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Old 12-01-12, 03:02
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Does that parallel universe still have Bush as our President? Velo seems to think so.
No, in fact in that parallel universe the polices and laws enacted by a President suddenly cease to have any affect at all on the world and the economy once that President has left office. The next President (especially when he is a Democrat) has a completely clean slate to start with and any lingering bad economic situations are purely his fault and have nothing at all to do with the climate of the recent past.
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No, in fact in that parallel universe the polices and laws enacted by a President suddenly cease to have any affect at all on the world and the economy once that President has left office. The next President (especially when he is a Democrat) has a completely clean slate to start with and any lingering bad economic situations are purely his fault and have nothing at all to do with the climate of the recent past.
Ahhh, Reagan having to deal with the **** Carter left, GHWB getting talked in to raising taxes, Clinton enjoying the Reagan legacy, Bush dealing with the few things Clinton goofed up and Obama.

Oh wait, Obama isn't prez yet, or is he?
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I just received a link to watch the trailer for the television show that will take Jersey Shore's place. Buckwild! Wow another show to make fun of poor people.

I would love to ask them who they voted for in this past election.
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Old 12-03-12, 02:46
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One of the more stunning aspects of the November survey results is the decline in small-business owners' optimism for the future. As entrepreneurs, small-business owners tend to be optimistic by nature, and relatively more optimistic about the future than the present. Given this context, owners' increasing pessimism toward their future not only reflects uncertainty, but also may imply a weakening economy going forward.

Owners' intent to reduce capital spending in the months ahead is consistent with a slowing economy. Small-business owners appear to be uncertain about their future operating environment, and uncertainty is a legitimate reason for them to hold back on new capital expenditures at this time.

Another troubling finding is the intention of 21% of small-business owners to reduce the number of jobs at their company over the next 12 months. This suggests the potential for a significantly higher unemployment rate in 2013 and all of the accompanying negatives that fewer jobs imply for the economy -- particularly given the importance of small-business hiring to the U.S. job market.

Overall, the Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey results suggest the U.S. economy is extremely fragile -- and possibly susceptible to another recession. Policymakers need to keep this acute fragility in mind as Washington struggles to avert the "fiscal cliff."
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Sounds like the perfect time to cut government stimulus of the economy. I'm sure that would not have an adverse effect on a shaky economy.
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Sounds like the perfect time to cut government stimulus of the economy. I'm sure that would not have an adverse effect on a shaky economy.
BO has had a huge stimulus every year he's been king. He got his 787 billion stimulus his first year and never dialed it back.

So when the Feds take money out of the economy only to reinvest in partisan priorities weird **** happens. Maybe you haven't noticed
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Dems want to cement a new voting block. The price tag? Only a trillion, give or take.

Spend, spend, spend.

http://hansenclarke.house.gov/sites/...ger%20SLFA.pdf
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....that's Newfoundland not NewFoundland...so how do you like your Screech eh? ( see below)...

http://www.screechrum.com/screechin

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Yeah my bad with the Newfoundland thing. Screechin was funny. Kissing a cod does make ones day.

Screech run well I thought it was funny that basically it is Jamaican rum re-bottled. Interesting that the liquor laws in NL are a bit different than most of Canada. Very capitalistic of them to have the liquor store open on Sundays until 10pm!

The socialist down at the Health Science center that looked after my hand after I broke the two fingers was pretty good looking. If it wasn't for the fact she was a socialist that just ruined it for me. Similar to my reaction to a good looking woman who turns out to be a cancer stick lover.

They had a big day here in town over the weekend. They light up the park for Christmas. Super big deal. Thing is ....I have seen houses in Houston Texas that have more money spent on Christmas lighting than the entire park had. LOL I did notice that some brain wave decided they would conserve energy by using LED lights.

Another strange and clearly socialist thing that is going on here is that they import Christmas trees from Nova Scotia! Every tree here in Newfoundland and Labrador could be a Christmas tree. They need to understand the capitalist potential of this place.

They practically give away energy at Penney's per Kilowat to the Socialist in Quebec .....then those Socialist turn around and become sudden capitalist by selling it into the USA for 5 times the purchase price! Holly cow....what a deal for Churchill Falls generation.
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Dems want to cement a new voting block. The price tag? Only a trillion, give or take.

Spend, spend, spend.

http://hansenclarke.house.gov/sites/...ger%20SLFA.pdf
i'm hoping for a drunk shopping channel watching purchase reimbursement act. ****ing ginsu knives, when's the government gonna do something for me?
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i'm hoping for a drunk shopping channel watching purchase reimbursement act. ****ing ginsu knives, when's the government gonna do something for me?
Screw 'for me'. It's 'to me' that's the problem.
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