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Robson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-16-07 10:56 AM
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6. So when the next depression comes - then what?
Edited on Wed May-16-07 10:57 AM by Robson
I agree that the GOP has raped and looted the treasury of this country for very short term gains. This economy is running on borrowed money and time and false stimuli such as the war and deficit increasing tax cuts.

For some interesting reading on why the indices look good, but are counterintuitive to common sense check out this site.

http://www.shadowstats.com/cgi-bin/sgs

My own opinion on the economy and the general direction that we are headed is probably more pessimistic than some, which is why I oppose any form of amnesty for illegals and added social obligations to those legitimate citizens of this country that current corporate controlled government policies are screwing over more every day.

We don't owe the world access to our social services and social security.

edited: spelling
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  - When times are good, and people are employed & optimistic, they don;t mind sharing  SoCalDem   May-16-07 10:41 AM   #5 
  - So when the next depression comes - then what?  Robson   May-16-07 10:56 AM   #6 
     - "Foreigners" were not popular during the depression either  SoCalDem   May-16-07 11:10 AM   #7 
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           - That's the bottom line - employers  Robson   May-16-07 12:57 PM   #10 
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