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Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

Yes
29% (190 votes)
No
60% (395 votes)
All in all, about the same
11% (74 votes)
Total votes: 659
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Watchman on the Wall
2893
Points
Watchman on the Wall 09/17/12 - 03:53 pm
This is an open ended

This is an open ended question with no real area stated for better or worse off than 4 yrs ago.
I voted yes, i am better off now due to my stocking up supplies for the completion of the choosen messiah's fundamental change of America for his global socialist state.
If your asking about finances, then like EVERYONE ELSE that would be an are you kidding NO, i'm not better off and will not survive another 4 years of Obama, the choosen ones Dream Act for a Global Union for himself, a Global citizen, not American as he said and everyone else becoming dependant on the socialist state.
Being in the middle class hit with taxes and more coming from Obama to help redistribute wealth to those that are dependant on govt. for every thing, those 50% are more have the attitude of "it's eazier if someone else pays my way and i have to do nothing for it."

Did ya hear about the man from the south that voted for Obama? He was suffering from deeping hardships the last 4 years as every one is so he called his cousin in Chicago which told him that money was growing on trees there, and all ya had to do was pick it. So the southerner sold his food stamps card for bus fare to Chacago and arrived on a very windy day. As he stepped off the bus he noticed a $50 bill hanging from a branch in a tree. The southerner started to grab the $50, but then decided that he wasn't gonna work his first day in town. Thus the attitude of those that voted for Obama, southerner or Chicago resident dependant on the man for his living, we don't have to work today.

We are in some major troubles with this choosen one as individuals as well as a Nation, then there are all the other nations he is trying to distroy with his wonderful Arab spring which is becoming an Arab winter of distruction world wide.
Stock up while you can still get stuff, because troubles coming and it's not if, but when, which looks real close, as in any day now.

lagopusmutus
31
Points
lagopusmutus 09/19/12 - 05:53 am
If you're invested in the

If you're invested in the stock market your doing twcie as good as 4 years ago. Perhaps, thanks to businesses cutting work force in USA and outsourcing??

TRCONS
2
Points
TRCONS 09/20/12 - 10:53 am
Yes, however, perhaps a

Yes, however, perhaps a better perspective might be gained by asking “how much better off am I than I would have been had we continued down the steep decline our country was in four years ago”?

Four years ago our economy was in a free fall not seen since the Great Depression, my retirement investments were in decline and I was very concerned that the deepening recession would sink into another large depression. Today my retirement investments are in recovery and slowly but surely as a nation we are digging out of a great hole. Instead of loosing jobs on a monthly basis we are gaining. Sure, I wish things were better but it took many years of much harder struggle digging out of the Great Depression. To coin a phrase “we dodged a bullet”! Additionally, Osama Bin Laden is dead and we are using surgical strikes to attack terrorists instead of starting large-scale wars. Yes, while many continue to struggle, our country is much better off than it was four years ago as we are now moving upward not downward.

Roger Laber
8
Points
Roger Laber 09/20/12 - 02:41 pm
No. I am four years older.

No. I am four years older.

freedomlibertytruth
1398
Points
freedomlibertytruth 09/21/12 - 06:27 pm
TRCON Thank President Bush

TRCON Thank President Bush for your stimulus program.

'Troubled Asset Relief Program - TARP'
signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on October 3, 2008.

Thank him! Say it loud, say it proud. thank him here in the Clarion.

Watchman on the Wall
2893
Points
Watchman on the Wall 09/21/12 - 07:23 pm
Yep! OUR National debt went

Yep! OUR National debt went from $5.6 Trillion during Clinton in 2000, to $10.6 Trillion under Bush's 8 years to 2008, to $16.4 Trillion under Obama in 3 1/2 yrs and growing daily and i estimate will reach over $17 Trillion at the end of his term and it's all Bush's fault and things are better now.
Then there is the unemployment issue now of over 19%, but with the Democrates difficulty with True math it's only called 8% because all those that ran out of benefits and no longer sign up don't count any longer. YEP!! Thangs is lots bettur fer us all.
You can't make this up folks people that refuse true facts about true conditions and think everythings just peachykeen under the Last Emperior/messiah simply amaze me.
What many fail to realize is that it's BOTH PARTIES FAULT.

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