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The Problems Our Nations Faces

We are currently undergoing a large government change since President Bush has left office and the new president has to pick up the pieces. President Obama has had to start with an economy that has been struggling from the over spending and over taxing of our nation. The tax dollars have not been used for the main purpose to help the economy but to fill the pockets of those we elect. Our society is looking to one man to make a difference but we are seeing that we are the reason why the systems the way it is. Our responsibility is to elect person into our government that has our best interest in mind. They are elected to represent the public and not their bank account. Shame on us for not knowing what was to happen in the future but we have the right and duty to fix the problems that by electing the right people in office. Obama is working on many ways to work with Congress to fix our current problems but with not a lot of support from the American people, this is a problem all in is self. We as a nation must work together to correct these problems that we are faced with and I plan to see that I can inform you on what these are.

As of September 7, 2010 the unemployment rate has hit a high of 9.6 percent (CNN
“Despite the rise in unemployment to 9.6 percent the U.S. economy is doing better and President Barack Obama is introducing further measures for long term growth, said White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and by virtually any measure, our economy is in a better place than it was two years ago”. I Agree to an extent. New jobs are being created but the American public has to start to spending money on goods and products to get the economy to grow. I know you have money to spend money. Most of the American public is looking on how to conserve and not waste. This sounds great, but the bottom line is that if we…...

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