“We have begun to pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off,” Obama said. “I’m pleased with the progress we’ve made, but I’m not satisfied. I’m confident in the future, but I’m not content with the present.”
Barack Obama on his first 100 days.
Let's look at this progress he is proud of:
Labor Department: Jobless Rates Rise in Nation's Metro Areas
Unemployment rates rose in all of the nation's largest metropolitan areas for the third straight month in March, the Labor Department announced on Wednesday.
Unemployment Up Again In Chicago In March
But Many Cities Fare Much Worse
House Passes $3.4 Trillion Budget, Boosting Obama's Agenda
With the economy in recession and the bailout of the financial sector costing hundreds of billions of dollars, deficits would rocket to $1.7 trillion for the ongoing budget year, dipping to a still-astonishing $1.2 trillion in 2010. The national debt would rise from today's $11.2 trillion level to $17 trillion at the end of 2014.
Economy Shrinks 6.1% in First Quarter
Obama Orders Review of New York Flight as Cost Put at $328,835
April 28 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama ordered a review of a publicity-photo shoot with one of the planes that serves as Air Force One that cost taxpayers $328,835 and caused a furor in New York City.
Phoenix leads nation in home price declines in February
A new report shows home prices across the country continued to drop in February, and Phoenix has the unfortunate designation of loss leader.
Phoenix home prices fell 35 percent from February 2008 to February 2009, according to the new S&P/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index. That’s the largest decline of any of the 20 largest cities in the U.S. In addition, Phoenix home prices are down 51 percent from their peak.
Now I realize he inherited a mess from the Democratic controlled Congress but I don't think I would be talking about progress just yet.
I'll just leave you with Obama's assessment of his first 100 days.
“we’ve begun the work of remaking America.”