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The Democrats want a smokescreen
to hide the economy

Washington Post, by Ed Rogers

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Posted By:garnet, 8/5/2014 9:09:54 AM

With the frightening calamities overseas growing with menacing momentum and all the shallow and cynical talk about gridlock and impeachment here at home, it is easy to get distracted from what will really matter to voters less than 100 days from now, when they go to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections. There is no chance the economy will be strong by November, even if we see some improvements between now and then. The real questions are how weak it will still be and to what degree voters will want to send a message that they are unhappy with the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/5/2014 10:06:30 AM     (No. 9953924)

Racism, War on Women, Bush´s Fault, The Children. Mix these in any proportion you want and you have your Kool AId. The key thing is that there are 47% parasites who WANT to vote for you. They will drink anything.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 8/5/2014 10:15:05 AM     (No. 9953940)

Democrats would drop a nuclear weapon on Hoover Dam if they thought it would help to win an election.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/5/2014 10:49:54 AM     (No. 9953989)

@#2: At the very least it would wipe out Searchlight....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/5/2014 12:01:58 PM     (No. 9954072)

Do what the Budist monks did prior to Vietnam...pour gasoline on yourselves and light a match...

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 8/5/2014 12:36:42 PM     (No. 9954122)

Someday someone will demonstrate how much of the debt accrued by GWB was his own doing or the work of Dems after they took over congress in 2006. Bush had the war against terror to finance. What did the Dems finance, besides more handouts?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: saguni, 8/5/2014 1:32:00 PM     (No. 9954168)

Think what our economy would look like if all the criminal alien invaders went home, and there would be 20 million mostly low skill jobs open up for our African-American citizens, who now have--what is it? 40% unemployment? And the wages they earn would be spent in our economy--our grocery stores, our clothing stores, our restaurants, our Walmarts and Dollar stores--recycled again and again as one person buys something and another has a job selling that thing, and will be able to buy something else.

The lofos are waking up to the fact that the "invasion of children" is going to be using up the welfare dollars they feel entitled to as their own.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/5/2014 4:59:46 PM     (No. 9954363)

The dems financed a private jet for nan
from fran (stocked with the best liquor) for the convenience of flying ´home´ every weekend...not to mention flying her family and passel of grandkids. She knew she had arrived when this perk was deemed to be one she dreamed of often. If nothing else, the peons do treat their ´elites´ well. We´ll not revolt until the day they ask us to pull their chariots or their rickshaws, finding no money remaining in the till to finance their outlandish schemes.


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Reply 8 - Posted by: bubby, 8/5/2014 6:26:19 PM     (No. 9954425)

Smokescreen? Hell they need an eclipse to hide this stinking economy. But watch just before the election the msm will run all these false stories, polls and ads touting how get the economy is and how obama saved it from George Bush and the Republicans. Just a wild guess.

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