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Why the Obama Bubble Still Hasn’t Burst

VictoryForObama Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 8:40 AM
I think the walthy should stop whining about paying a bit more in taxes. Considering what they have gotten away with the past 2 decades, it's a wonder they aren't being chased down ther street by a mob waving pitchforks.
tnmccoy Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 2:39 PM
Well Victory, what exactly are the 'walthy?' What have these people---whoever they are---gotten away with, anyway? Why are increasing taxes supposed to improve our economic outlook, when history shows us to expect just the opposite? Are you sure your mommy and daddy know you're writing on a website instead of going to school?
Ken6226 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 9:23 AM
"I think the walthy should stop whining about paying a bit more in taxes."

Big Bird is plenty "walthy", and you liberals are having a fit because his government aid might be cut.
Chuck3645 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 9:13 AM
And the FACT that the top 10% of wage earners pay over 70% of the taxes is getting away with what?
Rock Strongo Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 8:54 AM
What exactly have the "walthy" "gotten away with?" What did Steve Jobs "get away with?" Selling products that people want at prices they are willing to pay?

Oh the humanity.
RG_THP Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 8:44 AM
Remember, approximately 20% of American adults were treated for some form of mental illness last Year.

How long have you been receiving treatment?
Cesar17 Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 9:03 AM
Treatment? What treatment?

Can there be political bubbles like financial bubbles?

Financial bubbles, inflated by hopes and dreams, burst when reality negates any possibility that those hopes and dreams will be realized. At that point, sky high stock or bond or real estate prices come crashing down to earth.

Can the same thing happen in politics? Can a skilled politician, who has become popular with soaring rhetoric and promises, deflate when it starts becoming clear that he is not going to deliver?

Of course, I am thinking about our president.

Mitt Romney demonstrated in the first presidential debate that the considerable gap...