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Is America Headed Into An Intentional Recession?

mollymmo Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 1:40 PM
Americans have proved themselves truly stupid, having reelected this self-centered doofus in our WH. His nerve knows no bounds and the above mentioned 'stupid's don't get that America is already changed for the worse, much worse.
petroleum engineer Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 2:30 PM
My Russian friends began saying this almost 3 years ago "You Americans are stupid to thinkSocialism works, it can eventually lead to Communism. Don't you know from seeing what happened to us that it will not work."
50+% are convinced it will work!

“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”...