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LWW
11-24-2009, 09:04 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The Commerce Department's new reading on gross domestic product wasn't as energetic as the 3.5 percent growth rate for the July-September period estimated just a month ago.
The main factors behind the downgrade: consumers didn't spend as much, commercial construction was weaker and the nation's trade deficit was more of a drag on growth. Businesses also trimmed more of their stockpiles, another restraining factor.</div></div>

I said the 3.5% growth number was a cooked one when it was released.

Turns out ... it was.

OOPSY! (http://apnews.myway.com/article/20091124/D9C5UBSO2.html)

LWW

llotter
11-24-2009, 10:06 AM
Of course, with an $878 slush fund to enrich themselves with, the union government jobs are the only beneficiaries and their primary function is to reelect their benefactors. The Moron is in a race to enlarge his dependent base before the Teapartiers have a chance to throw him out. I hope some of it trickles down to the rest of the country but that is not the objective.

LWW
11-24-2009, 10:43 AM
Check out the latest Rasmussen ... the independents despise him.

LWW