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Question for the financial mavens:

Stock markets around the world are "soaring" according to Sat. A.M. news reports, meaning ?

a. US taxpayers are becoming debt slaves

b. The end of the US Empire

c. The vultures are circling the half-dead corpse

d. Give your own interpretation.

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.

by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 07:55:36 AM EST
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Also, a MSNBC bimbo just asked if there is anything that could knock the economy out of the #1 news slot?

My answer: Of course.  If the Repubs/McCain ACTUALLY want to win this election (I'm not convinced they do), just let (ANOTHER) 9/11 happen in the US, a nuclear one would be sweet.  Then watch all of the US pussies fall in line.  Bye-bye Obama.

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.

by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 08:13:35 AM EST
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Sure, nuking Iran.

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 09:10:27 AM EST
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The "threats" are coming in.  Accept whatever the big-boys come up with or we could see a DEPRESSION with 12% (or higher ?) unemployment; reported 6% now.

So SHUT UP AMERICAN AND BEND OVER!!!

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.

by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 08:21:31 AM EST
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OK, now a Wall Street Journal half-wit on CSPAN Washington Journal says that the US could have a $1 trillion budget deficit next year.

Consequences (of even saying it)?

They tried to assimilate me. They failed.

by THE Twank (yatta blah blah @ blah.com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 08:54:58 AM EST
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The government's action just seeded yet another mini-bubble. We'll see how long it lasts.

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 09:10:06 AM EST
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