BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Here's the Art Laffer sound bite. Cookie found this. I tell you, earlier today I'm watching Fox News and Art Laffer's on, and he says, "Oh, Martha, I've never been more optimistic in my life." And coupled with everything else, I was reduced to almost uncontrollable giddy laughter. LAFFER: I'm very, very hopeful about what's gonna happen, Martha. I think this was the election not to win. We have the 2013 Taxmageddon that I think is gonna lead to a very sharp drop in economic activity and, you know, looking at 2014 I'm very excited about how the elections
Love Art Laffer and his curve. And I'm trying to be optimistic. I am just so bummed out. I feel like I have been hit by a Mack truck. I really feel bad for Romney. He did a great job and it really looked like we were going to do it. I'm so afraid for my country, and I admit it, for myself. I'm scared sh**less.
The problem is that while politically Obama's continued failure may eventually help the country (I'm not sure how), there are real people with families who are going to suffer immeasurably. Many already have for the past 4 years. Now we're going to drag it on for another 4 years.
Sorry Mr. Laffer. There is nothing funny here. Nothing at all.
Laffer is spot on. The only way to deal with the second Dear Leader's second regime is to laugh at it. As an aside, laughing at liberals makes them absolutely apoplectic. Laughter is the only sober response to absurdity.
While Laffer may be right, I concur with #s 1 & 3. I, along with many others, have been on the wrong end of this, much to our detriment and our families futures. I don't need another 4 years of steep economic decline. This election should have been like 1980. I shouldn't have to wait until 2016 and hope for, what?
What are we supposed to do; be like the Russians and stay drunk on cheap vodka and lower our life expectancy to 60 or less just so we can "ease the pain"?
As your parents probably told you, you made your bed, now lie in it. Obama was re-elected, and the whole Country will suffer, and many of them will be those who voted for him. They will rue the day because they stand to lose jobs, incur a depression and/or inflation, definitely incur far high health insurance premiums, and on and on. I fully expand whole companies to move production out of the USA, if they don't move out entirely. Its already begun as businesses are learning exactly what is in the Obamacare law and they cannot live with it.
I hope the people who voted for Obama and his policies really do put it together when the real suffering begins. I hope they are smart enough! Based on what we have seen so far, they may just look for someone else to blame. These people are just not very bright.
We take it like the founders: with our life and fortunes, for the future of our beloved country.
Face it, Romney would have just been a slower boil of the frog. If we have to have this happen--and with half the country thinking 0bama's the guy, we do--then let's get it over with. Let's turn up the flame until the frog jumps out of the pot. Anything else is just a slow march to the inevitable. I'd rather fight myself, now, than leave it to my kids or my grandkids to do.
So now we filled the arsonist's gas can. Great, they will get everything they want and that will show parasites and dreamers how wrong they were. Nifty unless the country goes into a super depression, because we ARE at Great Depression levels in many areas right now. Then there is the matter of a ACLU, Marxist, Supreme Court. All they will do is tear up the constitution and reinterpret laws and amendments into ways even the most paranoid Alex Jones fan can't imagine. Yeah, we sure lucked out.
I think some folks have forgotten who initiates Laws in this Country. According to the Constitution the House does. Then it goes to the Senate then to the President for signature.
I laughed hysterically when Harry Reid claimed that the Republicans were blocking progress. Doesn't he have an IQ high enough to look in a mirror? The Senate has blocked every move made by the Republican House.
The Democrats have not come up with a budget for over 3 years, yet they have blocked every budget that the Republicans came up with. So I defy Hypocrite Reid to state who the blocker is here.
The Senate Democrats should be ashamed of themselves and fire Harry from his position. But since Democrats have no clue what Shame is they won't. I think they are in Ted Kennedy's car.
Hit the button too quick. I meant to add, at the bottom of Limbaugh's article are two stories. One business man fired 22 employees on Wednesday morning, and Boeing is now going to lay of 30% of its employees.
Here's the question......Will PURIST republicans cost us the elections in 2014 and 2016 like they did in 2012? WIll we even HAVE elections in 2016 after the PURISTS sold out the country waiting for their perfect non-existent candidate?
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