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Old 08-23-2012, 11:35 AM   #39
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Originally Posted by Direckshun View Post

2. Most credible economists feel that this was in fact the case. I rely on them for my points of view on the economy.
I think you're confusing the stimulus with TARP. The stimulus was an inefficient pile of fail. Any President, perhaps not including a back to nature guy like Ron Paul, would have fashioned a stimulus. Not all of them would have created the mess of economically-shallow, constituent payback that Obama did. TARP, OTOH, prevented an unprecedented global financial system meltdown, by most credible accounts.

By their own standards (no more than 8% unemployment w/ stimulus), the Obama administration's stimulus was a failure.
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