They didn't do due diligence with an extremely powerful financial instrument (Credit Default Swaps) and it is now biting everybody in the butt.
Can we get this to McCain, just in case he doesn’t know enough to use it tomorrow?
Someone also needs to point to the price of gas during the Dems’ two year control of Congress. I don’t know the exact numbers, but it was a gradual increase until 2006, then the volcano erupted.
Can you or someone else put up a stock chart from when the dems took over congress until today. That would make it easily understandable.
--Gas price average $2.11 a gallon and stable
--Unemployment 4.5% and stable
--Home prices rising and household wealth increasing
--Budget deficit declining, federal revenues increasing
For FOUR YEARS after the brief 9/11 recession, we had uninterrupted economic growth and low gas and food prices, uner the Bush policies. Now in just two years since Democrats took over Congress, we have falling revenues, an exploding deficit, soaring unemployment, a financial crisis, plummeting home values, rising foreclosures, and gas at neary $4 a gallon.
Clinton always took credit for the stock market boom, but when you look at the actual figures, there was an increase during 1993-94, but you don’t see the big jump until 1995, when the Republicans took Congress.
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