The Obama Economy: A Chart Book

The great economic tragedy of our time is the erosion of the American middle class. Millions of Americans find themselves locked out of the American Dream. Their wages are either flat or falling, even as the price of energy and goods surges; the labor force is shrinking; and the government stimulus which was claimed to lift the economy to prosperity has instead sunk the nation into a chasm of debt.

This chart book highlights what working people know all too well: under President Obama, economic life today is much harder today than it was just a few years ago.

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