Obama's unassailable logic

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    It's the self-fulfilling prophecy stupid!

    Basically, the stimulus is needed because people think it is needed. If we don't do something, people will panic and things will get much worse. If we do something, anything, people will feel better and start to spend us toward recovery.

    I might not like it, but it's hard to disagree...unfortunately.
     
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    It's why the rabid right is trying so hard, with their spin machine in hyperdrive, to get people to not have faith in it... they WANT him to fail.

    It's sad really.
     
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    i have no faith in any politician

    IMHO people should reign in spending and save more. maybe then we can foster an economy based on something a little more sustainable than pure consumption.
     
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    No one's officially going to start spending their lives away again until they get the OK from the media.

    The government can pass a million stimulus bills, but unless the media starts conditioning a new perception in our minds that the economy is strengthening, it won't matter.

    Everyone's looking for their favorite pundits to tell them things are going to be ok, because most people don't have the slightest clue how to figure it out on their own.
     
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    The title of this thread made me LOL.
     
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    Hello New World. The way to get yer azz outta debt is to quadruple yer debt. Now if you don't believe that you be a idiot! :lol::lol:
     
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    I was at Best Buy last weekend. Place was frigging packed to the rafters with people spending wads of dough. I'm starting to think it might not be as bad as we've been conditioned to think it is. Or worse, if it is that bad even though people are actually spending, then we're screwed for sure.
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Hilarious! Give the people what they think need! No wonder so many people are in debt. Just do as the government does and everything will work out fine.

    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    so true--Let's hope the media gets it right, huh ? :lol:
     
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