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  • phrase Initialism of you're on your own.


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  • But slow bleed or sudden shock, the idea that I've described as YOYO (you're on your own) economics is seriously on the ropes.

    Jared Bernstein: Watching History Unfold

  • Jared Bernstein calls YOYO ( "you're on your own") economics.

    Gene Sperling: Rising Tide Economics

  • As suggested by his title "KMAG YOYO," an acronym soldiers use that stands for "Kiss My Expletive Guys, You're On Your Own," Hayes Carll doesn't concern himself with politeness or discretion.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • The trickle-down, deregulatory agenda -- what I have called YOYO, or "you're on your own" economics -- presumes that the growth chain starts at the top of the wealth scale and "trickles down" to those at the middle and the bottom of that scale.

    The Full Feed from

  • That is the use of this application I, and so many others find objectionable, but for the use you and YOYO have outlined it would be very useful, but for me, I would only turn on my device to my parents viewing if I was in trouble or late, not to be monitored everywhere I went.

    Tracking Kids with Google Latitude | Sync Blog

  • YOYO education is just as destructive as YOYO economics.

    In New Ad, Obama Shows Clintonian Touch

  • At the old TPM EC site I said I'd like Giuliani to be the nominee to force the so-called values voters to chose between the economic policies of the Republicans (the "you're on your own" YOYO society) or that of the Democrats (more "populist" and socially just).

    Rudy Brushes Off Talk Of Third-Party Challenge From Right

  • The social conservatives will have to choose between the more populist message of the Dems or the YOYO (you're on your own) message of the GOP.

    Poll: Whopping Three out of Four GOP Voters Say Rudy Is "Acceptable" Nominee

  • It's the YOYO economy ( "You're on your own") with a my-way-or-the-highway foreign policy and the suspension of any civil liberties that get in the way.

    Gerald McEntee: If They Win

  • I describe the vision as YOYO (you're on your own) economics, though you're free to amend it to "you're on your own unless you've got friends in high places ... in that case, you can plunder the treasure."

    Jared Bernstein: It's Our Turn Now


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    December 6, 2009