President Obama tells the biggest "LI...

President Obama tells the biggest "LIE OF THE YEAR"

Posted in the Caruthersville Forum

“Radical Islam! Radical Islam! ”

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#1 Dec 13, 2013
On Thursday afternoon, PolitiFact faced the inevitable in it's annual "Lie of The Year," first announcing their choice on CNN's The Lead with Jake Tapper.

The hands-down, obvious winner of the year's biggest lie was a statement made over and over in many forms by President Obama:

"If you like your health care plan, you can keep it."

Actually PolitiFact not only now seems to accept the original statement as a lie (which they had labeld "Half True" previously), but also his defense of the keep your insurance claim.

“Radical Racist Radical Liar”

Since: Dec 13

Location hidden

#2 Dec 21, 2013
Deck the halls with scrotum's of truck drivers

I hate when I make a post about and no one replies. It makes me feel so alone in this world. Am I clear?

I once wrote my phone number on the mens room stall at BP Travel Center in Steele and no one called. Is this a clue that Im a arrogant obnoxious racist asshole or a coincidence? Am I clear?

Is my avatart sexy enough? Look at it....mesmerizing isnt it?
Am I clear?

“Radical Racist Radical Liar”

Since: Dec 13

Location hidden

#3 Dec 21, 2013
Stare at my avatar for 30 seconds then close your eyes.
Am I clear?

What do you see? A black world....riveting isnt it!!!!

Am I clear?

“Radical Islam! Radical Islam! ”

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#4 Jan 21, 2014
Don't believe the happy talk coming out of the White House, Federal Reserve and Treasury Department when it comes to the real unemployment rate and the true “Misery Index.” Because, according to an influential Wall Street advisor, the figures are a fraud.

In a memo to clients provided to Secrets, David John Marotta calculates the actual unemployment rate of those not working at a sky-high 37.2 percent, not the 6.7 percent advertised by the Fed, and the Misery Index at over 14, not the 8 claimed by the government.

Marotta, who recently advised those worried about an imploding economy to get a gun, said that the government isn't being honest in how it calculates those out of the workforce or inflation, the two numbers used to get the Misery Index figure.

Sign Up for the Paul Bedard newsletter!
“The unemployment rate only describes people who are currently working or looking for work,” he said. That leaves out a ton more.

“Unemployment in its truest definition, meaning the portion of people who do not have any job, is 37.2 percent. This number obviously includes some people who are not or never plan to seek employment. But it does describe how many people are not able to, do not want to or cannot find a way to work. Policies that remove the barriers to employment, thus decreasing this number, are obviously beneficial,” he and colleague Megan Russell in their new investors note from their offices in Charlottesville, Va.

They added that “officially-reported unemployment numbers decrease when enough time passes to discourage the unemployed from looking for work. A decrease is not necessarily beneficial; an increase is clearly detrimental.”

Then there is the Misery Index, which is a calculation based in inflation and unemployment, both numbers the duo say are underscored by the government. He said that the Index doesn’t properly calculate how Uncle Sam is propping up the economy with bond purchases and other actions.

“These tricks, along with a host of other dubious accounting schemes, underreport inflation by about 3 percent,” they wrote, adding that the official inflation rate is just 1.24 percent.

“Today, the Misery Index would be 7.54 using official numbers,” they wrote. But if calculations tabulating the full national unemployment including discouraged workers, which is 10.2 percent, and the historical method of calculating inflation, which is now 4.5 percent,‘the current misery index is closer to 14.7, worse even than during the Ford administration.”

Paul Bedard, the Washington Examiner

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Caruthersville Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Caruthersvilla snitches (Oct '17) 7 hr The one they snit... 27
Hawks party Everyone is welcome not just for bi... 11 hr Hawkin 1
Wondering 12 hr Help 3
Judge Wed Curious 8
Lee Hawks Wed True 11
Little jeff phelps Wed Big Dog 31
R Brandon Apr 23 Iann 29

Caruthersville Jobs

Personal Finance

Caruthersville Mortgages