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melody Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-12-07 07:29 PM
Response to Reply #26
34. We have more potential than many countries
With proper, Democratic leadership, we'll recover.

Sorry, but we will. lol
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  -Are we headed for a second Great Depression? meldroc  Mar-12-07 05:45 PM   #0 
  - As a cusp GenX/Yer, YES  MindBoggles   Mar-12-07 05:49 PM   #1 
  - Sounds just like me in '73  IADEMO2004   Mar-12-07 06:05 PM   #9 
  - The World Problematique  GliderGuider   Mar-12-07 07:42 PM   #37 
  - Exactly. It will be worse for so many reasons.  brokensymmetry   Mar-12-07 08:03 PM   #42 
  - Forgive me, but this amazes me  melody   Mar-12-07 08:22 PM   #47 
     - cause there is a chance that it might NOT happen  MindBoggles   Mar-12-07 09:47 PM   #52 
     - Not obviously  melody   Mar-12-07 11:55 PM   #54 
        - There are a number of very god reasons not to crawl off into a cave  GliderGuider   Mar-13-07 05:50 AM   #57 
        - Good points, all..  Tellurian   Mar-13-07 09:15 AM   #63 
        - Again, it's a choice in perspective  melody   Mar-13-07 01:21 PM   #76 
           - Well, sarcasm or no..  Tellurian   Mar-13-07 02:02 PM   #82 
              - I'm beginning to think y'all must have a much better standard of living than I do lol  melody   Mar-13-07 02:11 PM   #84 
        - Resilience is the key for the resilient  melody   Mar-13-07 01:10 PM   #74 
           - Be in denial if you like and ignore the people of Katrina & Michigan &  TheGoldenRule   Mar-13-07 01:41 PM   #78 
           - I am looking reality in the face  melody   Mar-13-07 01:47 PM   #79 
              - I read all your posts-all your posts that have totally hijacked this thread.  TheGoldenRule   Mar-13-07 02:10 PM   #83 
                 - Hijacking? Not in the least  melody   Mar-13-07 02:20 PM   #85 
                    - What's happening is hardly "drama" but actually cold hard REALITY.  TheGoldenRule   Mar-13-07 02:46 PM   #86 
                    - Hijacking = Discussion rather than multiple post agreeing with  pampango   Mar-14-07 06:50 AM   #101 
                       - yup lol n/t  melody   Mar-14-07 07:04 AM   #102 
                          - I don't see what you're seeing  buddyhollysghost   Mar-14-07 07:52 AM   #105 
                             - boy, that comment really got to you  melody   Mar-14-07 01:21 PM   #112 
                                - Huh?  buddyhollysghost   Mar-14-07 09:36 PM   #114 
                                   - Actually, don't bother reading any of it  melody   Mar-14-07 10:07 PM   #116 
                                      - Okay. Suit yourself. : )  buddyhollysghost   Mar-14-07 11:29 PM   #119 
           - My only comment is, America can't just keep coming off "even bigger and stronger than before"  Leopolds Ghost   Mar-13-07 10:54 PM   #93 
              - I said"even bigger, even better", while using my own meaning for those words, not yours  melody   Mar-14-07 01:45 AM   #97 
        - I am an atheist  MindBoggles   Mar-13-07 10:22 AM   #68 
        - If you don't believe in fairy tales, why do you believe in continued exponential progress/growth?  Leopolds Ghost   Mar-13-07 10:49 PM   #91 
           - Now there's a massive leap without context  melody   Mar-14-07 01:33 AM   #96 
              - Kind of like this leap?  buddyhollysghost   Mar-14-07 08:13 AM   #106 
                 - Hmmmm I hear crickets  buddyhollysghost   Mar-14-07 11:39 AM   #110 
                 - If the comment doesn't apply to you, it doesn't apply to you  melody   Mar-14-07 01:15 PM   #111 
     - Seriously considering it,  ceile   Mar-13-07 01:51 PM   #81 
     - There are plenty of cheap places to buy land  melody   Mar-13-07 04:47 PM   #88 
