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33 Shocking Facts Which Show How Badly The Economy Has Tanked Under Obama
Zero Hedge ^ | 8-21-13 | Michael Snyder

Posted on 08/21/2013 5:27:31 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat

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1 posted on 08/21/2013 5:27:31 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat
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To: RKBA Democrat

But his new designer dog is just so CUTE!


2 posted on 08/21/2013 5:31:07 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: RKBA Democrat
34. My liberal friends are no longer posting pro-Obama articles on Facebook.
3 posted on 08/21/2013 5:32:21 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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“But his new designer dog is just so CUTE!”

And what’s up with the Kardashians? You think they’ll have another baby?


4 posted on 08/21/2013 5:32:29 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: Huskrrrr

35. The only growth industry out there is beggary.


5 posted on 08/21/2013 5:33:05 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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6 posted on 08/21/2013 5:35:57 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: RKBA Democrat

Buggery, also. What with all the fag marriage and stuff.


7 posted on 08/21/2013 5:36:05 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: RKBA Democrat

Here’s a look at the economy from a mom’s perspective: When my son was born in September 2008, a box of generic Walmart dipes was $12.89 while a box of Pampers was $19.99. My daughter was born in August 2011 and a box of generic Walmart dipes was $14.99 while the Pampers were $23.99. Our second daughter will arrive any day now and generic Walmart dipes are $19.99. I don’t know what Pampers are, although looking at the price might send me into labor. We’re in the middle of an addition and remodel and we found some stuff packed away in dipe boxes from 2008. There were more dipes per box than in today’s box. Price up, quantity down in five short years. Wipes are about the same price, but the quantity has been cut in half.


8 posted on 08/21/2013 5:43:19 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

The whole point of Obama has been to destroy the last superpower.

This means economically and industrially.

It also means destroying the middle class, where the heart of the country is - the people that actually get things done. Make things. Move things. Build things. Service things. Repair things. Keep things moving.

The middle class is the class that can prevent the destruction of the country, because together they have NUMBERS and enough combined power to force physical change, if necessary. Once all that’s left is a 1-5% elite class, a 5-10% protector class, and a 85% poor class (inner party/outer party) system, even though they are vastly numbered, they don’t have power and means to overturn the well armed, well-fed and taken care of protector class and elites.

That’s what Obama’s doing.


9 posted on 08/21/2013 5:44:39 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: goodwithagun

use cloth. I raised four on plain cloth diapers, with pins and ripstop waterproof pants.


10 posted on 08/21/2013 5:47:14 PM PDT by Chickensoup
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To: Secret Agent Man

The whole point of Obama has been to destroy the last superpower.

__________________

He is Soros-puppet.

Soros hates the States


11 posted on 08/21/2013 5:48:01 PM PDT by Chickensoup
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To: goodwithagun

I’ve noticed the same trend. When I started the “surviving socialism” ping list some years back, it was somewhat tongue in cheek. It isn’t tongue in cheek anymore.

Links to money saving threads:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3054819/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2948036/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2132670/posts


12 posted on 08/21/2013 5:49:57 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: RKBA Democrat
In my earlier days this kind of performance would have had a POTUS kicked to the curb by a landslide after his first term.

Problem now is that the scales of society have severely tilted from a success based populus to one in love with entitlements. When you add Minorites (20%) + Moonbat liberals (15%) + Labor (5%) + Moderate Low info, Low IQ voters (10%), you may have perpetual success for the socialist party (dim) in this country.

It will be a scary day of reckoning when those living of the left hind teat of the tax payer finally loses it after the tax payers revolt.

13 posted on 08/21/2013 5:52:46 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: Chickensoup

While I understand that and I can still afford disposable, the point of the post was that we see the economy tanking every day. The next time your at the store take a look at the ice-cream. A half-gallon is no longer a half-gallon. Check out the one pound container of coffee and then squint at the weight- it’s only 12 ounces now. Its the same with the Cream of Wheat my kids eat each morning. Take a bathroom break and check out how wide your roll of toilet paper is compared to the width of the toilet paper holder. The tp used to stretch end to end. Now it’s more costly for less product. I have a huge garden and can and freeze as much as I can. The cost of canning jars has skyrocketed because more people are getting back to that.


