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View Poll Results: Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago?
YES 50 52.08%
NO 46 47.92%
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:13 PM
 
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We have a few good liars so far.....unless being on welfare is an improvement for some

Me, unchanged, but I am not like most people
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:15 PM
 
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You guys could play it straight, with plenty of legitimate criticisms to be leveled at this administration. But instead, how strong is your case if you always gotta lie or use distortions and half-truths?

Like for example pretending that Obama walked into a damn picnic, instead of the truth that he inherited a massive economic debacle, that began before he even took office (or doesn't Dubya's $1.5 trillion emergency TARP bill sound familiar)?!

So yeah, what's not to like about a POTUS who averted a second Great Depression (among other things)! Although sorry about the part that he hasn't magically undone 8 years worth of damage and criminal malfeasance quite fast enuff to suit certain folks (who BTW, haven't done squat to help, but plenty to hinder)!
Yeah, thankfully Obama did something about Corzine and he isn't his biggest bundler anymore. If only he had enough time to take care of that.
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:45 PM
 
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You're way wrong.

Not going bankrupt or having your home foreclosed doesn't mean you're better off. Your talking point isn't working.
But it's true, Dale. And you know it. The recession disproportionately affected some, and the housing slump affected many. But the housing market has hit bottom and employment wages are rising.

Try again.
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:18 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Actually, there should have been a choice "about the same."
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:32 AM
 
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This is the 6th thread about this can all be merged and yes 75% of the country is better off who will be voting for Obama
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:53 AM
 
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Arrow Here is what it was like 4yrs ago

If you still truly believe that what Faux Snooze Rush & GOP are trying to sell that the economy is worse off than 4 yrs ago so you need to be reminded how it was 4 yrs ago


President Bush Addresses Nation on Economic Crisis - YouTube
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:28 AM
 
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Those were scary days, especially towards the middle of September. There was a blackout here in Columbus due to a storm, and I remember sitting in my car and listening to Sirius radio just really not believing what was going on. The nation, and the world, really seemed to be on the edge of financial collapse.
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:49 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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I think most peoples' retirement plans have improved since 2008, since most are tied to the stock market.
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Old 09-04-2012, 02:05 AM
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Location: Nescopeck, Penna. (birthplace)
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Honesty requires me to admit that my personal circumstances are better, but neither Dubya nor Barry-O and the WonderPets had anything to do with it.

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