Here's Your "CHANGE" ...... !

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by JohnHenry, May 24, 2011.

  1. JohnHenry

    JohnHenry Well-Known Member

    CHANGE

    After two years of Obama, Here's your change!
    January 2009 TODAY % chg Source
    Avg.. Retail price/gallon gas in U.S. $1.83 $3.104 69.6% 1
    Crude oil, European Brent (barrel) $43..48 $99..02 127.7% 2
    Crude oil, West TX Inter. (barrel) $38..74 $91..38 135.9% 2
    Gold: London (per troy oz.) $853.25 $1,369.50 60.5% 2
    Corn, No.2 yellow, Central IL $3.56 $6.33 78.1% 2
    Soybeans, No. 1 yellow, IL $9.66 $13..75 42.3% 2
    Sugar, cane, raw, world, lb. Fob $13..37 $35..39 164.7% 2
    Unemployment rate, non-farm, overall 7.6% 9.4% 23.7% 3
    Unemployment rate, blacks 12.6% 15.8% 25.4% 3
    Number of unemployed 11,616,000 14,485,000 24.7% 3
    Number of fed. Employees, ex. Military (curr = 12/10 prelim) 2,779,000 2,840,000 2.2% 3
    Real median household income (2008 v 2009) $50,112 $49,777 -0.7% 4
    Number of food stamp recipients (curr = 10/10) 31,983,716 43,200,878 35.1% 5
    Number of unemployment benefit recipients (curr = 12/10) 7,526,598 9,193,838 22.2% 6
    Number of long-term unemployed 2,600,000 6,400,000 146.2% 3
    Poverty rate, individuals (2008 v 2009) 13.2% 14.3% 8.3% 4
    People in poverty in U.S. (2008 v 2009) 39,800,000 43,600,000 9.5% 4
    U.S.. Rank in Economic Freedom World Rankings 5 9 n/a 10
    Present Situation Index (curr = 12/10) 29.9 23.5 -21.4% 11
    Failed banks (curr = 2010 + 2011 to date) 140 164 17.1% 12
    U.S.. Dollar versus Japanese yen exchange rate 89.76 82.03 -8.6% 2
    U.S.. Money supply, M1, in billions (curr = 12/10 prelim) 1,575.1 1,865.7 18.4% 13
    U.S.. Money supply, M2, in billions (curr = 12/10 prelim) 8,310.9 8,852.3 6.5% 13
    National debt, in trillions $10..627 $14..052 32.2% 14

    Just take this last item: In the last two years we have accumulated national debt at a rate more than 27 times as fast as during the rest of our entire nation's history.. Over 27 times as fast!
    Sources:
    (1) U.S. Energy Information Administration; (2) Wall Street Journal; (3) Bureau of Labor Statistics; (4) Census Bureau; (5) USDA; (6) U.S. Dept. Of Labor; (7) FHFA; (8) Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller; (9) RealtyTrac; (10) Heritage Foundation and WSJ; (11) The Conference Board; (12) FDIC; (13) Federal Reserve; (14) U.S. Treasury
    Will you be ready to "CHANGE" it back by 2012 ?
     
  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    you forgot that the value of the US dollar dropped so much the P South pacific peso ( Aussie dollar ) not only caught up but over took yours... HOW????
     

  3. jbmid1

    jbmid1 Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2011
    Tucson, AZ
    I believe the correct terminology is "quantitative easing". AKA intentional inflation.
     
  4. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    arh another obamaism in operation .. ok
     
  5. jbmid1

    jbmid1 Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2011
    Tucson, AZ
    Gotta bring us down to everybody else's level.
     
  6. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    x
     
    Last edited: May 26, 2011
  7. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    one more
     

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  8. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Louisiana
    I had posted something last night and then deleted it cause I figured a mod would send me a message.

    This guy is a disease.
     
  9. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    never saw a thing eh ...
     
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