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Donnachaidh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-01-09 11:32 AM
Response to Reply #45
49. it IS bullshit.
thank you!
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  -Manufacturing output expands for first time in 18 months (Recession Likely Over) scheming daemons  Sep-01-09 09:16 AM   #0 
  - No good jobs = no recovery  Craftsman   Sep-01-09 09:21 AM   #1 
  - This is all well and good...  Dulcinea   Sep-01-09 11:42 AM   #50 
  - I would be encouraged about this but . . . .  abumbyanyothername   Sep-01-09 09:23 AM   #2 
  - That's exactly what "stimulus" is supposed to do  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 09:24 AM   #3 
     - I never said it didn't work  abumbyanyothername   Sep-01-09 09:28 AM   #5 
     - Trillions of taxpayer $$$ to mulinational corporations doesn't sound like any Keynesian economics  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:38 AM   #8 
     - Neither TARP nor Fed actions were part of the Stimulus package...  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 09:41 AM   #12 
        - So your point only stands if we ignore the TARP, Fed bailout, etc. etc.  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:49 AM   #14 
           - You're unhinged  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:09 AM   #23 
              - Did Keynes advocate sending taxpayer monies to foreign corporations? Yes or no?  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:21 AM   #31 
              - He didn't address it at all...  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:27 AM   #33 
                 - So why do you invoke his name to justify globalism? That's dishonest.  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:28 AM   #36 
                    - Sigh... changing the subject again  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:37 AM   #39 
                       - We weren't just talking about whether it was honest to invoke Keynes to defend C4C???  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:39 AM   #42 
              - Umm...minor point here, but GM does not have nor ever did have a plant in Vancouver, BC.  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-01-09 11:05 AM   #47 
     - It only will have worked if it manages to cause more spending down the line.  JVS   Sep-01-09 10:20 AM   #30 
  - The long slow climb back begins nt  HamdenRice   Sep-01-09 09:28 AM   #4 
  - Hey! I see you're back after yesterday's big retreat! nt  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:37 AM   #7 
     - Excuse me?  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 09:39 AM   #9 
     - I've talked to you about this before. You need to stop trying to smother every sub thread.  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:53 AM   #16 
        - See post #8, hypocrite  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:11 AM   #24 
        - There's a difference between interjecting once or twice, and interjecting on all subthreads  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:38 AM   #40 
        - Actually, I think HamdenRice has you pegged perfectly  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:17 AM   #27 
           - Posts are weakest when they probe an inferred biography.  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:25 AM   #32 
              - "I thought you... styled yourself some sort of economic guru"  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:33 AM   #38 
     - Retreat?  HamdenRice   Sep-01-09 09:53 AM   #15 
        - "I had no good answer, so I let it die."  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:55 AM   #17 
           - Actually, you misread. I had no good response to the DUer's observation that you're an idiot  HamdenRice   Sep-01-09 09:56 AM   #18 
              - So not even a iota of basic respect for the truth...sad.  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:59 AM   #20 
                 - I gave you the answer several times, which is why DUers concluded that you are an idiot.  HamdenRice   Sep-01-09 10:02 AM   #21 
                    - You said it was impossible for the TARP to return less than 5%  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:06 AM   #22 
                       - Actually, you've got it exactly backwards--as usual  HamdenRice   Sep-01-09 10:11 AM   #25 
                          - Right, but you were making assertions *as to the overall package*, not just the present quarter.  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:17 AM   #28 
                             - Once again -- I know this is like talking to a brick wall -- you've got it completely backwards  HamdenRice   Sep-01-09 10:28 AM   #35 
                                - I'm asking for anyone who asserts the TARP is "profitable" to present the data  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:31 AM   #37 
  - LOL at the title of the OP! Maybe if you say it enough times?  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:36 AM   #6 
  - I didn't say it... Reuters did  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 09:40 AM   #10 
     - Link to Reuters prediction about last years economic collapse?  Romulox   Sep-01-09 09:58 AM   #19 
        - Who's "you guys"?  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:13 AM   #26 
           - From the OP title: "(Recession Likely Over)". That's a prediction.  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:27 AM   #34 
              - That's from the article...  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 10:39 AM   #41 
                 - So, where is the Reuters prediction of the present malaise?  Romulox   Sep-01-09 10:40 AM   #43 
  - Que all the negative DUers who think the recession is just starting and will get much worse...  cbdo2007   Sep-01-09 09:40 AM   #11 
  - Cool! unrecs for a newsfeed OP that says the economy is getting better!  scheming daemons   Sep-01-09 09:46 AM   #13 
  - DU is not the place for common sense, hope, or anything positive regarding the economy.  cbdo2007   Sep-01-09 10:19 AM   #29 
  - Let me try to tell you why skepticism is justified.  caseymoz   Sep-01-09 11:50 AM   #51 
  - Housing prices have risen for 3 months in a row.  Statistical   Sep-01-09 12:15 PM   #53 
     - You might have started with the figures here rather than the snarkiness.  caseymoz   Sep-01-09 04:35 PM   #58 
  - It doesn't matter if the "economy" is getting better. What matters is if PEOPLE are doing better  eridani   Sep-02-09 04:41 AM   #59 
  - You are not allowed to post positive information about the economy.  Statistical   Sep-01-09 10:43 AM   #44 
  - Are you willing to put that beside the numbers that are not so good? Because there are a few.  caseymoz   Sep-01-09 04:32 PM   #56 
  - I call bullshit , bullshit , bullshit!!!!!!!!!!  flyarm   Sep-01-09 10:53 AM   #45 
  - ROFLMAO  cbdo2007   Sep-01-09 11:00 AM   #46 
  - It's only to be expected...  Mudoria   Sep-01-09 12:58 PM   #55 
  - it IS bullshit.  Donnachaidh   Sep-01-09 11:32 AM   #49 
  - The fact is, things usually can't go straight down indefinitely.  caseymoz   Sep-01-09 11:32 AM   #48 
  - One month? The ISM has been increasing for 9 straight months.  Statistical   Sep-01-09 12:17 PM   #54 
  - FWIW - this is from April 2002...  slipslidingaway   Sep-01-09 11:59 AM   #52 
  - Good. And a positive attitude is good for the economy.  treestar   Sep-01-09 04:35 PM   #57 

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