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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Not all change is good...

A little over one year ago:
  1. Consumer confidence stood at a 2 1/2 year high;
  2. Regular gasoline sold for $2.19 a gallon;
  3. The unemployment rate was 4.5%.
Since voting in a Democratic Congress in 2006 we've seen:
  1. Consumer confidence plummet;
  2. The cost of regular gasoline soar to over $3 a gallon;
  3. Unemployment is up to 5.5% (a 10% increase);
  4. American households have seen $2.3 trillion in equity value evaporate (stock and mutual fund losses);
  5. Americans have seen their home equity drop by $1.2 trillion dollars;
  6. 1% of American homes are in foreclosure.
America voted for change in 2006, and we got it!

The most significant accomplishment by the Democratic controlled Congress in 2007: