Skip to comments.How Much More Change Can We Stand? (V)
Posted on 10/08/2008 12:15:03 PM PDT by bootless
Stick this on your bulletin board and send it far and wide.
George Bush has been in office for 7½ years. The first six the economy was fine. In spite of the mid-2000 Clinton recession, it was even resilient enough to rebound after 9/11. A little over one year ago:
1. Consumer confidence stood at a 2½ year high;
2. Regular gasoline sold for $2.19 a gallon;
3. The unemployment rate was 4.5%.
4. The Dow Jones hit a record high14,000
5. Americans were buying new cars, stoking the economy, taking cruises, vacationing overseas, living large!
But Americans wanted change! So, in 2006 they voted in a Democratic Congress and yeswe got CHANGE all right. In the past year:
1. Consumer confidence has plummeted;
2. Gasoline is now over $3.75 a gallon, and it had hit well over $4 a gallon;
3. Unemployment is up to 5.5% (a 10% increase);
4. Americans have seen their home equity drop by $12 TRILLION dollars, with prices still dropping;
5. 1% of American homes are in foreclosure.
6. As I write, the Dow is probing another low: $2.5 TRILLION dollars have evaporated from Americans stocks, bonds and mutual funds investment portfolios.
Yes, in 2006, America voted for change ... and we sure got it! Remember, the President has no control over any of these issues - only Congress. And what has Congress done in the last two years? Absolutely nothing! They certainly havent improved the situation. Theyve made it much worse.
Stop and think about that for a moment. Now the Democratic candidate for President claims he is going to really give us change along with a Democratic Congress!
Just how much more change do you think you can stand?
Change from the Democrats, the gift that keeps on giving.
and I did not have sex with that women...Whats-her-name!
Bumping because it’s still important
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