The Myth of Republican Job Creation and Economic Stewardship

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Over the past 48 years Republicans have held presidential office for 28 of those years. Over 81 million jobs were created. Of the jobs created during that span Republicans created just 32.7mil jobs. Thats a paltry 39.9% of all jobs created during that span.

By contrast, the Democratic Administrations created over 60% of all jobs created. Even Jimmy Carter did better than every Republican except Reagan.

The Republicans depend on the old idium the says if you tell a lie long enough and strong enough the people will believe. Our job is destroy these lies with the truth. Every time they try to feed us and the rest of the country we must beat down these lies with the truth.

Check out the chart below or go to the url: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2009/01/09/bush-on-jobs-the-worst-track-record-on-record/

President Years Jobs Created

Bush (R) 2000-2008 3.0

Clinton (D) 1992-2000 25.1

Bush (R) 1988-1992 2.5

Reagan (R) 1980-1988 16.0

Carter (D) 1976-1980 10.5

Ford (R) 1973-1976 1.8

Nixon (R) 1968-1973 9.4

Johnson (D) 1963-1968 11.6

Kennedy (D) 1960-1963 3.5

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Hey, "fact" is just a four-letter word. They can ruin a good story, not to mention doing serious damage to dreams. Buzz kill on the Right, so don't expect them to take this seriously.

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I knew Carter created more jobs in 4 years than w did in 8. Yet no journalist challenges romney when he derides Carter on a regular basis.

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The other way we're subsidizing Walmart...

Most of us know how taxpayers subsidize Walmart's low wages with billions of dollars in Medicaid, food stamps, and other financial assistance for workers. But, did you know that we're also subsidizing the retail giant by paying the cost of their environmental destruction.

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