McCain mocked for comment on economy

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    Wellll...he is on record for saying he doesn't know anything about economics. As long as his fat government checks roll in and he avoids capital gains tax, he's got nothing to worry about. At the most, he might have to sell one of his wife's twelve homes.
     
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    I wonder if this is going to cause McInsane to re-define his definition of "rich".

    Not only that, but, considering that the stock market dropped over 500 points this afternoon (watched it go from 300 all the way down to 504 on CNN), how in the hell can he possibly think that the economy is doing well?

    Oh yeah.....I forgot.....his wife is an heiress and he doesn't know how many houses he has.
     
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    Ever since the Democrats took control of Congress in 2006, the economy has gone downhill. What's up with that?
     
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    Republicans can still stonewall any vote in the Senate. Plus Dubya has veto power and the Democrats rarely have the chance to override it.

    If the Democrats can get the majority and the White House then it's go time. If they continue to screw up, it's their fault.
     
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    But the economy was great when the Republicans took control of Congress in 1994 until about 2001. Why did that work?
     
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    Republicans have had control of congress up until 2006.

    Besides, we had a Democrat for President then.

    You don't honestly believe the Republicans are good for the economy do you? I mean I certainly don't believe the Democrats are that great but they do a better job then the GOP as history shows.
     
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    I was talking about 1994-2001 when the President was a Democrat and Congress was Republican. Since the end of 2006, we've had the reverse with disasterous results. What's the difference?
     
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    The difference between the two congresses you mean?
     
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    You are kidding, right?

    Do you think America put the Democrats in power because things were hunky dorey?

    I've been warning people like you this was coming for 6 years now. The Republicans denied anything was wrong as recently as January 2008.

    So you should ask yourself, "why the fuck didn't the GOP even know the economy was tanking"?

    We told them not to deregulate the mortgage and financial industries but they did it anyways. The housing crash happened, partially, because we spent so much in Iraq that the value of the dollar went down the the Federal Reserve had to fuck with interest rates and bail banks out so all those adjustable loans went up, blabla.

    It would take a book to explain it all in detail. And from your question, I assume the answer would go right over your head. LOL.

    And I refuse to "prove" anything to you people anymore. You are all adults. You have have the google. You can all read for yourselves. Don't ask the question if you don't want to know the answer. LOL.
     

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