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  • drstone3@bellsouth.net drstone3 Jun 1, 2012 8:42 AM Flag

    Obama Recession #2 Now Underway!!

    Obama Recession #2 Now Underway!! more Obama Hope & Change!!

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    • drstone3@bellsouth.net drstone3 Jun 1, 2012 8:55 AM Flag

      Obama Recession #2 Now Underway!!
      Subject: Here is our change from January 2009 to today

      PRESIDENCY
      SOME WILL APPRECIATE THIS AND SOME WILL NOT.
      HOWEVER, ALL OF IT IS TRUE.

      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

      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

      So, tell me again, what is it about Obama that makes him so brilliant and impressive? Can't think of anything? Don't worry. He's done all this in 29 months -- so you'll have one year and five months to come up with an answer. Every statement in this email is factual and directly attributable to Barrack Hussein Obama. Every bumble is a matter of record and completely verifiable. Any ?????????????????????????? now

 
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