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Scott Stantis

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    Adequate that the RINO (the current “Republican” party filled with tea and neocon) IS responsible, with their “industry giants” for that unemployment, well, in the U.S…

  2. ARodney

    ARodney said, about 2 years ago

    Funny, unemployment is down from four years ago, and the huge job losses of the Bush years have turned into job gains. Unemployment is NOT better off than it was four years ago, here in reality anyway.

  3. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    S&P 500:
    January 2001 1366
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    February 2009 735

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    Today 1438

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    401(k) owners are better off.
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    If you really are enamored of that 735 number, by all means vote for the ChickenHawk.

  4. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, about 2 years ago

    @braindead08

    BRAINDEAD: Most people participate in 401(k)s through their WORK. Not only are there less people WORKING than 4 years ago, the labor participation rate is the lowest in 3 decades, and the male labor participation rate is the lowest since just after WWII. And I don’t even think they keep stats on how many people had to withdraw from their 401(k)s— with exorbitant penalties— because of Obama’s “Summers of Recovery”. Add to this the fact that 40% of the “new” jobs created are in the “low paying category”, and many of those that had 401(k)s don’t even have them anymore. (and they’re the lucky ones.) Tell them the stock market’s up.

    You gotta love libs… they can’t stand Wall Street, they sympathize with OWS, but when it comes to defending Obama, that’s the only economic indicator they can come up with. (I also remember when Bush was running for re-election and Dems were calling the economy the “worst since the Great Depression”— even though we had 5% unemployment— and they were screaming that the Dow Jones doesn’t matter!)

  5. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    @churchillwasright

    When Obama took office, we were losing jobs at a rate of 750,000 per month. Under Obama, that monthly job loss rate went down to the point where there were more net jobs created.
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    At the same time, in states newly controlled by Republicans, state govt jobs were cut, making the job situation worse.
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    My point was that under Bush, the stock market lost about 50% and has recovered under Obama.
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    While we don’t know much more about Willard’s economic policies than we know about his tax returns, what we do know indicates that his policies do not differ much from those of Bush.
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    Hence, my assertion that in a Willard administration, it is probable that the stock market will lose. A lot.

  6. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, about 2 years ago

    @braindead08

    ^ No, that is NOT your assertion. Your assertion— and this is about the 12th time you’ve posted it— is that we are better off because the Stock Market/People’s 401(k)s have recovered. That’s baloney.

    I don’t know what you think Obama did to make the market recover— except grace it with his mere presence. You’ll recall TARP was passed under Bush (yes, Obama voted for it.)

    I contend that the Market has recovered in spite of Obama. Who knows what level it would be at if there were a business friendly President in the White House?

    BTW, Unemployment among Government Workers ranks the lowest among 17 Industries

  7. denis1112

    denis1112 said, about 2 years ago

    @braindead08

    What planet have you been getting your jobs numbers from ?Not this one, even after the Obama administration admitted fudging the new jobs numbers for the last several months.375,000 or so newly unemployed every week,50-60,000 new jobs every month.Over 1,000,000 jobs short ever month.You can get these numbers from an Obama administration run website.

  8. sw10mm

    sw10mm said, about 2 years ago

    Now that things are going so well, the Fed has announced that it will buy $40 billion worth of bonds every month. Whew! I am so glad things are going so well with this economy.

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