Well it's Christmas and everybody should be excited and buying gifts >.....

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    Then again maybe not. It would appear there would be a rise in sales and some consumer confidence

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    Christmas is sort of neutral for the economy in that many people get and give useless gifts and thus have less left to buy things they really need. Thus, many are left poorer by the holiday and less confident about their ability to provide for themselves.
     
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    How can there NOT be consumer confidence.
    We have the Obama for another 4 years.
    Higher taxes,Obama Care kicking in big time so employers we cut their workers accordingly.
    Maybe another stimulus will be on the way.

    OY! What's not to like.
     
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    It's Christmas people normally spend more this time of year but not this year.
     
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    I thought everything was going to revert back to good because of obama.
     
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    Uh, uh, but but but, uh, unexpectedly, uh, uh uh
     
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    Everyone is excited. The malls are packed.
     
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    hard to say how the season will turn out. In theory the liberals ought to say Christmas amounts to a $500 billion stimulus!!
     
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    Really? Are they leaving with bags full of gifts or walking out empty handed?
     
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    last year the company brought on 3000 temps, this year it barely topped 1000.

    This is the fundamental change he wanted.

    More people needing government means less freedom
     

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