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View Diary: Shutdown ended, but the economic whacking it gave us is far from over. Where is the long view? (131 comments)

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  •  business was just starting to pick back up (10+ / 0-)

    and it took a nose dive to nothingness... it's really scary...

    "It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment." *Ansel Adams* ."Even if you are on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there."*Will Rogers*

    by Statusquomustgo on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 01:26:10 PM PDT

    •  What is truly scary is that this was all contrived (4+ / 0-)

      by a deviant religious faction hellbent on the end times being manipulated by old money enemies of the new deal.

      That's what is scary to me.

      Gentlemen, congratulations. You're everything we've come to expect from years of government training (Zed, MIB).

      by GreenMother on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 02:35:47 PM PDT

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    •  I was figuring on the housing industry recovering (1+ / 0-)
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      but shutting down the government backlogged home loans, small business loans, refinancing for maintenance and repairs. Interest rates went back up because of the uncertainty.

      Now I hear we are on the hook for 24 Billion. I figure that is about $160 per taxpayer and we all ought to be able to take it off our taxes as a loss and compensate for that by garnishing the wages of the Republicans in the House that did all the damage.

      Live Free or Die --- Investigate, Incarcerate

      by rktect on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 02:43:09 PM PDT

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