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Topic:  RE: How many will kneel at 1:00 today?
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bobcatsquared
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  Message Not Read  RE: How many will kneel at 1:00 today?
   Posted: 10/30/2021 11:43:17 PM 
Wondering what Robert Fox and others like him think about our former president doing the tomahawk chop tonight for the whole world to see. Can't say I'm surprised - always the divider.
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  Message Not Read  RE: How many will kneel at 1:00 today?
   Posted: 10/31/2021 9:27:52 AM 
bobcatsquared wrote:
Wondering what Robert Fox and others like him think about our former president doing the tomahawk chop tonight for the whole world to see. Can't say I'm surprised - always the divider.


Curious what you think about our current president causing massive inflation. Washington is stealing our money. Not a good look.


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giacomo
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   Posted: 10/31/2021 9:43:43 PM 
He wasn’t even doing the chop! It was photo shopped. Every time I see him I want to sing “Send in the Clowns”.
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  Message Not Read  RE: How many will kneel at 1:00 today?
   Posted: 10/31/2021 11:19:20 PM 
The Optimist wrote:
bobcatsquared wrote:
Wondering what Robert Fox and others like him think about our former president doing the tomahawk chop tonight for the whole world to see. Can't say I'm surprised - always the divider.


Curious what you think about our current president causing massive inflation. Washington is stealing our money. Not a good look.


Definitely only Biden and not the last few decades of monetary policy catching up to us.


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Bobcat Love's Sense of Shame
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  Message Not Read  RE: How many will kneel at 1:00 today?
   Posted: 11/1/2021 10:14:03 AM 
The Optimist wrote:
bobcatsquared wrote:
Wondering what Robert Fox and others like him think about our former president doing the tomahawk chop tonight for the whole world to see. Can't say I'm surprised - always the divider.


Curious what you think about our current president causing massive inflation. Washington is stealing our money. Not a good look.


I'm not an economics wonk or anything, so I may well be wrong here, but generally speaking when I see any economic issue blamed squarely on one administration -- particularly one that's 11 months old, it seems too convenient.

My understanding is this: in a vacuum, inflation rates are very high -- price increases are something like 5%. But when compared to pre-pandemic numbers, the rise is much less substantial, and the sharp increases don't take into account drops due to the pandemic. Add to that that several of the consumer segments used to determine price increases -- used cars, fuel, shelter (which includes both home costs and hotels) -- were segments hit in very direct, and strange ways by the pandemic and it becomes far less cut and dry what's driving inflation right now. Then, of course, the labor market's seen a huge shift over the last 2 years in ways nobody yet fully understands and I just have no idea how to unpack the variables and land comfortably on "Biden is stealing money from Americans."

But like I said, I'm not an expert and may well be wrong about all of that. Which Biden admin policy (or policies) is it that's resulting in this spike?

Last Edited: 11/1/2021 10:22:34 AM by Bobcat Love's Sense of Shame

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  Message Not Read  RE: How many will kneel at 1:00 today?
   Posted: 11/2/2021 4:41:39 PM 
Bobcat Love's Sense of Shame wrote:
The Optimist wrote:
bobcatsquared wrote:
Wondering what Robert Fox and others like him think about our former president doing the tomahawk chop tonight for the whole world to see. Can't say I'm surprised - always the divider.


Curious what you think about our current president causing massive inflation. Washington is stealing our money. Not a good look.


I'm not an economics wonk or anything, so I may well be wrong here, but generally speaking when I see any economic issue blamed squarely on one administration -- particularly one that's 11 months old, it seems too convenient.

My understanding is this: in a vacuum, inflation rates are very high -- price increases are something like 5%. But when compared to pre-pandemic numbers, the rise is much less substantial, and the sharp increases don't take into account drops due to the pandemic. Add to that that several of the consumer segments used to determine price increases -- used cars, fuel, shelter (which includes both home costs and hotels) -- were segments hit in very direct, and strange ways by the pandemic and it becomes far less cut and dry what's driving inflation right now. Then, of course, the labor market's seen a huge shift over the last 2 years in ways nobody yet fully understands and I just have no idea how to unpack the variables and land comfortably on "Biden is stealing money from Americans."

But like I said, I'm not an expert and may well be wrong about all of that. Which Biden admin policy (or policies) is it that's resulting in this spike?


Agreed. If you compare prices to last year -- when prices were artificially deflated because a lot of people were out of work so demand was way down -- that's a bit unfair. If you compare them to two years ago, prices aren't that much higher. Much has to do with all those ships sitting offshore loaded with goods from overseas -- supply is down, so prices go up. And that's largely due to policies from the '70s, '80s and '90s that allowed companies to send jobs overseas. We're not making goods in the U.S. as we used to, so we can't just ramp up output like we used to. The previous administration was going to fix this, but instead of focusing on creating jobs in the U.S. (he did take credit for jobs that were created through policies from prior administrations) he played tariff war, which didn't help create jobs, and lowered corporate taxes with no incentives that they earn those lower taxes by creating jobs in the U.S.


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