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40 'Frightening' Facts On The Fall Of The US Economy
Zerohedge ^ | 05/27/2013 | Tyler Durden

Posted on 05/27/2013 12:41:13 PM PDT by Rusty0604

#2 During Obama's first term, the federal government accumulated more debt than it did under the first 42 U.S presidents combined. #4 If you started paying off just the new debt that the U.S. has accumulated during the Obama administration at the rate of one dollar per second, it would take more than 184,000 years to pay it off. #27 Back in 1965, only one out of every 50 Americans was on Medicaid. Today, one out of every 6 Americans is on Medicaid, and things are about to get a whole lot worse. It is being projected that Obamacare will add 16 million more Americans to the Medicaid rolls.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: debt; economiccollapse; economy; nationaldebt
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All 40 frightening facts at link. #4 a good way to explain the debt to people.
1 posted on 05/27/2013 12:41:13 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Pointing out facts that puts any negative light on the current regime isn’t only racist Komrade, it could be criminal. Perhaps you need an audit from your friends at the I.R.S to clear your thinking up, hmmm?

hehe


2 posted on 05/27/2013 12:44:25 PM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: corlorde

I just finished watching “Dr. Zhivago” which I hadn’t seen since I was a kid, so you can imagine how much your comment is scaring me.


3 posted on 05/27/2013 12:48:52 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: corlorde

Cue the “That’s Racist!” kid or the Asian dude.


4 posted on 05/27/2013 12:50:32 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I'm a Conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Rusty0604

From what I hear, the liberals nowaday say that the national debt is not a problem.

In fact, there have been liberal people on MSNBC who say that we’re decreasing the deficit too fast, and that decreasing the deficit hurts the economy.


5 posted on 05/27/2013 12:50:35 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Rusty0604

#5 The federal government is stealing more than 100 million dollars from our children and our grandchildren every single hour of every single day.

" Screw you, taxpayers.
WE (in Congress) WIN."

6 posted on 05/27/2013 12:51:46 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Rusty0604

Nations in denial, like people, can’t turn around a slide until they are willing to face reality. Americans choose denial.


7 posted on 05/27/2013 12:52:14 PM PDT by JustTheTruth
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To: Rusty0604

It’s like we are living on one big Animal Farm. One a side note, another great movie to watch that is kind of creepy is “The Conversation”. If you haven’t seen it already, check it out:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071360/


8 posted on 05/27/2013 12:54:34 PM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: JustTheTruth

“Americans choose denial”

Yes, but denial is now called “Hope” and “Change”.

http://youtu.be/YuB_W8o_UsU?t=2m33s


9 posted on 05/27/2013 12:56:04 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: corlorde
Here your new income tax form from Sooper Mexican:

http://www.soopermexican.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/TEAPARTY-TAX-FORM-02a1.jpg

10 posted on 05/27/2013 12:56:24 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

11 posted on 05/27/2013 12:56:35 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

I just printed off ten copies to leave on the windshields of my liberal neighbors.


12 posted on 05/27/2013 12:59:47 PM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: Rusty0604

Absolutely NONE of it matters to the moocher base of the Democrat party.


13 posted on 05/27/2013 1:02:00 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: ConjunctionJunction

LOL, I bet some lib idiots will think this is real.


14 posted on 05/27/2013 1:02:45 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: corlorde

I was doing payroll for a bunch of libs that were whining about Bush’s tax cuts. But when the cuts were approved, they were the first to ask when it would show up on their pay check, so I told them that the IRS had 2 forms, 1 with cuts for Rs, and 1 without for Ds.


15 posted on 05/27/2013 1:05:48 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

I heard a similar whining from liberals when they took a little less pay home back in January when some of the tax cuts expired. I just smiled and said, “everyone needs to pay their fair share” followed by a parting, “elections have consequences”. Libs don’t like hearing their on rhetoric thrown back in their faces in my experience.


16 posted on 05/27/2013 1:10:41 PM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: Kartographer

ping to “40 ‘Frightening’ Facts On The Fall Of The US Economy”


17 posted on 05/27/2013 1:13:58 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: corlorde

What was their reaction?


18 posted on 05/27/2013 1:15:03 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: Perdogg

Grumpy cat face.


19 posted on 05/27/2013 1:15:53 PM PDT by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: corlorde

We have to find small pleasures wherever we can.


20 posted on 05/27/2013 1:19:01 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: corlorde

We have to find small pleasures wherever we can.


21 posted on 05/27/2013 1:20:12 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

M4L


22 posted on 05/27/2013 1:24:17 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob ( Concerning bo -- that refers to the president. If I capitalize it, I mean the dog.)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
In fact, there have been liberal people on MSNBC who say that we’re decreasing the deficit too fast, and that decreasing the deficit hurts the economy.

Just like paying off the mortgage, car loans, and credit cards hurts the family budget?

23 posted on 05/27/2013 1:27:03 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: Rusty0604; Kartographer; JRandomFreeper; yorkiemom; greeneyes; Old Sarge
I read them all and the only power I have against what is likely to happen is store water/food/shelter/power source/security. If the country falls apart, I won't. My country will be my house and back garden.
25 posted on 05/27/2013 1:31:46 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Marcella

Good plan. The gov’t will take every penny of any “money” the subjects has saved before it goes down.


26 posted on 05/27/2013 1:35:02 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

ROFL!


27 posted on 05/27/2013 1:36:05 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: corlorde

Believe me, they are already monitoring email, text messages, phone conversations, Tweets, and Facebok updates of every member of FR. Don’t kid yourself. The next step is to deny basic life-saving medical care to anyone who disagrees with the regime,


28 posted on 05/27/2013 1:36:47 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Rusty0604

“#1 Back in 1980, the U.S. national debt was less than one trillion dollars. Today, it is rapidly approaching 17 trillion dollars..”

