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spinbaby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-31-05 09:13 AM
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17. I wouldn't be surprised
Gas prices through the roof, a major shipping port disrupted, about a million homeless, unemployed people added to the economy--it could easily push an already struggling economy over the edge.

It will all be Clinton's fault, of course :sarcasm:
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  -Will Katrina begin the next great depression ? alkaline9  Aug-31-05 09:01 AM   #0 
  - George W Bush did  etherealtruth   Aug-31-05 09:03 AM   #1 
  - I don't disagree but...  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:05 AM   #4 
     - I understand that Katrina IS a precipitous event ...  etherealtruth   Aug-31-05 09:11 AM   #14 
  - my household  shadowknows69   Aug-31-05 09:04 AM   #2 
  - ouch!!  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:07 AM   #7 
     - check them later today  shadowknows69   Aug-31-05 09:09 AM   #10 
  - It may help AVOID the next depression-  HadItUpToHere   Aug-31-05 09:05 AM   #3 
  - I never thought about it that way...  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:10 AM   #12 
  - Katrina might spark it, but this admin  babylonsister   Aug-31-05 09:06 AM   #5 
  - agreed ... nt  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:07 AM   #8 
  - don't forget that there's no bankruptcy relief for anyone  Mizmoon   Aug-31-05 09:06 AM   #6 
  - how convenient...  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:08 AM   #9 
  - This rumor persists. If you have no income there is basically NO change  FloridaPat   Aug-31-05 09:12 AM   #15 
  - Oh? So it's aimed directly at those people in the middle class...  Prag   Aug-31-05 09:14 AM   #19 
     - The main point of the law was that if you're income was at a certain  FloridaPat   Aug-31-05 09:22 AM   #26 
        - how is the middle class disappearing good news???  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:23 AM   #28 
           - Less middle class = less screwing. Easier to go bankrupt with chapt 7  FloridaPat   Aug-31-05 10:57 AM   #39 
  - More than a few Dems responsible for that...  Prag   Aug-31-05 09:13 AM   #16 
  - yes  Swamp Rat   Aug-31-05 09:10 AM   #11 
  - No FDR "New deal" . Ownership Society means "You're on your own".  oasis   Aug-31-05 09:10 AM   #13 
  - They may be on their own, but...  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:17 AM   #23 
  - And 'family values' mean  CrispyQGirl   Aug-31-05 09:36 AM   #30 
  - I wouldn't be surprised  spinbaby   Aug-31-05 09:13 AM   #17 
  - nope. Bush.  superconnected   Aug-31-05 09:14 AM   #18 
  - Another Depression, in the sense you think of, is nearly impossible.  Zynx   Aug-31-05 09:15 AM   #20 
  - It coulds spark a recovery instead  jobycom   Aug-31-05 09:16 AM   #21 
  - Massive rebuilding requires massive money  spinbaby   Aug-31-05 09:18 AM   #24 
  - Exactly. And that money will go into the economy  jobycom   Aug-31-05 09:43 AM   #32 
     - I disagree on a few points  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 10:15 AM   #37 
  - IMHO if this cabal continues the trickle down economics...  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:22 AM   #27 
     - trickle down will slow the recovery, that's very true  jobycom   Aug-31-05 09:45 AM   #33 
        - if it was up to shrub, the poor would just die of hunger... nt  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:54 AM   #34 
           - Bush doesn't want to kill the poor  jobycom   Aug-31-05 09:55 AM   #35 
  - maybe this will force the pendulum to swing  julialnyc   Aug-31-05 09:17 AM   #22 
  - The economic greased slide just got new grease.  Neshanic   Aug-31-05 09:21 AM   #25 
  - BushCo greased up the slides...  alkaline9   Aug-31-05 09:26 AM   #29 
  - No. The GOP has kicked off the next Great Depression.  leesa   Aug-31-05 09:40 AM   #31 
  - Agreed!  liam_laddie   Aug-31-05 10:03 AM   #36 
  - It is going to take a massive infusion of cash  catmandu57   Aug-31-05 10:45 AM   #38 
  - A report on Lou Dobbs last nite - Katrina may force NW and Delta  Eloriel   Aug-31-05 11:03 AM   #40 

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