By DAVID WARGO
Are you any better off now than you were four years ago? That is what the whole election boils down to in one sentence this fall. Are you better off now than four years ago? It is the critical question that should not only decide this election but any election in which you have an opportunity to vote. Unfortunately the broadcast media no longer does their job which was to keep government honest. Instead they have become infiltrated, compromised and are the propaganda arm of the parties. Some to the left and some to the right. This means like it or not you have to think for yourself.
A week or so ago two individuals posted on Facebook the Congressional Budget Office released graphic showing the tax rates have decreased from 1979 to 2009 most notably in the last year. The graph showed two lines sloping down. One was all Federal taxes and all Income taxes. Naturally supporters of the Obama Administration want you to believe this is to his credit, but they fail to point out two things. The graph ended in 2009 which means he was only in office at most 12 months and in that time he passed the stimulus package that added five trillion dollars to the National Debt and failed to produce the shovel ready jobs he claimed would come from the reckless government spending. In fact, he was quoted last year at a Jobs Council meeting as sa