Republican economic wisdom

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    - “We don’t believe we’re going to have a recession though.” [Vice President Dick Cheney, 1/30/08]
    - “I think the experts will tell you we’re not in a recession.” [President Bush, 2/10/08]
    - “The answer is, I don’t think we are in a recession right now.” [Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Edward Lazear, 2/11/08]
    – “First of all, we’re not in a recession.” [President Bush, 4/22/08]
    – “The data are pretty clear that we are not in a recession.” [Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Edward Lazear, 5/7/08]
    - “I don’t think we are” in a recession. [Director of the National Economic Council Keith Hennesy, 6/3/08]
    – “I think we have avoided a recession.” [White House Budget Director Jim Nussle, 7/31/08]
    – “I don’t think anybody could tell you right now if we’re in a recession or not” [Dana Perino, 10/7/08]


    Think Progress » For Nearly A Year After Recession Started, Bush White House Insisted That ‘We’re Not In A Recession’

     
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    its almost as dumb as saying bush didn't inherit a recession from clinton...or clinton gave busha surplus
     
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    Both sides do this when they're in power. They want to avoid runs on the banks. Wait 12 months, and then we'll have a whole new batch of quotes to post.
     
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    If we don't get this stimulus bill passed, there will be a catosrophe ! - Barack Obama
     
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    So show me those two consecutive quarters of economic decline in 2008. And to bitch about the 1/30 date iLL NEED TWO FOR 2007 AS WELL.
     
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    Ravi is just using talking points from another leftwing nutjob site
    shes not smart enough on her own to understand
     
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    Maybe when she grows up she'll learn the definition of recession.
     
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    maybe then she will learn not to use a site like "think progress" if she wants to be thought of as a thinking person
     
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    :lol: you guys crack me up.

    "OMGZ! We didn't have the two straight quarters of economic loss so it's not a recession! Mauahhahaaha"

    Well jeez, while this country went to hell in a handbasket; you can tell me how everything was just roses and peaches. :eusa_eh:
     
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    I'm pretty sure we had just about all of that. So epic fail.

    EDIT: Even more evidence to show epic fail.

    http://www.findingdulcinea.com/news/business/2008/December/America-Officially-in-Recession.html

    In December of 2008:

     
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