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Economy Shrinks Due to Military Cuts

Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:10 PM
great. Gut national defense.
DagNabbit Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:26 PM
Defense? Like we ever use the military for defense. What a joke. It's the National Invasion and Occupation Squad. NIOS. Gut the HELL out of 'em.
CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:41 PM
The V42 is no longer issued but it was great for gutting and you should learn about this first-hand...
A release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis today surprised analysts when the top-line number showed that the economy shrunk in the last quarter of 2013 by a slight 0.1%. While small, it was unexpected. This marks the first time the American economy has shrunk since the end of the 2008 recession.

Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- decreased at an annual rate of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012 (that is, from the third quarter to the...