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Dow jones

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by AUDITECH, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. Feb 17, 2009 at 5:31 PM
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    AUDITECH

    AUDITECH [OP] Carolina Alliance: LAZY DIVISION

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    Ok obama signed the bill and the dow droped 297 points well that should tell you what the smart people not madam polosie thinks of it
     
  2. Feb 17, 2009 at 6:11 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?

    yeah, because the smart people on wall street ran their companies so well before the bill passed...:rolleyes:
     
  3. Feb 17, 2009 at 6:11 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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  4. Feb 17, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    i honestly think threads devoted to politics should always get closed....they start too much fuss. If i recall there was something in the off topic devoted to politics and it got closed.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2009 at 6:17 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    As long as they dont turn into a poo flinging match , I like them to stay open. Personally, I dont know everything about government, and I like to read everyones veiwpoint on the subject. Between the banter, there is a ton of usefull knowlege.
     
  6. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:33 PM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    actually, the smart people did do well. its the retards that ran their companies into the ground. warren buffet has been making money nonstop since before the elcection when the market took a dive.
     
  7. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    wat?
    and buffet is actually someone who had been advising the prez since before he took office
     
  8. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:48 PM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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  9. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    im pretty sure Obama was looking to Buffet for some position
     
  10. Feb 17, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    better than nd looking for a reacharound position...lol
     
  11. Feb 18, 2009 at 6:46 AM
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    nd

    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    damn you you democrat!
     
  12. Feb 18, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    Actually, Buffett struck out quite a bit last year.
     
  13. Feb 18, 2009 at 7:12 AM
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    x2 -- and also close all the legalize pot threads too :D

    :laugh:
     
  14. Feb 18, 2009 at 7:41 AM
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    nd

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    he didn't do as well as usual, but he still posted profits all year. not as drastic as in the past but he still knew how to play the field, even in the mud and the rain
     
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    agreed. Since all these debatable threads are starting, i think i should start one about abortion and gun control.....

    Afterall, there is nothing better than shooting a fetus in the face with a 50 cal.
     
  16. Feb 18, 2009 at 7:50 AM
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    hahahaha! thats awesome!
     
  17. Feb 18, 2009 at 7:52 AM
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    I have been known to piss excellence in the morning...
     
  18. Feb 18, 2009 at 8:11 AM
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    Count me in for closing political threads too cuz' its obvious we all don't share the same opinions. But, I will say that I'm reading a good book ya'll aught to check out called:
    by John Talbott.

    You know what's interesting? Guess what lobbies contribute the most money to politicians ( and this includes both dems and repubs)?

    They are as follows:
    The National Association of Realtors
    The Mortgage Bankers Association
    The American Bankers Association
    Most major investment banks
    Freddie and Fannie Mac

    So guess what happens when these industries give hundreds of millions of dollars every year to various campaigns of congressmen, senators, presidential candidates ( both Mccain and Obama)? Why- that allows these industries to run totally unchecked, unregulated, and unhampered so they could create this huge Ponzi Scheme.

    This single aspect alone is the biggest reason that we are in the trouble we face. I for one am planning to do all I can to write to my representatives to put an end to lobbying period. It has NO business in politics.
     
  19. Feb 18, 2009 at 8:13 AM
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    i gave you pos rep but it prolly shows up as grey
     
  20. Feb 18, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    Yep. That's not normal. may wanna see a doctor about that.
     
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