Ishkur: Bush injured America.Obama has stopped the bleeding.But the Republicans won't let the wound heal.
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zetar: 6. Created 4.3 million jobs
zetar: Sorry for the long post:Are we better off than we were 4 years ago? Here's what President Obama has done in the last 4 years originally from here):1. Saved the banks2. Brought the stock market from 6,500K to 13,000K3. Saved GM4. Repealed DADT5. Ordered a Mini Dream Act6. Created 4.3 million jobs7. 27- straight months of private-sector job growth8. Passed Healthcare9. Ended the war in Iraq10. Drawing down from Afghanistan11. Doubled the Number of Border Security Agents12. Appointed First Hispanic Justice13. Restored America's Standing in the world14. Dealt effectively with the BP Oil Spill15. Dealt effectively with the Pirate Crisis16. Dealt effectively with H1N117. Kept America Safe18. Passed Financial Reform19. Passed a Credit-Card Bill of Rights20. Passed Equal Pay for Women21. Nearly Wiped out Al Qaeda22. Killed OBL23. Added Eight-yeas of solvency to Medicare24. Quit smoking25. And got a dogP.S. On a personal note: I also quit smoking and we got Sam dog. Also I got a PhD. So, yeah, we're a lot better off than under Bush.
Codenamechaz: then you'd have a tough time saying "Yes" to that question.
balloot: The thing is, he's telling the truth. Obama took over on a severe downward slide in the economy, and it took a solid year to simply stop the bleeding. We're not quite back to pre-recession levels yet.With that being said, Dems probably should have a more politically palatable answer to this question. :)
Animatronik: the things is... word salad
Animatronik: the thing is, the Democrats are living in FANTASYLAND.You can't keep giving money back to your loyal voters when the country is deep in debt.I'm watching the Governor of Montana (D) on TV talking about how we need to get back to "budget surpluses" so he can give some money back to hard working voters. Not pay down debt, give some more money to voters. Its not about Ds and Rs on this issue, but as far as I can tell the Ds are much worse.If we keep electing people like this we will never pay down the debt and essentially younger generations will end up being wage slaves to older generations.
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