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Newest Reality Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-08-10 02:45 PM
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5. What about Iceland?
Is there refusal to pour their people's assets into the bottomless banking coffers of World Owners Inc, and Elite Families Enterprises going to be ignored as they recover from their Shark attack now?

You can forget about Poland for the moment. What about Iceland? ;)
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  -The White House is now threatening double dip recession. EmeraldCityGrl  Dec-08-10 02:40 PM   #0 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-08-10 02:41 PM   #1 
  - Exactly! nt  polichick   Dec-08-10 02:47 PM   #10 
  - ?  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-09-10 11:04 AM   #108 
  - Exactly II. nt  ladjf   Dec-08-10 03:08 PM   #42 
  - +1  Individualist   Dec-08-10 03:20 PM   #59 
     - Could you PM me what was said, please. Thanks. n/t  Subdivisions   Dec-08-10 05:18 PM   #70 
        - me too please n/t  crikkett   Dec-09-10 09:04 AM   #98 
  - Are they telling Reagan was right! The rich will spend all that money they  county worker   Dec-08-10 02:43 PM   #2 
  - TERROR ALERT! TERROR ALERT! CODE RED!.....I thought Bush's Homeland Security  Rowdyboy   Dec-08-10 02:44 PM   #3 
  - Yeah, right. As opposed to the permanent depression we get otherwise?  Lorien   Dec-08-10 02:44 PM   #4 
  - What about Iceland?  Newest Reality   Dec-08-10 02:45 PM   #5 
  - Iceland is broke.  Dogmudgeon   Dec-08-10 03:06 PM   #40 
     - Here is what I was bouncing off of:  Newest Reality   Dec-08-10 03:13 PM   #53 
     - And they can't become part of the EU, which would undoubtedly help them,  MoonRiver   Dec-09-10 09:15 AM   #102 
  - If Congress allows all taxes to rise...what would be the economic result?  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 02:45 PM   #6 
  - The last time tax rates were at those levels  gratuitous   Dec-08-10 02:47 PM   #11 
  - Right. But what was the overall economic picture at that time, including  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 02:50 PM   #15 
  - When Bill Clinton first instituted the tax cuts, we were in a recession. n/t  Exilednight   Dec-08-10 09:35 PM   #87 
  - Cause the current situation is exactly like the past you are talkiing about  Egnever   Dec-08-10 02:51 PM   #18 
     - Hell, the housing bubble hadn't even taken off yet, back then--the chickens  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 02:53 PM   #22 
     - the inabilty of some people to diferentiate the difference in the times  Egnever   Dec-08-10 02:56 PM   #28 
        - Meh, they're not thinking, they're just reacting. The theme of the day is "Obama  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 02:58 PM   #30 
           - There is a strange resistance to actual facts here of late  Egnever   Dec-08-10 03:03 PM   #36 
              - That is the truth. If I see a post with tons of rec's now, I try to avoid it, because  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 03:10 PM   #45 
                 - I just look at names instead of titles, then decide whether to check it out. Saves a lot of time.  lamp_shade   Dec-08-10 03:36 PM   #64 
                    - Yeah, I do that too.  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 03:40 PM   #66 
     - Well, we weren't fighting and occupying two other countries  gratuitous   Dec-08-10 02:59 PM   #32 
        - As expected you ignore the tax cuts for 95% of the people  Egnever   Dec-08-10 03:01 PM   #34 
        - Not just two, remember Yemen and Pakistan.  crikkett   Dec-09-10 09:06 AM   #99 
  - $3.7 trillion over 10 years.  tekisui   Dec-08-10 09:38 PM   #88 
  - Larry Summers is about as useful as  Tansy_Gold   Dec-08-10 02:45 PM   #7 
  - OMG, this administration has lost it.  MadHound   Dec-08-10 02:45 PM   #8 
