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Section A: General News

Letter: U.S. president did inherit a mess




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September 19, 2012 | 1769 views | 66 comments

Editor:

For Barack Obama, and for Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, it is fairly easy to quickly name the “messes” they assumed over the past 68 years upon being sworn into office. You don’t have to be a historian or a researcher to recall frequent references to sweeping events, such as recessions, wars, assassinations, resignations, revolutions, and other economic and social upheavals -- often portrayed or symbolized in vivid news images and often mentioned as well in newspaper and magazine headlines.  . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 28, 2012 5:04am
 
 
Tiger.....A fair market price is what the retailer
is willing to sell a product for based on what the
consumer is willing to pay for that product. That is
the basis for ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 28, 2012 4:51am
 
 
Ex.....Even the current political ads tout the fact
that gasoline prices have doubled during the current
administration term....there have been many changes
in the price ... Read More Read More
 
 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
September 27, 2012 9:04pm
 
 
PG:

If the oil is based on a future that may cause the price to rise, does the price drop if the prediction is incorrect? I haven't seen it yet. This why there are record ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 27, 2012 4:45pm
 
 
Just as in a drought, oil futures are based on an
assumption that the price will rise or fall depending
on a predicted circumstance happening or not happening.
For instance, ... Read More Read More
 
 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
September 27, 2012 12:19pm
 
 
PG: Those are the Admirals words.

A futures market price for hay would be artificial. What would you base it on? That the drought would end? There is no way to predict ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 27, 2012 11:57am
 
 
Ex Tiger....Just read your reply to Alvin.....what part
of the reply is yours and what part is quoted ?
Is that you or the admiral ????
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 27, 2012 11:42am
 
 
Ex Tiger.....I was using WW II as an example of
the admiral's mistaken idea that the submarine
would signal the end of the battleship usefulness. ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
September 27, 2012 11:19am
 
 
4th...Blah Blah Blah Blah about sums up your military
expertise. I guess you consider yourself to be the
resident expert of Wilson county. I'm sure that your
vast amount ... Read More Read More
 
 
Ex-Tiger  
CA  
September 27, 2012 11:03am
 
 
PG: World war II? You do think you know it all. Admiral Fischer died in 1920. I was not referring to modern warfare. I was referring to the power we have through the air. ... Read More Read More
 
 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
September 27, 2012 10:19am
 
 
Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah....You and Obama have nothing meaningful to add to the discussion. Just a lot more bs and words that meaning nothing. Once again, as Allen ... Read More Read More
 

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