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Graph of the day

October 23 2009 at 10:09 AM
Anonymous 

 

"By any measure, my administration has inherited a fiscal disaster." President Barack Obama

Inherited or created?


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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. US Senate.


Hoven's Index for October 23, 2009


Selected statistics at the end of 2006 (last year Republicans controlled both houses of Congress):

Unemployment rate: 4.4%.

Previous year of GDP growth: +2.4%.

Previous year of job growth: +1.6%.

S&P 500: 1418.


Same statistics, most recently (after almost 3 years of Democrats controlling both houses of Congress):

Unemployment rate: 9.8%.

Previous year of GDP growth: -3.8%.

Previous year of job growth: -4.2%.

S&P 500: 1080.

 
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  1. Re: Graph of the day - Anonymous on Oct 23, 12:58 PM
    1. Re: Graph of the day - Anonymous on Oct 23, 1:03 PM
      1. we can bend over and kiss a lot of things good bye - Anonymous on Oct 23, 2:10 PM
     
  2. wilson was right - Anonymous on Oct 23, 3:04 PM
    1. Woodrow or Flip???? (eom) - Anonymous on Oct 23, 3:21 PM
      1. Joe - Anonymous on Oct 23, 3:51 PM
     
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