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Originally posted by consciousdrum
reply to post by ProtoplasmicTraveler
Bravo !!!...Bravo!!!.......if you could see me giving you a standing ovation,this post would be oh so much better...no party association for me neither...they are both corrupt...the Constitution IS THE ONLY WAY
reply to post by Doctor G
As far as I can tell, most politicians lose their personal stances once they become politicians. Stop with the left and right. They are playing games and not fixing the country. Stop playing their games.
Originally posted by gravitybender
Originally posted by xmotex
Look, you guys had eight years, and you ran this country into the ground.
Now we're supposed to blame all the damage on the guy who has been in office a few months?
Democrats had control of the House during that time. But we shouldn't blame them for letting Bush get away with what he did. After all he was one man and they couldn't stop him!!
These healthcare townhall meetings and Congressional speaking engagements are starting to turn violent and ugly. We're in trouble folks.
Originally posted by David9176I wish things were different and I don't want to see this country go down this road.
Look, you guys had eight years, and you ran this country into the ground. Now we're supposed to blame all the damage on the guy who has been in office a few months?
The Obama Baseline 11/04/08
The inflation rate was 3.7%
Unemployment was 6.5%
The prime was at 4%
The Dow closed at 9,625
The NASDAQ closed at 1,780 The S&P closed at 1,005
Oil was $60 a barrel.
SAP's often result in deep cuts in programmes like education social and health care, and the removal of subsidies designed to control the prices of basics such as food and milk. SAP's hurt the poor most...
Structural Adjustment Policies are economic policies which countries must follow in order to qualify for new World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans and help them make debt repayments on the older debts owed to commercial banks, governments and the World Bank. Although SAPs are designed for individual countries but have common guiding principles and features which include export-led growth; privatisation and liberalisation; and the efficiency of the free market. Source
... Surveys of corporations consistently find that businesses are focused outside • the U.S. to recruit necessary talent. In a 2002 survey, 16 global corporations complained that American schools did not produce students with global skills. United States companies agreed. The survey found that 30 percent of large U.S. companies “believed they had failed to exploit fully their international business opportunities due to insufficient personnel with international skills.” One respondent to the survey even noted, “If I wanted to recruit people who are both technically skilled and culturally aware, I wouldn’t even waste time looking for them on U.S. college campuses.... In 2000, 28 percent of all freshmen entering a degree-granting institution required remedial coursework
” Junk Food Diet