Are you better off than you were four years ago?
Comment: I lost both my [part-time] jobs in a two-week period last year, not for wrong-doing but because of the Obamaconomy. I've been looking and visited 'jobs fairs', but prospects are not good. by Bob
Comment: I moved to San Antonio in late 2009, met the most amazing person I have ever known, got married and have a great life by Tammy
Comment: With inflation way worse by sara
Comment: The IT field is full of opportunities and I've definitely had the opportunity to take advantage of some of them. by Paul
Comment: No, more taxes, no raises, more expensive health care and insurance, fewer programs for hard working americans. More expensive gasoline, higher unemployment. So much for "hope and change". by Allen
Comment: Everything is more expensive and our incomes are not coming up by K
Comment: No way!!! More taxes out of my pay check and I'm lower than middle class! by Brian
Comment: No way! by Carol
Comment: With the increase in Soc Sec deduction, I've gone backwards. by Don
Comment: The mess we are in today is not just Congress' fault. Most of the blame belongs to Barak HUSSEIN Obama. He is such a liar, I can't even watch him on TV. by Shirley J.
Comment: No way am I better off. Higher taxes & health care costs. Lower quality of life because fuel is so high. Food costs go up & up. Crime is rampant & city officials do not have a clue by Bud
Comment: The previous (Republican) administration realized that the middle/lower class working Americans were struggling in the current economic situation and provided some breaks in taxes, although small, to give some relief. The current leadership of the country (Obama) does not care or understand and refused to back of on increased spending (for for the continuing welfare system for the lazy) to allow the breaks to the working class to continue to exist. by Ronald
Comment: NO. The economy continues to deteriorate, and the media ignores the truth and continues to coverup for their liberal god, obama. by cp
Comment: And will get worse
Comment: NO! My husband and I bought our first brand new home (built from the ground up) July 2008 when we were 23 & 25 years old. I lost my job in 2011! It's now been 2 years and I've still have not been able to find a job!! I ended up changing careers and started nursing school in Jan. of last year! It has been extremely difficult and has taken a toll on our marriage and our 2 children! Never once did I ever imagine we would be this worse off! All we can do is hit the reset button and hope & pray it gets better!!! by Kimberly
Comment: Are you kidding!! Obama has done all he could to make us a socialist country. In doing so has hurt everyone although some do not see it yet. That day will come!! I pray there is enough of the USA left to rebuild after he gets through with his distruction of the greates country in the world. by lee
Comment: I'am mitary retired with a small military pension aolso on medicare . I don't know with the communist in the white house, I don't know if I will have any pension monies or healthcare in the future. by RONALD
Comment: Financially,NO. Spiritually,Yes by Jose
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