posted on Oct, 29 2004 @ 05:25 PM
29, male, married, 45k/ year. Over the last seven years, my tax refund has been the following:
Notice the trend? My refund went up dramatically after the first tax cut, then again after the second round. But wait? I thought he only helped the
Funny. We have an economy growing at the fastest rate in over twenty years. Job growth numbers continue to rise, on a trend basis, we've nearly
closed the gap on outsourcing versus insourcing, and the unemployment rate is now lower than when Clinton ran for reelection in 1996 (remember how
good the economy supposedly was then?). With numbers like these back in 1996, everyone supporting then president Clinton couldn't wait to run to the
polls to reelect him. But apparently, an even better economy is the worst since Herbert Hoover? Oh, and according to the Beuraeu of Labor and
Statistics, there are five million more people working now in America than during the summer of 2000. Bad economy? I don't think so. I read, I
research, I don't let John Kerry and his Clintonistas ram rhetoric down my throat.
I'm in much better shape economically now than I was four years ago, and definitely better than under Clinton's reign of divisiveness.
Oh, and I live on one income with my wife and son, and because I haven't decided to charge ahead and practiced the art of investing, and going into
deep debt in order to reap future rewards, I live quite comfortably.