wsj: obama worst president for middle class 'in modern times'

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“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#1 Jul 25, 2013
The Wall Street Journal published a lead editorial on Thursday that responded harshly to President Barack Obama's new series of economic speeches. "The President called his speech 'A Better Bargain for the Middle Class,' but no President has done worse by the middle class in modern times," the editorial noted.

The article went on to highlight several key areas in which the Obama presidency has harmed middle-class Americans.

The economy has become more unequal under Obama. "For four and a half years, Mr. Obama has focused his policies on reducing inequality rather than increasing growth," the Journal notes. "The predictable result has been more inequality and less growth." The rich have done well; the middle class has struggled.

Middle class incomes have fallen under Obama. The Journal points out that median real household income has fallen by 5%--not just since the start of the recession under George W. Bush, but also since the start of the economy recovery in 2009, for which Obama and the Democrats have often claimed sole credit.

The administration has constantly failed to meet promises of faster growth. Contrary to Obama's cherry-picked statistics in his recent speech, the Journal reminds readers that the Obama recovery is "one of the weakest on record," despite repeated rosy projections by the White House and the media of fast growth.

Obama has made entitlements are a drag on the middle class. The Journal focuses on ObamaCare, which has hurt job creation and created uncertainty. It could have also mentioned the failing state of Social Security and Medicare, which Obama has failed to reform, and the future cost of Obama's staggering debt.

Even Obama's few pro-growth initiatives are not serious. Despite the Journal's early, enthusiastic support for immigration reform as an engine for expansion, the authors of the editorial finally admit: "we're not sure [Obama] wants even that to pass...he may be setting it up to use as a campaign wedge in 2014."
Wait what

Dublin, OH

#2 Jul 25, 2013
Remember, this is the president who is meeting with entertainment celebrities to pump his failed health care program. You wanted real leadership?!

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#3 Jul 25, 2013
Wait what wrote:
Remember, this is the president who is meeting with entertainment celebrities to pump his failed health care program. You wanted real leadership?!
To his low information, uneducated base that is leadership. They actually live their lives based on what they see on TV.

Since: Dec 11

Middletown, OH

#4 Jul 25, 2013
What the water carrying media upchucks as news. Pravda USA does their job well.
NOBAMA

Broadview Heights, OH

#5 Jul 25, 2013
He is a clown. Sadly, while all African Americans wanted the "First Black President" as soon as possible, they failed to realize that this catastrophe of a leader would do the race more harm than good. To think that the First AA Prez was such a debacle, laughing stock, fool...etc.. sad era for blacks in America. But, you put him there.
now now

Columbus, OH

#6 Jul 25, 2013
NOBAMA wrote:
He is a clown. Sadly, while all African Americans wanted the "First Black President" as soon as possible, they failed to realize that this catastrophe of a leader would do the race more harm than good. To think that the First AA Prez was such a debacle, laughing stock, fool...etc.. sad era for blacks in America. But, you put him there.
This is a gigantic reminder that the best blackdom can produce is a grifting sack of incompetence and stupidity. It's almost like why even ask a black something because we all know now that an excuse will be made and a blame YT will be the result.

Since: Apr 13

Zanesville, OH

#7 Jul 25, 2013
Free Pizza 4 U wrote:
The Wall Street Journal published a lead editorial on Thursday that responded harshly to President Barack Obama's new series of economic speeches. "The President called his speech 'A Better Bargain for the Middle Class,' but no President has done worse by the middle class in modern times," the editorial noted.
The article went on to highlight several key areas in which the Obama presidency has harmed middle-class Americans.
The economy has become more unequal under Obama. "For four and a half years, Mr. Obama has focused his policies on reducing inequality rather than increasing growth," the Journal notes. "The predictable result has been more inequality and less growth." The rich have done well; the middle class has struggled.
Middle class incomes have fallen under Obama. The Journal points out that median real household income has fallen by 5%--not just since the start of the recession under George W. Bush, but also since the start of the economy recovery in 2009, for which Obama and the Democrats have often claimed sole credit.
The administration has constantly failed to meet promises of faster growth. Contrary to Obama's cherry-picked statistics in his recent speech, the Journal reminds readers that the Obama recovery is "one of the weakest on record," despite repeated rosy projections by the White House and the media of fast growth.
Obama has made entitlements are a drag on the middle class. The Journal focuses on ObamaCare, which has hurt job creation and created uncertainty. It could have also mentioned the failing state of Social Security and Medicare, which Obama has failed to reform, and the future cost of Obama's staggering debt.
Even Obama's few pro-growth initiatives are not serious. Despite the Journal's early, enthusiastic support for immigration reform as an engine for expansion, the authors of the editorial finally admit: "we're not sure [Obama] wants even that to pass...he may be setting it up to use as a campaign wedge in 2014."
Yawn.

