What A Difference Six Years Makes

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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:22 | 3034376 tsx500
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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:24 | 3034385 SHEEPFUKKER

BACKWARD!!!   as if....

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:32 | 3034413 knukles
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The folks who voted for the people in DC are the ones and the same who have so amazingly "benefited" and "will benefit in the future the most" by the sober, intellectual policies brought forth upon our nation.

Same fact of life as the Blue States gonna get hit much harder by any Blue Gubamint tax increases.

Same as the charade of taxing millionaires being defined as folks who make as little as $200K when the mega bazillionaires will not even feel the pinch.

What the fuck are people thinking?

Go cut your nuts off and blame somebody else
Pure alcohiolic/addictive behavior.......

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:45 | 3034428 TruthInSunshine
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Speaking of BLS fairy tales, they aired a segment on National Propaganda Radio tonight focusing on the whys/hows as to how there is a movement to revise the CPI again, because....and I swear on all that is holy that this is accurate and there's a serious proposal on the table....


....the current methodology OVERSTATES INFLATION. I repeat, there are very serious people within the BLS, the Fed and other prestigious (implied /sarc) institutions, that are actively pushing to have the BLS move to a "chain inflation" methodology of tabulating inflation.

Oh look, there's the link to the story. Do not read if you are subject to rage in the face of unimaginable lies, distortions & con games.


New Inflation Gauge Would Cut Benefits, Hike Taxes : NPR

The inflation measure under consideration is called the Chained Consumer Price Index. On average, the measure shows a lower level of inflation than the more widely used Consumer Price Index.


The chained CPI assumes that as prices rise, consumers turn to lower-cost alternatives, reducing the amount of inflation they experience. For example, if the price of beef increases while the price of pork does not, people will buy more pork.


I have a better idea: If you're cold, just sleep outside in the snow, and you'll fall into a warm lull harkening death. That'll cut expenses. Substitute that. If you're hungry, instead of buying and eating food, don't. You'll really save some money that way. Screw medical coverage/treatment and driving. You don't really need to see the doctor & you can walk to wherever your going - cha-ching, money in the bank.

The shit is beyond surreal at this point. It's like nothing I've ever witnessed, experienced or lived through before.

This tells me (this being this noisy announcement via National Propaganda Radio) that they are floating this to see how much backlash there will be and to prepare the sheeples' minds, B.F. Skinner style, for more, bigger lies and bullshit.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:48 | 3034469 TwoShortPlanks
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"The shit is beyond surreal at this point. It's like nothing I've ever witnessed, experienced or lived through before."

Watch. This. Space.

Cue Joker scene: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfmkRi_tr9c

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:59 | 3034527 Vampyroteuthis ...
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The young folks get the wrong end of the stick again. Boomers, your day is coming in retirement poverty.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 23:27 | 3034615 TwoShortPlanks
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I was born on a leap year, so I'm still Gen-Z....Die Boomers-Die!

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 09:25 | 3035122 Chuck Walla
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The young folks get the wrong end of the stick again. Boomers, your day is coming in retirement poverty.

Too late, its already here...


Tue, 12/04/2012 - 23:14 | 3034575 Doña K
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@ Knuckles

Yes! We also need a comparison along the same lines of disposable income to see who is better off.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 07:28 | 3034984 koaj
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we must move forward, not backward; upward, not forward; and always twirling, twirling.....

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 09:29 | 3035131 Chuck Walla
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we must move forwardnot backward; upward, not forward; and always twirling, twirling.....

Mostly its just in and out w/o benefit of lube or even dinner & a kiss...

B-Rock doesn't even reach around...

FORWARD SOVIET! to the old in and out.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:27 | 3034397 Freddie
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The Egyptians have the guts to overthrow their muslim puppet dictators installed through rigged elections.  

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 23:42 | 3034654 jeff montanye
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someone chased him out of his palace recently.


Wed, 12/05/2012 - 07:53 | 3035001 UGrev
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And now you know why this president wanted a divided country. A divided country obviously has no cohesion and thus cannot rise in unison. Well played. 

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 23:23 | 3034604 three chord sloth
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Wed, 12/05/2012 - 05:24 | 3034940 AvoidingTaxation
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Wed, 12/05/2012 - 06:30 | 3034963 cossack55
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Wed, 12/05/2012 - 09:45 | 3035190 PapSmear
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Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:28 | 3035349 phalfa5
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 he cried from the rear

 as the front line died


Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:22 | 3034377 mjorden
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Class Warfare?

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:25 | 3034386 Stoploss
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Clearly racially motivated. LOL!!!


CHANGE BITCHEZZZZZ......     Hahahahahah

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:25 | 3034392 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Obama will save them.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:34 | 3034420 knukles
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Apparently he has saved them already, they being so happy with him.
Then again as if there was any choice from the One Big Party

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:24 | 3034384 Antifaschistische
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abolish minimum wage...let some of these kids work for $2.00 per/hour to at least learn how to get up and show up to a job before moving on.   For many of these kids, just getting them to put down their game controllers and move more than 20 feet from their playstation is success.


Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:39 | 3034434 blueRidgeBoy
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You're a racist for even suggesting that

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:48 | 3034467 akak
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You're a racist for even using the word "racist" (unless you are negro, oops, I mean Afro-American, oops, I mean black, oops, I mean African-American, oops, I mean differently pigmented --- then it's OK).

