“2. The economy is hardly back on its feet. See Yeller's recent testimony. Plus we have a congress doing everything in their power to make life miserable for everybody else.”
QuantProgrammer on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:17:50
“Her name is Yellen and she is a total dove on inflation. This isn't QuantProgrammer being partisan; this is folks who've sat on the board of governors saying this.
The economy is not what it was in 2006, but it's a lot closer to '06 than where it was when we passed the stimulus. And inflation shocks take years to show up. So we need to start slowly taking our foot off the fiscal pedal as engineered in '09. Part of that means allowing these cuts to happen.”
“ROFL try reading the article. It very clearly states the Democrats cut the program. I will even copy and paste it for you since the article seems to be too long for you to read.
"Republican politicians have been trying to curtail food stamp spending, but they've been silent about the cut that just took effect -- which was the product of Democratic-backed legislation that passed in 2010."”
“I really can't stand Andrea at this point. She's a nice old lady the Republicans can slap around whenever they need. Its passive statements like "thanks for the advice" that make her such a bad journalist.”
“Any trait can be analogous depending on the developmental feedback. Most dogs have dark-colored lips to protect from UV rays. And some breeds might have thicker lips than others. That isn't very illuminating, however. Lips are not homologous among the higher mammals, which was my point. Not all lips are the same either. The vermilion coding in human lips is distinct in nature.”