Guest Post: If Spin Were Reality - We'd Have A Recovery

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Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:14 | 1111036 Concentrated po...
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the president loves america, knows what he's doing, and was born in this country.  how's that for spin?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:35 | 1111138 Long-John-Silver
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Honey! The washing machine is stuck on the spin cycle again!

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 07:58 | 1112060 doggings
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you mean the TV I think?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:09 | 1111259 YouBetYourLife
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That's more than a 360.  A 1080 at least!

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:23 | 1111285 Careless Whisper
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you can't believe anything. they try to manipulate opinions all the time. and i certainly don't trust the goog. try this -- if you have google suggestion/autocomplete on your browser, type in these 3 words. you will get suggested web sites, up until you finish the m in scam, then the screen goes blank and forces you to press enter. the three words:  goldman sachs scam

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 03:52 | 1111877 emsolý
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but it works with 'scum', 'scandal', and, who woulda thought, 'squid'

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 00:14 | 1111624 TBT or not TBT
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A 1099!

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 15:50 | 1113963 angela03
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C'mon man, even the most extreme right, nazi propagandist realizes Obama is a US citizen. I'm no fan of the man but the outright stupidity has got to stop.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:13 | 1111039 knukles
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But, but, but, but....  Isn't that the way it....

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:30 | 1111107 Spirit Of Truth
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All I know is that I've been unemployed for almost 3 years now and I now realize it's my own fault for not being happy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5um8QWWRvo

http://thespiritoftruth.blogspot.com/2011/03/march-19th-supermoon-apocal...

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:02 | 1111237 dogismyth
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thanks SOT for your insights.  Something useful finally turned up on ZH...whattya know!!

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:15 | 1111052 FOC 1183
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If IPads were edible

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:16 | 1111054 doomandbloom
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'..you spin me right round baby, right round..like a record baby..round round round round "

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:21 | 1111055 JonTurk
Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:19 | 1111056 Misean
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You could claim that captured regulators and their inaction will be corrected by more regulations and captured regulators.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:18 | 1111063 Coke and Hookers
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The answer to being in shit up to your eyeballs has always been self delusion. Soon after that you're fucked and you just don't understand why. I'm thinking about developing my own economic delusion index. I'm certain it would be a powerful predictor of delusional growth. Any ideas as to what I should include (apart from the stuff above)?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:33 | 1111128 whoopsing
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 story of my life

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:19 | 1111066 FLUSA.com
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let us not forget that 13% of home are empty......homes need constant care and attention....a lot of those homes will burn down....become overrun with mold....have vagrants steal all the copper.....have some hack rent them out to some poor sucker......the list goes on and on...

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:30 | 1111117 Amabo Kcarab
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Read this shill-laden piece of brilliantness.

http://www.businessinsider.com/one-sign-the-housing-bust-could-end-soon-...

 

I threw up in my mouth a little.

 

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:39 | 1111162 FLUSA.com
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me too....

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 23:26 | 1111499 bigking12345
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Bloget's crap is the biggest liberal crap on the internet, can't even use it to pick up your dog shit.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:32 | 1111118 TruthInSunshine
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I've seen many homes in Florida that had black mold growin on the studs and concrete (I guess black mold can grow on and consume anything) that they had to be torn down.

I do believe there are 20 million vacant homes in the U.S.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:33 | 1111133 whoopsing
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Rotting away sunshine

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:44 | 1111188 FLUSA.com
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you won't even believe what we see in these pools now....frogs, fish, grills....only a matter of time until someone finds a body in one.....should be the next CSI theme....

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:11 | 1111260 knukles
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CSI Infested Swimming Pool
CSI Ring Around the Bathtub
CSI Mouldy Shower Stall
CSI Clogged Commode
CSI Let that Dog Shit in My Yard Again and I'll Break Your Knees
CSI Oh, Yeah?
CSI Yeah, Wahtchu Gonna Do About It, Asshole?
CSI Burn A Cross In Their Front Yard
CSI Rape The Kid's Horse
CSI Set Fire to Their Home
CSI Takes Care of That Problem

And now for a peek at next seasons' premier

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:54 | 1111407 JohnG
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Chuckles, knuckles. :)

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:22 | 1111295 umop episdn
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Don't look in the pools...

