Obama's economic report card.

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    I thought it was pretty fair. I would have been slightly more harsh, but as I said, pretty fair.
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    It's all bush's fault. Barry's just trying to fix it. ;)

    Great link--thanks for posting.

    b/t/w--the comments in the linked article were pretty funny.

    e.g.:

    I'd say that just about sums it up.

    :dog:
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    ^^^ok, that one wasn't really funny, as much as it was on point, but some of the others were hilarious, and I could'nt post 'em here due to the rules.
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    and just what is the website the OP cited as a referecen for the article

    Zerohedge
    "Zero Hedge is a popular bat%$#%(edited out due to language) insane finance blog run by an anonymous founder who posts articles under the name "Tyler Durden," after Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club antagonist personality. Tyler claims to be a "believer in a sweeping conspiracy that casts the alumni of Goldman Sachs as a powerful cabal at the helm of U.S. policy, with the Treasury and the Federal Reserve colluding to preserve the status quo." His solution actually mirrors the anatagonist in Fight Club in that Tyler wants, per Austrian school ideas, to lead a catastrophic market crash in order to destroy banking institutions and bring back "real" free market capitalism.

    The site posts nearly indecipherable analyses of multiple seemingly unrelated subjects to point towards a consistent theme of economic collapse any day now. Tyler seems to repeat The Economic Collapse Blog's idea of posting blog articles many times a day and encouraging people to post it as far and wide as humanly possible. Tyler moves away from the format of long lists to write insanely dense volumes filled with often contradicting jargon that makes one wonder if the writers even know what the words actually mean. The site first appeared in early 2009, meaning that (given Tyler's habit of taking a %$#(edited out due to language) on each and every positive data point), anyone listening to him from the beginning missed the entire 2000-2013 rally in the equities market.

    The only writer very conclusively identified is Dan Ivandjiiski, who conducts public interviews on behalf of Zero Hedge.

    Zero Hedge is not quite the NaturalNews of economics, but not for want of trying. "

    further in the description
    "Tyler has a habit of taking other people's research, sometimes adding a slant to it of economic doom if it isn't there already, and posting it on Zero Hedge. This included a series of reports leaked from Merrill Lynch's chief economist David Rosenberg. Lawyers were sent with take down notices, and were not moved by his claims of censorship about publishing their copyrighted documents. Morgan Stanley had the same issue later, and is considering legal action in addition to demanding the material be taken down."

    http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Zero_Hedge

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    of note is the anonymous nature of the authors of the site----- Their claim is that it is to protect them from unjust attacks, etc. But given their propensity for plagiarism, etc it is likely that it is a shady site. One of the people thought to be a key person at the site is a person who was busted for insider trading.

    let's hear it for the OP's choice of a respectable source
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    That was sad and yet funny too, 92.
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    Someone didn't have their Cocoa Puffs this morning.
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    I see/read his stuff fairly regularly. He does tend to latch on to anything particularly negative, and also reads pretty much any news in the worst light possible. He's whatever the opposite of a "sunshine pumper" is.
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