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You Gotta Luv This RECOVERY!!!!!!!

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January 11, 2010 – Comments (7)

AOL to lay off up to 1,200 workers to reach target

Venture Capital Funding Down 47% in 2009

Update: Georgia Schools - Job Cuts, Furloughs, Bigger Class Size all Could be Coming

Update: Cleveland Safety Force - Expect 100 Layoffs Today

JAL - Plan for Many Job Cuts

SF Municipal Transportation Agency - 100

Last year we lost over 20,000,000 jobs, millions of additional independent contractors also suffered income loss and not counted, and tens of millions suffered massive wage cuts......this year is likely to be a lot worse.  It is not the end of the world, simply the effect of Zombulation.

 

IF WE ARE A SERVICE ECONOMY, AND WE ARE FIRING THE SERVICE WORKERS AND OUTSOURCING MANUFACTURING....WHAT IS OUR ECONOMY??????

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#1) On January 11, 2010 at 1:21 PM, Judochop172 (25.16) wrote:

http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=121378

Government cover-up of food shortage feared

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#2) On January 11, 2010 at 6:15 PM, KamranatUCLA (29.41) wrote:

Our economy is homeless economy, gangs economy, drug dealers economy...oh and rap artists who sing and rap about gangsters make a lot of money too.

So lets call our economy 50cent economy. Because 50 cent is probably maing more monet than 99.999% of us all combined and lets call it 50 cent economy because that's all we have in our accounts after the job cuts, unrealistic IRS taxes, job exports to China, and wasted money on government.

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#3) On January 11, 2010 at 8:25 PM, Varchild2008 (85.74) wrote:

Took me FOREVER yesterday to get through the Walmart store lines..... Always crowded at beginning of the month each month for a reason....  As more people are without a job here in Michigan, they have to rely on Food Stamps and other things that arrive at the beginning of each month.

Also:

http://www.clickondetroit.com/education/22207741/detail.html
WCC closes enrollment for the first time in its 40 year history due to reaching max student capacity.

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#4) On January 11, 2010 at 9:07 PM, alstry (35.98) wrote:

When you bail out bankers and fail to restructure the debt to an overleveraged economy.......if the bankers stop lending, mathematically the economy eventually starts to shut down until eventually EVERYTHING mathematically runs out of money....and I mean EVERYTHING!!!!!!!

Japan Airlines - 15,600

Total of 10 Sam's Clubs Closing - 1,500 Jobs Lost

Charles River Laboratories International Inc in Shrewsbury MA - 300 Layoffs 

Avon Products Glenview Facility - 225 Jobs Gone

3 Shops and 1 Restaurant in Mayfaire Town Center Closing

Arizona Proposes Closing 22 State Parks

IT IS NOT A QUESTION IF ANYMORE.....NOW THE QUESTION IS HOW FAR WILL THIS GO

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#5) On January 11, 2010 at 9:27 PM, prose976 (< 20) wrote:

Alstry,

You are overlooking the possibility that a recovery does not necessarily return to the way it was....over even to anything that you might believe resembles the way it was.

It's like trying to turn the clock back to our American way was in the 50's.  Although many, like myself, would find this a very appealing alternative to our current state of affairs, it simply cannot happen.

Time marches on, and the events that happen along the way shape our lives.  You're whole premise is that somehow the world must return to another time in order to "recover."

Throughout history, there have been ideal times and disastrous times.  Each one affects the future.  It's quantum physics.

There is no going back to the "recovery" you expect, Alstry.  There is only forward.  The direction we are going may lead us into more disastrous times....or to more prosperous times.  Only God, the timeless One, can know what will happen.

While your prognostications are based on logic and history, as we know, history is not always the best tool for prognosticating the future.

We, as humans are destined to repeat our past failures even while striving to improve upon our past successes.

It is called the human condition.

Now, I must tell you, that you are the ULTIMATE ALSTRYBATOR.  You continue to rant and rave with the knowledge that if you continue long enough, eventually you will be able to say to everyone "See, I told you so."

So be it.  If you have nothing better to do with your time.  If you have nothing more constructive to offer.  If you are simply sitting around in your underwear all day researching all that ails humanity, yours is a sad, sad existence.

God Bless you Alstry.  But can you change the channel.  :) 

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#6) On January 11, 2010 at 9:28 PM, prose976 (< 20) wrote:

Please excuse the typos in my last post!

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#7) On January 11, 2010 at 9:31 PM, alstry (35.98) wrote:

Understanding the problem is simply a basic application of mathematics.......there is no historical equivelent of what is going on right now except 1870s America when over 85% of the family farms were foreclosed.

The conditions going into this situation are much much worse.

The world didn't end in the 1870s and nobody is saying the world is ending now......it is simply going to get a lot more interesting and at this point I am raising my unemployment estimate from 50% to 60%.

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