1:54 PM, Jun 1, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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In remarks today in Minnesota, President Obama said he hoped people would buy a "thingamajig":

"I assume there are some folks here who could use $3,000 a year," Obama said. "Let's get that done right now.  That means they're -- you know, if you got $3,000 a year extra, that helps you pay down your credit cards. That helps you go out and buy some things that your family needs. Which is good for business. Maybe somebody will be replacing some thingamajig for their furnace. They've been putting that off. but they got that extra money, they might just go out there and buy that thing."

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