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Obama’s "Really Stupid, Stupid, Stupid Sequester"

Jim3013 Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 8:20 AM
O course it's STUPID! But this is what Obuma wants!! He wants damage to the U.S. that he can blame on Republicans to boot. He wants the U.S. to slide backwards because he believes that a strong U.S. is bad for the world. He's not a real citizen of this land who cares about his country even if his (doubtful) birth certificate IS valid. He considers himself a "citizen of the world" who must force the evil U.S. to be like e.g. Argentina so the rest of the world can be "saved." It's like saving my poor neighbors by destroying my own house. Yeah, that works.

In the opaque world of sovereign debt credit ratings, one of the most important issues facing a rating agency is a country’s economic growth.

One of the reasons why the United States has had such large deficits is because economic growth for the last decade and a half has been anemic. 

I highlight that here because recently I took umbrage with the Congressional Budget Office projections on the U.S. economy and the country’s budget deficit, writing for Townhall about the budget problems we will face once interest rates begin to rise.

The “thorny problem with the CBO forecast is that after this...