Are We Better Off Than 4 Years Ago?
I know we’ve all heard the Republican party saying we’re so much worse off with Obama and the Republican voters conveniently forget that we were on the brink of another depression thanks to Bush. But, here are the headlines from just four short years ago. You know, the Republican era. My how things have changed!
STOCK SHOCK FELT ROUND THE WORLD. Gets ‘nasty’ as Lehman tanks, Merrill vanishes, AIG wobbles [New York Daily News, September 16, 2008]
Depression Coming? Boil Some Beans; Ladies Who Quilt Give Tips On Surviving Tough Times [Albuquerque Journal, September 21, 2008]
One day on the brink On Wednesday, it seemed U.S. economy might collapse [St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 21, 2008]
‘Great Depression’ closer than U.S. admits, report finds [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 27, 2008]
Will Bush become the new Hoover? [Politico, September 19, 2008]
Developers bend under housing meltdown [Colorado Springs Gazette, September 27, 2008]
Depression seen possible [Florida News-Press, September 27, 2008]
Wall Street Meltdown Continues [CNN, September 17, 2008]
Is It Really the Next ‘Great Depression’? [NPR, September 19, 2008]
Behind Closed Doors, Warnings of Calamity [The New York Times, September 20, 2008]