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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-04-11 07:21 AM
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32. It's Worked For Those Who Matter...The Ones Who Write The Big Checks
The Dow was at an all-time low when President Obama took over, it's doubled since then. It's meant big money for those "in the game" and these are the people who our politicians really work for. They write the big checks and with $1 billion needed for next year's election, that's a lot of checks that will be written. The rest will get theirs..."in time". The only time the little guys matter is after the big money is collected, the nomination secured and in the closing weeks of the general election.

For this administration, the hope is that they can finesse those unemployment numbers next year but the problems with this economy run deep and will edure for quite some time. Jobs have been outsourced and corporates only see profits when they downsize...failing to realize they have outsourced their prime customers. Sales drop, more jobs are cut...and the spiral continues. Much of the profits now come from abroad and thus another bonanza for those "in the game" that a majority of us can't feel or cash in on.

I've long been in favor of a revised WPA...a works program to redeveloped our crumbling infrastructure as well as big tax breaks and grants to develop alternative energies, but this isn't where the big money is. Unforutnately we live in a non-stop campaign-mode world and with it comes both the verbose rhetoric and the non-stop fundraising...this is what distort those inside the beltway from truly understanding what's happening outside.
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