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Oh Boy: Horrible New Economic Numbers Released, Double-Dip Recession Coming?

mshawe Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 10:57 PM
What I want to know is…if we are so far in debt, passed our receding hair line, why oh why are we still handing out money to Mexico, Egypt, Columbia, Pakistan, Peru, Indonesia, Ukraine, India, Russia, the West Bank, Liberia and Bosnia?…I won’t go any further….We owe China all the hair we have left on skin, probably our skin as well…Why aren’t we paying off our debts Mr. President? We don’t owe these countries a thing, but we do owe our citizens a chance to have a stake at a secure future, to know our home’s values won’t decrease any further and that we’ll have jobs tomorrow…jobs that won’t be sent to all these foreign nations. Stop writing checks WE can’t cash…I know my bank won’t cover my overdrawn account…will yours?
wpeeters Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 5:44 AM
What don't you get about his policies? He is already borrowing more money to pay off our debt, isn't he?
What more do you want?

As you digest these figures, keep in mind that we were already experiencing the worst economic 'recovery' since the Great Depression -- featuring "feeble growth, exhausted consumers, a jobs hole and shrinking paychecks."  And now there's this:

New orders for manufactured durable goods in August decreased $30.1 billion or 13.2 percent to $198.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today. This decrease, down following three consecutive monthly increases, was the largest decrease since...