Idealogues are Wrong

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  1. Indiana Oracle
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    Indiana Oracle The Truth is Hard to Find

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    We need forward progress along many economic fronts. Right now, how we do that is pretty much immaterial.

    We also need to stay away from new spending amd borrowing which do not have a direct, positive impact on the economy. On this front Obama is off the rails. Even many Democrat policy thinkers are starting to become loud about it.

    In the for-what-it-is-worth column, who really cares about Bush or Obama? Who cares whose fault all of this is? People exercised at this level are nothing more than foot soldiers for idealogues.

    Investigate and decide these issues for yourself. Think out of your current framework.
     
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    If my thinking gets much further out of the framework of the mainstream thinking of most Americans I'll have to retreat to a cave in Northern Maine, IO.
     
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    They may be wrong, but that's the way most Americans think. Most think two-dimensionally. They like to choose 'their team' and deride anyone on the 'other team'. For example, if you are against Obama, then you MUST be a right-wing Republican. If you say anything against gays, you MUST be a homophobe. If you say anything against Public Education, you MUST hate Public Education and believe that Public School Teachers are worthless.

    At least 95% of Americans vote for one of the two major candidates in every major election. Your words are true, but difficult for most Americans to put into practice.
     
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    Xenophon Gone and forgotten

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    I would rep this post if if I had some left.

    How many times have people replied to me with 'Bush' when I critize Obama?

    People nowadays are locked into an us/them mentality and that just isn't right.
     
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    Really, been looking in the mirror lately?:eusa_whistle:
     
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    Which 'team' do you think I'm on?
     
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    While that may be true... the simple fact remains that "THEM" are socialists; Socialism is responsible for the financial meltdown and it's Socialsim that is usurping the US Constition and assualting the freedoms on which this nation is founded and it is THAT which is driving this criminal, Constitutional usurping, throughly absurd spending.

    And it is "US" that are against that socialism...

    Where "you" (third person) think for one second that compromising with THEM is going to solve this problem, then "YOU" are a function of THEM... and thus a part of the problem on the whole.

    "THEM" are the problem... and "US" are most decidely against THEM...

    Xeno... that "you" is not a conclusion of you personally... but directed at the objective third party reading the post.
     
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    Hi. I wanted to go back and see how you think on some old posts.

    First, spending is more stimulitive than tax cuts are.

    I would understand if we didn't need anything that we should not spend, but since we do need to rebuild America's infrastructure, why not? If not now, when?

    And that spending will put money in people's pocket, and the government will get it back. Will it cause inflation, deflation or stagflation? I don't know. I'm sure they'll figure that out.

    And I care very much who's fault it is. It will matter come the 2010 election.

    So who did you vote for in 2000? 04? 96? 92? 88?
     
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    So you think things like tattoo removal is the kind things we should be spending the stimulus bill on?
    Here's a little econ 101 for you...when you print up money you don't have to spend...it will be inflation guaranteed.
     
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    IMHO there will be no solution to these or most other problems as long as the American people fall into the trap of partisan politics. Until the people, no matter their differences, stand together, nothing real will be accomplished.
     

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