Just in Case You Were Wondering – Dem vs GOP Congress

From American Thinker:

From early 2007 through the end of 2010, the Democrats had strong Majorities in — and control of — the US House of Representatives and also the U.S. Senate. Both are chambers where laws and policies that affect the economy are created and shaped.

The table below shows how the Democrat Congress performed on average during its four year tenure, vs. the average of the previous four years, 2003 through the end of 2006, when Republicans were at the helm.

(The Table and backup numbers are in the AT link. Enjoy.)

Issue / Topic                                          Democrats              Republicans

Jobs by Year – Avg                                 -1,583,000             +1,672,000

Jobs by Month – Avg                              –   131,916             +  139,333

Unemployment Rate – Avg                              7.48%                      5.3%

Budget Deficits – Avg                       $1.143 Trillion           $285 Billion

Dow (DJIA)                                                    0.13%                      11.04%

S&P 500                                                        1.29%                     15.02%

FDIC Bank Closures – Avg                            79.2                           1.75

And yet people still vote for these… people….

.. and it’s predominantly the working class, and minorities, who vote for the party that gives them high taxes, low economic results and opportunities, huge unemployment (African American unemployment 18-24 is now over 25% (why? minimum wage hikes and lousy schools), lousy union-controlled schools (limiting future advancement generation-on-generation).. who basically are responsible for keeping the poor – poor.

About Alex Scipio

About Alex Scipio: Alex moved out of the People's Republic of California to the Free State of Arizona, finally tiring of the lack of the Bill of Rights, the overgrown idiocracy, and the catering to non-Americans & welfare recipients. He still wonders how America got from Truman, Eisenhower, and Daniel Patrick Moynihan to the Liberal and Conservative extremes so badly managing America today. And, yes, islam DOES need to be annihilated. And doing what he can to get folks away from the extremes of political life.
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