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pitohui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-25-10 07:46 PM
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54. i don't know where you live where the economy was supposed to be in recovery
and i'm sorry that 8 years of bush weren't wiped out by 8 minutes of obama
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  -So, what happened to the economic recovery we were supposed to get? Subdivisions  Aug-25-10 10:08 AM   #0 
  - Months of conservative propaganda  Turbineguy   Aug-25-10 10:12 AM   #1 
  - Agreed. The RW is also having a negative pull on the media.  Xenotime   Aug-25-10 10:13 AM   #3 
  - publicity drives economic statistics? who knew?  Hannah Bell   Aug-25-10 12:33 PM   #34 
     - See, we just need to clap harder. Close our eyes real tight and clap real hard.  scarletwoman   Aug-25-10 01:02 PM   #43 
        - There's a reason economics got named  Turbineguy   Aug-25-10 07:02 PM   #51 
        - Why buy a house if you know you can't afford it?  scarletwoman   Aug-25-10 07:44 PM   #53 
        - um, if people hadn't lost a lot of their housing equity, & weren't unemployed, & hadn't taken wage  Hannah Bell   Aug-26-10 01:29 PM   #65 
        - Little bit of that faith and trust?  Autumn   Aug-26-10 12:11 PM   #60 
  - We are heading in the right direction..just not as fast as people want.  Xenotime   Aug-25-10 10:12 AM   #2 
  - Well....  Subdivisions   Aug-25-10 10:21 AM   #9 
  - Were the banks foolish?  zipplewrath   Aug-25-10 10:48 AM   #22 
  - Depends where you place the time-line  Kurt_and_Hunter   Aug-25-10 12:57 PM   #41 
  - You really don't know?  WilliamPitt   Aug-25-10 10:14 AM   #4 
  - Yea, I'll do that right away, Pitt. ...  Subdivisions   Aug-25-10 10:26 AM   #13 
     - Ask a stupid question  WilliamPitt   Aug-25-10 10:52 AM   #25 
        - To respond to you like I'd like to would result in me being TSed. And you ain't worth it. But,  Subdivisions   Aug-25-10 11:01 AM   #26 
        - There are no stupid questions - just  emilyg   Aug-25-10 12:11 PM   #28 
        - It wasn't a stupid question. It's a question that needs to be asked, because the REAL answers  scarletwoman   Aug-25-10 12:22 PM   #29 
        - I expect more of you.  Javaman   Aug-26-10 12:32 PM   #63 
        - You are all about stupid posts  Jax   Aug-26-10 01:31 PM   #66 
  - Republicans happened..  Winterblues   Aug-25-10 10:14 AM   #5 
  - As per Krugman, stimulus was too small  davekriss   Aug-25-10 10:17 AM   #6 
  - +1,000,000,000  northernlights   Aug-25-10 12:34 PM   #35 
  - Excellent post! I'd love to see it as an OP -- titled "This is why there's no real recovery." nt  scarletwoman   Aug-25-10 12:38 PM   #36 
  - Nice summation.  Greyhound   Aug-25-10 12:50 PM   #38 
  - Right on!!!!  newspeak   Aug-25-10 12:54 PM   #39 
  - WOW....Exactly Right  Steely_Dan   Aug-26-10 12:09 PM   #59 
  - The stimulus has run out of steam.  kentuck   Aug-26-10 10:35 AM   #57 
     - We don't have to imagine how bad it could have been. We're gonna see it in the next 6-12 mo.  NickB79   Aug-26-10 12:06 PM   #58 
        - I think you may be right..  kentuck   Aug-26-10 12:30 PM   #62 
  - One factor is Obama admin accepting invalid RW theories about the economy  Kurt_and_Hunter   Aug-25-10 10:18 AM   #7 
  - World wide economic declines of record post war proportions.  grantcart   Aug-25-10 10:18 AM   #8 
