Recovery?: Number Living Paycheck to Paycheck Up 33% From 2012

Anytime anyone brings up our economic malaise, liberals like to chime in to talk about how great the economy is under Obama. They talk about how rich they are, how great their portfolios are, how great the stock market is doing, how little they have to work, how they get to live off their parents’ sizable inheritance, and they wonder why everyone isn’t celebrating like they are. Their only conclusion is that the people poo-pooing the economy must be racists who don’t like Obama because he’s half-black.

It reminds me of one of the Presidential debates from way back in 2007 in Michigan, when a lot of these economic troubles were beginning. After most of the Republican candidates painted a rosy picture of the economy and said there was nothing to worry about, Ron Paul chimed in:

“Today, this country is in the middle of a recession – for a lot of people. Michigan knows about it. Poor people know about it. The middle class knows about it. Wall Street doesn’t know about it. Washington, D.C. doesn’t know about it….”

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