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Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:15 AM

W is back and he is still a fool.

Did you see it? Did you see the snippets of his speech made yesterday shown on the MSNBC shows last night?

Still talking that crap about his tax cuts, although he wishes they weren't called the "Bush tax cuts." Still talking that crap about "job creators" -- oh no, you don't raise taxes on them. Still ignoring the facts, the simple facts, like the statistics that prove that his tax cuts did not create jobs.

Here's the thing, a surplus is not a surplus when there is a national debt. There was no excess income available to cut taxes. There was no excess money to give back. That money should have been used to pay down the national debt, thus cutting the amount of interest on the debt and restoring financial stability. Financial stability and consumer confidence would have spurred consumer spending, which would have increased product demand and those "job creators" would have had reason to invest in their businesses and employees to keep up with demand. Instead, wages stagnated resulting in consumers having less expendable income. An economy cannot grow when wages are stagnant. That seems like a simple concept to understand.

However, I am not an economist. Perhaps someone here can set me straight. Am I wrong?

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Reply W is back and he is still a fool. (Original post)
Tennessee Gal Apr 2012 OP
intaglio Apr 2012 #1
orpupilofnature57 Apr 2012 #2
Tennessee Gal Apr 2012 #4
snappyturtle Apr 2012 #3
Tennessee Gal Apr 2012 #5
malaise Apr 2012 #7
Tennessee Gal Apr 2012 #8
snappyturtle Apr 2012 #14
Javaman Apr 2012 #13
MrMickeysMom Apr 2012 #6
Tennessee Gal Apr 2012 #9
DonCoquixote Apr 2012 #10
Tennessee Gal Apr 2012 #11
DonCoquixote Apr 2012 #12
Zax2me Apr 2012 #15

Response to Tennessee Gal (Original post)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:24 AM

1. I think that disagreeing with Shrub automatically

makes you absolutely correct. There's wrong, not wholly correct, nearly correct, right and disagreeing with Shrub.

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Response to intaglio (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:31 AM

2. Agreed 1000%

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Response to intaglio (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:32 AM

4. Thanks for the clarification.

Perhaps I should have asked if my thinking is wrong about how the surplus could have been used.

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Original post)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:31 AM

3. I still cringe when I hear W's voice...

How did we survive eight years of that? Oh yeah, I know, we didn't survive very well....he's the gift that keeps on giving.

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Response to snappyturtle (Reply #3)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:44 AM

5. Cringe is one way to put it.

His voice makes my blood boil.

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Reply #5)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:50 AM

7. Did you see his comment about the one legged Veteran

beating him on a mountain bike?

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Response to malaise (Reply #7)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:56 AM

8. Yes, I did.

Repulsive lack of class. W.

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Reply #5)

Thu Apr 12, 2012, 10:22 PM

14. Yes, the boiling always follows the cringe phase. I think he's playing

a dangerous game even allowing his voice to be publicly
recorded. The man needs to pay for his war crimes and
for pushing our country over the cliff.

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Response to snappyturtle (Reply #3)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 09:21 AM

13. He is just so fucking stupid.nt

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Original post)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 06:46 AM

6. Trickle down economics didn't work, except for Reagan's Ruling Class...

Look... you knew the answer all along.

Also, regarding W.... What else can you expect from a pig, but a grunt?

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Response to MrMickeysMom (Reply #6)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 07:00 AM

9. Tax cuts for the purpose of stimulating the economy is what I think of as

"trickle down" economics and they never work. I think in this case it was even worse because it was a golden opportunity to pay down the national debt.

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Original post)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 07:33 AM

10. By all means, get him on the air

Because his chimp-like mug will remind people exactly why we voted the GOP out of power in the first place. Seriously, you know Jeb and Karl Rove are tryign to ponder ways to keep W. off camera right now.

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Response to DonCoquixote (Reply #10)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 07:38 AM

11. Well, it will help.

But one would think that Mitch McConnell's ugly mug and stupid statements would do that, too. Oh, and don't forget whiny ass Bohner.

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Reply #11)

Wed Apr 11, 2012, 07:45 AM

12. nah, W. left an impression

and thankfully it will nto be hard to link him to Mitt, as both are sons of moderate GOP that got trashed by the right, who tried to appeal to the right, but stirred up hate because they did not cut enough spending for the Ayn Rand types.

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Response to Tennessee Gal (Original post)

Thu Apr 12, 2012, 10:52 PM

15. He has been invisible. Stay that way!

 

America likes him the way he is - unseen, unheard.

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