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 23:25 | 3034610 SanOvaBeach
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r u still living w/ your mommie?

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 23:55 | 3034684 TwoShortPlanks
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LOL, WTF, OMG....fuck I hate that shit.

Good post San.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:56 | 3034506 ebworthen
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XBOX 360.

Sure, $2.00/hour, once you kick the illegals out, put CONgress on Obamacare, hold gas at $2/gallon, make all college tuition a flat $5,000 per year, offer needs (income) based auto insurance premiums, provide affordable housing, and catch a Leprechaun with his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and a Unicorn.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 09:35 | 3035140 Chuck Walla
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at least learn how to get up and show up to a job 

Fucking Racist, Ken Burns sez so!


There was one of the noble poor, a high school age yute waiting for court in Cleveland. His summation of his life view: "What I need white people school for? Gov'mint gonna pay me. Anything else I want, I take!

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:25 | 3034387 cxl9
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Why bother working when welfare benefits can provide a perfectly acceptable quality of life with lots of free time?

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:57 | 3034514 tango
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Are you trying to tell me that I have to get by on food stamps and/or my own EBT card, disability benefits, my Obamaphone, education, child care job training "help", earned income tax credit, free healthcare and no taxes?  What do you expect me to do - work?

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 09:40 | 3035166 Chuck Walla
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– Half of all Hispanic households with children are headed by an unmarried woman, and 55 percent depend on welfare programs.

These numbers do not improve with time, as they did with the Irish, Italian, Polish, Jewish and German immigrants who poured into the United States between 1890 and 1920. Third-generation Hispanics do worse than second-generation Hispanics in all the above categories.

This is a huge community being sucked into the morass of a mammoth welfare state. Consider a typical Hispanic household with children.

It is headed by an unmarried women who receives food stamps and public housing or rent supplements to feed and house her children.

Her kids are educated free from Head Start to K-12 and fed by school breakfast and lunch programs. Should they graduate high school, Pell Grants and student loans are there for college.

For cash, mom gets welfare checks. If she takes a job, she will receive an earned income tax credit to supplement her income. If she loses her job, she can get 99 weeks of unemployment checks.

For health care, there is Medicaid and Obamacare. And like 45 percent of all Hispanic households, she has no federal income tax liability.

Why should this woman vote for a party that will cut taxes she does not pay, but reduce benefits she does receive?




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Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:25 | 3034390 Chicago bear
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Every single category grew. Where was this chart on Nov 3?

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:27 | 3034395 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Romney lost it in his magic underpants.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 10:25 | 3035341 SokPOTUS
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Ewwww.  Squishy.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:25 | 3034391 Hayabusa
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So across the board the unemployment rate double for each group.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:26 | 3034394 ISEEIT
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Now we know why "leading from behind" is such a favored term.

You (we) go FORWARD!!!

They just stand back and laugh at what complete morons we have become.

Puts collectivism into an appropriate light.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:27 | 3034396 Chicago bear
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Oh I see. These people all birthed companies which explains the BLS stats. Now I get it.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:34 | 3034412 Navigator
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I think everyone knows what the Bush crash did to jobs in this country.  Everyone also knows how Republican obstructionism and filibusters have held back most efforts to clean up that economic disaster.

But thanks for the cool chart that quantifies the jobs part of that long national nightmare.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:37 | 3034426 knukles
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Dude, get with the program.
It's been 4 full years of the Messiah and for 2 of 'em he and his Dims had a super majority.
It's no longer "Bush's Fault."
It's now "Obama's fault"

Bein's he's the anointed head of the One Big Party in America.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:53 | 3034499 Being Free
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not you knuks! (just in case this threading gets complecated)

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 03:36 | 3034893 agNau
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THE "ONE" OWNS IT!!!!!!!
NO MORE BLAMIN B U S H !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! to infinity!

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:52 | 3034490 Being Free
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Give me a "B";  Give me a "L"; Give me a "U";....

oh fuck it!  You're a dipshit.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:52 | 3034491 ebworthen
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Put the pipe down.

Doesn't matter who you vote for, both sides want to screw you.

Just wait; Demicans and Republicrats will "meet in the middle" to reduce our already taxed benefits, steal two to five years of our lives by raising retirement age, and throw us to the corporate dogs if we want to eat or see a doctor.

Wed, 12/05/2012 - 05:10 | 3034931 Alpha Monkey
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Never really understood the harm in raising the retirement age... I won't be waiting around for the government to tell me when I have saved enough money so that I can stop working for the rest of my life.  I see problems for those in the society that do not save, and are simply awaiting their government check, maybe a valuable learning tool, reinforcing the importance of saving in hard money and making wise investments.

Tue, 12/04/2012 - 22:57 | 3034516 ISEEIT
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I can only assume that you are being sarcastic?

I simply can't conceive of a human being apparently intelligent enough to not only navigate a web browser, but to use spell check successfully....And still not recognize the clear and blatant (intentionally so) progression from pappy bush to obama?

So I'm stuck with assuming that you are either a firedog pup that got lost/ an unemployed SEIU thug trying for a role in the regime/ or just trying to be funny.

I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and go with funny.


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