     - So, here's an answer:  brokensymmetry   Mar-13-07 09:52 PM   #89 
        - Of course it's a solution  melody   Mar-14-07 01:58 AM   #98 
  - "Plenty is at our doorstep, but a generous use of it languishes in the very sight of the supply"  loindelrio   Mar-14-07 07:35 AM   #104 
  - Nevermind  donheld   Mar-14-07 07:19 AM   #103 
  - And just in time we get this great post too!  Gentle Giant   Mar-12-07 05:49 PM   #2 
  - I'd say worse than the 70's not as bad as the 30's  PerfectSage   Mar-12-07 05:52 PM   #3 
  - In Michigan, we're already there. n/t  spoony   Mar-12-07 05:54 PM   #4 
  - Same Here in OH. n/t  OhioChick   Mar-12-07 06:39 PM   #23 
  - I'll second that ...  etherealtruth   Mar-12-07 06:45 PM   #29 
  - I have no idea, but it's already pretty bad...  porphyrian   Mar-12-07 05:55 PM   #5 
  - Yes and no.  Selatius   Mar-12-07 05:57 PM   #6 
  - I don't think depression is even the word for it  pbca   Mar-12-07 05:57 PM   #7 
  - The poll results are frightening!  meldroc   Mar-12-07 06:03 PM   #8 
  - And how many people right now  tbyg52   Mar-12-07 06:09 PM   #12 
  - Try 33% unemployment  ayeshahaqqiqa   Mar-12-07 06:11 PM   #15 
  - *nods*  BluePatriot   Mar-13-07 08:58 AM   #61 
  - The U6 unemployment rate is 8.3% for Jan 2007...  roamer65   Mar-13-07 10:27 AM   #69 
  - And the indicators tell me  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-12-07 07:46 PM   #40 
     - can you specifically outline what those "indicators" are?  melody   Mar-12-07 08:16 PM   #44 
        - maybe NM is the anomaly,  Firepit 462   Mar-13-07 09:27 AM   #64 
  - End days! EEEENNNNDDDD DDDDAAAAAYYYYYSSSS!!!!  BlooInBloo   Mar-12-07 06:06 PM   #10 
  - lol - no kidding  melody   Mar-12-07 07:40 PM   #36 
     - "The end is near" most horrendous prediction competition has  pampango   Mar-13-07 10:02 AM   #66 
        - good post  melody   Mar-13-07 01:18 PM   #75 
        - The rest of the world CAN'T get richer without depressing US buying power. Steel, oil, etc.  Leopolds Ghost   Mar-13-07 11:07 PM   #94 
           - You are right that if the rest of the world gets richer, the price  pampango   Mar-14-07 06:38 AM   #100 
           - False. The size of the whole enchilada can increase. Economics is NOT zero-sum.  BlooInBloo   Mar-14-07 10:27 PM   #118 
  - 70s recession  melody   Mar-12-07 06:07 PM   #11 
  - I don't think that  pbca   Mar-12-07 06:10 PM   #14 
  - It's never worse than I think, believe me lol  melody   Mar-12-07 06:35 PM   #22 
     - How about  pbca   Mar-12-07 06:40 PM   #24 
        - We see what we wish to see n/t  melody   Mar-12-07 06:43 PM   #27 
           - If you say so..it's not what I wish to see  pbca   Mar-12-07 06:51 PM   #30 
              - It applies to everyone, me included  melody   Mar-12-07 07:27 PM   #33 
  - As in any depression, the rich do not end up with nothing - in fact  rman   Mar-14-07 04:20 AM   #99 
  - It won't be the same as the GD..  sendero   Mar-12-07 06:10 PM   #13 
  - Great Depression a Cakewalk  southerncrone   Mar-12-07 06:16 PM   #16 
  - The only people who will be screwed by the housing market are speculators  slackmaster   Mar-12-07 06:18 PM   #17 
  - Large prophets?  ProgressiveFool   Mar-12-07 06:28 PM   #18 
  - Sorry, it's the painkillers I'm taking  slackmaster   Mar-13-07 11:23 AM   #70 
  - Lots of others will be screwed.  meldroc   Mar-12-07 06:32 PM   #21 
  - How about those who will lose their jobs?  diamidue   Mar-12-07 07:55 PM   #41 
     - Yes, it's a cycle I'm painfully familiar with  slackmaster   Mar-13-07 11:26 AM   #72 
  - Deep Breath.......and out.... There. never. was. a. bubble.  MrsGrumpy   Mar-12-07 06:30 PM   #19 
  - Could you elaborate?  leeroysphits   Mar-12-07 07:44 PM   #39 
