Well, I know that since Obama has been in office more people are now on food stamps then ever before. The unemployment rate is still a staggering 8.2% for "Civilians" and 12.1% for Veterans which puts thousands of Americans out of work, including myself. This is extremely unfortunate for those Americans who have home loans and other bills. It seems like everyday I see one more abandoned house and another business going under. Its sickening to think that as bad as I have it, some one has it worse. The irony of it is that we are no longer in a recession. Despite this fact, America is struggling and it shows no signs of shedding light, unless you call Obamas creation of 80,000 jobs and an added 5 trillion dollars to the deficit a "step in the right direction".