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Old 02-08-2015, 08:41 AM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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Get more and more on the government dole, with the idea government is here to help and you will always vote for those willing to deplete the entire US treasury and then some.

 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:03 AM
 
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Originally Posted by Swingblade View Post
It is beyond ignorant to start crowing about Obamas economic record when his term is not over. Bush had good numbers for most of his term and it was the last year and half that it unraveled. Same fate could await Obama, who knows maybe some economist will be right and there will be a huge correction in the stock market. Which in turn could cause UE to rise and maybe another recession. I think I will wait and see before I judge.
Lucky for Obama he doesn't have democrat control in congress to **** up everything.
 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Originally Posted by Nayabone View Post
Dream on, the economy is in the toilet, exactly where the communist president deserves to be. Any who believe in him are proof that you really can't fix.******....
If the economy is in the toilet now, where was it at the end of the last Republican president's term?
 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:14 AM
 
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Originally Posted by LexusNexus View Post
We've been hearing it for years, how the economy is in shambles because of this great President. The GOP candidate in the last presidential election made this a focal point of his campaign to sucker in support. He criticized President Obama and predicted doom. Well, President Obama is right and the economy is doing great. Time for Republicans to change their strategy, because like everything else they do, it doesn't work. Can you Republicans admit that you were wrong?

Healthy economy forces Republicans to rethink Obama-skewering strategy
Hilarious- Do you mean-

1. The fake unemployment numbers, such that real unemployment is over 10%

2. record numbers of unemployed citizens

3. record numbers of citizens living in poverty

4. record numbers of citizens living off foodstamps

5. 10% decline in personal incomes since Obama took office

6. Healthcare costs skyrocketing due to Obamacare

7. Record debt levels, with $8.5 trillion (so far) added under Obama

8. Most "added" jobs have been low paying part time jobs


Sure- things are just peachy. All you have to do is to smoke a few joints or drop some acid and the US economy looks fine!
 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Originally Posted by kidkaos2 View Post
For the entire time the Democrats had control of congress the economy did nothing. You all cried and shrieked about the "party of no" and "Republican obstructionism." After the Republicans took control of congress and stopped the Democrat agenda, the economy started to slowly recover on its own.

Those are the facts. You cannot even deny them because you hamstrung yourself with all your whining about the "do nothing congress." Sorry genius, but you can't complain about the Republicans stopping the government from doing anything and then credit the government with turning the economy around.

You blew your chance to take credit for the economy improving with all your moaning about the Republicans preventing you from doing anything. That was pretty short sighted of you, but what's done is done. You already played your cards with all the "obstructionism" rhetoric and therefore admitted that the Democrats weren't able to enact their agenda, so you can't now claim the Democrat agenda is what saved the economy.
Why didn't the Republicans do something about the low median wage, besides blaming the president?
 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:21 AM
 
Location: it depends
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So how can Lexus and his ilk explain the disasters that Obama predicted would arise from Republican refusals to go along with his economically illiterate ideas? Republicans stopped the stupidest things, the economy kept growing.

I guess Obama was wrong.
 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:21 AM
 
Location: Midwest
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Originally Posted by hawkeye2009 View Post
Hilarious- Do you mean-

1. The fake unemployment numbers, such that real unemployment is over 10%

2. record numbers of unemployed citizens

3. record numbers of citizens living in poverty

4. record numbers of citizens living off foodstamps

5. 10% decline in personal incomes since Obama took office

6. Healthcare costs skyrocketing due to Obamacare

7. Record debt levels, with $8.5 trillion (so far) added under Obama

8. Most "added" jobs have been low paying part time jobs


Sure- things are just peachy. All you have to do is to smoke a few joints or drop some acid and the US economy looks fine!
Well according to some of the posters here, all these economic issues are a result of a Republican controlled congress.

One such post:
Originally Posted by kidkaos2 View Post
Quote:
For the entire time the Democrats had control of congress the economy did nothing. You all cried and shrieked about the "party of no" and "Republican obstructionism." After the Republicans took control of congress and stopped the Democrat agenda, the economy started to slowly recover on its own.
 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:28 AM
 
Location: it depends
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Why didn't the Republicans do something about the low median wage, besides blaming the president?
Primarily because many understand that the median wage reflects the value of the labor of the median worker.

The median worker has many available ways to improve his or her value to the rest of society, a lot of them free. It certainly is not a proper function of government to pretend that an hour of labor is worth more than reality says. And when it does, distortions arise that hurt the workers who are supposed to be helped, as in job losses.
 
Old 02-08-2015, 09:38 AM
 
Location: Grove City, Ohio
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Poor nayabone, if you can't do well now...
Exactly!

With everone doing so well wirh so much opportunity why not shut down food stamps, section 8 housing and welfare payments?

Seriously, with everything humming along so well anyone collecting unemployment is defrauding the taxpayer!
 
Old 02-08-2015, 10:17 AM
 
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The economy under President Obama is mixed but improving (at least since when he first took office). Whether you can give him the credit or Congress or both depends on who you believe actually sets economic policy the executive branch or the legislative branch



Obama’s Numbers October 2014 Update
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