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More Government

Tarheelfedup1230 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:13 AM
We own a small business and we work harder and harder and make less money. We have some rental properties to sell at a loss to get out of some debt. I don T care if we don T make a profit because that will that much less for the IRS to get their hands on. If we can survive another three years, we will pack it in. Most of our retirement is going down the tubes. Our customers are doing better than we are. Our son has been unemployed for 2 years. I am going to make a conscious effort to avoid buying products from any unionized companies and I will walk before I buy a GM product. Where is our bailout,? The big tobacco farmers got one, Wall Street got one, and the big banks got one. Any way we can cut our tax bill we will .
Dean197 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:56 AM
It's a slow recovery, not a nonexistent one. Americans are paying off their debts, when they're mostly in the clear they will have to either spend or invest. Don't underestimate our ability to figure out how to prosper under difficult circumstances.

We're going to have to bail ourselves out.
I expect that by the time you read this, President Obama will have been re-elected. Get ready for four more years of Big Bloated Government.

Hurricane Sandy didn't help.

The New York Times declared "a big storm requires big government," and my liberal neighbors agreed.

My science-challenged mayor, Michael Bloomberg, said the storm makes it imperative that America do something about climate change. He said this even though hurricanes have not increased and little evidence exists that man has much effect on climate. With Obama's re-election, we now will spend billions more on "green" strategies. But the Earth won't notice.