#1 “Ninety-four million Americans are out of the labor force”
#2 “Over 43 million people are now living in poverty”
#3 “More than one in five people in their prime working years are not working”
#4 “In the last eight years, the past administration has put on more new debt than nearly all of the other Presidents combined”
#5 “We have the worst financial recovery in 65 years”
#6 “Over 43 million Americans are on food stamps”
#7 “We’ve lost more than one-fourth of our manufacturing jobs since NAFTA was approved”
#8 “We’ve lost 60,000 factories since China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001″
#9 “Our trade deficit in goods with the world last year was nearly 800 billion dollars”
#10 “Obamacare premiums nationwide have increased by double and triple digits. As an example, Arizona went up 116 percent last year alone.”
#11 “We’ve spent trillions and trillions of dollars overseas, while our infrastructure at home has so badly crumbled”
After Tuesday night, nobody should have any more doubt that the U.S. economy has been in the process of collapsing. Donald Trump?s speech to a joint session of Congress is being hailed as his best speech ever. Even CNN?s Van Jones praised Trump, which shocked many observers. Jones said that when Trump honored the widow of slain Navy Seal Ryan Owens that it ?was one of the most extraordinary moments you have ever seen in American politics?, and Jones believes that Trump ?became President of the United States in that moment?. But Trump?s speech is not just being praised for that one moment.
He detailed many of the most important problems that our nation is facing, and he explained his prescription for addressing those problems.
Hopefully Trump?s words helped people to understand that our problems did not get fixed just because he…
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