Democrats Wealthiest in Congress: 7 Out Of 10 Wealthiest Members Of Congress For 2010 & 2011 Are Democrats.

Republicans, on the contrary, are for both the man and the dollar; but in cases of conflict, the man before the dollar.”

– President Abraham Lincoln

7 Out Of 10 Wealthiest Members Of Congress Are Democrats 2011

  1. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas)$294.21Million

  2. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.)$220.40Million

  3. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.)$193.07Million

  4. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.)$81.63Million

  5. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)$76.30Million

  6. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.)$65.91Million

  7. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)$55.07Million

  8. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)$52.93*Million

  9. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.)$45.39Million

  10. Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.)$44.21Million

To determine the richest lawmakers, Roll Call adds up the minimum value of total assets reported by each Member on their annual financial disclosures and subtracts the minimum liabilities. Percent change refers to the change since last year’s disclosure forms.

An asset valued at $5 million to $25 million is counted at the lesser amount, as is a liability valued at $1 million to $5 million.

You can visit previous editions of 50 Richest lists here.

Roll Call

7 Out Of 10 Richest Members of Congress Are Democrats:

The mainstream media does not cover the full extent of the damage the Obama Administration has inflicted on this country. Even FOX News often doesn’t have the time to go into sufficient depth to explain what is happening.

From our friend Ruth S. King comes a chart which all of us should read and absorb, sobering though it may be: These prices were from 2009 -about Feb. 2011 – They have increased since.

January 2009 Today % chg Source
Avg. retail price/gallon gas in U.S. $1.83 $3.104 69.6% 1
Crude oil, European Brent (barrel) $43.48 $99.02 127.7% 2
Crude oil, West TX Inter. (barrel) $38.74 $91.38 135.9% 2
Gold: London (per troy oz.) $853.25 $1,369.50 60.5% 2
Corn, No.2 yellow, Central IL $3.56 $6.33 78.1% 2
Soybeans, No. 1 yellow, IL $9.66 $13.75 42.3% 2
Sugar, cane, raw, world, lb. fob $13.37 $35.39 164.7% 2
Unemployment rate, non-farm, overall 7.6% 9.4% 23.7% 3
Unemployment rate, blacks 12.6% 15.8% 25.4% 3
Number of unemployed 11,616,000 14,485,000 24.7% 3
Number of fed. employees, ex. military (curr = 12/10 prelim) 2,779,000 2,840,000 2.2% 3
Real median household income (2008 v 2009) $50,112 $49,777 -0.7% 4
Number of food stamp recipients (curr = 10/10) 31,983,716 43,200,878 35.1% 5
Number of unemployment benefit recipients (curr = 12/10) 7,526,598 9,193,838 22.2% 6
Number of long-term unemployed 2,600,000 6,400,000 146.2% 3
Poverty rate, individuals (2008 v 2009) 13.2% 14.3% 8.3% 4
People in poverty in U.S. (2008 v 2009) 39,800,000 43,600,000 9.5% 4
U.S. rank in Economic Freedom World Rankings 5 9 n/a 10
Present Situation Index (curr = 12/10) 29.9 23.5 -21.4% 11
Failed banks (curr = 2010 + 2011 to date) 140 164 17.1% 12
U.S. dollar versusJapanese yen exchange rate 89.76 82.03 -8.6% 2
U.S. money supply, M1, in billions (curr = 12/10 prelim) 1,575.1 1,865.7 18.4% 13
U.S. money supply, M2, in billions (curr = 12/10 prelim) 8,310.9 8,852.3 6.5% 13
National debt, in trillions $10.627 $14.052 32.2% 14

Just take this last item:

In the last two years we have accumulated national debt at a rate more than 27 times as fast as during the rest of our entire nation’s history.

Over 27 times as fast!

Metaphorically, speaking, if you are driving in the right lane doing 65 MPH and a car rockets past you in the left lane 27 times faster . . . it would be doing 1,755 MPH!

Sources:
(1) U.S. Energy Information Administration; (2) Wall Street Journal; (3) Bureau of Labor Statistics; (4) Census Bureau; (5) USDA; (6) U.S. Dept. of Labor; (7) FHFA; (8) Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller; (9)RealtyTrac; (10) Heritage Foundation and WSJ; (11) The Conference Board; (12) FDIC; (13) Federal Reserve; (14) U.S. Treasury

Indonesia Most Corrupt Country:

That reminds me, Obama was adopted by Lolo Soetoro where Indonesia does not allow dual citizenship. Obama Soetoro went to school there when the density of muslims is the highest in the world. If anyone can find where Obama was nationalized again into The United States please send me an email.