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  •  Repeat the line: the Republican recession... (5+ / 0-)

    I love the sound of that.  Why, you ask, is it named after them?  Tax cuts, tax cuts, tax cuts.
    They are so gosh darned original.

    •  Republican Great Depression is Thom Hartmann's (5+ / 0-)

      term for the last one. He may be morphing it into First Republican Great Depression.

      We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

      by Gooserock on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 05:15:17 PM PST

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    •  the slasher party (3+ / 0-)
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      bleeding
      cutting,
      blood in their pockets

      Attack of the Replicans, it's an inside job on America.

      by 88kathy on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 05:24:21 PM PST

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    •  I just hope it's a Republican recession (1+ / 0-)
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      Mumsty

      Because I fear the worst.  

      And the diarist is right, these know nothings did flunk Eonomics 101.  Or maybe they were too drunk or stoned in class to know what was going on.

      Repeat after me:  GDP = private spending + business spending + government spending.  What happens when business and private spending because businesses fail and people lose their jobs?  Which of those three elements remains to make up the difference?  And what happens if that third element does not?

      "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, now we know that it is bad economics." Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jan. 20, 1937

      by Navy Vet Terp on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 05:49:02 PM PST

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