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Originally posted by Terra Serranum
It truly amazes me how many people think the economy is doing fine now that gas prices are going down.
Originally posted by burdman30ott6
reply to post by AtlantisAgain
Why? Why would you be optimistic and why would you believe any of these nationalizations stop when Bush exits office? Pelosi and Reid were equally involved in creating the bailout, Paulson & Bernanke have already been reported to remain in their positions following the switch to the Obama regime, and most importantly, Obama, himself, approved vocally and adamntly of the bailout plan... going so far as to chatise his followers who were grumbling about it, saying it was the patriotic thing to do to accept it.
We just elected a complete continuation of our prior corporate economic ass kissing policy, only this time there's absolutely ZERO checks and balances because Pelosi & Reid have majority rule AND the flipping party line holder sitting in the Oval Office. Think TSHTF the past two years when everything went to hell and the economy shattered? Wait and see how many bags of manure fly now that they rule all.
Originally posted by AtlantisAgain
At the very least I think we ought to start investing again in infrastructure and technology like most other advanced Western nations, employing our own citizens only. Remember when we led the world in technology and producing great products and unemployment was rarely a concern?