Are we better off? 10 headlines from Sept. 2008

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    STOCK SHOCK FELT ROUND THE WORLD. Gets ‘nasty’ as Lehman tanks, Merrill vanishes, AIG wobbles [New York Daily News, September 16, 2008]

    Depression Coming? Boil Some Beans; Ladies Who Quilt Give Tips On Surviving Tough Times [Albuquerque Journal, September 21, 2008]

    One day on the brink On Wednesday, it seemed U.S. economy might collapse [St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 21, 2008]

    ‘Great Depression’ closer than U.S. admits, report finds [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 27, 2008]

    Will Bush become the new Hoover? [Politico, September 19, 2008]

    Developers bend under housing meltdown [Colorado Springs Gazette, September 27, 2008]

    Depression seen possible [Florida News-Press, September 27, 2008]

    Wall Street Meltdown Continues [CNN, September 17, 2008]

    Is It Really the Next ‘Great Depression’? [NPR, September 19, 2008]

    Behind Closed Doors, Warnings of Calamity [The New York Times, September 20, 2008]

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    Obama should run on his economic performance no?

    46,700,000 on food stamps

    23,000,000 unemployed

    16,000,000,000,000 in debt

    That's a record
     
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    Ah, the stale old "Boiking saved us from another depression" meme, which is completely unfalsifiable.

    Like we needed any more evidence that lolberals are completely incapable of embarrassment.
     
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    Hey....don't forget he got us our first DOWNGRADE too! Do you think he'll talk about these things tomorrow night?? Lol!
     
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    "It's a depression for millions and millions of Americans." -- Joe Biden on the Stimulus and failure of the Obama economy, June 2012
     
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    Good reasoning behind the terminology that the republicans are using is stupid. Asking "are you satisfied with Obama's recovery?" would probably be much more effective.
     
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    Yes, we were close to the brink, but the financial meltdown did not occur, thanks to TARP, and quick action from the Bush administration. A recession did occur, and it was a fairly substantial one, but that recession ended in June 2009, before any of Obama's stimulus money took effect. If the financially ignorant asses had left the economy alone, we would already be enjoying the good times again.

    But, the liberal/socialists had an agenda, and they were not going to let a good crisis go to waste. A socialist nation was within their grasp, and they went for it. What did it matter that a lot of people were going to have to suffer, the goal was worth it. Or, so the dumbasses thought.
     
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    And he admitted Social Security was broke too... if a Republican said that there'd be riots in the streets (ordered by the DNC)
     
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    I blame the GOP congress.
     
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    Social Security isn't broke. Bush just raided the trust to finance his tax cut for the rich. You know, like Romney wants to do more of.
     

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