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After Two Years Of Obama ... Here's Your Change!

Posted on 05/06/2011 11:37:39 AM PDT by Armaggedon

After two years of Obama ... Here's your change!

January 2009 TODAY % chg Source

Avg.. Retail price/gallon gas in U.S. $1.83 $3.44 84% 1

Crude oil, European Brent (barrel) $43..48 $99..02 127.7% 2

Crude oil, West TX Inter. (barrel) $38..74 $91..38 135.9% 2

Gold: London (per troy oz.) $853.25 $1,369.50 60.5% 2

Corn, No.2 yellow, Central IL $3.56 $6.33 78.1% 2

Soybeans, No. 1 yellow, IL $9.66 $13..75 42.3% 2

Sugar, cane, raw, world, lb. Fob $13..37 $35..39 164.7% 2

Unemployment rate, non-farm, overall 7.6% 9.4% 23.7% 3

Unemployment rate, blacks 12.6% 15.8% 25.4% 3

Number of unemployed 11,616,000 14,485,000 24.7% 3

Number of fed. Employees 2,779,000 2,840,000 2.2% 3

Real median household income $50,112 $49,777 -0.7% 4

Number of food stamp recipients 31,983,716 43,200,878 35.1% 5

Number of unemployment benefit recipients 7,526,598 9,193,838 22.2% 6

Number of long-term unemployed 2,600,000 6,400,000 146.2% 3

Poverty rate, individuals 13.2% 14.3% 8.3% 4

People in poverty in U.S. 39,800,000 43,600,000 9.5% 4

U.S.. Rank in Economic Freedom World Rankings 5 9 n/a 10

Present Situation Index 29.9 23.5 -21.4% 11

Failed banks 140 164 17.1% 12

U.S.. Dollar versus Japanese yen exchange rate 89.76 82.03 -8.6% 2

U.S.. Money supply, M1, in billions 1,575.1 1,865.7 18.4% 13

U.S.. Money supply, M2, in billions 8,310.9 8,852.3 6.5% 13

National debt, in trillions $10..627 $14..052 32.2% 14

Just take this last item: In the last two years we have accumulated national debt at a rate more than 27 times as fast as during the rest of our entire nation's history. Over 27 times as fast. Metaphorically speaking, if you are driving in the right lane doing 65 MPH and a car rockets past you in the left lane. 27 times faster, it would be doing 7,555 MPH!

Sources: (1) U.S. Energy Information Administration; (2) Wall Street Journal; (3) Bureau of Labor Statistics; (4) Census Bureau; (5) USDA; (6) U.S. Dept. Of Labor; (7) FHFA; (8) Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller; (9) RealtyTrac; (10) Heritage Foundation and WSJ; (11) The Conference Board; (12) FDIC; (13) Federal Reserve; (14) U.S. Treasury


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: centralplanning; noobpresidency; politburoknowsbest; vodooeconomics
Obama the Islamo-Marxist-Chicago Gangster, serves hate, lies and death. He hates the free divine spirit that still is honored by many in America.
1 posted on 05/06/2011 11:37:43 AM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: Armaggedon
What's the problem, everything appears to be on the upswing? /MS
2 posted on 05/06/2011 11:40:00 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Armaggedon

Thanks for posting. ..got this in an email this week.


3 posted on 05/06/2011 11:40:33 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Armaggedon

bfltr


4 posted on 05/06/2011 11:41:18 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Armaggedon

Geeze.

I don’t even remember paying $1.83 per gallon for gas.

Paid $4.31 last night.


5 posted on 05/06/2011 11:48:22 AM PDT by Vendome ("Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it anyway")
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To: Armaggedon

I can just see the ads based on these figures. “He promised us change ... and here’s what he delivered...”

Gonna be brutal for him.

Hopefully millions of people will finally understand that leftoids and senators make lousy presidents.


6 posted on 05/06/2011 11:49:15 AM PDT by freespirited (Truth is the new hate speech. -- Pamela Geller)
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To: Armaggedon
In the last two years we have accumulated national debt at a rate more than 27 times as fast as during the rest of our entire nation's history.

