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Reality Check on Obama's Economic Policies (Reagan vs. Obama by Larry Kudlow)
Real Clear Politics ^ | Feb 13, 2011 | Larry Kudlow

Posted on 02/13/2011 11:23:46 PM PST by Innovative

A week after Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday celebration, comparisons between presidents Obama and Reagan continue.

But so far, the differences between the two presidents are still huge.

So far, real GDP has averaged only 3 percent annually for Obama. Employment as defined by nonfarm payrolls has increased by a paltry 121,000.

On the other hand, going back to Reagan's first six recovery quarters, real GDP averaged 7.7 percent annually while nonfarm payrolls rose by 5.3 million.

(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: economy; kudlow; larrykudlow; obama; reagan; recession; ronaldreagan
And it gets better. An excellent, factual comparison, worth keeping for reference for your liberal friends who dare to compare Zero to Reagan.
1 posted on 02/13/2011 11:23:49 PM PST by Innovative
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And it gets better. An excellent, factual comparison, worth keeping for reference for your liberal friends who dare to compare Zero to Reagan.

You betcha! I just sent the print version to everyone in my address book.

2 posted on 02/14/2011 12:42:12 AM PST by Cobra64
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The WH MSM spin of the week is looking like this. According to the Morning Shmoe. Republicans are awful because they are not rationing medicare and raising the social security age to 75. Amazing.


3 posted on 02/14/2011 3:20:34 AM PST by screaminsunshine (34 States)
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ping


4 posted on 02/14/2011 4:01:08 AM PST by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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They both wore shoes, walked upright. That’s all I’ve got...


5 posted on 02/14/2011 4:11:51 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2672700/posts


6 posted on 02/14/2011 6:14:07 AM PST by upchuck (When excerpting please use the entire 300 words we are allowed. No more one or two sentence posts!)
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“They both wore shoes, walked upright. That’s all I’ve got...”

.... not quite, Reagan never bowed to every Tom, Dick, Harry, as Obama does.


7 posted on 02/14/2011 7:14:37 PM PST by Innovative (Weakness is provocative.)
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