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Poll: Are We Better Off Now Than Four Years Ago?

Democrats attempt to prove we are better off, but are we really?

As speakers at the Democratic National Convention continue to endorse the reelection of Barack Obama as president, there is the difficult Republican-posed question Democrats are trying to answer: Is the nation better off since Obama took the presidency?

In his usual charisma, former President Bill Clinton insisted Wednesday night that as long as Americans reelected Obama, America can relive a job boom reminiscent of the era of when Clinton held office in the 90s.

"Are we where we want to be today? No. Is the President satisfied? Of course not. But are we better off than we were when he took office? The answer is yes,” said Clinton.

Clinton argued that while Obama inherited a “deeply damaged economy,” he has laid the foundation for a “well-balanced economy.”

That was a message Republicans at the Republican National Convention would strongly disagree with, claiming economic recovery has been excruciatingly slow and that Obama has barely worked with neither Democrats or Republicans in repairing the economy.

What is your view? Do you think America is better off now than four years ago? Why or why not?

ROBERT E. FISHBACK November 22, 2012 at 07:51 PM
Leave a comment? Gads, I read all of the above and it may be an indicator of my mentality, but the most entrancing thing was the name B.O. Plenty. The heck with all the problems facing us,,I am trying to recall what comic B.O. was in. I think it was Dick Tracy. All of the above was a clever design to make things so intertwined that people will give up and say "Who Cares"....Political choices have become reduced to deciding that if you were up to your neck in raw sewage and someone threw a pail of vomit at you, would you duck ? Obama is much like the motive for playing music on a cruise. The music assures you that it is not your imagination; you really are having a good time. It is a medical fact that anger causes the blood to rush to the Anus. Check it out. So, for those who have their brains in their ass, don't piss them off. the B.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK November 22, 2012 at 08:11 PM
I look for the diamonds that are hidden in a pile of loose rock. Two diamonds here in the form of names: B.O. Plenty and Zach Stoloff. Zach, any relation to Morris Stoloff? Great Musician....this is like putting diamonds in a Swine's snout
ROBERT E. FISHBACK November 23, 2012 at 06:08 PM
This is worthy of some thought: A better pondering would be that after you die, would you be better off than you are (were) now. One reason for research re eternity is that is is forever. Many ideas, philosophesies, religions. Many believe the hereafter cannot be known, so, any one's ideas are as valid as any one elses. The Bible, whose writers claim that all they wrote was under God's direction, teaches there is a Heaven and there is Hell. It also teaches "All have sinned and come short of the glory of God" Most of you know John 3;16. jesus said "I am the way, the truth and the life NO MAN COMES TO THE FATHER BUT BY ME....for "There is no other name given amongst men whereby you MUST be saved." Now, before you throw this out, consider this: wnen ever there is a bomb threat that envolves an airliner, a thorough investigation is made because if the threat is true, the results would be so total and final that an investigation is mandatory. The search or not to search does not rest upon suspicions it is a hoax. So, are you going to believe in Gospel information, or the critics whose arguments are unfounded and based upon their anger that it really is true? . The point is that the event we all are facing deserves a great deal of investigation on our parts. Stay away from what others think...do your own reading and draw your own conclusions. Not pushing religion. Religion is to God what Botany is to flowers. Walk through a Rose garden and know Botany.
Bobby February 07, 2013 at 03:56 AM
Obama has ruled as a dictator since day 1. He has broken 95% of the promises he has made. He has committed over 50 impeachable offenses. he is the greatest threat to America in her history. More than all her current and past enemies combined. He is using a Cloward-Piven strayegy to deliberately collapse our dollar in his quest to take America down. Its no stretch to say he is the most evil man ever to walk on American soil.
Bobby February 07, 2013 at 03:59 AM
Lol. Where did matter come from Robert? It could not have been eternally pre-existant. Ape-to-man evolution is the greatest scientific blunder in history. Tens of thousands of times beyond flat earth theories. The Bible has been corroborated by REAL science, archaeology and history. Organized religion is worthless but Biblical Christianity is a FAITH, not a religion and it is the Way, the Truth and the Life.

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