Since Bush's Great Recession began, the unemployment rate for the nation has dropped from 9.5% to 9.1% -- but in Texas, it's gone up from 7.7% to 8.5% ... and it's still rising.
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Its funny that even though Dem pundits and elected officials across the country are exprerssing concern over Obama...people here just think its silly that there is a cause for concern. Well..OK..
"In my district, the enthusiasm for him has mostly evaporated," said Representative Peter A. DeFazio, Democrat of Oregon. "There is tremendous discontent with his direction."
"a survey of two dozen Democratic officials found a palpable sense of concern that transcended a single week of ups and downs."
"The frustrations are real," said Representative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, who was the state chairman of Mr. Obama's campaign four years ago. "I think we know that there is a Barack Obama that's deep in there, but he's got to synchronize it with passion and principles."
From the HuPo...
“Senior Democrats are now very concerned about Obama's reelection chances according to the New York Times.
Soem are even suggesting he should emulate LBJ and not run.
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The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say