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Jordanian Protests Grow

moulinroe Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 5:51 PM
Many card-carrying Republicans here say FDR prolonged the Great Depression. How? Federal government spending was 10% of GDP in 1940, even with war build-up. And to those Republican here who say WWII got us out of the Great Depression; you are Keynesians my dear friends. Please check out; http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/year1940_0.html#usgs302 Change the second column to "percent GDP" and you will notice that federal spending is 10% of the Gross Domestic Product.

Turkey-Syria: Turkey's Foreign Minister announced at a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Djibouti that it recognized the new Syrian opposition coalition as the legitimate government of Syria.

Comment: Turkey is the second country to recognize the new leadership group. It joined France in urging other states to support the opposition with arms.

Jordan: Protests in most Jordanian cities over reduced fuel subsidies continued for a third night. News services reported no new injuries, despite local clashes between police and protestors. However, the demonstrators have made a...

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