“See I Told You We Were In A Recession” – The One ‘I Told You So’ No One Wanted To Be Right About…




 “During that time, the unemployment rate went to 25 percent, at least, based on the data that we have. The real GDP (gross domestic product) fell by one-third. About a third of all of the banks failed. The stock market fell 90 percent.”

Bernanke said the situation at that time represented “very difficult circumstances,” because “we didn’t have the social safety net that we have today. So let’s put that out of our minds; there’s no — there’s comparison in terms of severity.”  – Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke On How This ISN’T like the Great Depression

What a bunch of bullshit.

I’m sick of rich guys in suits trying to explain to me how good or bad our current economic situation is.

How would you know? Because your fucking pie graph tells you so? Or cause Suze Orman told you so?

Let me tell you something, they dont know shit!!!!

No one does.

Frankly, I was one of the few people out there who called this recession months ago.

So how credible is Devonte Smith on economic affairs?

Well, despite me being 1 for 1…I’d be willing to guess the vast majority of any of you reading this wouldnt trust me with balancing your checkbook, let alone with all of your economic knowledge…

So why trust them? All they are doing is reading a bunch of books on how the economy used to work and coming up with a hypothesis on how that would relate to Wall St. in 2008.

And we are supposed to treat that shit as the gospel???

Oh well, if its printed in the Wall Street Journal or New York Times it must be true…

Lets be real – one thing everyone overlooks when turning to the Journal or the Times is that while they are great resources for reporting the news AFTER it happens, they are horrible at predicting what is going to happen next.

I never heard anyone say “Oh I just read this article in the Times that said there is going to be a terrorist attack in September” or “Hey, did you read that article in th WSJ that says Louisiana is definetly going to get a Hurricane that wipes out all of their wealth and resources”

So why would a newspaper be that insightful now?

Like I said, what a bunch of bullshit.

Thats exactly why these so called economists dont know shit

They are analyzing precedent to give them the answer to the future…

You cant fight a modern day war with the strategy of a caveman

If these guys were so smart, wouldnt they have been able to predict that THIS recession was coming?

Wouldnt they have been able to see this coming and know what measures to take to prevent shit from getting worse?

– Silence –

To me, I see this as totally up in the air.

I just heard today that my current employer could possibly be filing for Chapter 11 as early as Christmas…

That right there is by far the most accurate economic indicator in my opinion

So quite frankly, yes, we very well could be heading for another depression…why?

Because we are still witnessing the free fall of the economy – until there is some sort of stabilization for more than a day or so no one can prove that we aren’t heading for a depression…

See…I told you so…




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  1. Actually…this recession started happening longer than “months” ago. Started happening last year…as a matter of fact…it’s only when we’re bordering depression (which we are now) that the media and government is willing to admit publicly that we’re in a “recession”.

    Things are always much worse than they seem. But that’s only cuz sometimes the government needs to lie in order to keep the country running.

    Also, using the hurricane and terrorist attacks as argument points is not quite valid since those were uncontrollable incidents at the time. However, the media has warned of the recent hurricanes aforehand – it’s the people who are at fault for not listening.

    Also, you can’t know where you are now until you’ve studied your past. Thinking that historical events do not pertain to our situation now is completely ignorant. Many economists have predicted that this recession was coming. Most just hoped (at least, publicly) that we’d be on the rise again before we hit rock bottom – not going to happen. But, ultimately, no one was pretending that the economy was good. It was pretty obvious from the droughts and famine around the world and the continued rise of oil prices that the economy was on the downfall.

    I’m sorry to hear your company may be filing a ch. 11. It’s sad times now, and I wish you the best luck.

  2. I totally agree that we are in a recession. This recession started a LONG time ago, back when things went bad with the housing market, as many know-whether you have studied economics or not-but once the housing market fails its not long until other things follow suit. We are definitely fucked as a country. Our dollar is going to become worthless as we continue to bail ourselves out and weaken our own dollar.

    And yes. There have been economists that have been predicting this..I have been studying accountancy for the past four years and trust me, I have had my business school professors bringing in articles about an impeding recession for over a year now.

    Anyways, its not about who said what anymore, its about where we ARE and where we are going. We need to stop bailing out these bastards on wall street that are just selfishly taking our tax dollars and pocketing them. In my opinion, that’s stealing. Why aren’t we as a country doing anything??? ISn’t that what America is about and what our forefathers fought for??

  3. My corporation was going through a fitness-phase at that time. ,

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