Far left Moveon.org asks, “Have you ever been in her shoes? Watch:”
I’m not a huge fan of Mitt Romney, so this is not in support of or an endorsement, but yes, as a matter of fact I have been in her shoes. After 20 years at a Chrysler dealer and at age 61, I found myself unemployed in an area with 15% unemployment when the White House helped compile of a list of 789 Chrysler dealers to have their franchises yanked, including some very profitable ones.
Should I feel pleased this young lady feels so good about saving her ass on the backs of taxpayers while hundreds of thousands of the rest of us were thrown out of work?
Maybe she needs to look at the real world.
Unemployment was 7.8% when Obama assumed office. Within a few months it exceeded 10% and only in the last couple of months dropped slightly below 9%.
Our National Debt has increased by over $5 Trillion (that’s $5,000,000,000,000) in just the 3 years Obama has been in office, currently sitting now at about $15,451,060,345,845 and change and increasing as you read. Each citizen shares $49,474.64 of the debt.
America had an AAA credit rating and now, we have been downgraded to an AA credit rating.
We see unrest in the streets rivaling that of the 1960’s with loosely labeled “Occupiers” marching, chanting and taking over empty homes, seizing public property and demanding more debt so they can have “free” stuff given to them.
The price of a gallon of gas was about $1.61 when Obama took office. Today, we see the price of a gallon of gas is exceeding $4.00 a gallon in many areas and climbing. And, not a whimper from those Democrats who were lambasting President Bush over the price of gasoline.
In answer to Moveon.org, I have been in the young ladies shoes. In fact, the whole country has been in and remains in the predicament she says she was in, except maybe for the Obama’s who seem to enjoy frequent multi-million dollar vacations as often as they can.
Of the stimulus bailout she boasts about saving her, Obama’s former auto czar Steven Rattner wrote in his book ‘Overhaul,’ “about $19.4 billion the government put into GM before the 2009 bankruptcy is ‘lost money’.”
He also stated, “Taxpayers will lose about $14 billion on the $82 billion investment to restructure General Motors, Chrysler and Ally Financial” here
Obama’s Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner acknowledged, “the taxpayers will not recoup $1.9 billion of the Chrysler bailout” here