Friday, July 30, 2010

Bloomberg: Recession in U.S. Was Even Worse Than Estimated, Revisions Show

The next time somebody blathers to me about "Obama's economy" I swear I'm going to print out multiple copies of this article and shove it down their throat.

The worst U.S. recession since the 1930s was even deeper than previously estimated, reflecting bigger slumps in consumer spending and housing, according to revised figures.

The world’s largest economy shrank 4.1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2007 to the second quarter of 2009, compared with the 3.7 percent drop previously on the books, the Commerce Department said today in Washington. Household spending fell 1.2 percent in 2009, twice as much as previously projected and the biggest decline since 1942.

Statistics do not lie. This horrendous economic downturn began under the Bush administration, accelerated through 2008 and peaked a few months after Obama took office.

I wish my conservative friends would just stop deceiving themselves and for once just accept the truth and facts as they are. However, since it's become painfully clear that the conservative movement lives in and operates in an entirely phantasmagorical alternate universe, I will not be holding my breath for that miracle to occur.


Oooh that had to have left a mark!

Pugnacious New York Congressman Anthony Weiner curb stomps the Rethugs for filibustering a bill to provide health care aid to rescue and recovery workers who have faced health problems since their work in the wake of the September 11 attacks.

I can completely understand Weiner's anger and disgust. Bush and the GOP shamelessly and cynically used 9/11 responders, firemen, police, emergency medical people, etc... as convenient political props for the time period right after 9/11 and then going into the 2004 election. And now that they have no further use for them, it's the old cold shoulder routine. That really is standard operating procedure for your modern day Republican party though -- fucking hypocrites to the core.

Good on Anthony Weiner for giving the Repukes a good swift kick to their saggy, underdeveloped scrotum sacs.


Thursday, July 29, 2010


The apex of your modern day, right-wing conservative mindset.

Fucking downright frightening to us sane people.


The first casualty of a Limbaugh rant? The truth . . .

Limbaugh truly is nothing short of a pathological liar.

I honestly have to say that the more lies and bullshit I hear being spewed forth from the phony pig's mouth, the less respect I have for those who cling to his every word as if it's the gospel truth. Unfortunately, as it may be, that would apply to a few family members and friends.