They bailed out their own retirement funds is all, and the Social Security retirement funds too I imagine. It was comical to me to hear people say they lost money, they did not they lost hope to make money for awhile. I don't think it's money until it's in the bank and you paid taxes on it.
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I would go out on a limb and say that a 100 percent climb from 7k to almost 15k on the Dow is a revival Bill....but those are just numbers ! ! !
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if people don't recall the economy was on the verge of collapse in fall of 2008...the feds had to bail out the big banks to the tune of close to a TRILLION dollars....the stock market plunged from 13k to 6k in short order...the dow is closing in on 15k under Obama...is that enough for you Bill...or don't u get it???
donnamay, I'll tell you how Obama has revived the economy when you tell me how Bush destroyed it.
Markhighwater would you or garff care to tell us how Obama has revived the economy?
After 5 years you would think the baby boy could have done something besides throw money at it.
Obama is going to make history for the guy who could not lower the unemployment in the country. He has been one or two points above what it was when Bush left for his whole time in office.
If you can't make any head way he should quit and give someone with a brain the opportunity..
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Are you practicing Vietnamese for your first visit there?
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"7 layers of armed guards just to keep the Chicago brothers he hangs out with out from emptying it out on day one.."
Your excuse is quite lame. You are a racist.
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Jeb could finish the job his brother started...destroy the American economy for good ! ! !
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Addiction is a medical issue not a criminal issue. Mild drugs like aspirin and pot are somewhat addictive if they help the person using them, I don't think they get addicted to the drug but instead get addicted to feeling better. Personally I have tried both and both do reduce the medical issues I have suffered in the past. The trade off for aspirin was it made my stomach sore and added another medical issue where the trade off for pot was it reduced my pains but made my brain seem a little slower. I choose to live with a clear head and more pain so far, although pain will cloud my thinking way more than any pot I tried back then. Medicine should be left up to the Dr's to decide what is best or works best for us is what I have learned about it.
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muleskinner Obama used and sold drugs..that was never a problem.. and Jebs daughter is not the one who would be running..
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Blanket racist? There is Billgarr again dragging race into the blogs.
Chicago Burglary rate 9.77 per thousand people 26,436 total..Theft 26.96 per thousand people 72,990 and the list goes on. The stats don't include by sex, race, or age.
We often refer to the Government as big brother..I suppose willgarr finds that racist now too being as Obama is the Prez.
Never let a word go to waste billgarr..get down and root with the pigs and see what you can find amongst the slime and the muck.
His daughter Noelle has been arrested for forging a doctor's name on a prescription to obtain Xanax.
She has had problems with prescription medicines and abuse of them.
Too many problems associated with the Bush's at this point in time and another Bush in the White House will be more like Ground Hog Day than Ground Hog Day.
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" It will have to have 7 layers of armed guards just to keep the Chicago brothers he hangs out with out from emptying it out on day one.."
donnamay, if that's not a blanket racist statement , I don't know what is. The Editors of this paper should be ashamed.
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Ovomit looked like a lil boy up there with Bush today.. What a sad sack..
How many visitors will Obama get to his library in Chicago? It will have to have 7 layers of armed guards just to keep the Chicago brothers he hangs out with out from emptying it out on day one.. ..
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puppydog, You are not what I had in mind for a rabid dog.He'll be along shortly.
As a casual observer of this thread.Dustoff3 you spend way too much time on here. Its suppose to be nice out today .Go outside get some fresh air clear your head.
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Ignorance is bliss i guess in this case it just ignorance Minnewaukin..Leeds
Please reserve the above 4 sections for a rabid dog rant.
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Even Barbara Bush thinks this country "has had enough Bush family members in office". She thinks we ought to "give other families a chance".
"Advertisement of ignorance" for a thousand, Alex.
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Staying on topic...I see the Republicans salivating at the thought of Jeb Bush but as usual, their blatant misunderstanding of foreign affairs don't take into account it would set the country back to a Pre-Reagan era...But then again they've been practicing Cold War tactics for the last 5 years and relish the opportunity it may create for the military machine to profit from the taxpayer. Another war for profit may very well be in the geneline so from that perspective it surely is a win/win and they'll try desperately to convince Latinos they have there back while lobbying to keep the minimum wage where it's at.
We can only hope Dustoff3!!! And Mickey Mouse Club is what we have in the White House now.
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It's nice we have people...
(I voted "maybe" Jeb Bush would make a good president)
...helping us stay on topic.
No apology necessary, EB. I can handle diversions.
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