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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 01:04 PM

Rubio Blames Obama For Economic Contraction

Rubio Blames Obama For Economic Contraction

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) blamed President Obama for the contraction in the economy in the final quarter of 2012, saying that his big government policies were at fault during an appearance on Fox News Thursday.

"We're beginning to see proof in the last three months of last year the American economy shrunk and it shrunk under this president because of his policies," Rubio said.

Conversely, economists blamed a reduction in government spending as cause for the economic slowdown. The White House on Wednesday blamed House Republicans' "political brinkmanship" for dragging down the economy.

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/rubio-blames-obama-for-economic-contraction


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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 01:22 PM

1. No one cares

Why don't we get daily updates on Al Franken's opinion of everything in the world?

This is more media help to shove this noob down our throats.

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Response to RandiFan1290 (Reply #1)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 01:25 PM

2. Likely because

"Why don't we get daily updates on Al Franken's opinion of everything in the world? "

...most of those wouldn't be anti-Obama?

That runs counter to the media's goal.




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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 01:30 PM

3. A decline in government outlays .... subtracted a combined 2.6 percentage points in growth.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-01-30/economy-in-u-s-unexpectedly-shrinks-as-defense-spending-plunges.html


Wait til the sequester cuts hit. The Republicans love to see the economy in the tank. Fuck em.

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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 02:44 PM

4. Gee, I see it as a direct outcome of the GOP driving us toward their 'fiscal cliff' and

doing everything they possibly could to continue a recession.

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