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Old Sep 20th 2011, 12:19 am
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Here's the thing...

We are bombarded every day by the TV stating that small businesses are the backbone of job creation. These people cannot start employing people because the banks wont lend them money.

We are then informed that the top 1 percent must not have their taxes raised because they are the 'Job Creators' Hmm... me thinks we are being fed a line!..

Either the Multi -Millionares need to stop complaining or they need to let the mom and pops borrow the money through the banks to start the employment ball rolling!

Really smells like the press (especially CNN) are in both political pockets!!.
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Old Sep 20th 2011, 12:21 am
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Originally Posted by lyonsden1193 View Post
Here's the thing...

We are bombarded every day by the TV stating that small businesses are the backbone of job creation. These people cannot start employing people because the banks wont lend them money.

We are then informed that the top 1 percent must not have their taxes raised because they are the 'Job Creators' Hmm... me thinks we are being fed a line!..

Either the Multi -Millionares need to stop complaining or they need to let the mom and pops borrow the money through the banks to start the employment ball rolling!

Really smells like the press (especially CNN) are in both political pockets!!.
Opinions please.. good , bad or indifferent.
Smoke and mirrors. Political obfuscation.
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Old Sep 20th 2011, 12:27 am
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Smoke and mirrors. Political obfuscation.
Which is a posh way of saying it's bollocks, right?
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Old Sep 20th 2011, 1:54 am
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Which is a posh way of saying it's bollocks, right?
I wish that Mr. Oh-Bummer would actually grow a pair of the above. Then maybe something would get done!
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Old Sep 20th 2011, 2:09 am
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http://thinkprogress.org/economy/201...p-whines-400k/

You saw that story too?

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Originally Posted by lyonsden1193 View Post
I wish that Mr. Oh-Bummer would actually grow a pair of the above. Then maybe something would get done!
How exactly though? The senate have kicked him to the curb at everything he suggests.

Are you really suggesting he lock the door on the senate and pump in poison gas to get rid of the lot of them so he could place folks in who'll do the sensible thing rather than line their own pockets? Because that's the only way things will change at the moment.
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How exactly though? The senate have kicked him to the curb at everything he suggests.

Are you really suggesting he lock the door on the senate and pump in poison gas to get rid of the lot of them so he could place folks in who'll do the sensible thing rather than line their own pockets? Because that's the only way things will change at the moment.
We need more forward thinking like this from the people in office
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http://thinkprogress.org/economy/201...p-whines-400k/

You saw that story too?

Boo, hoo, I can't live on $400K a year? Wazzock
Two things made me want to smack him, the fact that he tapdanced around the question and the idea that 400K was not enough money to feed his family.



Boo effing Hoo. Try the loaves and the fishes routine, it worked before!
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Originally Posted by lyonsden1193 View Post
We are then informed that the top 1 percent must not have their taxes raised because they are the 'Job Creators' Hmm... me thinks we are being fed a line!..
Not so much as being fed a line but more needing to finish the sentence. Jobs are being created, it's just that many are outsourced to overseas markets thereby creating wealth which the super-wealthy maintain all too themselves.

Nice club if you can get a ticket.
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Not so much as being fed a line but more needing to finish the sentence. Jobs are being created, it's just that many are outsourced to overseas markets thereby creating wealth which the super-wealthy maintain all too themselves.

Nice club if you can get a ticket.
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We are then informed that the top 1 percent must not have their taxes raised because they are the 'Job Creators' Hmm... me thinks we are being fed a line!..
It's the Republicans desperately trying to prove that "trickle-down economics" really does work
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If you shout out loud about nothing then the real issue becomes off topic so noone talks about it, et voila - there's no issue!

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It's the Republicans desperately trying to prove that "trickle-down economics" really does work
... Oh but it does - when you're hung upside down and [email protected] in the @arse - gravity does the rest to prove the trickle down. Quite some scary Voodoo!


(I like it how these economic 'experts' call themselves so; if they were indeed true experts, we wouldn't be in this nightmare. They're experts at F2king it all up)...
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Apparently there have been protests happening on Wall St this week but the media has sort have decided to 'block' it out... even the good ol' beeb didn't have a blurb; until 9 hours ago.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4QUe...layer_embedded
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Originally Posted by Tarkak9 View Post
Apparently there have been protests happening on Wall St this week but the media has sort have decided to 'block' it out... even the good ol' beeb didn't have a blurb; until 9 hours ago.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4QUe...layer_embedded
Eish, I would not listen to Keith Olbermann any more than I would listen to any head anchor of Fox. Both make me shudder.
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The Master err Mistress of political double speak...speaks...

http://gawker.com/5843128/michele-ba...-at-gop-debate

Hmmm...a plan for zero taxes and a government funded by taxes on private business...but wait they don't want businesses to be taxed either sooo
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