I remember back in grade school my teacher was concerned about the size of the trillion dollar debt and she wrote the number trillion out on the black board.


29 posted on 05/27/2013 1:41:24 PM PDT by MNDude (Sorry for typos. Probably written on a smartphone, and I have big clumsy fingers.)
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To: Rusty0604

BUMP


30 posted on 05/27/2013 1:42:00 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I can't prove it, but they're true)
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To: appalachian_dweller; OldPossum; DuncanWaring; VirginiaMom; CodeToad; goosie; kalee; ...

Preppers’ PING!!


31 posted on 05/27/2013 1:49:17 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: MNDude

I remember back in grade school we were proud to be a creditor nation.


32 posted on 05/27/2013 1:49:19 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: MNDude

P.S., and back when I was in grade school I would say my nightly prayers and thank God that I was lucky to be born in the U.S., because even though we were poor, I could grow up and be anything I wanted to be, and free to believe anything I wanted.
My grandkids don’t feel the same way.


33 posted on 05/27/2013 1:53:54 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
#19 Small business is rapidly dying in America. At this point, only about 7 percent of all non-farm workers in the United States are self-employed. That is an all-time record low.

Who is John Galt?

34 posted on 05/27/2013 2:13:59 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: Marcella

Agreed. This is why I’m trying to expand my seed supply this year, and hoping to make progress on my house before winter.

The good news is, one of my disagreements with my dad actually turned out in my favor for once. He hated my potato towers, said they were ugly and not in a straight line. He had told me to move them from the back yard out to my land, so I was planning to do that this weekend. Long story short, he changed his mind about what to do with them, and I got a third garden bed out of the deal! One end sectioned off for potatoes, and the other end is already planted with peppers, onions, and runner beans :)


35 posted on 05/27/2013 2:25:39 PM PDT by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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To: Rusty0604

And you can bet there will be folks on both sides denying these numbers. There will be some on FR who deny trade deficits are bad...for starters

Our economy is in the toilet....and will get worse the more we ignore it


36 posted on 05/27/2013 2:27:58 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Yeah, but liberals lie - and they can’t do math...


37 posted on 05/27/2013 2:32:56 PM PDT by GOPJ (Swedes bring their cars..savages their flames..burning cars a metaphor. D. Greenfield)
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To: Rusty0604
Bbbbut.......the Stock Market is just going gang busters these days. I mean, that is because people are just smart and savvy investors......right? There shouldn't be any underlying cause for concern.....


38 posted on 05/27/2013 2:36:52 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SeminoleCounty
There will be some on FR who deny trade deficits are bad...for starters

Back in 2006, if you raised concerns about the booming housing market being made of clay, you were in for a red hot flame attack from Freepers who were real estate agents, mortgage brokers, and house flippers.

I kid you not.

39 posted on 05/27/2013 2:40:48 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Ellendra

Good for you. Growing food is good and I’m learning to do that.


40 posted on 05/27/2013 2:50:17 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: SkyPilot

Wow....by 2006 all the signs were there for a housing collapse....esp in areas like Florida and Nevada.....where we were giving folks lo
ans of 110% of the house...who had minimum wage jobs

I notice people quote a lot of economic babble that originates from liberal schools....from people who have no clue how economics really works


41 posted on 05/27/2013 2:54:04 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP - Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SkyPilot

There were a couple of freepers I remember ( Texan and Hydroschock) that constantly warned about the housing bubble. They were a small warning voice in the wind. I learned that it is important to listen to learn and Do your own diligence .


42 posted on 05/27/2013 3:09:10 PM PDT by pterional
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Ping

40 'Frightening' Facts On The Fall Of The US Economy

"All 40 frightening facts at link. #4 a good way to explain the debt to people."

Worth the read...

43 posted on 05/27/2013 3:13:56 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: SeminoleCounty

But they can quote Paul Krugman!


44 posted on 05/27/2013 3:23:04 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604

Another good reason to flee America while you can.
I do not expect America to recover in my lifetime, if ever.
Idiots now outnumber real people. I do not see ever returning.


45 posted on 05/27/2013 3:24:09 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: Rusty0604
#25 According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 49 percent of all Americans live in a home that receives direct monetary benefits from the federal government.

Yet, those households are bringing in more money than my household is. Someone please explain that.

46 posted on 05/27/2013 3:29:36 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: bgill

fairnes!


47 posted on 05/27/2013 3:31:07 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
I would say my nightly prayers and thank God that I was lucky to be born in the U.S., because even though we were poor, I could grow up and be anything I wanted to be, and free to believe anything I wanted.

Ain't it grand that a kid born someplace else was free to grow up to be president of the US. Praise be, Allah.

/s

48 posted on 05/27/2013 3:36:16 PM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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To: Rusty0604

Liberals, taker, couldn’t care less. We conservatives keep attacking this problem as thought they care to have a prosperous country; they don’t. They want to take this country down. They have no idea what they would put in its place but they hate this country. They are simple minded idiot that are led around by pop culture and commercialism. They have no idea how to take control of their life, so, life being complicated to them, they desire its destruction.


49 posted on 05/27/2013 3:38:43 PM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: CodeToad

As I posted previously, I watched “Dr. Zhivago” today, andwhen he came home from war, opened the door to his house, it was full of people and he didn’t know what to think. Someone said they were from the housing commission, and that there was enough room in his house for 13 families! He knew better to say anything or get shot, so he says, “oh yes, much more just!”
Made me think of the agenda in our country today.


50 posted on 05/27/2013 3:43:54 PM PDT by Rusty0604
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