14 posted on 08/21/2013 5:54:45 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Phony economy...


15 posted on 08/21/2013 5:55:15 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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“The Great ObamaNation” promised that he was going to fundamentally change our nation. All this proves just how successful he has been.


16 posted on 08/21/2013 5:58:14 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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Ping for distribution tomorrow


17 posted on 08/21/2013 6:05:30 PM PDT by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: RKBA Democrat
So.. LET'S RE-ELECT HIM! LOL!

A president's record does not matter when he has the females of America under his 'sexual fantasy with a gay black man' spell thing goin' on. Yeeeee'ah baby, mmmmm mmmmm mmmmmm (Enter Barry White music)

18 posted on 08/21/2013 6:05:40 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: goodwithagun

Ahhh. A canner! So tell me, do you think it’s worth the time? Would you get a pressure cooker setup or just stick with the hot water bath? Who has the best deal on jars? I’m thinking about taking it up.

Thanks in advance. RD


19 posted on 08/21/2013 6:06:35 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: goodwithagun

Oh I understand how much less value my money has in the past 6 years.


20 posted on 08/21/2013 6:10:16 PM PDT by Chickensoup
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To: goodwithagun
As a retailer that's what we've been seeing. Smaller quantities per same sized container, clearly labeled but with an obvious trend towards higher prices for everything. Prices are going up and have been for some time now. Marketers are doing their best to fool you.

We noticed great prices on quart and 10 oz tubes of caulk that were actually 20% less product. For that matter, check out what has been going on with a bag of charcoal.

It's buyer beware. Mom & Pops like us are just as outraged, but that doesn't help or make it any better.

21 posted on 08/21/2013 6:12:13 PM PDT by WhoisAlanGreenspan?
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22 posted on 08/21/2013 6:15:08 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

This is where the culture has devolved down to. It really isn’t about his politics AS MUCH AS IT IS about our culture - the pResident has to be ‘kool’. Remember Klintoon playing his sax on Letterman with the youts and females going nuts? Of course Klintoon’s oval orifice activity made him ‘kool’ to his followers also - if I remember correctly Klintoon’s approval rating actually went up during his impeachment.


23 posted on 08/21/2013 6:23:16 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: RKBA Democrat

If you garden it’s most definitely worth the time. If you purchase fresh from a farmers market for health reasons (non-gmo, organic, etc.) it’s still cheaper than buying those items canned or frozen at the store. Start with water bath and high acid foods until you establish a canning routine, then move onto pressure canning and low acid foods. Check with your county extension to see if there are any pressure canning classes. Youtube probably has some great vids as well. As for jars, Walmart price rules around here.


24 posted on 08/21/2013 6:24:35 PM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Cheerio

There are people who can’t pay their rent anymore (and have to move in with other people) and who can’t afford to own a car anymore and have to take the bus, and they STILL voted for this imposter.


25 posted on 08/21/2013 6:27:46 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Secret Agent Man

Exactly! Collapse the system by overloading it.

The communists goals were clear about the strong middle class. The rich or course control whatever system there is and the poor are the useful idiots who use their vote to beg for more handouts.

What is shocking is how well the stated objectives of the communists had succeeded under their black teflon skinned salesman. Any objections are immediately called a name. I can’t believe it. Sticks and stones. How many lives have been ruined by the fear of a stupid word - racist?


26 posted on 08/21/2013 6:29:12 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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Phony accomplishments


27 posted on 08/21/2013 6:30:24 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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Thank you for that article, depressing though it was.


28 posted on 08/21/2013 6:31:25 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Chickensoup

plain cloth diapers...”

And once the baby is out of diapers, they make the best dust cloths ever.


29 posted on 08/21/2013 6:32:05 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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Of course they vote for this imposter - they’re desperate thanks to the imposter. They don’t see the cause and effect of the communist. They are exactly what he wants.

“When the people get hungry enough they’ll take anything you give them”


30 posted on 08/21/2013 6:32:17 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Grams A

And once the baby is out of diapers, they make the best dust cloths ever

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they do they do!


