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Obama’s policies punish savings more than any President in history. Under “Change you can believe in” short term investments earn only 0.25 percent. That is less than the postage to send a check to the bank, and postage is going up while interest rates go down, and less than the gas money to drive to the bank.

CD rates for a year and longer only earn around 2 percent. Our savings cannot keep pace with inflation. China, France and Russia all want to dump the dollar because of the inflation Obama will cause, yet our savings earn nothing compared to inflation.

Under Obama, every dollar saved will become 90 cents, then 80 cents, then toilet paper.

So why save?

Exactly how is Obama moving us to save?

We lost more than half our savings in the stock market. Yes, there is a rally this month, but who can trust it to continue when businesses are closing down in every town at the same time that more jobs are moving to Communist China.

Perhaps Communism works better than Barackism Socialism? Communist China is not going bankrupt, but America is.

And to cap it off, Obama wants to raise taxes on any profits we might ever make in the stock market?

And Obama wants to raise taxes on interest and dividend income.

Exactly how is Obama moving us from borrow and spend to save and invest?

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