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Does Anyone Still Like Obama?

Greg2653 Wrote: May 31, 2012 3:34 PM
And remember, we couldn't risk people taking a small percentage of their FICA taxes and investing it themselves, in part because the trust fund's revenue would dry up quicker. But the DEMS have no problem giving a payroll tax holiday to people, which I am actually grateful for...I use the little bit I get back each pay period and invest it into my 401k, which beats flushing it down the government toilet any day.

In another blow to Obama’s reelection bid, consumer confidence, which has been low throughout Obama’s presidency, stumbled badly last month after economists initially predicted confidence would go up.

The number indicates that the onslaught of people and politicians abandoning the S.S. Obama continues unabated. In recent weeks, allies of Obama have defected from his campaign message if not from his person. Forget about polls numbers for a moment. Consumer confidence is the number that tells you what is really behind the defections.     

"Consumer Confidence fell in May,” said Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board, “following a...