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´We are in a recovery´
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Dem leader Reid:
´We are in a recovery´

The Hill [Washington, DC], by Ramsey Cox

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/31/2013 12:53:06 PM

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Thursday said the American economy is "in a recovery" despite the decline in the nation´s gross domestic product (GDP). Reid made the remark after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blamed the White House for the unexpected contraction in the economy. “[McConnell] continues bad mouthing the recovery,” Reid said on the Senate floor. “We are in a recovery.” On Wednesday, the Commerce Department announced that the nation´s economy unexpectedly shrank by 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012. Echoing the White House,

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I despise these liars with every fiber of my body. It´s reprehensible what they are allowed to get away with.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 1/31/2013 1:05:14 PM     (No. 9150721)

It seems - on a non-stop basis - that the more ´high profile´ the Democrat - the more Delusional...

Elsewhere, ´regular´ Democrats are still trying to blame Bush for the results of the current inept policies of this administration.

Between Harry and Nancy - Bonnie and Clyde had nothing better in ´scams and thievery´ territory going on...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hicksvillekid59, 1/31/2013 1:11:27 PM     (No. 9150729)

Wow! Nice recovery. Good thing it was only -.1. Any better than that and the economy would crash and we´d be Greece.

These guys are deranged. Nothing more, nothing less.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: msctex1, 1/31/2013 1:19:24 PM     (No. 9150747)

. . .from your most recent efforts to stimulate a Recovery?

No, Senator. We are not.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: retiree, 1/31/2013 1:21:48 PM     (No. 9150751)

What recovery? The reason the stock market is up is because of all the US investors in jobs overseas. Doesn´t help the people here in the US at all.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Edgelady, 1/31/2013 1:23:03 PM     (No. 9150752)

More and more they remind me of old Bagdagh Bob as he was on TV telling the people of the city that the Americans had been defeated!

Let´s see, there´s Reid saying we´re in a recovery, O says he likes to shoot skeet...surely there´s a list somewhere of the junk that comes out of their mouths on a daily basis. If not, there needs to be.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 1/31/2013 1:27:52 PM     (No. 9150762)

Short history ;esson. In 2004 When Bush was in office Unemployment was about 5.5%, our Economy was growing at something like 5% and our deficit was 300 billion.

The MSM and the left were telling us that we were in the worst economy since Carter. Disaster was imminent and the economy was so horrendous children were probably never going to be able to move out of their parents homes.

In 2012 Unemployment is 8.8%, GDP is contracting and our deficit is 1.3 Trillion. The MSM say we´re in a sustained recovery with a booming economy and great times for all just around the corner.

Do they really think we are THAT stupid?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mythman, 1/31/2013 1:33:35 PM     (No. 9150774)

50,000 jobs lost here in CT between Dec. of 2011 and Dec. of 2012. After the largest tax increase in CT history for 2011, a sudden $450 million budget deficit was declared in Nov. 2012, one week after the re-election of the Blue legislature, which, it was revealed after the election, had voted in June of 2012 to sit on news of the shortfall until after Nov. 6th. These Dems are both delusional and malevolent.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/31/2013 1:33:48 PM     (No. 9150775)

When they recalculate the GDP, it will be minus 1.3 ---you heard it here first.
(People and businesses are frozen in place, trying to figure out what kenyacare is going to do to them.)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: horacer, 1/31/2013 1:42:16 PM     (No. 9150789)

Private investment and exports were big factors in the bad number. Harry´s trying to maneuver in front of the sequester fight. He´s going to claim the savaging of government programs for the most vulnerable will hurt the recovery.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: safesword, 1/31/2013 1:52:19 PM     (No. 9150801)

yes #6...they DO believe we are that stupid...they are great,we are dumb..got it now?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: frenesi1, 1/31/2013 2:14:19 PM     (No. 9150844)

Washington DC was never touched by the recession. Business as usual there. Economy sticks where we the serfs live.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: frenesi1, 1/31/2013 2:15:52 PM     (No. 9150847)

Sorry. I meant stinks not sticks.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: GOPJihad, 1/31/2013 2:16:54 PM     (No. 9150849)

Dingy Harry is needs to drink a lot more water if he´s going to continue to urinate on everyone´s leg and try to convince them it is raining.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/31/2013 2:50:24 PM     (No. 9150914)

Out of touch!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lylacat, 1/31/2013 6:25:00 PM     (No. 9151220)

No other country will even buy our debt anymore, so we are printing 83 billion dollars a month to buy our own debt. Our unemployment rate is actually over 16%; more people are living on credit, and the young people are getting huge loans and going to school. GM continues to sell cars, because their loan company Ally is owned by the taxpayer, so once again, the taxpayer is paying for it all. Recovery -- Harry is both ignorant and arrogant.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 1/31/2013 7:05:29 PM     (No. 9151277)

The sad thing is, the Kneepad Media will announce it as such, without contradiction, and the low info voters will believe it.

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