Public optimistic about economy

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    Public More Optimistic about Economy, But Concerns Persist | Pew Research Center for the People and the Press


    Optimism about the national economy, which sagged in 2011, has rebounded in the first two months of this year. Currently, 44% say they expect economic conditions to be better a year from now, up from 34% last month and 28% in December.

    Moreover, 54% say either that the economy is already recovering (25%) or that it will recover soon (29%). Last April, 44% said a recovery was already underway or would occur soon.
     
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    Recovery coming any day now. Any minute, just wait, it's going to be here.
     
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    you dont want us to recover?
     
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    Gas clicked up another dime here today...more money I can't spend elsewhere.
     
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    who is it that causes a recovery?
     
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    The people when they have money to spend.
     
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    Anyone shop for food lately?
     
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    The people are feeling better about the economy.

    that means they will spend more freely.

    This is good news for the country.

    Unless of course you put SOMETHING ELSE above your country.
     
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    Ultimately spending on basic needs does not help the economy (food, shelter, gas, etc.)...the more these things cost the less money for discretionary spending which truly drives our economy.
     
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    give us all a break.
    we all are SUFFERING with high unemployment, high gas prices, food prices GOING THROUGH THE ROOF.
    we don't need you friggen lecturing us.
     

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