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mguy Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 5:06 AM
The Five major beneficiaries of this last election are, China, Saudi Arabia, the UN, Manhattan and the Washington bureaucracies. China will continue to maintain its massive trade imbalance and loan back their free trade profits to Washington at terms,conditions and with pleges of collateral ( like Taiwan) favorable to the multi-millionaires who run the Chinese Communist Party. The EPA will continue to shut down competitive American factories and displace both union and non-union workers for the benefit of China Ever since 9-11 when 19 Saudis attacked the World Trade Center, our nation has aided Saudi Arabia and their Sunni jihadist in destroying every Shia rival to Riyadh. We will continue to arm and give Billions in aid to Sunni t
Chris from Kalifornia Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 8:00 AM
Saudi Arabia is not our friend. They are the ones we should have invaded and conquered. They should be a colony now, that is, assuming we were the terrible imperialists that we have been called for so long.

If the market had opened Monday it could have been rough sledding as President Obama came out swinging on taxes and entitlements and on grand global themes like the need for America to save the world from climate change. These things sound expensive and are drags on the economy. President Obama went on to say:

"They do not make us a nation of takers. They free us to take the risks that make this country great."

He was referring to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, although I guess alluding to welfare, food stamps and all the other programs and freebies that speak of compassion...