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The Right Side of LiveJournal
July 29th, 2011
More failure from Obama and Co.
Today the numbers for economic growth were released and demonstrated yet again that the Obama economic policies have been an epic failure. Growth for the previous quarter was revised downward to a recession-like 0.4%. Growth for the most recent quarter was almost as bad: 1.3%.
This virtual non-growth is miles from where we were at in previous expansions. The Reagan expansion (still the gold standard for growth during an expansion in peacetime) at this point was churning along at 8% with declining inflation, poverty and unemployment.
The time has come for the Democrats to admit their mistakes and stop holding the people of America hostage with their policies of endless debt.
Call your representatives and demand that they cut spending first and cut spending significantly as part of any budget or debt deals going forward.
It's far past time that Congress adhered to a real budget. That's the only way we can restore real economic growth and create a climate that facilitates job growth.
"We've done our part. And as I walk off into the city streets, a final word to the men and women of the Reagan revolution, the men and women across America who for 8 years did the work that brought America back. My friends: We did it. We weren't just marking time. We made a difference. We made the city stronger, we made the city freer, and we left her in good hands. All in all, not bad, not bad at all."