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3.8 million of 3.3 million jobs created since 2009 went to people aged 55+

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Nowhere do I claim to be, you do to some extent, but I certainly don't.

Del, I am worried about the future of this country, I am not trying to outsmart anyone, or prove people wrong. I am just trying to point out to a few others that we probably need to start opening our eyes, and pay attention to what DC is doing to us.

Maybe you like the road we are heading down, and that's cool, but personally I don't. I would love to take home more of my money. I would love to not pass on debt that my generation accrued to my children.

But whatever.

Fwiw, most of us pay attention, at least most that vote anyway. The problem is that our leaders can't come to a consensus as to how to fix it. And our leaders are merely a reflection of the voting populace. The best way to fix it imo is a balanced approach of cutting spending (mostly across the board) and most of the bush tax cuts to expire. But both sides are going to have to come to an agreement, and so far, they haven't.

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Looks like a prediction to me.

Prediction...no, assumption....yes.

I feel that we will have it lowered again, but I certainly can't predict the future.

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Fwiw, most of us pay attention, at least most that vote anyway. The problem is that our leaders can't come to a consensus as to how to fix it. And our leaders are merely a reflection of the voting populace. The best way to fix it imo is a balanced approach of cutting spending (mostly across the board) and most of the bush tax cuts to expire. But both sides are going to have to come to an agreement, and so far, they haven't.

100% agree with you. I just have not seen any indication out of this government that they are willing to cut any spending what so ever.

More interested in their next 15 years instead of this country's next 150.

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what is the FED shooting for when it says they won't touch rates until unemployment is at 6.5%?

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100% agree with you. I just have not seen any indication out of this government that they are willing to cut any spending what so ever.

More interested in their next 15 years instead of this country's next 150.

The current administration has definitely shown they are willing to cut some spending, especially military. Fwiw, I don't have a problem with cutting some military spending, as long as other areas are cut as well.

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The current administration has definitely shown they are willing to cut some spending, especially military. Fwiw, I don't have a problem with cutting some military spending, as long as other areas are cut as well.

Agreed on the across the board stuff. I am not a fan of raising taxes and not expansive cuts.

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You don't really believe that do you?

With the speed in which we are increasing spending.

If I could see a true decrease in spending out of Washington, then I will go along with this. However I don't, and haven't in years.

The difference between 2% growth and 3% is massive. Sure I can't predict how spending goes but we would have to spend like even more drunk sailors to screw up solid economic growth.

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The difference between 2% growth and 3% is massive. Sure I can't predict how spending goes but we would have to spend like even more drunk sailors to screw up solid economic growth.

i think many of those sailors are still in office.

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As a former sailor and occassionally a drunken one, I am offended by this conversation. Most drunken sailors I knew only spent what they had and left their credit cards on the ship. :)

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As a former sailor and occassionally a drunken one, I am offended by this conversation. Most drunken sailors I knew only spent what they had and left their credit cards on the ship. :)

Well that and these days when was the last time you saw a 25 year old that was willing to work hard?

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Well that and these days when was the last time you saw a 25 year old that was willing to work hard?

me and everybody else i know

tell me more about how hard it was to get a good job and be successful during one of the most explosive periods of economic growth in american history grandpa

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tinderbox business school desk jockeys may now feel free to talk about how much harder they work than the poverty stricken loser poorfags who spend 12 hour days sorting through pig guts at the smithfield plant for $11/hour gogogogogogo

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