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Q1 GDP revised DOWNWARD to -1%. Unexpectedly, of course. The media cheerleaders were out in force: CNN: no big deal. Reuters: it was due to that coooold weather. Lucky Democrat Obama is president or old people, cats, dogs and children would be starving to death in the street right now.

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Not so silent May 29, 2014 at 11:07 pm
poppajoe49 May 30, 2014 at 1:50 pm

I LOVE that sub headline:

Always 100% Kardashian-free

Progressive Hemrrhoid May 29, 2014 at 2:57 pm

Looks like commienomics is working as designed, we’re headed right straight to the bottom.

Big Al May 29, 2014 at 10:05 am

Summer of Recovery redox doo-doo.

MGAP May 29, 2014 at 8:58 am

-0.1% is actually a positive gain when you factor in the unusually cool weather in south Texas right now. Cooler weather means more goods being bought for outdoor activities and is thus an eleventy twelve thirty fourth gain in GDP. Google has a calculator for doing the math. Just type ‘eleventynomics calculator’ in the search box…

Jim Stewart May 29, 2014 at 10:22 am

I thought the economy contracted because fusion warp plasma sub-space reactor production was delayed.

MGAP May 29, 2014 at 11:34 am

The Google Eleventynomics Calculator takes FWPSSR production AND development schedules into account and adjusts figures accordingly.

GhostntheMachine May 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm

And driver error

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/05/28/google-were-building-car-with-no-steering-wheel/

[so you have more time to surf the web and use your phone so they can vacuum more private info from you, you know, while you’re supposed to be driving…]

Navyvet2 May 29, 2014 at 7:05 pm

Unfortunately the Eleventynomics Calculator software was done by CGI in a sole source contract for eleventy billion taxpayer dollars, with the usual 50% kickback to the DNC.

Navyvet2 May 29, 2014 at 7:27 am

Who but idiots are surprised that it was revised downward….as usual? Even the idiot Obama Steno Pool are not surprised even though they say, as always, “This is unexpected.” Scumbags all.

CO2Insanity May 29, 2014 at 7:12 am

Someone screwed up. They should have blamed Bush.

Jim Stewart May 29, 2014 at 10:20 am

Or the Koch brothers.

I was listening to CBS libtard radio news at the top of the hour and the contraction got a one sentence mention.

I am sure there was never any bad weather during the eight years Ronald Reagan was president.

jukin May 30, 2014 at 7:17 am

The democrat propagandists have their talking points or rather their non-talking points. It will be interesting how the Obama regime fudges the numbers for Q2 14 and how Obama will either be blameless (bad numbers) or Obama will be totally responsible (good numbers).

jukin May 29, 2014 at 6:44 am

You see it isn’t Obama-democrat Care it is cold weather because we have never had a cold winter before.

Obama and the democrat party’s work is done with the economy, almost finished with our health care system, and pivoting to ruining our foreign policy.

poppajoe49 May 29, 2014 at 9:24 pm

Don’t forget, if they can make a big enough issue of the VA scandal, they will be able to push the Veterans into Obamacare! Then all will be well in commie land.

StrinaM May 29, 2014 at 6:28 am

Cold weather to blame, eh? Thought global WARMING was SUCH a threat. The ultimate threat to our time.

poppajoe49 May 29, 2014 at 9:22 pm

SHHHH, the LIVs are listening! They need them to believe whatever lie is convenient today to forward the communist agenda.