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Johnny2X2X

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48. Then why do we always only get 1 side of the story?
Mon Mar 4, 2024, 12:26 PM
Mar 4

Utility prices are way down over last Winter, where are the endless threads with posters talking about how their gas and electric bills are way down this Winter? Where are the threads talking about the 18% reduction in natural gas prices year over year?

This election is going to come down to people thinking they were better off under Trump under his "greatest economy" in history. Data matters. People can make their own judgements, but it's been a steady drone of only half the story for 3 years now.

More people are working now than at anytime in history. More people have health insurance. Wage growth exceeded inflation since 2019. Less people are living paycheck to paycheck now than in 2019. But we never hear that half of the story.

He's been doing that for months. TwilightZone Mar 4 #1
Biden's not doing enough. LOLOLOL OAITW r.2.0 Mar 4 #4
Yes he has, a lot, thank you. Whining about Biden not doing something, he does it, it's ignored or betsuni Mar 4 #7
☝️☝️☝️☝️☝️ PortTack Mar 4 #15
But he does need to pound this fact in his speech to counteract the message people are being given by the MSM. Scrivener7 Mar 4 #27
This is not enough. Wanderlust988 Mar 4 #49
Definitely. BamaRefugee Mar 4 #2
TSF never says what he would do about high prices and rent and no one even asks him. No MAGAt brewens Mar 4 #55
What can the he do? Any suggestions? walkingman Mar 4 #3
Boycott PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, KraftHeinz, Kellogg, etc... Septua Mar 4 #6
Just reading that OPEC is going to further limit supplies in order to raise the price walkingman Mar 4 #18
President Biden is in a re-election campaign Barry Markson Mar 4 #47
He should have a WH meeting w/the CEO's of the largest dozen food companies and grocery stores Wanderlust988 Mar 4 #12
Agreed, I think we should give greater power to the FTC in order to pursue the walkingman Mar 4 #19
Things are trending better. Takes more time BootinUp Mar 4 #5
prices are not going to go down jcgoldie Mar 4 #8
Lots of people can't afford Tickle Mar 4 #16
Dems have tried passing anti-gouging bills .....But the PUTIN PARTY OF TRUMP AIN'T HAVING IT ..... LenaBaby61 Mar 4 #9
Your points are valid, but they would be better understood without the unnecessary emphatics and profanity. Earth-shine Mar 4 #14
Thank you. NT Tickle Mar 4 #17
I thought that post was fine. Yours is the one that made me roll my eyes. Scrivener7 Mar 4 #31
Too many DUers think that using profanity makes them sound profound or emphatic elocs Mar 4 #34
Lol Elessar Zappa Mar 4 #41
I do wish posters would refrain from cursing in their titles. yagotme Mar 4 #46
Excuse me, but l only have a one mother and one damn father. LenaBaby61 Mar 4 #60
I can't speak to the rent issue. It's intermingled with complexities like insurance and taxes. Earth-shine Mar 4 #10
You're in Floriduh: The land of rotten ass, racist DeathSantis & his tall boots, his evil big-eyebrows wife .... LenaBaby61 Mar 4 #11
Post removed Post removed Mar 4 #13
I am a landlord Mossfern Mar 4 #57
Really out of his control, but some progress has been made Johnny2X2X Mar 4 #20
Rents (on average) may have dropped slightly depending upon locale, but they are still substantially higher. MichMan Mar 4 #26
I'm not saying it isn't a problem Johnny2X2X Mar 4 #32
Who here has received a 24% income increase ? MichMan Mar 4 #36
I have Johnny2X2X Mar 4 #38
Telling people that are struggling with higher rents and costs, that they never had it so good, is a losing message. n/t MichMan Mar 4 #43
Not telling anyone they never had it better Johnny2X2X Mar 4 #44
People don't need the media telling them about inflation, they see it with their own damn eyes every day MichMan Mar 4 #45
Then why do we always only get 1 side of the story? Johnny2X2X Mar 4 #48
Gac Prices Are Stable? ProfessorGAC Mar 4 #21
My gas has been stable in Ohio. Demsrule86 Mar 4 #24
Average US gas prices the last 4 months Johnny2X2X Mar 4 #39
He already has I suggest you google it...and a president can't control greedflation... Demsrule86 Mar 4 #22
Agreed XanaDUer2 Mar 4 #23
ffs bigtree Mar 4 #25
Thank you. betsuni Mar 4 #40
I have it n good authority that a magic wand is being built as we speak! NT Happy Hoosier Mar 4 #28
We're going to need a bigger magic wand. betsuni Mar 4 #54
Perception is reality. It's maddening. Beartracks Mar 4 #29
+1 dalton99a Mar 4 #50
Last year, my rent went up $300 a month and yes, I didn't like it. no_hypocrisy Mar 4 #30
If the situation was reversed and Trump was president, we would be blaming him for inflation non stop MichMan Mar 4 #53
How about congress establishes a national distribution system getagrip_already Mar 4 #33
I think he will... Mike Nelson Mar 4 #35
"Yeah, it's nice that people have jobs and that our government functions..." BannonsLiver Mar 4 #37
I agree 1000% Alliepoo Mar 4 #42
No one you know has gotten a raise? Johnny2X2X Mar 4 #63
My son just got a small raise. Alliepoo Mar 6 #65
What is he supposed to do about it? Ocelot II Mar 4 #51
He already did. Look at jobs and wage growth. /nt bucolic_frolic Mar 4 #52
I agree - he needs to hammer these repeatedly redqueen Mar 4 #56
How other countries do it. SarahD Mar 4 #58
Congress has to do those things; a president can't. Ocelot II Mar 4 #59
Message auto-removed Name removed Mar 4 #61
Smack a few CEO's around in public... EarthFirst Mar 4 #62
In our area, the price of real estate spiked because of Covid. Vinca Mar 4 #64
Credit Card Debt is climbing rapidly dwnsouth Mar 6 #66
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