  - and this is just coming out now??  Angry Dragon   Dec-08-10 02:46 PM   #9 
  - There's urgency now. The tax cuts expire in what--three weeks?  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 02:47 PM   #12 
  - "would significantly raise the risk" doesn't sound like a threat to me.  lamp_shade   Dec-08-10 02:49 PM   #13 
  - There is one similarity  Loge23   Dec-08-10 02:52 PM   #19 
  - Increasing taxes would be  ProSense   Dec-08-10 02:50 PM   #14 
  - no, cutting *spending* now would be contractionary. the government spends  Hannah Bell   Dec-08-10 05:33 PM   #73 
  - Now they're using fear tactics. Spread the alerts and fear. Fear tne recession. OK, I will  RKP5637   Dec-08-10 02:50 PM   #16 
  - Good lord, now they think we're STUPID.  Hell Hath No Fury   Dec-08-10 02:51 PM   #17 
  - to be blunt  Egnever   Dec-08-10 02:53 PM   #20 
     - Did I ever say that is what I want?  Hell Hath No Fury   Dec-08-10 03:12 PM   #52 
  - Oh dear - this is completely inappropriate.  DURHAM D   Dec-08-10 02:53 PM   #21 
  - The WH economic advisor should keep his trap shut about letting  TwilightGardener   Dec-08-10 02:55 PM   #25 
     - Yes. and Yes. All I could think is "That short little fuck..."  DURHAM D   Dec-08-10 02:56 PM   #29 
  - "Hank Paulson's panicked fear inducing threats used to pass bank bailouts"  KansDem   Dec-08-10 02:54 PM   #23 
  - This video needs to be watched. Yes, very similar.  Poboy   Dec-08-10 10:02 PM   #91 
  - Double dip? Fuck that, this is more like quadruple dip!!!  Initech   Dec-08-10 02:54 PM   #24 
  - There were what, 2.8M foreclosures this past year, something like 3M foreclosures  RKP5637   Dec-08-10 03:11 PM   #48 
     - It's the recession that never ends.  Initech   Dec-08-10 05:15 PM   #68 
  - Interesting that DU is now a stomping ground for so many Chicago School disciples!  bullwinkle428   Dec-08-10 02:55 PM   #26 
  - Surreal as hell! K & R nt  glitch   Dec-08-10 07:43 PM   #80 
  - Will they accuse the naysayers in congress of "Sex by Surprise" if don't fold?  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-08-10 02:55 PM   #27 
  - They're lightweights! They don't know what they're doing. n/t  RKP5637   Dec-08-10 02:59 PM   #31 
  - Meet the new boss.  City Lights   Dec-08-10 03:01 PM   #33 
  - I now must assume that Summers was in the room negotiating with the Republicans.  DURHAM D   Dec-08-10 03:02 PM   #35 
  - "Negotiating" for the white house = "I don't need to read it, just tell me where to sign."  Tierra_y_Libertad   Dec-08-10 03:04 PM   #37 
  - Fall In Line and Lick Our Boots, Slaves, or we'll Crash the Economy Again.  TheWatcher   Dec-08-10 03:04 PM   #38 
  - Whatever we may think, this deal is going to pass. The President does not want to  thereismore   Dec-08-10 03:04 PM   #39 
  - 'In 2012, we'll have a deficit that's $200,000 bigger.' ...well, at least.  Bluebear   Dec-08-10 03:08 PM   #41 
     - lol  DURHAM D   Dec-08-10 03:11 PM   #47 
     - Heh, did I forget millions of dollars? nt  thereismore   Dec-08-10 03:17 PM   #56 
  - Yesterday, Obama explained that the bill was needed to have  OHdem10   Dec-08-10 03:08 PM   #43 
  - Freudian slip? n/t  Tansy_Gold   Dec-08-10 03:11 PM   #46 
  - At the press conference  Nite Owl   Dec-08-10 03:10 PM   #44 
  - Yes, Obama said no double-dip yesterday; quote:  BadgerKid   Dec-08-10 03:22 PM   #61 
  - Be afraid, be very afraid. Haven't we heard that before?  Vinca   Dec-08-10 03:11 PM   #49 
  - Shock Doctrine (nt)  whatchamacallit   Dec-08-10 03:11 PM   #50 
  - EXACTLY ! nt  DURHAM D   Dec-08-10 03:15 PM   #55 
  - Pure. nt  thereismore   Dec-08-10 03:18 PM   #57 
  - That it is.  harun   Dec-09-10 02:29 PM   #111 
  - This message brought to you by: rich people.  6000eliot   Dec-08-10 03:11 PM   #51 
  - Give us what we want or ELSE!  Toucano   Dec-08-10 03:13 PM   #54 