WHY can't you people understand we HAD TO SPEND, SPEND, SPEND so the economy wouldn't be REALLY bad?!!!!!

7 posted on 05/06/2011 11:51:07 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Vendome

Just filled up here in So Cal. $87.21.


8 posted on 05/06/2011 11:59:09 AM PDT by Digger (would have fought on the souths side.)
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To: Armaggedon

And yet...the obamazombies dont see it. Willfully ignorant.


9 posted on 05/06/2011 12:00:20 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (Fix bayonets!)
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To: Vendome

$3.85 here in SW Mo and I’m still in sticker shock.

Went up about .10 just a few days ago.


10 posted on 05/06/2011 12:00:58 PM PDT by ozarkgirl
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To: Armaggedon

“Metaphorically speaking, if you are driving in the right lane doing 65 MPH and a car rockets past you in the left lane. 27 times faster, it would be doing 7,555 MPH!”

I want that car.


11 posted on 05/06/2011 12:06:37 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Armaggedon

What a bunch of racist numbers.


12 posted on 05/06/2011 12:09:08 PM PDT by farmguy
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To: Armaggedon

This is a great idea for a GOP ad blitz in 2012.

Make a series of them. Start with some “changey” phrases from Obama, then flash a few facts. Each ad will have a few different facts in your list.


13 posted on 05/06/2011 12:09:40 PM PDT by RockinRight (Can't think of anything to say...)
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To: farmguy

/s


14 posted on 05/06/2011 12:09:42 PM PDT by farmguy
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To: Armaggedon
We already got our change, starting in 2007 when Pelosi took over the budget with $8T in debt and rapidly ran that number up to $13T (an increase from a reckless $27k per person to an incomprehensibly destructive $43k per person) under the Obama Regime's inattentive watch.

At least we still have have hope: Election Day, 2012.

15 posted on 05/06/2011 12:11:11 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: WKUHilltopper

And yet...the obamazombies dont see it. Willfully ignorant.

Nope, most of them don’t have cars, live in public or section 8 housing and shop with a link card. None of those statistics effects them.


16 posted on 05/06/2011 12:13:06 PM PDT by BobinIL
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To: Armaggedon

His approval shouldn’t be over 11%.


17 posted on 05/06/2011 12:14:06 PM PDT by RockinRight (Can't think of anything to say...)
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To: Armaggedon

18 posted on 05/06/2011 12:25:21 PM PDT by RockinRight (Can't think of anything to say...)
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19 posted on 05/06/2011 12:29:48 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: ozarkgirl

$5.21 gal in S.E. Alaska


20 posted on 05/06/2011 12:37:24 PM PDT by Integrityrocks
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To: Digger

When I fill up using my debit card it only lets me do $100 at a time. Something to do with pre-authorizing the card to accept the debit amount and I’ve also heard that it’s to prevent a runaway gas nozzle in case there’s a problem that doesn’t get noticed/remedied right away. Anyway, my truck will easily hit the $100 mark without even being filled up all the way. During the Bush years it would go from fumes to full on $80 or less. I had never hit the $100 mark before 0bama’s awesome handling of our booming economy. Thanks, Zero, for creating a direct suction line from all of our pockets to the gas pumps.


