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Analysis: Four More Years

Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:15 PM
Networker: You twist this any old way that suits your delusions. Obamacare is the law, we've already been paying for it without services. Increased taxes do prevent companies from hiring...the money they would use to invest gets used up to pay the taxes. We had considerably lower debt and regulations under Clinton. New regulations is Obozo's middle name....go ask anyone in business or a farmer....they will show you a tome of new regulations. My husbands business just got handed massive new regulations....when you don't know what you're talking about you should SHUT THE HELL UP!
Networker Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:17 PM
Name 3 regulations that Omaba has enacted that has killed jobs. Still haven't seen one yet.
byeBarry Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:19 PM
husseincare, hussein bank regulations, hussein motors!
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 4:26 PM
Obama issued a regulation that stopped oil production in the Gulf...a Federal Court struck down that regulation and held his energy dept in contempt of court....he is still ignoring it, and massive jobs were lost. Banking regulations killed jobs...can't get a loan, you can't expand your business, and it some cases you lose your business. Obamacare is forcing new regulations that require expensive equipment and higher employee costs....people have lost their jobs, and new jobs are not being filled. You don't know what the hell is going on, and yet you voted for a loser....everybody suffers.

A few stray thoughts and observations in the aftermath of the 2012 election -- on substance, process, and tactics:

(1) The polls were broadly right, both at the state and national levels -- a dichotomy that I believed to be unlikely in the extreme as recently as yesterday morning.  The electorate ended up being D+6, nearly on par with 2008, and six points better than the 2010 midterms.  I was wrong about this, as were a good number of other observers.  The 2012 party ID figures from Gallup and Rasmussen upon which my assumptions were based were...

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