As the Democrats and the leftist media try to gaslight voters that the Trump economy was anything but spectacular prior to the Chinese COVID-19 virus allowing Democrat governors and mayors to destroy it, it could be helpful to remember just what it was like under Obama/Biden rule.
In today’s instant gratification world of social media, people tend to forget just how godawful things were just 4 years ago before Donald Trump came along to clean up the mess.
Remember when President Obama kept congratulating himself on what a wonderful economy we had, and how Hillary Clinton gave Obama an “A” for his handling of the nation’s finances?
Well, the truth of it was that even in 2015, US GDP, that stands for Gross Domestic Product for those of you who claim to be liberals, and it stands for all the monetary value of all finished goods and services made within a country during a specific period. By 2015 it was stuck at a wimpy 2 percent, and real middle-class wages were flat-lining.
Under Obama/Biden by 2015, which I keep referring to, because that’s the last year of the Obama administration where numbers affected 2016, the last year of the administration’s stranglehold over American workers, a report came out from Sentier Research based on Census data that found that median household income of $56,700 at the end of 2015 was exactly where it was, adjusted for inflation, at the end of 2007. The Democrats spent eight years of Obama blaming the Bush economy for their miserable performance, but we saw how easily Donald Trump reversed everything by cutting taxes and getting rid of job-killing regulations and getting us out of job-crushing treaties like the Paris Climate Accord, and renegotiating trade deals that were designed by American globalists who cared more about the other side of the treaty than the American face of it.
Seriously, we have 8 long, miserable years of zero income gain, and the average American’s cost of living didn’t stay as stagnant, which meant that the Forgotten men and women of the country were going underwater. That was the main reason why Trump was elected. Hillary Clinton didn’t have an economic plan to campaign on, and Obama kept lying to us about how Trump wasn’t going to be able to bring back the manufacturing jobs he said he would, and did, without a “magic wand,” Americans were so distraught over their economic situation for their families that they took a chance on the only guy who told us that it’s not dirty to love your country, and that America’s best days still lay ahead.
On almost every measure you could analyze, the 2009-15 so-called “recovery” since 2008 recession, which ended in June of 2009, was the weakest in more than 50 years.
Today, Democrats are now going around saying that the last three years of Obama saw more jobs than the first three years of Trump. It’s a lie and a manipulation of the facts. The first three years of the Trump economy exploded so much that we had 7.5 million more jobs than people to fill them. President Trump talked about bringing in more people from outside the country to work. So much for him hating immigrants.
When you have full employment it’s difficult to make the employment numbers rise. At that point, the only people who can work and are unemployed, do not want to work.
Prior to COVID, the Trump economy was firing on all cylinders, breaking records left and right. Every class of American was doing better. Black and Hispanic unemployment rates were the lowest ever recorded. Donald Trump brought back the manufacturing industry that Obama/Biden allowed to slip away, and those Forgotten men and women were forgotten no more. Instead of living like TV’s Conner family where you took any and all jobs that could help pay the bills every month, American workers had good paying jobs, with rising wages for the first time in decades.
If you want to go back to the days of Obama/Biden, your chance is coming on November 3rd by voting for Joe Biden. If on the other hand you want to watch America soar again, and reach even greater heights than before COVID, then the clear choice is to vote for Donald Trump.
The choice has never been more clear. Biden has already subscribed to the Bernie Sanders manifesto that would put our economy into a death spiral, and faster than you think. Biden would go along with AOC’s Green New Deal, the nicest thing that could be said about it is it is unsustainable. Biden has said he will attack the coal industry, which doesn’t just affect people who work in the coal industry, but everyone who pays an electric bill will see their monthly rates skyrocket. Biden has promised to raise taxes at least $4 trillion in the face of American workers and businesses trying to recover from COVID. Biden flat out admitted this when he said, “Guess what? If you elect me…your taxes are going to be raised, not cut.” His campaign recently lied saying that he never said he would raise taxes, but he is on video numerous times saying that he will get rid of the Trump tax cuts, which is a tax increase no matter how many ways they can spin it.
Don’t take my word for it. Here’s what experts had to say about what Biden’s plans would do to us.
- The Tax Policy Center concluded Biden’s “proposals would increase taxes on average on all income groups”
- The Tax Foundation concluded Biden’s plan would lead to higher taxes “across all income groups”
- The American Enterprise Institute concluded that “households at every income level” would see higher taxes
- A Penn Wharton budget model analysis concluded that taxes would go up across all income levels
- The Committee For A Responsible Federal Budget concluded that taxes would go up across all income levels
The election is four weeks away from today. America has a choice to make. Do we continue to fight for economic freedom from government or do we go back to the days of a government stranglehold over our economy that will most certainly be the case if we elect Biden? His own words are our best indicator.
Vote like your life as you know it depends on it, because it does.