Obama Has Driven 4 Out Of 5 Into Near Poverty

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The Hoffman Report

Asheville, NC

#1 Jul 30, 2013
Four out of five Americans are near poverty, walking the line between joblessness and welfare application, and the American dream under the current Obama administration is slowly dying, a new survey shows.

The findings reported by The Associated Press come as President Obama is making yet another public relations round to convince the American public that the economy is on the track toward improvement and that job creation is his top concern.

Among the data: The gap between rich and poor continues to widen, due in part to the shipping of good-paying manufacturing jobs to overseas markets. And whites, in particular, are seeing their economic hardships escalate, AP reported.

Here's a snippet of what the American dream has become in the past few years: Irene Salyers, 52, of Buchanan County, Va., said the economic trend is only going to get worse.

"If you do try to go apply for a job, they're not hiring people, and they're not paying that much to even go to work," she said, AP reported. The youth have "nothing better to do than to get on drugs."

Meanwhile, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke continues to pump $1 trillion a year into the economy, propping up the stock market and housing industry, Fox News reported.

The survey, aimed at providing a gauge for the nation's economic insecurities -- which was defined as a year or more of joblessness, food-stamp usage or poverty-line household income -- is set to be published next year by the Oxford University Press.

The numbers for the survey were calculated by a professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Mark Rank, and were then supplemented by interviews with several notable Census Bureau and university professors, AP reported. The report didn't make clear how accurate the findings were in terms of polled margins of error.

One conclusion, Mr. Rank said, in the AP report: "Poverty is no longer an issue of 'them,' it's an issue of 'us.' Only when poverty is thought of as a mainstream event, rather than a fringe experience that just affects blacks and Hispanics, can we really begin to build broader support for programs that lift people in need."
Candy

Asheville, NC

#3 Jul 31, 2013
Because of Obama, I can't get a job in my field. I have to make ends meet working 3 part-time jobs. One of those jobs is being a stripper at the Treasure Club. I hate Obama and wish I had never voted for her.
Quality time

Asheville, NC

#4 Jul 31, 2013
Obama's policies are driving the country into the ground, not to mention his vacations and travels that costs millions and millions of dollars a pop. Why does he have to have a hotel for 75 people when he goes on vacation to Nantucket?$300/night for 75 people and that's just for starters. How wasteful. The most wasteful and incompetent president ever. He makes Jimmy Carter look like the most brilliant, successful president of all time.
Ruth Grinsboigah

Latham, NY

#5 Jul 31, 2013
Obama is not only a worldclass liar, he spends our money like it was water. Obama is like a ghetto pimp who makes it big running his ho's so he buys the biggest shiniest Cadillac and lords it over the rest of us. Obama is chump change, but unfortunately we are paying the price.
Sarita Mangum

Asheville, NC

#6 Jul 31, 2013
Tell us about it. I worked my butcheeks off gitting thru school and a collitch dergree at Chapple Hill and I have to work with fellin pyrmid gamblers like Lovell Smith, ditzyazz skuleteechers who is parnoids skitzos steelling goods and services from the taxpayers, and everboddy pulling and tuging at me and all they pay me is $40K I shudd be drivving a Porsshe and living in Biltmower Forrest.
Buncomb Turned Pike

Asheville, NC

#7 Aug 1, 2013
Comrade Imam Barat Hussein Obama is the biggest enemy the US of A has ever faced. And he is a mole inside ala Manchurian Candidate. I trust a patriot in the Secret Service is watching closely.
TSF

Asheville, NC

#8 Aug 1, 2013
This Obama depression has really hurt my job prospects. I try to better myself every week, but no good jobs are available. I end up working at Barnes & Noble and Ingles. Two jobs and still struggling. I am so sorry I voted for Obama the first time. I was smart enough to vote for Romney the second time. Obama is a dummass.
Sum Ting Wong

Elizabeth, NJ

#9 Aug 2, 2013
Ah so. Obam ahe in it for Obama nothing else. Sum ting wong here.
Jim Ed Roberts

