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New York Times, article says economy was setting records before pandemic.

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So here is a interesting article In the New York Times. They refer to a recent release of information from the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of people below the poverty rate in the U.S. fell 1.3% from 2018 levels last year to 10.5%, a record low since the government began keeping track in 1959. For blacks the poverty rate fell 2%, 1.8% for hispanics, 2.8% for asians, 2.6% for single moms, 3.6$ people with disabilities 2.6% for people without a high school diploma. The report and the NYT article also reported that income levels rose for blacks, hispanics and women between 3 to 5 thousand dollars on average.

Most people vote their pocket book! Why would you believe Joe Biden would do better than what we saw under Trump's economic policy?
 

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So here is a interesting article In the New York Times. They refer to a recent release of information from the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of people below the poverty rate in the U.S. fell 1.3% from 2018 levels last year to 10.5%, a record low since the government began keeping track in 1959. For blacks the poverty rate fell 2%, 1.8% for hispanics, 2.8% for asians, 2.6% for single moms, 3.6$ people with disabilities 2.6% for people without a high school diploma. The report and the NYT article also reported that income levels rose for blacks, hispanics and women between 3 to 5 thousand dollars on average.

Most people vote their pocket book! Why would you believe Joe Biden would do better than what we saw under Trump's economic policy?

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So here is a interesting article In the New York Times. They refer to a recent release of information from the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of people below the poverty rate in the U.S. fell 1.3% from 2018 levels last year to 10.5%, a record low since the government began keeping track in 1959. For blacks the poverty rate fell 2%, 1.8% for hispanics, 2.8% for asians, 2.6% for single moms, 3.6$ people with disabilities 2.6% for people without a high school diploma. The report and the NYT article also reported that income levels rose for blacks, hispanics and women between 3 to 5 thousand dollars on average.

Most people vote their pocket book! Why would you believe Joe Biden would do better than what we saw under Trump's economic policy?

It's funny that the left were bitching about the economy before the pandemic and now that we are in the pandemic all of a sudden they admit the economy was doing great before the pandemic hit.
 

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So here is a interesting article In the New York Times. They refer to a recent release of information from the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of people below the poverty rate in the U.S. fell 1.3% from 2018 levels last year to 10.5%, a record low since the government began keeping track in 1959. For blacks the poverty rate fell 2%, 1.8% for hispanics, 2.8% for asians, 2.6% for single moms, 3.6$ people with disabilities 2.6% for people without a high school diploma. The report and the NYT article also reported that income levels rose for blacks, hispanics and women between 3 to 5 thousand dollars on average.

Most people vote their pocket book! Why would you believe Joe Biden would do better than what we saw under Trump's economic policy?

The economy under Obama improved for almost his entire presidency at a faster rate than it improved under Trump. Trump is responsible only for the last few percent.

The person who paints the house can't take credit for building it.
 

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It's funny that the left were bitching about the economy before the pandemic and now that we are in the pandemic all of a sudden they admit the economy was doing great before the pandemic hit.

It's all based on the immediate political needs, the so called 'reality' they are purporting (spinning).
It means that you can never take anything they say at face value, you always have to look for the political agendas and political narratives they are pushing.
 

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Obama was only President for 7 years? Or are you just cherry-picking data?

There was a recession in 2009 thanks to the policies of the previous president. Obama fixed it. Trump is now attempting to take credit for it.
 

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Obama was only President for 7 years? Or are you just cherry-picking data?

What kind of game do you think you're playing here? Are you pretending Obama didn't inherit an economy that was deep in the worst recession in recent history?
Cut it out.
 

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So here is a interesting article In the New York Times. They refer to a recent release of information from the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of people below the poverty rate in the U.S. fell 1.3% from 2018 levels last year to 10.5%, a record low since the government began keeping track in 1959. For blacks the poverty rate fell 2%, 1.8% for hispanics, 2.8% for asians, 2.6% for single moms, 3.6$ people with disabilities 2.6% for people without a high school diploma. The report and the NYT article also reported that income levels rose for blacks, hispanics and women between 3 to 5 thousand dollars on average.

Most people vote their pocket book! Why would you believe Joe Biden would do better than what we saw under Trump's economic policy?

The growth was not keeping up with deficit and a lending bubble was beginning to form under Trump.

Any good data is only because of a trillion dollars a year on the credit card.

Sure, if I take out the credit card, the wife'll be happy, the kids will have shoes and toys and I can take the boss out to dinner and everyone will say, "Look at the good job Joe has, his wife is happy, his kids have shoes and he takes the boss out to dinner."
 

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The economy under Obama improved for almost his entire presidency at a faster rate than it improved under Trump. Trump is responsible only for the last few percent.

The person who paints the house can't take credit for building it.