Ia! Ia! Cthulhu fhtagn! Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn!

   ~^(;,;)^~   

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 00:44 | 1111671 OldPhart
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My neglected pool had TADPOLES in it...and I live in the middle of the mojave desert!

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 06:30 | 1111960 sourgrapesson
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Freaky - same with my pool and I too live in mojave desert.  Thought wtf are those-and my pool was sparkling clean!

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 03:40 | 1111873 No More Bubbles
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At least 20 million.

Hey Nomi - Why didn't you bash your old employer GS?   Is it becuase they are doing "God's work"?

 

 

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:16 | 1111274 Bad Asset
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I secure vacant homes for BoA.  You have no idea how many homes are destroyed by frozen plumbing and eventual mold damage.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:21 | 1111290 ebworthen
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How can I help?

(and I mean with the black mold and freezing pipes)

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 00:46 | 1111674 OldPhart
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For BofA I'd like to help too...let me know a couple addresses...I have a few extra gallons of kerosene that should knock down that mold problem pretty quick.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:22 | 1111079 Eireann go Brach
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If spinning were a degree, Obsama would have a PHD!

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:23 | 1111081 RobotTrader
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The "Jobless Recovery" Rally

The "New Normal" Rally

The "POMO Rally"

The El-Erian "Sugar High" Rally

Whatever you want to call it, it has been one of the greatest of all time.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:27 | 1111094 Concentrated po...
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*The "I don't give a damn about my children or grand-children" Rally - glad you enjoyed yourself.

 

 

*fixed

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 00:24 | 1111649 blunderdog
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It's the opposite.  Some of us cared too much about our potential children to ever reproduce on THIS fuckin' rock.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:36 | 1111142 Caviar Emptor
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It can't be great if it hurt the country as a whole. 

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:30 | 1111318 penisouraus erecti
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Tells you all you really need to know about robottrader.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:24 | 1111296 ebworthen
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Ah yes, the sugar high, the Vegas binge, the lines on the mirror, the existential crisis, the motorcycle, the mistress...yes, yes...those all end so well...

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:58 | 1111417 JohnG
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It's over w/o QE3.

So that means QE3 is planned.

Also means onward to hyperinflation.

Ben will apologize :(

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 23:03 | 1111433 JonTurk
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wow.. reverse indicator robotroll popped up again, another sell signal on the row .. god loves us today

Tue, 03/29/2011 - 06:49 | 1111973 Snidley Whipsnae
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Big rally in Zimbabwe too... How well did that work out?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:25 | 1111082 Deluxe186
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is this a reprint?

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:25 | 1111085 Hook Line and S...
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like the man caught with his pants down pumping the bernanks behind...

"wasn't me"

(or is that the other way around?)

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:27 | 1111093 Natasha Fatale
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My favorite spin phrases of late: "Humanitarian Imperialism" and "Political Malpractice" 

 

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:28 | 1111103 Concentrated po...
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fancy words for "Hope and Change" - joker

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 22:27 | 1111306 Careless Whisper
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you mean awesome.  from xtranormal:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yAyCdfOXvec

 

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 23:01 | 1111431 JohnG
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"Police Action" and "Peacekeepers" are time worn favorites.

Mon, 03/28/2011 - 21:30 | 1111112 Caviar Emptor
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You don't get it. It's not just spin, the Fed created two parallel but divergent universes in response to the crisis: The paper economy, getting giddier and more bloated with 'liquidity' by the minute, and the real economy which is in a deflationary depression, getting paler and more anemic by the minute. That's biflation, baby! Lotsa Luck

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