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Art_from_Ark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-08-04 01:00 AM
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67. They can ask Pat Robertson to do it
He's got lots of experience in that department, what with praying hurricanes away and stuff
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  -Dollar May Drop to Record Low as Bush Seen Increasing Deficits UpInArms  Nov-07-04 05:03 PM   #0 
  - didn't they hear him say he's going to cut the deficit in half?  Cocoa   Nov-07-04 05:06 PM   #1 
  - He meant he'd cut the value of the U.S. dollar in half  daleo   Nov-07-04 05:09 PM   #3 
  - I laugh now, but inside...  Nexus7   Nov-07-04 05:32 PM   #18 
  - That's right...China is getting into the act  Carla in Ca   Nov-07-04 11:57 PM   #61 
  - Makes sense to bu$h  Art_from_Ark   Nov-08-04 12:49 AM   #66 
  - Well...maybe  AlexHamilton   Nov-08-04 09:28 PM   #92 
  - I am not an economist so I am not sure of the ramifications for this  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:08 PM   #2 
  - not to be too dramatic, but one  UpInArms   Nov-07-04 05:14 PM   #4 
  - oh who cares  BayCityProgressive   Nov-07-04 05:17 PM   #5 
  - Yeah...  slor   Nov-07-04 05:20 PM   #10 
  - Yes, and that's all the PRESIDENTIAL PRAYER TEAM cares about.  The Zanti Regent   Nov-07-04 05:33 PM   #20 
     - They can ask Pat Robertson to do it  Art_from_Ark   Nov-08-04 01:00 AM   #67 
  - OK, that makes sense.  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:18 PM   #7 
     - This guarantees higher interest rates short- to medium-term  hatrack   Nov-07-04 05:25 PM   #12 
     - That is what I think I figured out in my post below  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:28 PM   #16 
     - Now, where have I heard this quote before?  KDLarsen   Nov-07-04 07:55 PM   #42 
     - you forgot our current number one export - jobs  UpInArms   Nov-07-04 05:38 PM   #23 
     - Tragically well said n/t  cubsfan forever   Nov-08-04 01:44 PM   #86 
     - Only if they stop printing money  mad_as_hell   Nov-07-04 07:13 PM   #38 
     - You forgot productivity  TomClash   Nov-07-04 08:34 PM   #43 
        - Productivity is another way of saying headcount reduction.  Old and In the Way   Nov-07-04 11:22 PM   #56 
           - Partially true  TomClash   Nov-08-04 05:06 AM   #72 
              - True, too.  Old and In the Way   Nov-08-04 02:02 PM   #88 
     - that's sort of how it's supposed to be when you are a creditor  WMliberal   Nov-08-04 08:15 AM   #79 
     - as long as the nations that we owe  UpInArms   Nov-07-04 05:37 PM   #22 
        - You are so kind  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:40 PM   #26 
        - you're welcome lovedems  UpInArms   Nov-07-04 05:46 PM   #27 
           - Don't be jealous  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:53 PM   #28 
        - In the past, that wouldn't have been so bad.  Old and In the Way   Nov-07-04 11:24 PM   #57 
  - all of that plus they better hope the ferein folk that buy  chimpsrsmarter   Nov-07-04 05:18 PM   #6 
  - In theory, a low dollar should increase exports and decrease imports  daleo   Nov-07-04 05:19 PM   #8 
  - So we are possibly looking at a decrease in foreign investments?  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:22 PM   #11 
  - Foreign direct investments have been shrinking steadily since 2000  hatrack   Nov-07-04 05:27 PM   #14 
  - hatrack  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:32 PM   #19 
     - Thanks, but what I don't know about economics is a lot . . .  hatrack   Nov-08-04 07:38 AM   #78 
  - I believe it can have a sort of spiraling effect if it gets out of hand  daleo   Nov-07-04 05:34 PM   #21 
     - I heard rumors months ago that OPEC was considering switching to the  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:38 PM   #24 
     - I believe that is the fear  daleo   Nov-07-04 05:56 PM   #30 
     - Actually, fiat currency is  HuskiesHowls   Nov-08-04 11:06 PM   #95 
        - Repub friend of mine  Starlight   Nov-09-04 12:56 AM   #99 
     - I would destroy our economy. But Iraq had already done that  FloridaPat   Nov-07-04 09:49 PM   #54 
     - Not to mention that a 37.70 barrel of oil  Donkeyboy75   Nov-08-04 06:45 AM   #74 
     - U.S. dollar is the world reserve currency  Wright Patman   Nov-07-04 06:08 PM   #33 
        - I guess I had mistaken the term fiat currency for reserve currency  daleo   Nov-07-04 08:53 PM   #46 
        - The problem with the gold standard  Art_from_Ark   Nov-08-04 03:49 AM   #70 
           - Toffler  bostonbabs   Nov-08-04 11:37 AM   #85 
              - I don't know if Toffler said that or not, but  Art_from_Ark   Nov-09-04 06:17 AM   #100 
  - "Increase Exports"?.....Hell we don't make anything remember!  Tight_rope   Nov-08-04 01:34 AM   #68 
  - yes Snow admitted they wanted a "soft dollar" policy  amazona   Nov-07-04 05:20 PM   #9 
