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Steven Hansen is an international business and industrial consultant specializing in turning around troubled business units; consults to governments to optimize process flows; and provides economic indicator analysis based on unadjusted data and process limitations.
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Econintersect LLC
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Global Economic Intersect
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  • dancing diva
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    Rather than defunding Obamacare we should defund Congress.


    A more useless group is difficult to imagine.
    21 Sep 2013, 01:58 PM Reply Like
  • Moon Kil Woong
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    Not so.


    First, it's not a complete government shutdown but it is a curtailment of government (a win for Republicans).


    Second, Obama should use this to break the Unions and force them all into Obamacare (a win for Obamacare).


    Third, it's the only way we actually get fair budget cuts these days (good for Republicans).


    Fourth, It's a great excuse to rid ourselves of expansionist military action (Good for Democrats excluding a warmonger Obama).


    Fifth, both parties can blame each other for the economic downturn that is inevitable (because economic cycles still exist until we become completely socialist/communist).


    Sixth, the Federal Reserve then has an excuse to engage in QE 4 which it plans to do sooner or later anyways (Democrats love that free money to their big banks and their lobbyists).


    Seventh, sooner or later the Republican's will have to pass a debt ceiling increase (good for Democrats eventually).


    Eighth, Obamacare will still roll out albeit underfunded (Republicans want at least this).


    Ninth, lobbyists will have to contribute to Republicans just to get any debt ceiling increase passed (after all its all about the power and money in Washington).


    So everyone is a winner, because its all about the spin as well in Washington.
    22 Sep 2013, 03:41 PM Reply Like
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