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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
 
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Worth repeating for our fascist liberal pseudo intellectual snowflake friends....

Thank you, owebo

I'm gonna add 4-5 additions to this premise.....and every one will be undeniable.
 

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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no
 

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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no
This discussion is well above your education level....
 

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lowered the federal deficit $1 Trillion dollars ... unemployment is 4.9 ... only brain dead idiots will argue with that.
 
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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no

Of course, unemployment is not close to 5%
1. Average unemployment rate under Bush: 5.31

Average unemployment rate under Obama: 8.46 United States Unemployment Rates by President, 1948-2016 (thru 2014)



2. "The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment
The official unemployment rate, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, is extremely misleading.

Right now, we're hearing much celebrating from the media, the White House and Wall Street about how unemployment is "down" to 5.6%. The cheerleading for this number is deafening. The media loves a comeback story, the White House wants to score political points and Wall Street would like you to stay in the market.

While you are as unemployed as one can possibly be, and tragically may never find work again, you are not counted in the figure we see relentlessly in the news -- currently 5.6%. Right now, as many as 30 million Americans are either out of work or severely underemployed. Trust me, the vast majority of them aren't throwing parties to toast "falling" unemployment.

Right now, the U.S. is delivering at a staggeringly low rate of 44%, which is the number of full-time jobs as a percent of the adult population,..." The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment


3. "94,609,000 Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Drops to 62.8% (CNSNews.com) - In its final report before next week's presidential election, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday that 94,609,000 Americans are not in the labor force, 425,000 more than last month's 94,184,000, and the second highest number on record."
94,609,000 Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Drops to 62.8%



Obama wishes he had the unemployment average that Bush had.
And you do, too.
 
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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no
This discussion is well above your education level....
We're close to zero unemployment. If we bring jobs back home who will do them? We will need more Mexicans Asians Indians and Arabs.

Ceo's need to profit share instead of taking it all. That's all
 

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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no

Of course, unemployment is not close to 5%
1. Average unemployment rate under Bush: 5.31

Average unemployment rate under Obama: 8.46 United States Unemployment Rates by President, 1948-2016 (thru 2014)



2. "The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment
The official unemployment rate, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, is extremely misleading.

Right now, we're hearing much celebrating from the media, the White House and Wall Street about how unemployment is "down" to 5.6%. The cheerleading for this number is deafening. The media loves a comeback story, the White House wants to score political points and Wall Street would like you to stay in the market.

While you are as unemployed as one can possibly be, and tragically may never find work again, you are not counted in the figure we see relentlessly in the news -- currently 5.6%. Right now, as many as 30 million Americans are either out of work or severely underemployed. Trust me, the vast majority of them aren't throwing parties to toast "falling" unemployment.

Right now, the U.S. is delivering at a staggeringly low rate of 44%, which is the number of full-time jobs as a percent of the adult population,..." The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment


3. "94,609,000 Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Drops to 62.8% (CNSNews.com) - In its final report before next week's presidential election, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday that 94,609,000 Americans are not in the labor force, 425,000 more than last month's 94,184,000, and the second highest number on record."
94,609,000 Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Drops to 62.8%

Obama wishes he had the unemployment average that Bush had.
And you do, too.
We're just fully getting out of the bush recession. It was great remember
 

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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no
This discussion is well above your education level....
We're close to zero unemployment. If we bring jobs back home who will do them? We will need more Mexicans Asians Indians and Arabs.

Ceo's need to profit share instead of taking it all. That's all
95,000,000 out of work Americans disagree with you....
 

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1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.
Coming from the most pretentious poster on USMB, when it comes to trying to present oneself as 'intellectual',

that statement breaks a record for ironic I thought might never be broken.
 

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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no
This discussion is well above your education level....
We're close to zero unemployment. If we bring jobs back home who will do them? We will need more Mexicans Asians Indians and Arabs.

Ceo's need to profit share instead of taking it all. That's all
95,000,000 out of work Americans disagree with you....
Try getting a job. Stop waiting for Donald Trump to hold your hand.
 

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Do we want to go back to pkliticachick economics? No
 
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lowered the federal deficit $1 Trillion dollars ... unemployment is 4.9 ... only brain dead idiots will argue with that.

The significant number is the national debt.

It doubled under your leader.

When Obama entered office our national debt was $10.6 trillion....today, just short of $20 trillion.
 

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1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no
This discussion is well above your education level....
We're close to zero unemployment. If we bring jobs back home who will do them? We will need more Mexicans Asians Indians and Arabs.

Ceo's need to profit share instead of taking it all. That's all
95,000,000 out of work Americans disagree with you....
Try getting a job. Stop waiting for Donald Trump to hold your hand.
Yes, do try....
 

