Fiscally Unsound, Part I

May 27, 2008 at 7:22 pm 2 comments


  • The Consumer Confidence Index is the lowest since 1992 (Republican President).
  • The S&P/Case-Shiller national home price index fell 14.1 percent in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, the lowest since 1988 (Republican President).
  • Record declines in housing were recorded in 15 metro areas.
  • Prices declined in 19 of 20 metro areas tracked by the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home-price index.
  • The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight said home prices fell 3.1% in the first quarter, the largest drop since 1991 (Republican President) .
  • Food inflation is the highest since 1990 (Republican President) .
  • Diesel prices rose slightly Tuesday to a new record national average of $4.768 a gallon, according to AAA and the Oil Price Information Service.
  • “If present trends continue, we could be heading for the first annual drop in gasoline consumption in some 17 years (Republican President),” 
  • Crude sets new record above $135.



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