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The Real Barack Obama

amarks Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 8:10 PM
Will you be voting for Obama?
HopefulAmerican Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 4:44 PM
No I will not be voting for Obama. Unlike the Americans that loath to believe that Obama is a bad man I personally do. I think his idea of "Change " is not what people really thought he meant. His change is so far left you can't get there from here.

A recent poll shows that 85 percent of middle-class Americans believe they're worse off now than they were 10 years ago. Yet shockingly, just 34 percent of those people blame Barack Obama. More Americans blame Congress (62 percent), banks (54 percent), corporations (47 percent), former President George W. Bush (44 percent) and foreign competition (39 percent).

Why the disconnect?

These folks aren't entirely wrong. Congress did nothing about an out-of-control Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for a decade, and allowed the Federal Reserve to inflate the currency all the while. Banks played along with the regulatory regime in...