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    This just in...

    Government jobs have increased by 66,000 nationwide, while private sector employment figures show that U.S. companies have cut 539,000 jobs. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate hits a 25-year high.


    Call us stimulated.

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    Gosh, I didn't know that there were that many Democrats that were not in office that hadn't paid their Income Taxes or owed back taxes.

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    Wow they had alot of friends that needed jobs huh??
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    More ammunition to pursue the goal of we can't survive without the government caring for us. Bullshit.
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    Now, I KNOW none of y'all are suprised at that. Moving towards Socialism requires extra staffing to keep the proverbial "boot on the neck" of the people.

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    Actually, just more proof that the government cannot 'stimulate' a free-market economy by spending, regulating, or siezing control of businesses. As they strive to take control of American business, business responds defensively by cutting back in expectation of the higher tax burdens created by increased government spending and entitlements. This bottoms-out the GDP, causing too many undervalued dollars to chase too few products. We've seen this before, and still haven't learned from it.

    Printing money to spend only devalues it. Government spending only expands an already burdensome debt, which will eventually have to be paid by the (real) taxpayers. Government regulation and intrusion dampens growth and creates a hostile business environment. Once the administration bailed out GM, they didn't know what to do with it, found out that they couldn't give it to the UAW consititutionally, and now are faced with GM sending large numbers of its jobs overseas where costs are lower, (and the UAW can't strongarm them).

    Its been historically proven time and time again, government's only 'stimulus' option is cutting taxes on those who actually pay the bulk of them, so that businesses can expand, hire and pay workers, and thereby increase consumer and market confidence.

    The tighter government's grasp on the economy grows, the more it loses control.

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    Who is John Galt?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Morris View Post
    Who is John Galt?
    More importantly, WHERE is John Galt?
    I'm your huckleberry...

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