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October 10, 2011

Street Talk: Oct. 10, 2011

Who do you think has caused the recent economic turmoil?

“Mostly the corporations. They are the ones that laid off those millions of workers.”

— Patrice Laporte, Franklin, retired

“President Bush. I’ve always thought he caused it and that won’t change.”

— Lorene Big, Delhi, daycare assistant

“Locally I think the high taxes cut the growth.”

— Alex Reiter, Sidney, construction

“No one person is to blame. Sometimes the economy does well and everyone takes credit, and sometimes it does poorly and they try to blame everyone.”

— Jay Yarnell, Oneonta, sales


“Obama might try to blame the Republicans, but he’s the most powerful person to stop it.”

— Raquel Harland, Sidney, retired

“I think that most of the things President Bush did caused it.”

— Kristie Millhouse, Sidney, hairdresser

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