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Optimism in the Air

Douglas32 Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 12:25 PM
Oh, their is a surprise, the bumborats have a budget that raises taxes and doesn't cut any spending. They will continue this until they have either taxed us out of existence or Americans, that is real Americans who are working, revolt and stop the madness of the government.
jsullivan154 Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 7:05 PM
Doug I think the revolution began when w/i the last 35 years of predominate Rep reign the wealthy 1% and their corporation allowed themselves to hoard their profits in hidden tax accounts and now has become acceptable as a way of selfish wealth building for the few at the Grover Norquist intentional destruction of the Government that makes America a civilized society that takes care of those elderly and less fortunate? Next time you hear someone say drown the government you better do a realistic assessment of all your assets and maybe realize you haven't set enough aside for retirement including healthcare, housing, taxes, and small things like food,,,,, ? You might want to punch the next idiot that says, lets drown government, In the mouth
damnyankeeCarol Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 8:30 AM
So, you're saying Democrats in congress don't have overseas accounts? Don't have ties with large corporations? No corruption, no cronyism going on in this administration?

You might not know it from the acrimonious political debate on cable and broadcast TV, or on talk radio, or on websites and blogs. But here's a counterintuitive observation: Amidst all the negativism out there, I believe  optimism is in the air.

That's right.  Optimism.

Sometimes you have to search for it, or read it in the fine print. But I believe the political economy is getting better, not worse.

Let me make a few points to defend what most folks believe is an indefensible position.

The stock market is hitting record highs daily, returning a...