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Is America Headed Into An Intentional Recession?

M1946W Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 2:13 PM
There's no price too high to achieve Obama's socialist utopia (so long as it's someone else doing the paying.) For Democrats going over the fiscal falls is a win-win so long as they control the dialog. They get a revenue gusher to re-distribute to their favorite crony supporters AND they get to blame the Republicans for the bad. And while we're all watching the negoitations theater Obama is using his rock star staus, bully pulpit, and a compliant, fawning media to discredit and destroy a hapless GOP that is leaderless and in disarray. No matter the already strapped middle class will be hardest hit and the market will tank. Those exepecting Obama to come to the rescue are only fooling themselves as to this man's real intent.
petroleum engineer Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 2:24 PM
Everyone will begin to feel the pain before too long. Guess what - the uneducated unwashed will suffer most, because the money will run out. As more and more is demanded by more and more from fewer and fewer the whole system collapses.

“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”...