  - Very good post, gc. Thanks. n/t  Subdivisions   Aug-25-10 10:23 AM   #10 
  - Do you have the same charts for China, Russia, India and Brazil?  jtuck004   Aug-25-10 10:24 AM   #12 
  - Here is the link to the article, but no.  grantcart   Aug-25-10 10:43 AM   #18 
     - What improvement we have had is largely based on  jtuck004   Aug-25-10 11:01 AM   #27 
  - Finland is doing very well. I think you may have meant a different country.  closeupready   Aug-25-10 12:25 PM   #30 
     - I think that countries who have stronger finance regulations  newspeak   Aug-25-10 12:57 PM   #40 
     - I think he meant Iceland  newspeak   Aug-25-10 01:00 PM   #42 
        - I think you're correct.  closeupready   Aug-25-10 01:05 PM   #45 
  - Lying, greedy son's of bitches happened. n/t  Bonhomme Richard   Aug-25-10 10:24 AM   #11 
  - Democowards in Congress (and elsewhere) were too chicken to do what was necessary to fix the problem  BurtWorm   Aug-25-10 10:26 AM   #14 
  - The banks got it.  asdjrocky   Aug-25-10 10:27 AM   #15 
  - Hey, Rock. Hope all is going well my friend...  Subdivisions   Aug-25-10 10:28 AM   #16 
  - Getting better, at least on a personal level, everyday!  asdjrocky   Aug-25-10 10:48 AM   #23 
  - Yup. nt  scarletwoman   Aug-25-10 10:46 AM   #20 
  - Yep, Rocky gets it.  Jax   Aug-26-10 01:33 PM   #67 
  - The growth of the parasitical Financial Sector happened, and nothing was done to check that growth.  scarletwoman   Aug-25-10 10:34 AM   #17 
  - You are correct about that  Turbineguy   Aug-26-10 10:31 AM   #56 
  - "As you know, you go through life with the economic recovery you have...  KansDem   Aug-25-10 10:44 AM   #19 
  - You got lied to  notesdev   Aug-25-10 10:48 AM   #21 
  - The banksters are recovering very well  mike r   Aug-25-10 10:49 AM   #24 
  - .  femrap   Aug-25-10 12:26 PM   #31 
  - Do you feel that warm sensation running down your pant leg? It's rain.  cherokeeprogressive   Aug-25-10 12:28 PM   #32 
  - Piss is warm, rain is cool  Autumn   Aug-26-10 12:14 PM   #61 
  - Unemployment rate in Japan is 5.3% and S. Korea it is 4.1% and my neighbors are buying imported cars  NNN0LHI   Aug-25-10 12:31 PM   #33 
  - well, I remember Japan when they were in a deep recession  newspeak   Aug-25-10 01:04 PM   #44 
  - It's still trickling....just not in OUR direction evidently.  Desertrose   Aug-25-10 12:42 PM   #37 
  - Nothing except your uninformed perception  potassiumnitrate   Aug-25-10 01:35 PM   #46 
  - Yeah, the free trade, supply side economic ideology is working.  TheKentuckian   Aug-25-10 01:50 PM   #47 
  - It's hard to undo 30 years of middle class destruction  taught_me_patience   Aug-25-10 01:55 PM   #48 
  - It's especially hard to undo 30 years of middle class destruction when no-one  scarletwoman   Aug-25-10 02:10 PM   #49 
  - The Party of NO got in the way...never ever vote for them GOPers  opihimoimoi   Aug-25-10 02:11 PM   #50 
  - nowhere near enough stimulus  Barack2theFuture   Aug-25-10 07:35 PM   #52 
  - i don't know where you live where the economy was supposed to be in recovery  pitohui   Aug-25-10 07:46 PM   #54 
  - Vote GOP ... that will fix it.  JoePhilly   Aug-25-10 07:49 PM   #55 
  - Pissing on every single worker by creating an unnecessary deficet (cut entitlements)  ipaint   Aug-26-10 12:46 PM   #64 
  - Obama and Dems did stop the recession as we have had 3 quarters of growth  WI_DEM   Aug-26-10 01:37 PM   #68 

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