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Huh? TradingEconomics? Who are they? You're asking me why their numbers are different from official US government statistics? Why don't you ask them? Forecasts for 2088? Sure.   Add: I notice you have a fan in SpamSandwich. What a surprise.
Most recent GDP numbers: http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/national/gdp/gdpnewsrelease.htm Employment data: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm Inflation data (actual): http://inflationdata.com/Inflation/Inflation_Rate/HistoricalInflation.aspx Budget deficits (actual): http://www.bea.gov/iTable/iTable.cfm?reqid=16#reqid=16&step=1&isuri=1 Budget deficits (projected): https://www.cbo.gov/publication/45653 Debt-to-GDP: On this, I was wrong -- it is forecasted to rise...
So what's the problem with the US government printing money? Have any facts you'd like to share?
"Assertions"? Would you like links to the data? Happy to oblige.
The "/sarcasm" tag in your post is misplaced. Unless your household is allowed to print money. /sarcasm
Fair enough. I take back the 'Far Right' bit. Why don't you address the substantive portion of my comment?
Please give up on this. There's so much about this that you don't understand. Let's start with the comparison to Ireland, Spain and Greece: it's meaningless. They had control over their fiscal policies, but not their monetary policy (in Euros). The US controls both its fiscal and monetary policies. Huge difference. If the debt were perceived to be an issue US we would, at a minimum, see higher interest rates, higher inflation, and a dollar depreciation. We have had for...
There's nothing wrong with "$18 trillion in debt." The fact that you guys keep bringing this up doesn't amount to a hill of beans. Talk about 'simplistic interpretations'!
I have to agree that Apple's recent ads leave something to be desired. There appears to be no focus, no real message. I have absolutely no idea what they're trying to convey.To add to it, the ads carried by their US telecom partners are cringe-worthy.
'Faulty' is actually understandable, even acceptable -- we all make mistakes.At this point, it is difficult to conclude that IDC is anything is other than agenda-driven. It probably has to do with their client base, and what these clients want to hear.
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