  - It's already as bad as the 80's right now  blues90   Mar-12-07 06:30 PM   #20 
  - Well, let's all just kill ourselves right now  melody   Mar-12-07 06:41 PM   #25 
  - during the Depression we still had a manufactoring base to build  AZDemDist6   Mar-12-07 06:42 PM   #26 
  - We have more potential than many countries  melody   Mar-12-07 07:29 PM   #34 
  - Oh, I SO like you!  Labors of Hercules   Mar-12-07 08:20 PM   #46 
  - That I believe, depression or no depression.  raccoon   Mar-13-07 08:54 AM   #60 
  - Picture This  ThomWV   Mar-12-07 06:45 PM   #28 
  - Our global economic system  Karenina   Mar-12-07 07:11 PM   #31 
     - Fall the mighty oaks of American Finance! Destroy the vapid waste of Wall Street!  Labors of Hercules   Mar-12-07 08:23 PM   #48 
  - I believe that it is happening but,.,,  butterfly77   Mar-12-07 07:17 PM   #32 
  - A recession, not a depression.  WI_DEM   Mar-12-07 07:33 PM   #35 
  - People are missing an important fact: it isn't just about our ability to willfully recover  ends_dont_justify   Mar-12-07 07:42 PM   #38 
  - what you're missing is the neocon/Scoop Jackson crowd are in big trouble  melody   Mar-12-07 08:14 PM   #43 
  - This will make the Great Depression forgotten  WannaJumpMyScooter   Mar-12-07 08:18 PM   #45 
  - oh, man. too funny. -nt-  DerBeppo   Mar-13-07 10:02 AM   #67 
     - Too funny as in you don't think it could  WannaJumpMyScooter   Mar-13-07 11:25 AM   #71 
  - Short Answer? Nope. Long Answer?  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-07 08:25 PM   #49 
  - 200 years?  Warren Stupidity   Mar-12-07 08:58 PM   #50 
  - For The Record, The 200 Years Was Just A Thrown Out Number With No Intended Significance.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-12-07 09:04 PM   #51 
  - So your solution to the lack of cheap energy?  depakid   Mar-13-07 12:03 AM   #56 
  - Look a Cheney's investments  IChing   Mar-12-07 09:51 PM   #53 
  - He's broadening his portfolio  melody   Mar-13-07 01:27 PM   #77 
  - Without cheap energy and with the depletion of natural capital  depakid   Mar-13-07 12:00 AM   #55 
  - Worse then the 70's, not as bad as the 30's  Odin2005   Mar-13-07 08:15 AM   #58 
  - During the great depression...  wildbilln864   Mar-13-07 08:20 AM   #59 
  - People are capable of walking to the job today... they just don't realize it. n/t  Leopolds Ghost   Mar-13-07 11:18 PM   #95 
  - If there is a depression, it will be much worse than in the 30's,  raccoon   Mar-13-07 08:58 AM   #62 
  - Nope  gravity   Mar-13-07 09:38 AM   #65 
  - Oh, now there you go being reasonable  melody   Mar-13-07 01:51 PM   #80 
     - You sure seem eager to see an "attack"  buddyhollysghost   Mar-14-07 08:28 AM   #107 
        - Are you reading ANY of my posts?  melody   Mar-14-07 01:27 PM   #113 
           - I've read them all and I must say  buddyhollysghost   Mar-14-07 09:40 PM   #115 
  - Yes. Now people can't get loans to get houses..  Xenotime   Mar-13-07 11:37 AM   #73 
  - Why doesn't anyone put their money where their mouth is  gravity   Mar-13-07 03:12 PM   #87 
  - Some of us have, I'm in vested in oil(have been since 6/04)  newportdadde   Mar-14-07 08:37 AM   #109 
  - The Great Depression was a worldwide event  aint_no_life_nowhere   Mar-13-07 10:10 PM   #90 
  - Guaranteed bad conditions if we engage in an unwarranted  mmonk   Mar-13-07 10:53 PM   #92 
  - I'm seeing it more as a slow generational bleed and a general lowering of living standards.  newportdadde   Mar-14-07 08:35 AM   #108 
  - Geeezus. Sometimes I think I've wandered onto Rapture Ready, by mistake.  impeachdubya   Mar-14-07 10:23 PM   #117 
  - Why don't we focus on solutions instead of wringing our hands and claiming the sky's falling?  AZBlue   Mar-14-07 11:59 PM   #120 
 

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