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Originally posted by whatukno
Most people here are so brainwashed to hate Obama and are programed to automatically assume that anything this administration does means the death of America, and the stripping of every single one of our rights, that it's going to be difficult for you or anyone to show anything good about this administration.
Many of them worship the ground Glen Beck, Sean Hannity, WND, and Rush Limbaugh walk on, and take those peoples word for gospel.
Hell, a lot of these people think that FEMA camps are real, and the government is coming for their guns!
March jobs report shows growth
Manufacturing grows at fastest rate since 2004
Consumer confidence rebounds in March
Many of these people on this site will poo poo anything this administration does to try and fix our economy, and spin it to show how it will destroy this country and soon you will be dead in a ditch.
They will all claim that they are centrists or realists that are free thinkers, but the reality is, they are for the most part propagandized to the point that they see disaster around every corner.
Best thing you can do, is just show the facts of the matter, and overall ignore the parrots of the most right wing conservative blabber mouths.
What exactly are your qualifications again?
Today marks a victory for American consumers and an end to the deceptive, misleading or otherwise abusive practices of credit card companies. Gone are the days of gouging hardworking families with ‘any time, any reason’ rate increases and unreasonable fees and penalties. With the signing of this bill, President Obama has ushered in a new era where consumer protections will be strong and reliable, rules transparent and fair, and statements clear and informative.
As a result of banks trying to dramatically hike interest rates before new regulations go into effect, some lawmakers are proposing that would accelerate the introduction of reforms to December 1st of this year.
If we take the GDP data and then subtract out that suicidal spending spree data by the US government, we can see the much better measure of the US economy and its projected growth as:
2008 $9.0 Trillion (actual)
2009 $8.2 Trillion (actual)
2010 $8.2 Trillion (projection)
2011 $8.2 Trillion (projection)