Obama Economic Performance in Perspective
(% Point Change) Bush__________ U.S. Exports vs. Imports (Tens of Billions USD) 160 U.S. Full-time / PT employees 140 (thousands of employees) 120 160,000 100 140,000 80 120,000 60 100,000 O 40 Clinton Bush Obama 80,000 b 20 60,000 Clinton Bush a 0 40,000 m a 20,000 0 1998 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Data: US Dept of Commerce BEA 8.29.2012
The IMPACT of ROMNEY’SEnd Gov.
Medicaid Raise eligibility and Patient Raise payroll tax PLAN FOR America Change liability rules. Change Sarbanes-Oxley Cut alternative Weaken citizens right to End Dodd-Frank. energy funding. Protection Act Middle class suffers sue large corporations Deregulate Wall St. Help Big Oil Reduce federal Support States to 25% Corp. Tax. Expand Nuclear Change Clean Air Act Deregulate Shale workers by 10%, breakup unions. Millionaires pass Energy. Increase Increase CO2 Gas. Morecut wages. Job loss Wages fall on wealth tax free safety risks Pollution poisoned water Deficit rises $3,000 voucher Amendment No growth for More lower paid Cut and privative Open U.S. Nature Executive Freeto reduce human Federal skilled foreign unemployment Reserves to Big Oil. Trade Power, services Agencies workers benefits. Mass Enable threat of outsourced jobs suffering Valdez/Gulf accidents Data: Romney’s Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs https://www.mittromney.com
Union Membership of U.S. Employees
is only 11.8% 160000 140000 120000 139.9 M Thousands of employees 100000 80000 60000 40000 20000 0 14.8 M Total U.S. Labor Force Total U.S. Union Employees Data: Jan. 27. 2012 http://www.bls.gov/news.release/union2.nr0.htm