Required every individual to buy health insurance as part of his healthcare reform, which the Congressional Budget Office says will cost twice as much as the White House originally advertised.<quoted text>Still waiting for your post on just ONE economic factor that is worst today than it was in Jan. 2009. Just ONE. You and your frightwing always talking shit about Obama bringing down America. Post it. Post any economic indicator that America is worst now then 2009.
Food Stamps does not count since that was a result of the 2008 collapse.
Raised the Medicare Payroll tax from 2.9 percent to 3.8 percent.
Ignored proposals of his own Bipartisan Deficit Commission and thus guaranteed further choking deficits and financial uncertainty.
Allowed the United States to become the highest corporate tax nation in the developed world.
Imposed a requirement that every employer with more than 49 employees provide health care insurance or pay a fine.
Changed rules on unionization votes so the majority of employees no longer need to vote to unionize, allowing easier unionization.
Created a new rule requiring every employer to post notices on union “rights,”(found illegal by a federal court in April).
Only moved on Bush free trade agreements and failed to enter one new free trade agreement, even while our competitors have entered many, making U.S. goods more expensive to export.
Funded Solyndra and other unworthy companies, wasting taxpayer money but also discouraging other privately funded companies from entering the market.
Cut authorization of permits restricting drilling in Gulf and slowed permitting of new oil drilling so our future oil supply will be restricted and gas prices will be higher.
Blocked the construction of the Keystone Pipeline that would have given jobs to thousands of American workers, further reducing the domestic oil supply and forcing our ally Canada to turn to China as a more willing partner.
Issued 106 new major rules that cost U.S. businesses $11 billion in implementation and more than $46 billion each year.
Increased the deficit more than $4 trillion, causing the first-ever downgrade in the U.S. credit rating and for the first time raising serious questions about U.S. financial stability.(Now more than $6 trillion.)
Many more. Please refer to site.