31 posted on 08/21/2013 6:34:06 PM PDT by Chickensoup
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To: goodwithagun

I also notice it when using one of my old recipes that calls for one can or box of something as one of the ingredients. Never used to have to measure anything because it was all standard 16 ounce or one pound. Nothing is 16 ounces any more. That extra ounce does make a difference in consistency and taste on occasion. For some things I would rather they’d leave the size alone and just increase the price. Nobody is being fooled because the price always ends up being more for less.


32 posted on 08/21/2013 6:37:53 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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Just leaves me gasping. This economy is hardly breathing. If it were a human you’d have to put a mirror up to it to see if it is actually breathing.

The number of people making less than $30,000 a year is staggering. These people could make more on the dole and that is the shame of it. Just plain humiliating.


33 posted on 08/21/2013 6:38:55 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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“...The middle class is the class that can prevent the destruction of the country, ...”

Not when half of them are too stupid to realize what a hardcore Marxist asshole is... and votes one into the highest office.


34 posted on 08/21/2013 6:39:26 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Save


35 posted on 08/21/2013 6:44:00 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux)
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To: Standing Wolf

You’re welcome. And it is depressing as hell.


36 posted on 08/21/2013 6:44:03 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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To: goodwithagun
I Got a vacuum sealer. Not the food saver kind but a commercial chamber sealer. With it I can put up way more in less time than running a batch of jars. Takes me less than a minute to seal a bag.

With a chamber sealer you can also do liquids or powders with out messing up the vacuum pump. I will marinate meat in a bag all day because it will suck the liquid into the meat.

What I have is a vacmaster and it cost about $550 on amazon. Because it is a chamber sealer the bags are not the expensive bags for the other sealers. They cost about 8-10 cents each which is less than the cost of canning jar lids.

In addition I picked up a power inverter for about $35 dollars for my freezer. It allows me to run two freezers from my car battery if the power goes out.

I still can but it is when I make broth during the winter. This way the heat from canning heats my house and adds humidity to the air in the winter.

37 posted on 08/21/2013 6:45:36 PM PDT by jimpick
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If the economy is so bad, how can Pres—ent Screwtape afford to spend 1.5 billion a year on vacations?


38 posted on 08/21/2013 6:49:26 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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<< 34. My liberal friends are no longer posting pro-Obama articles on Facebook. >>

Haha! Same here.


39 posted on 08/21/2013 6:50:33 PM PDT by Nita Nupress ( Use your mind, not your emotions. Refuse to be manipulated by Marxists!)
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Soros hates the States

Obama hates white people.

40 posted on 08/21/2013 7:00:24 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate "Republicans Freed the Slaves Month")
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

I know some girls who fell for this.. one even called him her new boyfriend. Now her husband has left and she is miserable. And I think she had too many abortions to ever have kids...so she is alone. Aren’t liberals a great friend to women???


41 posted on 08/21/2013 7:04:44 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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This is no longer a recession... this is the Great O’pression


42 posted on 08/21/2013 7:10:32 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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43 posted on 08/21/2013 7:16:38 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Huskrrrr

if you still have liberal friends... you’re doing it wrong


44 posted on 08/21/2013 7:18:13 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Texas Eagle

is that how much his nonstop vacations have cost?

I have to admit I’m torn... would I really want him ‘working’ more?


45 posted on 08/21/2013 7:22:49 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Ping for later


46 posted on 08/21/2013 7:23:56 PM PDT by mykroar (China and Russia are playing chess while Obamas's playing 52 card pick-up.)
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To: goodwithagun

Thanks lots for the advice!


47 posted on 08/21/2013 7:24:55 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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I have to admit I’m torn... would I really want him ‘working’ more?

It is a conundrum.

48 posted on 08/21/2013 7:25:07 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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Really? Women fantasize about him?

Ewww.

On that note, I think it’s time for a shower. G’night all.


49 posted on 08/21/2013 7:29:58 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Power disintegrates when people withdraw their obedience and support)
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At this point, more than a million public school students in the United States are homeless. This is the first time that has ever happened in our history. That number has risen by 57 percent since the 2006-2007 school year.

Even stranger - the MSM - a group that luvs the homeless - isn't doing stories about them anymore... Any guess as to why?

50 posted on 08/21/2013 7:31:44 PM PDT by GOPJ (- - NSA - The only part of government that actually listens...Joe Kovacs)
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