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digitalsm

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Originally posted by: digitalsm
Originally posted by: Dead Parrot Sketch
Originally posted by: xxxxxJohnGaltxxxxx
That's because Socialists never claim responsibility for anything...always someone else's fault.
You mean like how Republican's blame the current economy on anything but Bush ?
The current economy.

Hmmm 2.5% growth in the 2nd quarter, 3.5% projected for the 3rd.
Three year highs for US exports(better than Clintons last year)
Manufacturing is up
Buisness to Buisness Buisness is up
Consumer Spending is up
Consumer Confidence is up
New Home sales till up
Intrest rates still amazingly low
Stock Market has rebounded
Bonds are being sold off somewhat

The only thing about about the economy is unemployment and thats already started slowing and is ALWAYS the last to recover after a recession.

The downward spiral started in 2000, Q4 2000 we had no growth, Q1 2001 we had negative growth, the recession started officaly in March of 2001, a recession is two or more quaters of no or negative growth. The recession last 11 months, during it we had a major terrorist attack the compounded issues. The recession technically ended in Q2 or 2002, thats around the time we had major issues with corprate corruption and cooking the books that dated back to 1996/7/8. The growth was there but it was slow, and because manufacturing was down because of unemployment.

Anyone that thinks the economy is bad right now, I got news for you IT ISNT, and it will NEVER be as good as it was during the reckless Dot.com era. Unemployment claims is under the level which id deemed a weak job market. And is stabilizing. Every other part of the economy has to recover before the job market to recover, and thats whats been happening.
Ah, so Clinton's economic policies are finally kicking in then? Good to see.
So your saying Clinton is responsible for the boom, the bust, and the recovery?

No. Greenspan is more responsible than any other single person. The recession could have been a hell of alot worse, and the recovery a hell of alot slower if it wasnt for him. He plays more of a factor than Bush or Clinton. People like to blame him, but in reality, if he didnt jack up intrest rates, the Dot.com bubble bursting would have been far far far worse than it ended up being. And without him lowering interest rates to insanely low levels the economy would be extremely bad right now. Right now hes got to worry about deflation though.

Bush's tax cuts moderately helped, not as much as hed like to claim, but more than the democrats would like to give him credit for.
 

Tom

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"No. Greenspan is more responsible than any other single person."

What about Michael Jackson ?
 

Tom

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"Ho-ho. More clueless Canada-bashing by another clueless American. The power failure was most likely caused by one of your own, OHIO. "

"Gent, whose nonprofit council was formed after the 1965 Northeast blackout to promote the reliability of the bulk electric systems, backed off his initial statement that the blackout was triggered by an event in Ohio."
 

hagbard

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Originally posted by: xxxxxJohnGaltxxxxx
That's because Socialists never claim responsibility for anything...always someone else's fault.
That's because Americans never claim responsibility for anything...always someone else's fault
 

hagbard

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Originally posted by: Dead Parrot Sketch
"Ho-ho. More clueless Canada-bashing by another clueless American. The power failure was most likely caused by one of your own, OHIO. "

"Gent, whose nonprofit council was formed after the 1965 Northeast blackout to promote the reliability of the bulk electric systems, backed off his initial statement that the blackout was triggered by an event in Ohio."
They've already determined that the power outtage came from the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, due to an employee named Homer.
 

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The company I work for has a division that works with power utilities doing electrical consulting and design
Maybe we have found one of those responsible for the bad planning and poor design.

Bleep
 

CADsortaGUY

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Originally posted by: Bleep
The company I work for has a division that works with power utilities doing electrical consulting and design
Maybe we have found one of those responsible for the bad planning and poor design.

Bleep
Maybe we don't work out there;) Iowa's system is rock solid....or so says our technology challenged Govenor.:p Plus we have only done maintenence checks on existing switchgear/breakers and have added generators to the existing grid. There are 3-4 buildings in DesMoines that will still have power even if the entire grid in Iowa was down. Principle Financial;) Guess what company was involved with that?

CkG

Note: Generators were put in because of the whole Y2K scare.
 

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