Media cant even agree on whether Black Friday was a success...

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    The MSM cant get there story straight for something as simple as Black Friday. Was it a finacial success and therefore evidence that the economy is doing great as many economists have reported (and leftists have being trying to supress), or is it a dismal failure and reminicent of the evil Bush regime stifling the US economy under the weight of its oppressive tax cuts on the rich in favor of burdening the poor.

    Drudge has a few stories lined up for you.

    http://drudgereport.com/

    AP says its a "modest start" but not to get too excited cause the end times are still nigh.
    http://www.breitbart.com/news/2005/11/28/D8E5KMKO1.html

    Bloomberg (the information company not the mayor) says that we're on track to have the second biggest holiday season ever.
    http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=aSHKhbAeRnkA

    NY Times is predicting doom for many specialty stores
    http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/28/b...&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss&pagewanted=print

    USA Today also reporting a boom in sales over the weekend to put on pace for the 2nd biggest sales season ever.
    http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20051128/1a_bottomstrip28x_dom.art.htm

    So which is it? Is the economy good or bad? Do people have more money to spend or is it just coincidence? Does that mean that low unemployment and low taxes make more money for people? Seems the MSM didnt get the memo on this one and got their stories mixed up. Too much good news getting to the people is a bad for the Democrats and the left.
     
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    I'm still waiting for a certain segment of the population to complain about the actual term "Black Friday."

    I'm wondering that since this is a "positive" day, no one will complain.
     
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    All I can say is here in North Georgia the malls were jamming..
    I heard on the radio all parking lots were full, and at the “Mall of Georgia” similar in size to the “Mall of America” people were parking on the street.

    I doubt the masses braved the crowds just to people watch.
    I'll go with Bloomberg.
     
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    to be blunt both parties piss me off...they are all full of the "proverbial shit"...my retirement income suffers every day from the increased cost of fuel,utilities and even higher food stuff! My poor bayliner boat sits in dry dock in my driveway suffering from rediculously high fuel costs...my diet suffers as well from high food costs..and I must know suffer being warm and snug at home because of utilitity increases...so you tell me what the hell is going on! :bang3:
     
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    Well if quantity means anything then 2 out of 4 say that it will be the second biggest holiday season ever. I'll go with that!

    :cheers2:
     
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    Actually I think this should be in politics. If the 'economy' us good, that is bad for the democrats. Same with the war, God help them if any of the successes should seriously come to light, as have the mistakes.

    The MSM/DNC are willing to see the US sink, rather than risk their future elections. They do not care what happens to the country, rather it's all about their own power.
     
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    The Democrat Party platform in a nutshell...
     
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    Actually if you read deep into even the ones trying to spin it bad you get positive numbers and figures. Go fig.
     
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    Because people only read headlines. You could have a story that Headlined "Bush Mutilates puppy." Then read the article to see that Bush took his dog to get neutered.
     

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