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Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term[W:223]

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

Left-wing group: Americans' wages down during Obama's term | The Daily Caller

When are the Obama supporters going to realize that the Obama rhetoric never matches the results and that Obama has been bad for the economy? Those Obama promised to help are getting hurt by Obama economic policies
The real wages of Americans have been going down since the 70s. Obama didn't reverse the trend, but neither did Bush, Clinton, Bush, Reagan....
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

The real wages of Americans have been going down since the 70s. Obama didn't reverse the trend, but neither did Bush, Clinton, Bush, Reagan....
Obama has done nothing to grow the economy and it is economic growth that is going to drive up wages. Your statement is an exaggeration of reality. Obama has been the most anti growth President that I recall and believes in big govt. Big govt. isn't going to generate strong economic and wage growth.
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

Obama has done nothing to grow the economy and it is economic growth that is going to drive up wages. Your statement is an exaggeration of reality. Obama has been the most anti growth President that I recall and believes in big govt. Big govt. isn't going to generate strong economic and wage growth.
I should know better than to engage you with facts. You just fall back on your usual "Obama bad. Democrats bad."
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

Obama has done nothing to grow the economy and it is economic growth that is going to drive up wages. Your statement is an exaggeration of reality. Obama has been the most anti growth President that I recall and believes in big govt. Big govt. isn't going to generate strong economic and wage growth.
Your statement is an exaggeration of reality IMO.
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

I should know better than to engage you with facts. You just fall back on your usual "Obama bad. Democrats bad."
Well they are. They just do not have exclusive claim to the title of "bad" though.
 

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I should know better than to engage you with facts. You just fall back on your usual "Obama bad. Democrats bad."
Provide the source of your so called facts. Didn't you vote for Obama to fix the mess you and others claim he inherited? The results today show he has failed and you didn't get who you voted for.
 

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Your statement is an exaggeration of reality IMO.
Then prove it? Trouble with facts is liberals like you try to spin them with your own opinion.
 

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In Texas, you applaud this, especially with all your min wage jobs.
Interesting how you always fall back on the minimum wage argument which obviously you don't even understand. Every state has a minimum wage and not all states adopt the Federal Minimum wage. Only those that do adopt the Federal Minimum wage are reported. Your claim that TX has more minimum wage jobs than other states is distorted. It has more FEDERAL minimum wage that other states that have the Federal Minimum wage but not the largest number of Minimum wage jobs in the country. California with a minimum wage of $8 has triple the number of minimum wage jobs as TX and try to live in California on $8 an hour.

Do people like you ever stop distorting reality?
 

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Then prove it? Trouble with facts is liberals like you try to spin them with your own opinion.
Wages have been consistently going down for years just like the poster said. I agree with that and you need to prove that we are wrong.
 

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Wages have been consistently going down for years just like the poster said. I agree with that and you need to prove that we are wrong.
True that wages have been going down especially since these unfair fair trade agreements but the problem has been exacerbated under obama's rule.
 

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True that wages have been going down especially since these unfair fair trade agreements but the problem has been exacerbated under obama's rule.
Obama's done little to fix it. He's a Republicrat. Or a Demoblican. Not sure which yet, and honestly not sure there's a difference.
 

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Wages have been consistently going down for years just like the poster said. I agree with that and you need to prove that we are wrong.
I posted an article with the link to that article. For some reason you believe that your claims of historical data somehow justifies Obama's performance. Obama's rhetoric is all about helping the lower classes and the reality is this is just another promise that he has failed to deliver on. Economic growth drives wages and economic growth is generated by Federal and State policies. Obama's anti growth, class warfare policies are hurting the people he claims he wants to help.
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

Left-wing group: Americans' wages down during Obama's term | The Daily Caller

When are the Obama supporters going to realize that the Obama rhetoric never matches the results and that Obama has been bad for the economy? Those Obama promised to help are getting hurt by Obama economic policies
This is a trend that started long before Obama took office - beginning back decades ago as the American manufacturing base was destroyed by wage and regulatory increases that outpaced its ability to increase profit. Now, you're left with the highly educated in high-wage professional positions, when they can find them, and less educated service workers making minimum wage or slightly more. The mid-range salaried employee is virtually disappearing, with the exception of those lucky enough to be in government service.

It is quite true, however, that Obama has done zero that has in any way effectively addressed the situation.
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

This is a trend that started long before Obama took office - beginning back decades ago as the American manufacturing base was destroyed by wage and regulatory increases that outpaced its ability to increase profit. Now, you're left with the highly educated in high-wage professional positions, when they can find them, and less educated service workers making minimum wage or slightly more. The mid-range salaried employee is virtually disappearing, with the exception of those lucky enough to be in government service.

It is quite true, however, that Obama has done zero that has in any way effectively addressed the situation.
It is increased economic growth that is going to drive up wages and productivity and that isn't going to happen until Obama is fired. Look at what is happening in North Dakota now? Wages there are skyrocketing because of economic activity.
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

As soon as we figure out how to get manufacturing and agricultural production to return to the U.S. all will be well. Until then, we'll be in the same bed we put ourselves in. In a global economy, you have to have something to trade. You can't be a full time consumer.
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

It is increased economic growth that is going to drive up wages and productivity and that isn't going to happen until Obama is fired. Look at what is happening in North Dakota now? Wages there are skyrocketing because of economic activity.
I don't disagree - however, wages are skyrocketing in ND because the worker pool isn't meeting employment demand. That will not happen nationally because in addition to the 20 or so million unemployed who aren't skilled or trained to meet the economy's needs you also have millions more in low paying jobs who aren't qualified for anything better.

I do agree that many Obama policy moves have dampened further business demand for new employees, particularly full time employees. It's why I've said that Americans voted for continued stagnation when they reelected him last November.
 

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As soon as we figure out how to get manufacturing and agricultural production to return to the U.S. all will be well. Until then, we'll be in the same bed we put ourselves in. In a global economy, you have to have something to trade. You can't be a full time consumer.
Thats easy. Reduce the size of government and regulations
 

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Thats easy. Reduce the size of government and regulations
Yes and get the unions out of the manufacturing business allowing current laws to protect the workers and stop subsidizing farmers not to produce.
 

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Yes and get the unions out of the manufacturing business allowing current laws to protect the workers and stop subsidizing farmers not to produce.
And most of all get them out of government. Even FDR new public service unions wouldnt work. The IRS scandal being a good example.
 

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And most of all get them out of government. Even FDR new public service unions wouldnt work. The IRS scandal being a good example.
Exactly, FDR did not support public unions at all for he understood the consequences of public employees and collective bargaining. Unions have outlived their usefulness just like most liberal social engineering attempts. We have laws on the books now to insure worker protection.

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Letter on the Resolution of Federation of Federal Employees Against Strikes in Federal Service
 

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Re: Americans’ wages down during Obama’s term

True that wages have been going down especially since these unfair fair trade agreements but the problem has been exacerbated under obama's rule.
How? Please explain
 
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