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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony60 View Post
    No, we are not "getting there", that's the problem. Things are getting worse, not better.
    Why are conservatives always so negative. We have problems and we always do. We'll see what happens in 2016. Time will tell.
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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Here is what Reagan generated and what you ignore, 17 million jobs, doubling of GDP, recovery from a double dip, 60% increase in Federal Income tax revenue after cutting income taxes three years in a row, 1.7 trillion added to the debt. That is substance that you want to ignore. Compare that to Obama's results 5 years after the end of a recession? Obama had -2.1% GDP growth and then 4% GDP growth making the annual growth 1.9%. That a quality rebound in your world?
    Other things that Reagan did:

    1) gave amnesty to 3 million illegal immigrants
    2) nearly tripled the federal budget deficit during his tenure
    3) income inequality exploded
    4) He grew the size of the federal government tremendously

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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

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    You do realize that Congress is made up of the Senate and the House? Tell me how many pieces of legislation has the House passed that are sitting in Harry Reid's desk? Do you hold Democrats to the same standards as Republicans when you talk about stonewalling? Pelosi was the House Leader and what were the results? Be careful now, BEA.gov, BLS.gov, and the Treasury aren't going to be your friend.
    Hey why don't you go and ask that a** clown Boehner to allow the house to vote on the bipartisan Immagration Reform bill that the Senate passed?

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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Optimistic about what? the crawl towards socialism? Why on earth would you support an Administration that has generated the numbers we see today?
    Seems like you will remain negative. Will your opinion change should a repub be elected in 2016. Who would you like to be the next president?
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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by rcart76 View Post
    Other things that Reagan did:

    1) gave amnesty to 3 million illegal immigrants
    2) nearly tripled the federal budget deficit during his tenure
    3) income inequality exploded
    4) He grew the size of the federal government tremendously
    Yes, with the help of the Democrats, what was the vote on that bill and what did we learn from that legislation

    Tripled the Federal debt that was 50% of GDP, what is that percentage today

    Income equality didn't explode, all ships rose

    That is a lie, I posted the numbers of Federal Employees yesterday and you ignored it.

    Total Government Employment Since 1962

    Stop buying what you are told and do some research. You have no idea what the 80's were like but buy what you are told, the reality is quite different.

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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by Carleen View Post
    Seems like you will remain negative. Will your opinion change should a repub be elected in 2016. Who would you like to be the next president?
    Would love to be positive but with the lack of leadership and the Obama agenda that is hard to do. Good positive pro growth economic policies will lead to optimism

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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by Carleen View Post
    Compared to where we were in 2008, we are getting there. I'm a half glass full person.
    Yeah, I wonder how that would go were we to make the glass analogous to unemployment.
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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by Carleen View Post
    Why are conservatives always so negative. We have problems and we always do. We'll see what happens in 2016. Time will tell.
    It's not being negative to point out what a terrible job Obama and the democrats have done when in charge. It's almost as destructive to sit and do nothing as they try to fundamentally change our country. That's why I have a problem with many of the republicans also.

    You better take a look at the democrats if you are talking about being negative. They say we are such a terrible country, the world hates us, we are horrible to the poor, we go at the world with a clenched fist, our military are terrorists, etc... it goes on and on. Makes the republicans look like they are riding unicorns and farting rainbows.
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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Yeah, I wonder how that would go were we to make the glass analogous to unemployment.
    Well, then we start switching the words around to something like a "full half-glass".

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    Re: U.S. economy bounces back sharply

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Well, then we start switching the words around to something like a "full half-glass".
    Or maybe a workforce half employed.
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