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The Real Barack Obama

davidfarrar Wrote: Oct 04, 2012 4:22 PM
The key to an economic recovery is strong presidential leadership and a stable, functioning, predictable Congress. Regardless of who wins this next presidential election, all Americans must see the next president as fully vetted and qualified. To that end, Romney should lead by example and allow the Obama campaign complete and full access to his natal hospital records, as well as his Michigan Health Department records, to publicly prove he is a natural born Citizen, and ask Obama to do the same with his Hawaiian Health Department records and his natal hospital records*. ex animo davidfarrar *This should only be done if Romney truly believes Obama is a natural born Citizen, born in Hawaii.

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...