Archive for April 16, 2009


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Prepare yourself for a one of a kind, Rachel Maddow slap-down.

“On Friday night, I called my wife and I said, ‘Brooke, I am not coming home this weekend. I will call you on Monday. Tonight, I want you to go to the ATM machine, and I want you to draw out everything it will let you take. And I want you to tomorrow, and I want you to go Sunday.’ I was convinced on Friday night that if you put a plastic card in an ATM machine the last thing you were going to get was cash.” Burr added, “I think it is safe to say the economy has not rebounded. If anything, we have gone deeper into what economists call ‘recession.’ I would tell you it’s not a recession. I would define this as a depression.” The Hendersonville Times-News, 4/14/09

Ah yes, “Senator genius” (a fitting title for GOP senator Richard Burr) let’s have a run on the banks as if your party hasn’t done enough already to cripple the economy. Let us hope he keeps the asinine remarks coming, after all his mouth will no doubt make Attorney General Roy Cooper’s decision to challenge him in 2010 much easier.

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