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Economy Shrinks Due to Military Cuts

jay_p Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 12:26 PM
Are you enjoying paying off the two wars that Bush put on the government credit card?
3204 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 3:14 PM
Yes, especially since we haven't paid off King Franklin the 1st's war. Or Harry Truman's or Lyndon Johnson's.
InAmericaSince1627 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 12:31 PM
Peanuts compared to most of 6 trillion added for jobs that never happened or green energy companies, (over 25 now), that went under with our money. Let's talk about the wefare folks and unemployment which used to be 18 months now extended forever.
You can take your 2 wars comment to the dumster.
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...