Sunday, May 08, 2005

Bu$hCo. Gets an F

The Center for American Progress Issued a Report card for President Bush.
From bonddad's Daily Kos Diary:

The numbers below are for 2000-2004.
The Financial markets
S&P 500 -15%
Dow Jones -5.3%
Consumer income and expenses and Standard of Living
Price of a Gallon of Gas +46%
Real Value of the Minimum Wage -7%
Median Household Income -4%
Average cost of 4-year public college +24%
Poverty Rate +11%
Americans filing for Bankruptcy +33%
Annual Increase in Prescription Drug Prices (from 4.1% t0 6.8%) +68%
Number of Americans without Health insurance +18%
Federal Finances
Federal Debt +39%
Monthly Trade Deficit +75%
Annual Trade Deficit +53%
The dollar
Dollar versus Euro -30%
Dollar versus Yen -11%
Consumer Debt
Home Mortgage Borrowing +100%
Total Outstanding Consumer Debt +28%
Household Debt as a Percentage of Assets: 20%
Household Debt as a Percentage of GDP +21%

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