Thursday's annual Census Bureau report on income, poverty and access to health care-the Bureau's principal report card on the well-being of average Americans-closes the books on the economic record of George W. Bush.
It's not a record many Republicans are likely to point to with pride.
On every major measurement, the Census Bureau report shows that the country lost ground during Bush's two terms. While Bush was in office, the median household income declined, poverty increased, childhood poverty increased even more, and the number of Americans without health insurance spiked. By contrast, the country's condition improved on each of those measures during Bill Clinton's two terms, often substantially.
From ANYONE? We were so complacent we allowed THIS?
Answer by Anonymous at 1:54 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
I don't know how to react to positive ANON,,,,,
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 1:55 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
Answer by LoriKeet at 2:05 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
are you agreeing with excuses as to why the POTUS wasn't responsible for the outcome of HIS policies?
and yet 7 months in you are condemning The current POTUS's failures?? are they not then Bush's failures??
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 2:17 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
Answer by lovinangels at 2:40 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 2:44 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
Answer by Sisteract at 3:08 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
Answer by PsWifey at 3:39 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
Answer by Carpy at 3:57 PM on Sep. 13, 2009
Then Clinton came into office BECAUSE of the bad effects of Reagan and H W
Where is the study on what impact CRA and the implementation of NAFTA have had on our economy?
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 4:16 PM on Sep. 13, 2009