Did Republicans deliberately crash th...

Did Republicans deliberately crash the US economy?

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Busybody

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Nov 26, 2013
Why has job creation in America slowed to a crawl? Why, after several months of economic hope, are things suddenly turning sour? The culprits might seem obvious uncertainty in Europe, an uneven economic recovery, fiscal and monetary policymakers immobilized and incapable of acting. But increasingly, Democrats are making the argument that the real culprit for the country's economic woes lies in a more discrete location: with the Republican Party.

In recent days, Democrats have started coming out and saying publicly what many have been mumbling privately for years Republicans are so intent on defeating President Obama for re-election that they are purposely sabotaging the country's economic recovery. These charges are now being levied by Democrats such as Senate majority leader Harry Reid and Obama's key political adviser, David Axelrod.

For Democrats, perhaps the most obvious piece of evidence of GOP premeditated malice is the 2010 quote from Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell:

"The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president."

Such words lead some to the conclusion that Republicans will do anything, including short-circuiting the economy, in order to hurt Obama politically. Considering that presidents and rarely opposition parties are held electorally responsible for economic calamity, it's not a bad political strategy.
Hey

Minneapolis, MN

#2 Nov 26, 2013
Oh come on what a bunch of crybabies.

The economey is slowing right now because it's fall/winter. At least in Mn everything slows when it's cold, even water, heck water freezes hard in fact.

BTW I refuse to buy anything I can't afford and the Government has done nothing to increase my expendable income. Everything has gone up, gas, taxes, healthcare, automobiles, labor, etc.

NOTHING has gone down under Obama, NOTHING.

Joe the plumber can't just raise taxes like the Libertards to get more money to waste on everything they have wasted money on.

Deal with it!!

You have tanked the economy and are now complaining about what you have done, stupid is not fixable.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#3 Nov 26, 2013
Hey wrote:
BTW I refuse to buy anything I can't afford and the Government has done nothing to increase my expendable income. Everything has gone up, gas, taxes, healthcare, automobiles, labor, etc.
NOTHING has gone down under Obama, NOTHING.
!
You have tanked the economy and are now complaining about what you have done, stupid is not fixable.
You hit it on the head. Everyone I know is making a concerted effort to pay down their debt, not increase it. People are denying themselves a few luxuries so we can get rid of loan and CC debt.
ScHmahl InTent

Minneapolis, MN

#5 Nov 26, 2013
The Republicans have done everything within their power to sabotage the US economy.
Wade Gustafson

Saint Paul, MN

#6 Nov 26, 2013
Busybody wrote:
Why has job creation in America slowed to a crawl? Why, after several months of economic hope, are things suddenly turning sour? The culprits might seem obvious uncertainty in Europe, an uneven economic recovery, fiscal and monetary policymakers immobilized and incapable of acting. But increasingly, Democrats are making the argument that the real culprit for the country's economic woes lies in a more discrete location: with the Republican Party.
In recent days, Democrats have started coming out and saying publicly what many have been mumbling privately for years Republicans are so intent on defeating President Obama for re-election that they are purposely sabotaging the country's economic recovery. These charges are now being levied by Democrats such as Senate majority leader Harry Reid and Obama's key political adviser, David Axelrod.
For Democrats, perhaps the most obvious piece of evidence of GOP premeditated malice is the 2010 quote from Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell:
"The single most important thing we want to achieve is for President Obama to be a one-term president."
Such words lead some to the conclusion that Republicans will do anything, including short-circuiting the economy, in order to hurt Obama politically. Considering that presidents and rarely opposition parties are held electorally responsible for economic calamity, it's not a bad political strategy.
"In recent days, Democrats have started coming out and saying publicly what many have been mumbling privately for years Republicans are so intent on defeating President Obama for re-election that they are purposely sabotaging the country's economic recovery."

In case you missed it, President Obama won re-election over a year ago.
ScHmahl InTent

Minneapolis, MN

#7 Nov 26, 2013
2016 belongs to Hillary, in case you had any doubt.

Since: Sep 11

Rogers, MN

#8 Nov 26, 2013
Hillary has not yet officially announced her candidacy. Maybe she doesn't want the job. She certainly doesn't need the money.

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