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  •  I would say that it's a more of a (6+ / 0-)

    passive acceptance of the dominant theme heard on the media. If the media keeps telling us about the fiscal cliff, there has to be some truth to it doesn't there?

    If I turn my tv off and look around my community, it becomes readily apparent that there has been no economic recovery. But all that noise thrown at us everyday does interpret.

    For example, I just read on the internet yesterday that the economy is great because S&P went over 1,500. There is so much info that is thrown at us everyday that sometimes we don't believe our own eyes. It becomes easier to believe that things ARE getting better, it just hasn't trickled down to my neighborhood yet.

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