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Jackpine Radical

(45,274 posts)
1. The odds of a short-term burst of economic activity are probably pretty god.
Mon Jan 9, 2012, 11:58 AM
Jan 2012

A boost like that could shoo Obama into his second term, and I hope it does.

However, any such boost will be a little hill of optimism on the long. slow glide into economic oblivion. the long-term trends will not be turning positive. Our infrastructure is still collapsing, our overseas manufacturing jobs are not coming back, we are doing nothing much to lessen our dependence on fossil fuel, our information technology is falling further and further behind, and the gap between the 1% & the 99% continues to widen.

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