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Obama Recovery Turns 5:
Are You Better Off?

Investor´s Business Daily, by John Merline

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Posted By:RustMB, 7/22/2014 9:28:02 AM

In a speech last week in Delaware, President Obama was positively bursting with pride about what his policies have produced since the economic recovery started five years ago. "Our businesses have now added nearly 10 million new jobs over the past 52 months," he said, "Construction and housing are rebounding. The auto industry is booming. ... Manufacturing is adding jobs for the first time since the 1990s. The unemployment rate is at its lowest point since September of 2008." [snip] What Obama didn´t say in his speech is that the recovery he has overseen — which started six months after

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/22/2014 10:09:40 AM     (No. 9935122)

No!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/22/2014 10:16:46 AM     (No. 9935135)

How has he helped you? Do you still believe his promises which turned out to hurt instead of help you?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Miss Daisy, 7/22/2014 10:29:33 AM     (No. 9935173)

Yes. But only because I left the US permanently in 2010.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/22/2014 11:06:11 AM     (No. 9935251)

The unemployment rate says 6.1. So we must be better off. Right? Lets see..Last month 800,000 part time jobs were created against a loss of half a million full time jobs. That makes 800k part timers who cannot support themselves or their families with those wages. Nor do they have health care or other benefits. The 500k who lost their permanent jobs are in a worse hole. This is reported as a 0.1% reduction in unemployment and the sign of a recovering economy.
Spare me!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 7/22/2014 11:17:18 AM     (No. 9935280)

My EBT card still works at the 7-11 and there is beer and cold pizza in the fridge. What was the question again?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rochow, 7/22/2014 12:09:17 PM     (No. 9935390)

It proves it again, the amateur clown is on crack cookies, crack muffins and choom cigars!

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