Henry Payne by Henry Payne

Henry Payne

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Yup, housing values and sales back up, Dow over 14,000 again, jobs slow, but improving. Considering the “W” years turned the economy into a submersible, it takes time even blowing the ballast tanks to resurface.

  2. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, over 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    I thought you Lefties hated the “Rich Wall Street Thieves” that make millions in the stock market?
    Btw those 40 million plus long term unemployed and underemployed probably aren’t investing a lot of money in the stock market or real estate when they can barely afford to fill their gas tank under Barry’s economy. And YES after over 4 years it is Barry’s economy.

  3. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    Oh let us all sing Happy Days are Here again! Housing back up, like back to 2006 levels? No, it’s barely up year over year and mostly in multi-family housing since most people still can’t afford housing.


    The Dow? Driven by money churned out by Uncle Ben’s printing presses to inflate our currency and wall st is about the only group to benefit. Unemployment, went up to 7.9% and is consistently under the 250,000 new jobs needed to keep up with population growth. Yeah, things are just hunkey dorey, that’s for sure…

  4. F6F5Hellcat

    F6F5Hellcat said, over 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    Considering when it happened, you may want to re-eaxamine those claims.

  5. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Trout,
    Here are some boring economic links to data to bring you back to reality.


    http://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.us.htm


    http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTDECPROSPECTS/EXTGBLPROSPECTS/0,,menuPK:615470~pagePK:64218926~piPK:64218953~theSitePK:612501,00.html

  6. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, over 2 years ago

    The anchor’s name is Mitch McConnell and the chain are the right-wing extremists who control the hysterically gerrymandered House.

  7. ninety_nine_percent

    ninety_nine_percent said, over 2 years ago

    So Henry, you are saying that Americans don’t deserve afordable healthcare? You are rich enough to buy it yourself, but don’t think others should have if they are poor?

  8. Kevin Robinson

    Kevin Robinson said, over 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    funny how the market ‘dove’ after W tried to warn the DemocRATS about the upcoming FAILURES in the system but Barnet Frank lead the way saying it won’t happen. by the way the Dow was only over 14000 for less than a minute and srated to drop again. the Economy is still not close to being back up where it was in the W years.

  9. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    GDP down dept up.

  10. M Ster

    M Ster said, over 2 years ago

    Kevin Robinson said, “…the Economy is still not close to being back up where it was in the W years.”
    *
    To quote Mark Twain, “Things aren’t as good as they used to be. And they never were.”
    *
    Kevin, your statement is only true of you cherry-pick the W Bush years, and if you hold Obama responsible for the continued downward momentum furing his first 4 months in office. Job growth started slowing in Jan ‘07 and it went negative in Jan ’08. By Sep ’08, we were in the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression. Here’s the data. I encourage you to look at it: http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/CES0000000001?output_view=net_1mth

  11. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    There was a reason GHW called it “voodoo economics”, and the troll brigade is obviously ignoring their own guy’s accurate statement. But hey, better to believe Rush than economists who win Nobel prizes, even “righty” and “lefty” experts confess that things are slowly improving, but political pundits in the mass media always win the day, with some.

  12. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    Dude you are calling the right trolls today! And who is the Nobel committee, 5 Sweedish Politicians who gave Obama a Peace Prize for what he will do, before his Kill List and Al Gore for the he he Environment before he sold out to Al Jaziera.

  13. mickey1339

    mickey1339 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I read a very good article by Bill Freeza in the Huffington Post. He is a libertarian writer and made a very strong case that the only way we are going to “rescue” any economic stability is to seriously reduce military spending and radically scale back our “occupation” of Europe and Asia. One premise was that if these countries are so dependent on us for a ‘security force’ that they should pony up the money to pay us for our services. Wouldn’t that be novel, we could be the “rent a cop” to serve as the police force for the world instead of wasting our own money to support those who supposedly need our military based in their country. Our Constitution clearly calls for maintaining a military as a defensive force, not to be the defender of the rest of the world. Think of all the money that could be used to invest in the infrastructure of our own country! Just a thought for an idle Monday.

  14. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 2 years ago

    Let’s see I’ve shot a few rounds of skeet, no expert but don’t you fire 25 shots in a single round of skeet. Where is his spare rounds? Second the clay pigeons go up at an angel so Obama is looking to be shooting pretty low.

    The thing that I can’t believe is that Obama’s people still think themselves smarter than us dumb Americans.

  15. M Ster

    M Ster said, over 2 years ago

    @mickey1339

    mickey, thanks for pointing out the Bill Frezza article. I agree with just about everything he said. We can dream that Congress would start thinking this way, but unfortunately, our defense and Homeland Security budgets seem to be “untouchable”.

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