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This Won’t End End Well: Obama Giveth X and Taketh Away 7.6 Percent More

NMN60 Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 12:41 PM
Some of us actually pay estimated taxes quarterly, which are based on how much money you made last year and if you underpay will cost a fine but when overpaid just go towards next year. It is a vicious cycle of giving the Feds money and never being able to have the money to invest for yourself or to get any interest or dividends. I feel as though I loan money to the Feds and they don't give me anything in return.

Unemployment at six week low! Manufacturing hits one-and-a-half year high! Dollar trades at six-month-high! North Sea oil offered at three-month low! Oil rises to two month high! Treasury bond yield hits one-month low on fears over Italy! Sun rises fastest in last 23 hours and 50…ah…err…um…ahem….

OK; scratch that last one because unlike the other new highs or lows trumpeted by the press in our real-life examples, the LAST one is just SILLY.

The others are silly too, but they are more than just silly; they are deceptive. And they mean to be deceptive too.

Let’s look...