Conservatives posted this billboard to welcome Obama back to Wisconsin.
Via Romney Response:
Digital billboards like the one above will be greeting President Obama on his trip to Wisconsin today. Follow the link to learn how President Obama failed to deliver the change he promised to Wisconsin.
Four Years Ago Today, President Obama Told Wisconsin “We Must Change Washington Now”:
Candidate Obama, Four Years Ago Today In Wisconsin: “I’ve Been There Long Enough To Know This … The Ways Of Washington Must Change.” OBAMA: “But I’ve been there long enough to know this – if we want a government that puts the needs of middle-class families before the whims of lobbyists and politicians; if we want to grow this economy and prevent a crisis like this from ever happening again, then the ways of Washington must change. We must reform our lobbyist-driven politics. We must reform the waste and abuse in our government.” (Senator Barack Obama, Remarks, Green Bay, WI, 9/22/08)
Candidate Obama: “We Must Change Washington Now.” (Senator Barack Obama, Remarks, Green Bay, WI, 9/22/08)
It’s No Surprise That President Obama Has Given Up On “Change” – His Policies Have Left Middle-Class Americans Struggling:
More Than Twenty-Three Million Americans Are Unemployed, Underemployed, Or Have Stopped Looking For Work. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov, 9/10/12)
In August, The Unemployment Rate Either Increased Or Was Unchanged In 38 States. “The Labor Department says rates increased in 26 states. They fell in 12 states and were unchanged in the other 12.” (Christopher S. Rugaber, “Unemployment Rates Rise In Half Of US States,” The Associated Press, 9/21/12)
The Associated Press Headline: “Unemployment Rates Rise In Half Of US States” (Christopher S. Rugaber, “Unemployment Rates Rise In Half Of US States,” The Associated Press, 9/21/12)
“The Income Of The Typical U.S. Family Fell Or Was Flat In Almost Every State Last Year.” “The income of the typical U.S. family fell or was flat in almost every state last year, with the drop particularly steep in places where the economy has been hit hard by the housing bust.” (Josh Mitchell, “Incomes Fell Or Stagnated In Most States Last Year,” The Wall Street Journal, 9/20/12)
Under President Obama, The National Debt Has Surpassed $16 Trillion – An Increase Of $5.4 Trillion. (Department Of The Treasury, Accessed 9/20/12)
“The Gap Between Rich And Poor Americans Grew In 2011 As The Poverty Rate Remained At Almost A Two-Decade High.” “The gap between rich and poor Americans grew in 2011 as the poverty rate remained at almost a two-decade high. The U.S. Census Bureau released figures today that showed household income fell, underscoring a sputtering economic recovery that’s at the heart of the presidential campaign.” (Catherine Dodge and Frank Bass, “Rich-Poor Gap Widens To Most Since 1967 As Income Falls,” Bloomberg, 9/12/12)
Americans Are Struggling With “A Shrinking Middle Class.” “The findings highlight concerns about a shrinking middle class and pose another obstacle to getting the economy back on track, said Annette Bernhardt, policy co-director at the National Employment Law Project, which conducted the study.” (Jim Puzzanghera, “Majority Of New Jobs In Recovery Are Low-Paying, Study Finds,” Los Angeles Times, 8/31/12)
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