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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    "Are you better off than you were 4 years ago?"

    ME: No.
    Since the OP made no mention of the past 4 years, why bring it up? Are you better off than you were 2 years ago?
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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Somebody get this recovery off of me, I can't breathe!










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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    You come talk to me about a recovery when unemployment starts dropping, and I mean really dropping.

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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by BDBoop View Post
    The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet? - USATODAY.com



    Well hey. I'm glad somebody is doing well.
    Yes, indeed.

    You'd only have to be CEO for one year at an average salary of nine million, and you'd be set for life.

    Let's see.. nine million, less taxes, about six million, invested at a steady 5%, and you have three hundred grand a year for doing nothing.

    Oh, yes, and it would be taxed at the capital gains rate.

    I could do that. Where can I get that temporary CEO job again?
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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Yes, but it's due to courage and hard work.....not Obama Moron Hussein. (Or George the False Conservative)

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    Since the OP made no mention of the past 4 years, why bring it up? Are you better off than you were 2 years ago?
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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Yes, indeed.

    You'd only have to be CEO for one year at an average salary of nine million, and you'd be set for life.

    Let's see.. nine million, less taxes, about six million, invested at a steady 5%, and you have three hundred grand a year for doing nothing.

    Oh, yes, and it would be taxed at the capital gains rate.

    I could do that. Where can I get that temporary CEO job again?
    But that person would invest all that money, which helps all of us.

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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Well, you gotta hand it to'em, we only lost 2 million jobs in the past 12 months.

    What's the Libbo talking point on that? "It coulda been worse"?
    I think you need to get your facts in order

    There has not been 2 million job loss's in the last 12 months

    In fact from May 2010 to May 2011 roughly 440 000 jobs have been created
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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    But that person would invest all that money, which helps all of us.
    1) They would? Really? I doubt it.

    2) And it would help 'everybody' - how, exactly? Because here's the thing: they've been doing that all along. And we're not being 'helped.'

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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    But that person would invest all that money, which helps all of us.
    You are either dreaming or smoking some serious stuff if you believe that..

    We have had the tax cuts for about 10 years now.. Where are the jobs??

    Republicans haven't let the dems make any major changes.. The tax cuts at the cost of $320 billion a year are still there.. Stimulus wasn't as big as we wanted.. No public option to control healthcare costs.. And you shmucks look to dems to fix this..

    Welcome to the republican economy..

    Which is better for the economy?? Some moron putting his millions in the bank to do nothing?? Or lower class people getting a raise who will most definately spend it buy things they don't have??

    If you need belp with that then your an idiot..

    The 3% of the people that are rich do not stimulate or drive the economy.. The 97% that are not so rich do.. The sooner republicans realise that the better.. Help the poor and you help the economy.. Not that you all care.. You are trying to kill the economy to regain the white house.. The drun beat blaming the dems has already started.. Even though repubs have prevented the dems from actually fixing the economy..

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    Re: The economic recovery turns 2: Feel better yet?

    smoking some serious stuff if you believe that
    Why do you hate weed?

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