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“Some ideas are so stupid, only an intellectual could believe them.” George Orwell



1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no
This discussion is well above your education level....
We're close to zero unemployment. If we bring jobs back home who will do them? We will need more Mexicans Asians Indians and Arabs.

Ceo's need to profit share instead of taking it all. That's all
95,000,000 out of work Americans disagree with you....

95 million americans agree you're full of shit ..

1/3rd of the population unemployed ??? yet no bread lines or people living on street corners begging for work ...


republirubs .. lying pos
 

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1. We on the Right hardly ever proclaim ourselves 'intellectuals.' In fact, for many of us, it is a pejorative.

a.In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell vigorously denies being an 'intellectual.'

But, Sowell vigorously defends wisdom—practical reason—against an abstract rationalism that values ideas over the experience of actual human beings. Intellectuals, he argues, are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country. They look down upon “objective reality and objective criteria” in the social sciences, art, music, and philosophy. Their “systems” tend to be self-referential and lack accountability in the external world.


b. As an example of "Intellectuals, he argues, they are particularly suspicious of the ties ordinary men and women feel to family, religion, and country."

“And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” That's a pretty broad list of things to explain with job loss. http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensm...own_PA_Clinging_religion_guns_xenophobia.html

Based on a self actualization outlook....who would I have a beer with.....? Hmmmm.....
The 'intellectual' who has an unbroken record of failure and incompetence...?
Let's restrict this thread to Obama's scorched earth record of husbanding the economy, the prosperity of the nation, and who promises to continue same.




2. Louis Woodhill shares some numbers that capture Obama’s real legacy [http://www.realclearmarkets.com/art...as_sad_record_on_economic_growth_101987.html].....

“America’s elites have largely given up on growth, and are now distracting themselves with academic musings about ‘secular stagnation.’ … assuming 2.67% RGDP growth for 2016, Obama will leave office having produced an average of 1.55% growth.


This would place his presidency fourth from the bottom of the list..., above only those of Herbert Hoover (-5.65%), Andrew Johnson (-0.70%) and Theodore Roosevelt (1.41%).”



What makes this final comparison so damning is that Obama had the comparative good fortune to enter office in the middle of a recession. Which means, all things equal, that his numbers should look very positive.

Instead, he’s managed to compile one of the worst track records."



The only individuals less competent than Barack Obama are his voters.
Unemployment under 5% and wages up. Thanks Obama.

Go back to bushanomics? Trickle down? No no

Of course, unemployment is not close to 5%
1. Average unemployment rate under Bush: 5.31

Average unemployment rate under Obama: 8.46 United States Unemployment Rates by President, 1948-2016 (thru 2014)



2. "The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment
The official unemployment rate, as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, is extremely misleading.

Right now, we're hearing much celebrating from the media, the White House and Wall Street about how unemployment is "down" to 5.6%. The cheerleading for this number is deafening. The media loves a comeback story, the White House wants to score political points and Wall Street would like you to stay in the market.

While you are as unemployed as one can possibly be, and tragically may never find work again, you are not counted in the figure we see relentlessly in the news -- currently 5.6%. Right now, as many as 30 million Americans are either out of work or severely underemployed. Trust me, the vast majority of them aren't throwing parties to toast "falling" unemployment.

Right now, the U.S. is delivering at a staggeringly low rate of 44%, which is the number of full-time jobs as a percent of the adult population,..." The Big Lie: 5.6% Unemployment


3. "94,609,000 Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Drops to 62.8% (CNSNews.com) - In its final report before next week's presidential election, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Friday that 94,609,000 Americans are not in the labor force, 425,000 more than last month's 94,184,000, and the second highest number on record."
94,609,000 Not in Labor Force; Participation Rate Drops to 62.8%

Obama wishes he had the unemployment average that Bush had.
And you do, too.
Using the UE formula before Obama changed it, UE would be about 9.6% right now....
 

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Sigh....

The left are such pieces of lying brainwashed shit.

The republicans had control of the House and Senate from 1994 to 2007. When the republicans lost control at the end of 2006 the unemployment rate was 4.6 percent. Then, Pelosi and her thieves took over the House and the democraps took over the Senate in 2007. They had control (majority) from 2007-2010. What happened to the fucking economy and unemployment rate during that time? Look it up you fucking losers.

Meanwhile, the fucking left cockledoodledo about the "surplus" that bill left. The republicans had control of the fucking purse strings for bills last 6 years in office.

You fucking left wingers are not worth a cup of snot. You fucking brainwashed hacks.
 

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