21 posted on 05/06/2011 12:41:12 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: Armaggedon
  Jan 2009 today % chg src
Avg. Retail price/gallon gas in U.S. $1.83 $3.44 84% 1
Crude oil, European Brent (barrel) $43.48 $99.02 127.7% 2
Crude oil, West TX Inter. (barrel) $38.74 $91.38 135.9% 2
Gold: London (per troy oz.) $853.25 $1,369.50 60.5% 2
Corn, No.2 yellow, Central IL $3.56 $6.33 78.1% 2
Soybeans, No. 1 yellow, IL $9.66 $13.75 42.3% 2
Sugar, cane, raw, world, lb. Fob $13.37 $35.39 164.7% 2
Unemployment rate, non-farm, overall 7.6% 9.4% 23.7% 3
Unemployment rate, blacks 12.6% 15.8% 25.4% 3
Number of unemployed 11,616,000 14,485,000 24.7% 3
Number of fed. Employees 2,779,000 2,840,000 2.2% 3
Real median household income $50,112 $49,777 -0.7% 4
Number of food stamp recipients 31,983,716 43,200,878 35.1% 5
Number of unemployment benefit recipients 7,526,598 9,193,838 22.2% 6
Number of long-term unemployed 2,600,000 6,400,000 146.2% 3
Poverty rate, individuals 13.2% 14.3% 8.3% 4
People in poverty in U.S. 39,800,000 43,600,000 9.5% 4
U.S.. Rank in Economic Freedom World Rankings 5 9 n/a 10
Present Situation Index 29.9 23.5 -21.4% 11
Failed banks 140 164 17.1% 12
U.S.. Dollar versus Japanese yen exchange rate 89.76 82.03 -8.6% 2
U.S.. Money supply, M1, in billions 1,575.1 1,865.7 18.4% 13
U.S.. Money supply, M2, in billions 8,310.9 8,852.3 6.5% 13
National debt, in trillions $10.627 $14.052 32.2% 14
Sources: 
(1) U.S. Energy Information Administration; 
(2) Wall Street Journal; 
(3) Bureau of Labor Statistics; 
(4) Census Bureau; 
(5) USDA; 
(6) U.S. Dept. Of Labor; 
(7) FHFA; 
(8) Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller; 
(9) RealtyTrac; 
(10) Heritage Foundation and WSJ; 
(11) The Conference Board; 
(12) FDIC; 
(13) Federal Reserve; 
(14) U.S. Treasury

22 posted on 05/06/2011 1:23:46 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Armaggedon
Note to Democrats, "Progressives," Professional Welfare Recipients, Socialists and Neighborhood Activists :

If the government wants more money to spend, and the total money in the US now is a GAZILLION dollars, and they SIMPLY print a Gazillion more,

EVERYTHING YOU NEED THAT YOU HAVE TO BUY WILL COST TWICE AS MUCH!

Your savings will be worth half as much; your retirement account will be worth half as much, and for those employed, your paycheck will buy half as much.

It take willful monumental ignorance and stupidity not to understand that!

So let's keep spending, right?
Let's raise the debt limit.
Things aren't bad enough yet.

23 posted on 05/06/2011 1:30:00 PM PDT by Publius6961 (There has Never been a "Tax On The Rich" that has not reached the middle class)
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To: RockinRight
Need to change one mistake there.
National debt is up to $14 trillion.

the annual deficit may be $4 trillion.

24 posted on 05/06/2011 1:32:18 PM PDT by Publius6961 (There has Never been a "Tax On The Rich" that has not reached the middle class)
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To: sten
Thank you for that legible format. I wish I could do that, and I'm working on it.
Thanks for the example on how to do it in HTML.
25 posted on 05/06/2011 1:35:00 PM PDT by Publius6961 (There has Never been a "Tax On The Rich" that has not reached the middle class)
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To: Publius6961

I meant an increase of 4 trillion since he took office.


26 posted on 05/06/2011 1:36:35 PM PDT by RockinRight (Can't think of anything to say...)
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To: Publius6961
Thanks it is all getting worse. The Obama “change” is just beginning to be felt. It will keep getting worse if America falls for this prince of liars. Obama offers something for nothing and nothing is all we will have left when Obama is done with us. This is rape.
27 posted on 05/06/2011 1:38:48 PM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: Publius6961; Armaggedon
Publius6961 ~ right click - view source - his code is your code!

Armaggedon, on my calculator 65 X 27 = 1755 How are we coming up "7,555 MPH! "?

28 posted on 05/06/2011 1:51:09 PM PDT by WhoisAlanGreenspan?
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