Here's part of the answer. http://vscdn.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uplo...Obama 2008--I will Balance the budget--5 Trillion more. More than all the other presidents combined in just 4 years.
Blocked legistlation is a big part of the answer, but I'm not going to take the time to prove that. You wouldn't care if the voice if the Voice of God boomed down the truth, so I'm not going to spend time to educate you just to be ignored.
Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the No.1 item on the president's congressional "to-do-list," refusing to allow a vote on a bill that would give tax breaks for companies that "insource" jobs to the U.S. from overseas while eliminating tax deductions for companies that move jobs abroad.Unemployement will never go over 8 percent-- A record 42 straight months with unemployment=y 8+ percent.
In voting against the bill, Republicans raised both substantive and procedural problems with the measure.
In short, the Republicans prevented a vote on a bill that would get Americans back to work. BLOCKING THE PRESIDENT WAS MORE IMPORTANT THAN HELPING AMERICANS.
News from December 8, 2010.I will close Gitmo--Still open and doing business as of today.
Congress on Wednesday signaled it wonít close the prison at Guantanamo Bay or allow any of its suspected terrorist detainees to be transferred to the U.S., dealing what is likely the final blow to President Obamaís campaign pledge to shutter the facility in Cuba.
The move to block the prisonís closure was written into a massive year-end spending bill that passed the House on Wednesday evening on a vote of 212-206, part of a last-minute legislative rush by Democrats to push through their priorities before ceding the House to Republican control in January.
News of the Guantanamo provision brought a quick and sharp rebuke from the Obama administration Wednesday.
In essense, you're hopeless. If you can't read the news and insist on supporting a party that doesn't give a crap about how bad it's behavior hits regular Americans when they need help most, whose only purpose in life is to make the president look bad, screw the people.
If you're riding that train - You've go nobody but yourself to blame divisiveness on.