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The Question Nobody Wants to Answer

OldSchool97 Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 4:33 AM
Actually what was said about the stimulus was "If we don't pass the stimulus, unemployment will rise above 8%. This has been twisted into "If we pass the stimulus, unemployment will not rise above 8%" Anyone who understands logic knows that a statement and its converse are not logically equivalent-- Which is probably why the statements about the stimulus were couched in that language.
Don664 Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 10:38 AM
In this case, the inverse is moot. It was passed. Unemployment soared to 9 +. And 23,000,000 Americans are unemployed, underemployed or just not looking anymore. So what ever they promised, or didn't promise didn't happen. You're quibbling.
And we're still hurting.
OldSchool97 Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 4:34 AM
oops..sorry it's converse should have been its inverse.

You have to feel a little sorry for Team Obama as they squirm to explain why the question "Are you better off now than you were four years ago?" is so unfair.

After all, there is only one way to answer it and retain any credibility. Which is why Maryland's Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley, when asked, responded, No, we're not. Within 24 hours, he reversed himself, by all accounts because the Obama campaign forced him to. I haven't checked the video to see if he was blinking T-O-R-T-U-R-E in Morse code as he did so.

The idea that presidents...