Don't agree with you politically, but an excellent slogan. Thanks! I'll probably plagiarize it sometime in the future. ;)
 

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There was a recession in 2009 thanks to the policies of the previous president. Obama fixed it. Trump is now attempting to take credit for it.

OR... it could be Bush's stimulus that got it going - and it was Obama then getting the benefit of what W Bush did. A person who paints the house can't take credit for building it. :2razz:
 

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Don't agree with you politically, but an excellent slogan. Thanks! I'll probably plagiarize it sometime in the future. ;)

You're welcome to it
 

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Trump didn't build the economy...but it sure didn't take him long to tank it.

Destroying the economy seems to be a republican ideology.


 

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Personally, I can't stand the thought of this guy going around another four years talking about how great was his ****ty job and how ****ty was Obama's and how important and valuable he is.
 
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The economy under Obama improved for almost his entire presidency at a faster rate than it improved under Trump. Trump is responsible only for the last few percent.

The person who paints the house can't take credit for building it.

The truth is that anyone elected in 2008 was going to see the economy improve after the recession in the previous term. Trump has continued the growth by undoing business crippling regulations placed on the nation by the Obama administration and by forcing other countries to stop cheating us on trade deals and by forcing them to pay their "fair share" of things like NATO and UN.
 

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Personally, Ii can't stand the thought of this guy going around another four years talking about how great was his ****ty job and how ****ty was Obama's and how important and valuable he is.

Not just great. "The greatest ever in the history of earth!" Well, other than maybe President Lincoln. MAYBE. :lol:
 

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Trump didn't build the economy...but it sure didn't take him long to tank it.

Destroying the economy seems to be a republican ideology.



So why doesn't Trump rule like a Democrat and strengthen Obamacare and veto the tax cut?

He's Joe out of the box.

He's not very out of the box, he's only peeking through the crack in the folded top.
 

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The truth is that anyone elected in 2008 was going to see the economy improve after the recession in the previous term. Trump has continued the growth by undoing business crippling regulations placed on the nation by the Obama administration and by forcing other countries to stop cheating us on trade deals and by forcing them to pay their "fair share" of things like NATO and UN.

You don't think you're going to convince the anti-Trump nuh-uhers that until the pandemic crushed most worldwide economies, Trump's business friendly policy led the way for job creation, do you?
 

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The truth is that anyone elected in 2008 was going to see the economy improve after the recession in the previous term. Trump has continued the growth by undoing business crippling regulations placed on the nation by the Obama administration and by forcing other countries to stop cheating us on trade deals and by forcing them to pay their "fair share" of things like NATO and UN.

Lack of regulation is what caused the recession in the first place. An unregulated economy booms until it busts. A regulated economy prevents dramatic busts at the cost of dramatic booms. And even with Trump's deregulation, the growth rate of the economy still slowed. How do you explain that? It was growing more quickly under Obama, and as soon as Trump was elected, the growth rate began tapering off.

It is GOP dishonesty that crows about "Trump's economy." It has been growing steadily since 2010. Once Trump took office, that growth continued at a slower rate. Once the pandemic hit, it crashed back to recession levels. This is nothing to brag about.
 

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It's all based on the immediate political needs, the so called 'reality' they are purporting (spinning).
It means that you can never take anything they say at face value, you always have to look for the political agendas and political narratives they are pushing.

In other words wait for what your media says. Then believe that.
 

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You don't think you're going to convince the anti-Trump nuh-uhers that until the pandemic crushed most worldwide economies, Trump's business friendly policy led the way for job creation, do you?

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Not just great. "The greatest ever in the history of earth!" Well, other than maybe President Lincoln. MAYBE. :lol:

Only that 2016 is the biggest election.

Because of the first Tribulation (2020-2026).

Now a dictator has taken it and is threatening to ruin us calling the opponent all that he is and repeating the mistake of his Party like an idiot, because he's supposed to be out of the box.

Fortunately, the Democrats have chosen the guy with the astrological score and Trump is reduced to the New Moon on Oct 16, 19:32:10 Greenwich, facing other signs protecting the first Convergence from such a dictator and his own decree of a one Term President like Carter now a Reprobate sample. Also the office is now attracting a Saturn Return in the third year of the VP like GWB now a Demoncrap sample.
 

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The truth is that anyone elected in 2008 was going to see the economy improve after the recession in the previous term. Trump has continued the growth by undoing business crippling regulations placed on the nation by the Obama administration and by forcing other countries to stop cheating us on trade deals and by forcing them to pay their "fair share" of things like NATO and UN.

Participation rates also fell throughout the Obama presidency which accounts for a portion of the declining unemployment rate. These are people who vanished from the count.

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Labor Force Participation Rate (CIVPART) | FRED | St. Louis Fed
 
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