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Interesting little app that you lets you find out how each candidate would affect your pocketbook, based on your age, income, and number of dependents. Politify’s predictions are based off of non-partisan economic models of each candidate’s proposed tax plans. Users can also see the impact on their neighborhood, city, or the whole country.
The inviting user interface is enough to make up for the fact that the economic implications of an election are nearly impossible to predict and the fact that Mitt Romney has infamously refused to reveal details about his tax plan. The app also can’t tell users how likely they are to lose their job, the impact of healthcare costs, depreciation of the dollar, costs of foreign wars, or any of the indirect costs associated with different fiscal policies.
Mr and I would lose big time under Romney - it'd be illuminating to hear what happens to others here under each.
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This UC-Berkeley based website looks like nothing more than an ultra-partisan tool designed to cook the books in a way which supports one candidate and opposes the other, but at the same time make it look impartial enough to fool morons into thinking it is some sort of non-partisan attempt to educate. And apparently it is succeeding to the end.
Here's a screen grab of just how impartial this website is:
Yeah a Robert Reich production. What could go wrong. Further to the left than Paul Krugman with his main distinction that he is one of the few Leftist that couldn't make it Massachusetts.
n January 2009, the month President Obama entered the Oval Office and shortly before he signed his stimulus spending bill, median household income was $54,983. By June 2012, it had tumbled to $50,964, adjusted for inflation. (See the chart nearby.) That's $4,019 in lost real income, a little less than a month's income every year.
On top of the fact that on average people have lost 40% of their net worth? (That figure is accurate) I can barley get what I paid for on my house including a minimum of 50K invested in it.
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------------------ “On a day when they could have had impact players David Terrell or Koren Robinson..they took Georgia defensive tackle Richard Seymour, who had 1 sacks last season in the pass-happy SEC and is too tall to play tackle at 6-6 and too slow to play defensive end. This genius move was followed by trading out of a spot where they could have gotten the last decent receiver in Robert Ferguson and settled for tackle Matt Light, who will not help any time soon.”
"Some guys play in all-star games, some guys don't. I don't know who picks all those all-star teams. In all honesty, I don't know who picks the combine, for that matter," Belichick said. "How does (Miami-Ohio offensive lineman Brandon) Brooks not get invited to the combine? How did Vollmer not get invited to the combine? I don't know. We can't really worry about that. We just have to try to evaluate them the best we can."