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Is America Headed Into An Intentional Recession?

K2KR Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 2:29 AM
Are you stupid or what? The Republicans vote to increase taxes and then the Democrats refuse to cut spending, that's the course of action. No? I happened to Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. It's Lucy pulling the football away from Charlie Brown. If the Republicans in Congress agree again, they are IDIOTS and FOOLS like you will wonder "WHAT HAPPENED...?"

“Mah fellow Americans, inflayshun is ow-uh friend…”

If you can pronounce the phonetic wording above – and if it sounds vaguely familiar – then for better or worse you probably grew up watching “Saturday Night Live” like I did. The line comes from a late 1970’s skit wherein funny guy Dan Aykroyd was impersonating President Jimmy Carter.

During his one term as President, Carter addressed the nation numerous times to try and quell people’s fears about inflation, the economic malady that defined the era. During those years, Carter announced several anti-inflation policy measures. He urged Americans to “tighten their belts”...