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Wimping Out

Rock Strongo Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 7:16 AM
"To really grow GDP -- and for a longer period than just the three months before an election -- we have to create an environment that fosters rapid innovation, risk taking and economic growth." In other words, the exact opposite of everything King Barack has done during this age of welfare, baby-mamas, and Obamaphones.

The New York Times mobile app sent me a breaking news update Wednesday morning: "U.S. Economy Unexpectedly Contracted in Fourth Quarter." Based on high government third-quarter spending and government policies and politics occurring during the fourth quarter, the slowdown should come as no surprise.

The third quarter final gross domestic product growth was 3.1 percent. That relatively high number (compared to full year 2011 at 2 percent) was driven primarily by an increase in inventories and an increase in government spending. While the growth number was hailed by many as a reason to cheer, it had to have been too good...