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Is the U.S. Economy Really Improving? Is Obama Responsible?
Can we believe what the Liberal media is telling us about our economy?
The media is clearly pushing for a second term for President Obama. Every day we hear them alluding to signs of an improving economy. Obama has been touting "we are on the verge of a slow recovery." But is the American economy really getting better?
Let me start off on the defensive. I am a conservative, hard working, Republican woman. If you are hoping for a Liberal take on our economy there are plenty of other outlets for you to find it. My purpose is to make you think and to provide a true look at what is happening in our country.
Our National Debt is significantly more than what it was when Obama took office. In 2007 our National Debt was $9,007,653,372,262.48 - a very disturbing number. Then candidate Obama, selling "Hope & Change" promised if he was elected he would cut our debt greatly. Well that didn't happen, three years into his term and our current National Debt, according to our National Treasury Department, is more than $13,561,623,030,891.79, what do we have to show for this increased spending? More debt and a struggling economy.
Gas prices are more than doubled and are creeping ever higher. When Obama took office gas was averaging $1.80 per gallon. Unfortunately, Obama's man in charge, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, has stated he wants prices to go up to unbeleivable levels. Chu's stated goal is to " decrease our dependance on oil." My question to Mr. Chu would be, "is now the time to do that?" We are in the midst of a terrible economy, many Americans are still out of work, and these numbers are not improving regardless of what the big news medias may be trying to convince us of.
Unemployment is at almost 15% up 7% higher than Obama promised it would be by now. Media and Liberals are trying to convince us that the job market is improving and unemployment is decreasing - the facts state otherwise.
The number of Americans on Food Stamps is at an all time high - 46 million - a full 15% of the American population. That is a sad recovery if you ask me. This is not what Obama promised and this is not what America stands for.
If you are going to vote for another term for President Obama, please check out all the facts first, especially if a stable economy is important to you.