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Obama Plays Capone on Sequestration

Ginger12 Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 6:27 AM
This is common sense...of course home sales will begin to climb...when you are at the bottom of the cliff (2008), there is not place to go but up. Please keep in mind that there are a lot of foreign investors purchasing these homes also. And if the new buyers of these homes are like the ones that got foreclosed, then you can expect more of the same in a few years that we had four years ago. Just like the sequester...these guys are willing to cut $84 for every $16,000 they spend...that is what you have when you cipher out all of those zeros....wow,. They will cut 1.2 trillion in ten years, but they are adding one trillion to the debt each year. But, not to worry, we will only add 7.8 trillion instead of 10.
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 7:48 AM
You have completely missed the point about the spending. There ARE NO CUTS except in the amount of the increase. Spending is increasing, it is NOT being cut. They are simply increasing it $84 less than they had stated they were going to increase it.

Like telling your renter, I was planning to raise your rent by $100 a month but I'm only going to raise it $80 a month so you really got a $20 cut in your rent. It's a lie.

The whole budget increasing every year allows them to lie with a straight face and expect everyone to believe there was an actual cut when there wasn't, isn't going to be and never will be if the dems and repubs have their way.
Whoknows Wrote: Mar 01, 2013 8:15 AM
You are both missing the real point and that is there are too many dumbasses, that believe the sky is falling. We would not have anywhere near the problem we have now if all the people who did not or would not fall this B.S. would have gotten out and voted. There was at least 3 million ( more than likely way more ) Republicans that did not vote.

We had an abundance of housing reports released this past week that were all positive. From my vantage point the improving market is steady but slow, however you could be mistaken if only reading the headlines from the liberal press.

Pending home sales hit nearly three year high. New Home sales rise almost 16%. Home prices rise 6.8%. Existing home sales edge higher, inventory at 13 year low. All headlines from the press the preceding week.

Yes pending home sales reached a level not seen since the tax credits from the Stimulus were about to expire in April...