  - So if the above is correct  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:25 PM   #13 
  - inflation increases, std. of living goes down  Robert Oak   Nov-07-04 05:28 PM   #15 
  - And they tell us the economy is going to keep getting better...  lovedems   Nov-07-04 05:31 PM   #17 
  - our exports (what we have left) will be cheap to buy overseas and any  AZDemDist6   Nov-07-04 06:06 PM   #32 
  - No shit, awol is ready to turn on the printing presses. Get out of  VegasWolf   Nov-07-04 05:40 PM   #25 
  - Check this out. Atrios has linked the latest story. China is selling off  demgrrrll   Nov-07-04 05:56 PM   #29 
     - I guess Snowjob got what he asked for then  UpInArms   Nov-07-04 06:06 PM   #31 
     - I'm serious, I'm dumping this time, should have done when awol  VegasWolf   Nov-07-04 07:23 PM   #40 
        - For A Small Investor Like Myself, How Would I Move $ Overseas  loindelrio   Nov-07-04 09:31 PM   #52 
           - That's what I did......think what those tax cuts really did.  Old and In the Way   Nov-07-04 11:32 PM   #58 
           - You coud also buy a foreign currency cd,  girl gone mad   Nov-08-04 03:00 AM   #69 
  - As foreign investors lose confidence in the dollar,  Bullshot   Nov-07-04 06:25 PM   #34 
  - The simplest result is that it makes imports expensive  The_Casual_Observer   Nov-07-04 06:26 PM   #35 
  - Dollar Retests Record Lows Vs Euro  CHIMO   Nov-07-04 06:53 PM   #36 
  - Bushco wants our exports to be cheap, especially arms.  stopbush   Nov-07-04 07:05 PM   #37 
  - Here's a Japanese economist's view of the dollar  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-07-04 07:15 PM   #39 
  - A WEAK Dollar from a WEAK pResident.  PROGRESSIVE1   Nov-07-04 07:49 PM   #41 
  - HA! UIA, this one cracks me up. No wonder Phillips is a FORMER  54anickel   Nov-07-04 08:38 PM   #44 
  - hi 54anickel!  UpInArms   Nov-07-04 08:58 PM   #47 
     - Oh sheesh! Didn't we just talk about this on Friday? They're thinking  54anickel   Nov-07-04 09:33 PM   #53 
  - 18% home interest rates. That's what happened last time trickle  VegasWolf   Nov-07-04 08:42 PM   #45 
  - Hello Freepers?  adaircraft   Nov-07-04 09:09 PM   #48 
  - Higher interest rates? My mother will be thrilled! Anybody with some bucks  Gloria   Nov-07-04 09:14 PM   #49 
  - ?  Peak_Oil   Nov-07-04 10:56 PM   #55 
  - Interest rates range reflects economy - poor economy = lower range - but  papau   Nov-08-04 10:35 AM   #84 
  - No, I think your mother will be less than thrilled. It's called inflation  VegasWolf   Nov-08-04 12:13 AM   #62 
  - Here is an interesting article on the US dollar vs the Canadian dollar...  Spazito   Nov-07-04 09:19 PM   #50 
  - The Looney has done rather well already.  bemildred   Nov-07-04 09:29 PM   #51 
     - That truly sucks  Wols   Nov-07-04 11:36 PM   #59 
        - LOL  Spazito   Nov-07-04 11:49 PM   #60 
           - Gold Backed Islamic Dollar  reyd   Nov-08-04 12:19 AM   #63 
              - I have not heard of any 'Islamic dollar", there is no such thing...  Spazito   Nov-08-04 12:44 AM   #65 
                 - They're probably talking about the Gold Dinar, aka the Islamic Dinar. n/t  rooboy   Nov-08-04 05:14 AM   #73 
                    - Everyting you ever wanted to know about the gold Islamic dinar:  Art_from_Ark   Nov-08-04 08:21 AM   #80 
                    - Thanks rooboy, I was unaware that the gold dinar was nicknamed...  Spazito   Nov-08-04 08:31 AM   #82 
  - But hey, guess what...  Baraka   Nov-08-04 12:23 AM   #64 
  - There's a big danger to a dropping dollar I haven't seen posted yet...  loudsue   Nov-08-04 04:53 AM   #71 
  - all though we are the biggest importer  GoldOilCrude   Nov-08-04 07:11 AM   #75 
     - that seems to be an outdated statistc  Kellanved   Nov-08-04 07:30 AM   #76 
        - my bad, can anyone find updated importing data  GoldOilCrude   Nov-08-04 10:34 AM   #83 
  - A highly devalued dollar is such a small price to pay for priceless  indepat   Nov-08-04 07:38 AM   #77 
  - Is that "priceless",  Art_from_Ark   Nov-08-04 08:27 AM   #81 
  - Thank you soooooo much, Mr. President  End of all Hope   Nov-08-04 01:57 PM   #87 
  - George W Bush  pdx_prog   Nov-08-04 02:04 PM   #89 
  - I can't count that low. n/f  TheIdiot   Nov-08-04 07:18 PM   #90 
  - Shit... Sucks for me especially.  Rush1184   Nov-08-04 07:41 PM   #91 
  - When do we become Argentina?  Cheney Killed Bambi   Nov-08-04 11:21 PM   #96 
  - Poo hits the fan  yojon   Nov-08-04 10:33 PM   #93 
  - Well, no shit, Sherlock! n/t  cubsfan forever   Nov-08-04 10:51 PM   #94 
  - "Dollar MAY drop"? LBN + 2 years: Dollar reaches new lows, .28 cents  VegasWolf   Nov-08-04 11:26 PM   #97 
  - Soon, instead of using dollars to buy TP, we'll use TP to buy dollars n/t  Psephos   Nov-08-04 11:50 PM   #98 
  - Conservatives...is this what you voted for?  Supersedeas   Nov-09-04 11:23 AM   #101 
  - What do these guys do right? They leave a mess every place  izzie   Nov-10-04 05:58 AM   #102 
 

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