  - Un-F'n-Believable. First his tax cuts, now his playbook?  LibraLiz1973   Dec-08-10 03:18 PM   #58 
  - can we say 'FUCK LARRY SUMMERS' on DU? - I don't want to say anything that is illegal  tomm2thumbs   Dec-08-10 03:20 PM   #60 
  - FUCK LARRY SUMMERS! And the entire economic team! n/t  Subdivisions   Dec-08-10 05:18 PM   #71 
  - I guess that answers my question  tomm2thumbs   Dec-08-10 09:29 PM   #85 
  - pretty sure you can and also name an intended orifice  peekaloo   Dec-09-10 09:11 AM   #101 
  - Tell everyone you know that this is total BS. These clowns disgust me.  jtown1123   Dec-08-10 03:22 PM   #62 
  - Is this akin to Biden's assertion that unless the stimulus bill was passed  Beacool   Dec-08-10 03:23 PM   #63 
  - crying wolf again  2Design   Dec-08-10 03:36 PM   #65 
  - It's a double dip threat on the recession that everyone knows has not ended...LMAO!  Safetykitten   Dec-08-10 03:51 PM   #67 
  - A double-dip recession has been expected and will happen regardless  Subdivisions   Dec-08-10 05:17 PM   #69 
  - Bush Tax Cuts Not Important for US Economy: Summers  cherokeeprogressive   Dec-08-10 05:21 PM   #72 
  - Excellent point cherokeeprogressive-  Poboy   Dec-08-10 10:09 PM   #92 
  - And then there is Summers' buddy Geithner.  truedelphi   Dec-09-10 03:03 PM   #113 
  - Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!  Donnachaidh   Dec-08-10 06:23 PM   #74 
  - Lil Boots must be laughing his ass off! Friggin copycats!  Little Star   Dec-08-10 06:50 PM   #75 
  - So keeping the same tax cuts we've had all during the recession will now suddenly fix it?  Kablooie   Dec-08-10 07:37 PM   #76 
  - It's the very definition of insanity, isn't it. nt  Lorien   Dec-08-10 09:38 PM   #89 
  - Heard that clip on NPR tonight. I just thought it was the CODE RED thing  AndrewP   Dec-08-10 07:39 PM   #77 
  - Talk about Shock Doctrine.  myrna minx   Dec-08-10 07:41 PM   #78 
  - larry summers = Professional Loser  Amonester   Dec-08-10 07:42 PM   #79 
  - LIARS. CROOKS! STOP THE WARS. n/t  Catherina   Dec-08-10 07:43 PM   #81 
  - Absolutely!  MoonRiver   Dec-09-10 09:17 AM   #105 
  - Extortion. n/t  ProfessionalLeftist   Dec-08-10 08:03 PM   #82 
  - where is the 3 page bill they put together? just like 2 years ago?  Gin   Dec-08-10 08:08 PM   #83 
  - And in closing let Summers always be remembered for the following...  EmeraldCityGrl   Dec-08-10 08:28 PM   #84 
  - Looks like Barrack learned from George - scare America....  SnoopDog   Dec-08-10 09:32 PM   #86 
  - It might happen anyways: even if it the big tax cut bill is passed.  andym   Dec-08-10 09:49 PM   #90 
  - La plus ca change... n/t  gkhouston   Dec-08-10 10:12 PM   #93 
  - I saw that! It's like Summers implied - vote for this bill or WE WILL make you pay  slay   Dec-08-10 11:40 PM   #94 
  - idetnical.  robinlynne   Dec-09-10 12:07 AM   #95 
  - Orange Alert! Red Alert! Yellow Alert. Duct Tape.  David Zephyr   Dec-09-10 12:08 AM   #96 
  - then it's obviously another lie, he keeps lying anyway  StarsInHerHair   Dec-09-10 12:14 AM   #97 
  - threatening is right  Enrique   Dec-09-10 09:09 AM   #100 
  - I wonder if this will make the repubs drop their support?  n2doc   Dec-09-10 09:16 AM   #103 
  - What's next? WMD's? n/t  kentuck   Dec-09-10 09:17 AM   #104 
  - It already is double dip recession for most of us. Welcome to our world Mr. President. nt  TBF   Dec-09-10 09:23 AM   #106 
  - +1  Tuesday Afternoon   Dec-09-10 11:05 AM   #109 
  - It's like residual Bush admin redux.  Jamastiene   Dec-09-10 11:02 AM   #107 
  - The only chance we have of ending the nightmare is to fight back. nt  TBF   Dec-09-10 12:11 PM   #110 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-09-10 02:35 PM   #112 
  - Bring it on!! Many of us have little or nothing to lose at this point anyway.  Swamp Rat   Dec-09-10 03:09 PM   #114 
 

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