A summation of a non-sourced article.

Had the little shrub not crashed the economy, this would be a non-issue.

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#8 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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Yawn.
A summation of a non-sourced article.
Had the little shrub not crashed the economy, this would be a non-issue.
Had LBJ not unleashed the Great Society and Third World Immigration, this would be a non-issue.

Since: Apr 13

Zanesville, OH

#9 Jul 25, 2013
Diamond Eugene wrote:
<quoted text>To his low information, uneducated base that is leadership. They actually live their lives based on what they see on TV.
And you live your life based on what unverified, very questionable internet rags post and what Rush and the rest spew from their talking points of the day.

“Tenured Marxist Radical”

Since: Jan 13

Ivy League-ISIS

#10 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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And you live your life based on what unverified, very questionable internet rags post and what Rush and the rest spew from their talking points of the day.
And your information comes from???

MSNBC
HuffPo
CNN

“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#11 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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Yawn.
A summation of a non-sourced article.
Had the little shrub not crashed the economy, this would be a non-issue.
Wall Street Journal
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If you don't have an on line subscription you can find a reprint here.
http://www.onenewspage.us/n/US/74vxqlk77/WSJ-...

Or try google

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Since: Apr 13

Zanesville, OH

#12 Jul 25, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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Had LBJ not unleashed the Great Society and Third World Immigration, this would be a non-issue.
Funny, we didn't start running deficits and have an illegal immigration problem until Reagan cut taxes and increased spending and signed off on an amnesty bill.

You hate it when your guy caused all the problems, don't you?

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#13 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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And you live your life based on what unverified, very questionable internet rags post and what Rush and the rest spew from their talking points of the day.
LOL...We live in a world where the president of the United States tells us that we're racist for locking our car doors and you whine about sources that call him a divisive demagogue.

Since: Apr 13

Zanesville, OH

#14 Jul 25, 2013
-The-Artist- wrote:
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And your information comes from???
MSNBC
HuffPo
CNN
Why do you always answer for Georgie Girl? Joined at the sphincter I guess.

“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#15 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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Yawn.
A summation of a non-sourced article.
Had the little shrub not crashed the economy, this would be a non-issue.
But then in case you didn't notice the first line of my post said,

"The Wall Street Journal published a lead editorial on Thursday that responded harshly to President Barack Obama's new series of economic speeches."

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#16 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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Why do you always answer for Georgie Girl? Joined at the sphincter I guess.
Kosmik's getting angry. How long until the death threats fly again?

Since: Apr 13

Zanesville, OH

#17 Jul 25, 2013
Free Pizza 4 U wrote:
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But then in case you didn't notice the first line of my post said,
"The Wall Street Journal published a lead editorial on Thursday that responded harshly to President Barack Obama's new series of economic speeches."
No link = no credibility

Since: Apr 13

Zanesville, OH

#18 Jul 25, 2013
Diamond Eugene wrote:
<quoted text>LOL...We live in a world where the president of the United States tells us that we're racist for locking our car doors and you whine about sources that call him a divisive demagogue.
While you're a divisive demagogue who constantly derides blacks for the sake of being black.

“Hereeeeee'ssss UR Pizza”

Since: May 13

Columbus, OH

#19 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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No link = no credibility
see post 11 on this thread

Since: Jun 13

Hilliard, OH

#20 Jul 25, 2013
St of Circumstance wrote:
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While you're a divisive demagogue who constantly derides blacks for the sake of being black.
The 80% who can't act like decent members of society have earned that for themselves over the last quarter century.

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