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cincinnati_liberal Donating Member (95 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-03-05 03:10 AM
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WTF is up with Alan Greenspan???
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He comes out and says we have to return to 'pay-as-you-go', and we all know Bush's now-famous rhetoric about said policy. Then...THEN he says we should make Bush's tax cuts permanent even though it would add 1.8 trillion to the national deficit. He seemed cool during the Clinton admin, overseeing the longest sustained economic growth in American history(Reaganites hate that fact, and often deny it) but I'm starting to wonder. What is his agenda? Is he in someone's pocket? What the hell is going onwith this guy? He arguably is the most powerful man on the planet, even more so than any war mongering C-In-C since he harnesses the economic might of the American machine. Does anyone have any useful info or a straight opinion on this guy? I'm not sure what to think.
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  -WTF is up with Alan Greenspan??? cincinnati_liberal  Mar-03-05 03:10 AM   #0 
  - I used to think he was non-partisan and above it all  LittleClarkie   Mar-03-05 03:14 AM   #1 
  - He is not internally consistent within his own statements  realpolitik   Mar-03-05 03:14 AM   #2 
  - he supported the bush tax cuts, he was wrong and part of the reason  deacon   Mar-03-05 03:25 AM   #6 
  - He is a member of their propaganda team  deacon   Mar-03-05 03:22 AM   #3 
  - Old Age is Setting In.  Hard Attack   Mar-03-05 03:25 AM   #4 
  - Come On! The F*cker's old. He wants to see SOMEONE get  Enquiringkitty   Mar-03-05 03:25 AM   #5 
  - During the primaries...  w13rd0   Mar-03-05 03:46 AM   #7 
  - Yes  CWebster   Mar-03-05 06:37 AM   #14 
  - Did he say the tax cuts should be permanent?  charlie   Mar-03-05 03:52 AM   #8 
  - The worst of the tech bubble could have been averted if Greenspan  tritsofme   Mar-03-05 04:05 AM   #9 
  - He's a fraud...  GoBlue   Mar-03-05 05:14 AM   #10 
  - He is (literally) a devotee of Ayn Rand...  rooboy   Mar-03-05 06:14 AM   #11 
  - Flip-Flopper.  tsuki   Mar-03-05 06:21 AM   #12 
  - He needs to be fired  CWebster   Mar-03-05 06:28 AM   #13 
  - He is, was, and always will be, a Republican Shill  Jeff in Cincinnati   Mar-03-05 06:56 AM   #15 
  - Alan Greenspan -- America's Hjalmar Schacht!  DivinBreuvage   Mar-03-05 09:11 PM   #16 
  - senile? but no one has caught on yet? or just in the back pocket of  KaliTracy   Mar-03-05 09:28 PM   #17 
 

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