How come the policies that got us in this mess are working?

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    Two threads today thanking Obama for the great surge in employment and the stock market indexes. Liberals have made it a taking point that the Bush tax cuts created a economic meltdown. So how come we're getting all this wonderful data with them still in place????
     
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    they have been in place for nearly a decade havent they?

    how is it they took so long to work and first took us into a free fall ?

    Because they are not helping us they are hurting us.
     
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    The point is America doesn't live or die based on changing the marginal rates, like your favorite team claims.....In reality lower taxes are better for a strong economy, but that's not the point. We were told America can't afford the same tax rate. When the economy was losing a boatload of jobs, liberals made the excuse that it's not Obama's fault, the Bush tax cuts are to blame.
     
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    No I suspect most "liberals" who are paying attention don't think the Bush Tax cuts caused the meltdown.

    If anything they blame those tax cuts on the state of the US debt.

    Not the same thing at all.

    The national debt didn't CAUSE the BANSTERS" MELTDOWN, kid.

    You're confusing two entirely different issues.

    That said, Obama is not responsible for a healthier wall street.

    Neither was he responsible for it having crashed.
     
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    we need to do what Arizona did to get out of debt.

    They raised taxes and it worked
     
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    They are hicks, Rita.
     
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    No, for democrats raising taxes is the holy grail. You're right that they have ignorantly blamed the tax cuts on our debt problems, but the democrats have disingenuously blamed the cuts on all of our economic problems.
     
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    You are wrong and refuse to understand.
     
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    Anyone patting Obama on the back for the unemployment numbers is a complete idiot and not very intelligent in any circle.
    To arrive at those numbers only 2.2 million have been dropped from the roles.

    If those numbers were still in effect as anyone in the real world knows they are., unemployment would stand a point higher as we speak.

    However this distraction is exactly that, as the Omama admin just pulled a friday regulation dump.
     
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    As far as the stock market surge, people have to put there money somewhere. Look at how anemic housing is, and rates are so low cd's don't pay anything, the government debt market is challenging with the downgrades.
     

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