NeoCons Promised Hyper-Inflation

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  1. nodoginnafight
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    What Happened?

    The cost of living adjustment for Social Security would actually be a negative (if the law allowed it) but since zero is as low as the law allows - that's what the COLA is.

    I also remember a lot of dire predictions about how drone raids into Pakistan are foolish and would only alienate the Pakistanians.

    Oops - the Pakistanians are cooperating with us more now than ever in this Afghan conflict.

    It's easy to gin up a bunch of sky-is-falling predictions and the NeCons declare them "absolute certainties" problem is - they're full of crap.

    We have plenty of things we need to be focusing our attention on without wasting a moment on the fantasies of those who are hoping and praying for us all to suffer a disaster just so they can crow, "I told you so."
     
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    I of course disagree with everything you asserted. Give it some time. The inept Socialists are only in the early stages of destroying our nation. As far as Pakistan goes,we're merely bribing them to support us at this point. That strategy is doomed to fail at some point. More & more Pakistani citizens are actually beginning to support the Taliban and their Anti-American stance. Continuing bombing in Pakistan will only help the Taliban and all other Anti-American groups in Pakistan. I know you have your Rose-Colored Glasses on and i hate to be the one to rain on your parade but it is what it is in the end.
     
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    I see you fell over while you were leaning left ;).

    :D
     
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    A lot of those dollars are overseas. When they come back to the US in purchases by those holders, or just dumping them for another currency, the money supply will increase thus causing inflation.

    I won't predict hyperinflation, but inflation without job creation and a decreasing tax base will be bad enough. If Congress stays in Liberal hands they will just attempt to raise taxes which will slow the economy more.
     
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    Do you mean to say the sky isn't falling???

    The right wing has built their political future on a failed economy. Which ever economic factor is down in the next election will be the one they claim is most catastrophic
     
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    Complete horseshit, as usual. We conservatives build our future on hard work AND a robust, lightly taxed economy. You lefties' answer to EVERYTHING is tax and spend... which is why the economy is in the shitter and it is also why 2010 is going to be the end of the road for the left. The left had its chance, it has lied about everything and has fucked up everything. Hence Obama's 57% disapproval and 40% STRONGLY disapprove ratings.

    DONE... stick a fork in these fuckers.
     
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    If only Don Rumsfeld would step up and design the winning strategy in Afghanistan just like he did for Iraq!

    oops! Rumsfeld bribed, cajoled and generally forgot about Afghanistan! I guess Obama will have to try something different!
     
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    Soggy..
    Your problem is that the economy is no longer in the shitter

    One year ago today we had an economic collapse. We were universally acknowledged to be in the worse recession in 70 years. Since then, the stock market has rebounded 50%, housing starts are up, manufacturing is up, inflation is low

    No one but the "I want the economy to fail" crowd is not acknowledging an improved economy.

    Guess who will get the credit??
     
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    "When the Dow was plummeting earlier this year, Sean Hannity would talk almost every night about 'the tanking Obama stock market.' And now that it's bounced back from 6547 to cross the 10,000 barrier? Well, if Hannity has credited the president for doing something right, I missed it. Apparently, the market is only news in a Democratic administration when it's headed south."
    -- Howie Kurtz, proving he's right twice a year, Link
     
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    Currently The unemployment numbers are still climbing. When unemployment, the lagging indicator, turns around I will accept this statement as being true. Just because the dow is looking good doesn't mean we will get jobs from it soon. Like I said unemployment is a lagging indicator so if we do stop losing jobs you will be right

    And I'm definately not in the "I want the economy to fail crowd" I've been saving 20% of my annual income for retirement and if the economy keeps going south I will not only lose the value of my savings I may lose my job like 1 in 10 americans have over the last year.

    Bush will get the credit for anything good coming out of TARP and Obama will get the credit for anything good coming out of the stimulus.

    Right now both the tarp and stimulus have done HUGE damage to their images in my opinion though.
     

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