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    Quote Originally Posted by Blueneck View Post
    Thinking the value of homes wouldn't drop when they were being built at a record breaking pace because everyone knows when you supply more of something the demand (and the price) always goes up. Duh.
    essentially mandating the loosening up of mortgage lending for any Tom, Dick and Sherry who wanted to experience the "deserved" dream of homeownership drove the explosion in housing developments.

    government facilitated easy money--> higher demand--> HIGHER PRICES (until "pop goes the government created bubble")

    duh.
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    Exceptional Americans - the irony !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loki View Post
    Exceptional Americans - the irony !
    Obama pandering to American Exceptionalism during his Sunday address while apologizing for Americans every time he's on foreign soil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madeline View Post
    Not entirely. Deserves its own thread, IMO.

    What she said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    What she said.
    starting a thread about ideological cognitive dissonance, then not understanding simple examples of ideological cognitive dissonance.


    Last edited by webrockk; 8th December 2015 at 02:44 PM.

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    LOL... a favorite...

    Over dramatically labeling Obama as a communist, socialist, dictator and calling him Glorious Leader all while having a raging hard political boner for a former KGB agent who was an actual communist and is an actual dictator in Vladimir Putin.

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    Great thread idea @Amelia
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    Obama to Putin: "you need to pull out"
    Putin: "your daddy should have pulled out".
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    Quote Originally Posted by GordonGecko View Post
    How about...

    "I support Bernie Sanders....but I oppose the majority of Sanders' agenda. I'm a Republican, support Republicans, have voted straight Republican in the past, defend Republicans, attack Democrats and liberals....but still expect people to believe I support Bernie Sanders."?
    Sorry. I don't think that qualifies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boontito View Post
    LOL... a favorite...

    Over dramatically labeling Obama as a communist, socialist, dictator and calling him Glorious Leader all while having a raging hard political boner for a former KGB agent who was an actual communist and is an actual dictator in Vladimir Putin.
    You win!
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