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The Democrats own this economy
Washington Post, by Ed Rogers

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Posted By:garnet, 5/1/2014 10:27:00 AM

The Obama administration continues to badmouth the economy it has created. Its chutzpah is astonishing. It talks about this economy as if it is a bunch of insurgents who have been holding “Occupy” protest signs in a public park someplace. President Obama inherited some economic problems, but he has had six years to turn things around. The Democrats own this economy. There is no chance our economy will get any better if this administration won’t acknowledge the truth. In that regard, I was discouraged by Vice President Biden’s speech at George Washington University on Monday,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/1/2014 10:43:05 AM     (No. 9832334)

They sure do and it is collapsing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kennedylaw, 5/1/2014 10:49:47 AM     (No. 9832343)

It´s Bush´s fault. Everything bad is Bush´s fault. 50 years from now Democrats will still be blaming Bush.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 5/1/2014 11:00:36 AM     (No. 9832365)

Anyone that had a thing to do with a failure has NO place at the table for solutions.

Either they caused it or were so incompetent they made it worse!

Welcome to the Dumbarse Party!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/1/2014 11:39:34 AM     (No. 9832436)

Where has the author been?

“We own the economy. We own the beginning of the turnaround and we want to make sure that we continue that pace of recovery, not go back to the policies of the past under the Bush administration that put us in the ditch in the first place.”
- DNC Chair and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, June 2011

So the method was: "Take credit when it´s good, blame Bush and/or GOP obstruction when it´s bad."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 5/1/2014 11:39:49 AM     (No. 9832437)

And they´ll wear it, like a stinking albatross, through 2014 and beyond.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson, 5/1/2014 11:40:37 AM     (No. 9832440)

Obama inherited a recession and injected Regulation and Uncertainty and turned it into the GREAT RECESSION.

The economy is naturally bouyant and wants to recover. But, the Democrats have been holding it under the water like a bunch of teenage bullys torturing a 10 year old kid.

FYI- we saw this once before when FDR inherited a recession and turned it into a Depression.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: miceal, 5/1/2014 12:49:07 PM     (No. 9832579)

And they´ve owned and authored it since JANUARY of 2007! The Republicans have been trying to stand against them since regaining the House in 2010. Late to the party Ed....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lil dotty, 5/1/2014 12:57:55 PM     (No. 9832592)

Dems may own this economy (hook line and sinker). JUST WHEN will they PAY for it? No discounts, no sale, no prices slashed.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 5/1/2014 2:00:24 PM     (No. 9832666)

At the risk of gold-leaf disputes with the author, I don´t think ´Democrats´ and ´economy´ exist in the same universe.

Democrats believe that business is evil, that the profit motive is cancerous, that employers are slaveowners and that positive outcomes and innovations are strictly the result of luck, privilege, or conspiracies.

The only aspect of commerce Democrats recognize is the tax revenue it generates - and I mean that literally.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: craige, 5/1/2014 4:18:55 PM     (No. 9832806)

Six years of less than 1% growth (inflation adjusted).
Obama is just like FDR.

I doubt a 2016 Republican win in Congress and the White House, will be able to quickly undo the damage. Too many laws and regulations.

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