4 Years After The Panic of the 2007/2008 Economic Crisis And...

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    4 Years After The Panic of the 2007/2008 Economic Crisis And...conservatives are still in denial about what caused the economic crisis. 4 years of constant hysteria and whiney attacks on the President and Democratic members of Congress, and the nation is recovering in spite of the Wingnut World narrative of dreaded socialism and the need to take America back from some super powerful phantom.

    A majority of Americans voted to stay with the President and the Democrats on their economic message and road to recovery. Obamacare, while not perfect, is now safe from right wing dismantling. Dodd Frank, while not perfect is a start on re-regulating parts of the financial markets.

    Conservatives and far right wing elements within the GOP want to portray imperfection as a dangerous road to recovery and health, but a majority of Americans aren't buying that Noise Machine generated message. 4 years ago, a majority of Americans rejected on a national level, the policies and offerings of the GOP, and now Americans on a national level have again rejected the GOP offerings.

    A majority of Americans support President Obama and the messages he ran on in the 2012 campaign. It may not be a mandate, but it is a win and it is the people who have spoken. It's how our system works.

    It's time for the right to get out of the way. They are free to join, but they need to get out of the way. The people have spoken.

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    Its a mandate.

    of the congressional seats up for election this time arround MOST of them went dem
     
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    I think it would be more accurate to say that the "message" was "vote for me because Mitt Romney is the devil."
    That's what people chose, because his campaign message was nothing more than the same blather that we've heard since 2007.
     
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    maybe a handful of swing voters, but the President stood up in front of a majority of Americans during the debates and advocated for higher taxes on the Wealthy while pointing out Romney would not raise taxes.

    a clear choice
     
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    He's been saying that since 2007. Big fucking deal. It solves nothing. It's a plea to mindless, frothy drones who want to punish someone because of the economic crisis created by the govt.

    A clear choice, indeed. If you're a fucking moron. 50% of the country = morons. How shocking
     
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    that may or may not be so, but a majority of Americans listened to the President say the difference between Romney and he was partly due to an outlook on tax policy.

    The President's argument won
     
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    It IS true. The numbers speak for themselves. But again, people are just in punish someone mode and want to use the very authority that got us in thsi economic mess to start dishing out punishments for its outcome. It's idiotic.

    yes, the idiots spoke. They spoke to elect appeals to emotion and nonsense that will not help antyhing in either the short or long term.

    The president's "argument" won.
     
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    you sound so bitter and your resentments are showing.

    If people wanted to punish somebody they would have punished the President.

    A few billion dollars were spent on messaging saying the President owned the current economy . and he does. But people know it is better than what we faced 4 years ago.

    Slow recovery. We all know it. We've all seen it. Problem for you is most Americans do not use Cable news programs for their primary source of info
     
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    You were just arguing on raising taxes for the rich. Now it's "the economy is getting better". Which is liek saying that my paper cut is healing and having my boss come by and take credit for it.


    I'm not bitter at all. I realized long ago that people are getting more idiotic by the year. I had no horse in this race post the GOP primary. Maybe in 2016 he can say "I got unemplyment to 8%."
     
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    Given the bitterness on both sides witnessed in these threads over the recent months, it is hard to believe the two can settle down together and go ahead (I almost said 'progress', but that could be taken politically).

    Again, this is partly because it's 'both sides'. Being offered only two parties that already control everything, people have to line up 'left' and 'right'. That is not a good description of the American people and does not well nor fully express their spirit.

    There is far too much nuance of opinion for it to be reducible to two.
     

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