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Old 10-13-2008, 09:05 AM
 
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! ! ! The election has nothing to do with why the market is "up" this morning!
Exactly. Some people just seem to make up theories (like creationsim).

I just went thru front page of Wall Street Journal, and there is not one article attributing the market rise to polls. Like I said, the "theory" happens to be BS.
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:12 AM
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Everyone repeat after me: "correlation does not imply causation".

Last edited by j33; 10-13-2008 at 09:23 AM.. Reason: got the wording backwards
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:16 AM
 
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Everyone repeat after me: "causation does not imply correlation".
I was about to use this exact phrase. Reps.
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Neptune Beach, FL
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I was about to use this exact phrase. Reps.
We knew that. That's what you brainwashed Obama supporters do, repeat the exact same phrases over and over until it's believed.

All together now....The Change we Need.....
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:19 AM
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We knew that. That's what you brainwashed Obama supporters do, repeat the exact same phrases over and over until it's believed.

All together now....The Change we Need.....
As opposed to you, who revels in your own ignorance of how basic statistics work?.
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:19 AM
 
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since the only thing that saved the markets is socialization, can you explain how that helps mccain?
good one!
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:22 AM
 
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Anyone else notice how the further ahead in the Polls Obama goes, the further the stock market falls? And today, with McCain narrowing the gap, the market is up 400 pts. at last check?

This is not coincidence...Wall Street is worried about an Obama Presidency....you the American public however, should not be concerned. That is unless of course, you have money in an IRA, 410k, or some other retirement vehicle. Then you might want to be just a little bit concerned.

And oh yeah, while I'm at it, here's a look at some of the finest, most intelligent minds that the Democrats have to offer America:


YouTube - Liberal Outrage: A Pro-McCain March In Manhattan
RealClearPolitics - Electoral Map

McCain in national polls is moving up from hitting a new low back to where he was treading but he is still not close to 50% in polling while Obama is. There are those who went from leaning McCain to undecided who are moving back to him now that he has settled down from a campaign burp.
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:24 AM
 
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As opposed to you, who revels in your own ignorance of how basic statistics work?.

You guys are a riot. I post this stuff just to get under your crawl, and it works beautifully.

If you want to compare statistics, we'll compare year end tax returns. I don't care if you are all smarter. LOL!!
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:30 AM
 
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You guys are a riot. I post this stuff just to get under your crawl, and it works beautifully.

If you want to compare statistics, we'll compare year end tax returns. I don't care if you are all smarter. LOL!!
Agggh yes for once honesty on the part of the McCain supporters. Acquisition of personal wealth over the acquisition of intelligence and being well rounded. Thus we have the foundation for the personal greed that is destroying the economic soul of America. Worry not the logic or intellectual basis for what we do but instead if it feels good for me then go for it. So much for long term planning. Immediate greed and consumption on the personal level is the innate instinct that drives the Right.

Young voters is this the party and candidate you want charting your future?

Republican personal greed today without concern for building your tomorrow.
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Old 10-13-2008, 09:32 AM
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You guys are a riot. I post this stuff just to get under your crawl, and it works beautifully.

If you want to compare statistics, we'll compare year end tax returns. I don't care if you are all smarter. LOL!!
Yes, those who revel in and take pride in their own ignorance do get under my skin, you sorts are an embarrassment social and political discourse.
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