Asheville, NC

#10 Aug 4, 2013
Obama has made a trainwreck of our economy by all the deficit spending and raised taxes---and his National Socialist Healthcare on the horizon. This incompetent crooked anti-American mistake Obama doesn't give a darn about us working folks. He only cares about going on vacation in style and pretending he is an African king.
Dianty

Asheville, NC

#11 Aug 7, 2013
Obama is a complete disaster for this country. I just hope we survive until we can get a real president in 2016---a republican.
HEY

Asheville, NC

#12 Aug 8, 2013
Obama is killing this country and the middle class so he can bring in communism with himself as the head gorilla-what-am-in-charge.
Kitzy

Asheville, NC

#13 Aug 21, 2013
We need to drive this spearchucker Obama back to Kenya to his brother's hut.
Russ

Asheville, NC

#14 Aug 21, 2013
Plenty of time and taxpayer money to go on yet more vacations with his, her, our, and dogs planes, rooms for everyone they ever knew and more! You want to see living high up check out the Obamas - the most wasteful, inconsiderate, stupid presidential family of all time. Get out your wallets. Another vacation coming soon.
Because

Buffalo, NY

#16 Sep 4, 2013
Because of our liberal progressive socialist biased media, the poor employment/economic situation is not getting the proper journalist coverage. If President Bush was in office, the press would be screaming from the rooftops that this depression we are in is his fault. But Obama, one of their own, is in office, so they smooth over and cover for Obama's many failures.

Bottom line? Obam ais ruining this country and the mainstream liberal press is complicit as accomplices.
Historian

Paducah, KY

#18 Sep 6, 2013
Obama's policies have nothing to do with why Americans are getting poorer. You can blame that on the super rich libertarian "conservative" capitalists who are hoarding all the money and sending all the jobs overseas.
Shotchaser

Asheville, NC

#19 Sep 6, 2013
Historian wrote:
Obama's policies have nothing to do with why Americans are getting poorer. You can blame that on the super rich libertarian "conservative" capitalists who are hoarding all the money and sending all the jobs overseas.
Yeah! Like all those green energy companies overseas that the Obama administration gave millions in grant money to. The ones that never produced the first thing and then went kaput. So they found MORE overseas to give huge grants in the millions to. Yeah, you're right.
Historian

Paducah, KY

#20 Sep 7, 2013
Jim Ed Roberts wrote:
Obama has made a trainwreck of our economy by all the deficit spending and raised taxes---and his National Socialist Healthcare on the horizon. This incompetent crooked anti-American mistake Obama doesn't give a darn about us working folks. He only cares about going on vacation in style and pretending he is an African king.
Get your head out of your stupid racist ass and get the facts straight. Taxes on the wealthy are lower today than they have been at any time in history since the end of World War II. The deficit spending is a result of that, not that too much money is being spent on things for the common people. I say put Eisenhower's tax rates back into place, tax the hell out of the super rich, and spend money to do things for the people.

“Moral majority: what a joke !!”

Since: Mar 10

round these parts

#21 Sep 9, 2013
Historian wrote:
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Get your head out of your stupid racist ass and get the facts straight. Taxes on the wealthy are lower today than they have been at any time in history since the end of World War II. The deficit spending is a result of that, not that too much money is being spent on things for the common people. I say put Eisenhower's tax rates back into place, tax the hell out of the super rich, and spend money to do things for the people.
Please don't feed the morons!!
You are absolutely correct, however this forum is mainly inhabited by a couple hardcore ignorant racists. Lots of different names same mouthy attitude backed by nothing except their ignorant racist opinions.
Please don't feed the morons!!

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Since: Dec 06

in the corner of your mind,

#30 Sep 9, 2013
"Bertha Hunnicutt" brayed like an ass
Embrace Jesus and become normal and good.

if you thing jesus junkies are mormal,you are delusional.

Since: Sep 13

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#32 Sep 10, 2013
Too bad those 4 out of 5 are not all in the yankee north where they voted for this timid mistake Obama, just so they wouldn't look like the racists they are.

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