Is Barack Obama throwing USA into economic calamity?
Highest gas prices in 2010 for any Christmas
What the USA needs is to immediately leave the Middle East - Afghanistan and Iraq. Protect its borders and create an isolationist policy. Substantially raise tariffs on non-USA products, including beef and agricultural products. Devalue the dollar - again.
As President Bill Clinton had on his desk, It's the economy, stupid. If Obama doesn't focus on the economy, immediately, it could ruin the USA as fighting in Afghanistan ruined the USSR.