How terrible was the economy with George Bush?
Cause I was living better then than now with Obama..
Asked By: whatever. - 9/12/2010
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There was a "cruisin' for a bruisin'" and a "riding for a fall" element to the Republican fiscal policies embraced by the Bush administration---a term my dad used to use when us six kids were misbehaving in ways that would have long-range consequences. The "supply-side" (or "trickle-on-down") economic policies have... More
Answered By: Armchair Goddess #1 - 9/12/2010
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It's not the president who should be blamed, it's congress. We are in year four of a democrat controlled congress. Some want to continue down this path, others, like the Tea Party, do not.
Answered By: Sean G - 9/12/2010
take the gutters of off your roof...it won't do any harm the first couple of years. but after a while you'll notice your foundation crumbling... so you saved $100 on gutters did ya?
Answered By: stratm663 - 9/12/2010
Under Bush I, bad ("it's the economy, stupid" - remember?). Under Bush II, monumentally worse. Congratulations on your personal circumstances being better than the millions where were far worse off under Bush than Obama and who are now unable to find employment. Article by Alana Semeuls in LA Times published today... More
Answered By: Mr. Magoo - 9/12/2010
When we had Bush and a Republican legislature we had 4.5% unemployment and record small business start up... More
Answered By: Bruce - 9/12/2010
Well it took a dive in 2001 because of 9/11, and it took a dive in 2005 5 months when President Bush left. Now, I am not a fan of Bush. I felt he was weak, and Obama is just plain pathetic. You look at all the bailouts, stimulus packages, sending Islamics on trips to the middle east to build a mosque near ground zero... More
Answered By: Life is harsh. - 9/12/2010
It was not so bad until the democrats took over congress.
Answered By: Liz - 9/12/2010
Under Bush, I had no trouble holding onto, and finding a job. Under Obama, we are constantly waiting to be called into HR and be delivered the bad news. President Bush inspired confidence, Obama, ----forget it!!!!!!!!!!!!
Answered By: Barry auh2o - 9/12/2010
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