If you, like me, are still trying to understand what is going on in the financial markets and how to put it all into perspective, this article will help you begin to understand at least where it all started and who is primarily responsible. (Click here)
Many liberals like to point the finger at President Bush, but I will leave you with this thought: (more to come later) which branch of government is responsible for financial matters? You guessed it...NOT the Executive Branch. The Legislative Branch is responsible. So, blaming the President is a moot point. Can't do it. When the Democrats took over the House and Senate, the DOW was at 12,500. It is now below 11,000, a drop of about 15% in 2 years. Gas prices have increased a whopping 68%. The unemployment rate has raised from 4.6% to 6.1%, a 33% increase.