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zipplewrath Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-02-11 11:47 AM
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56. Ya have to know how to "read" numbers
This numbers are "good" if you want to see a Democratic President in 2013. If you have issues outside of that goal, there are far more numbers to read about. If the rate gets below 8%, and a few other factors don't figure in (wars, oil prices, scandals) there is a chance of Obama getting re-elected. It probably has to get below 8% by next June or so, August at the very latest. Of course everyone would feel better if it were 6%, but I don't think ANYone is suggesting that.

Trends don't always continue. The reason that Obama wants the payroll tax cut so bad is because it's about the only stimulus he still has going. Lose that, and he could see these numbers stagnate. Despite what one might think about stimulus, or Obama's version. or anything else, if we want him re-elected, it's about all he has.

And let's hope Europe gets its act together soon. A major collapse could reverse theses numbers.
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