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Today more men and women who go to work than ever before.
With interest rates at about half the record highs of 1980.
Nearly 2000 families today will buy new home.
More than at any -- -- best for you.
Group -- That was Ronald Reagan's iconic mourning in America -- from his 1984 reelection campaign declaring the nation stronger than it had been four years earlier.
Now president Obama's team is out with a new ad called we're coming back.
Touting his leadership on the economy and other issues and it is being compared already to the Reagan -- in some -- take a look.
Instead of losing jobs were created.
Point two million so far.
We're not there yet it's still too hard for too many.
But we're coming back because America's greatness comes from.
Michael Reagan as a political consultant and chairman of the Reagan group did he get it they capture what you're data's gone for back and that 84 -- -- -- didn't capture it all because most people really understand what's going on.
After 94 with my father had things were getting better people were feeling better about themselves people who were buying new homes people were going to work.
But just not true today you walk around -- you talk to people in America.
There is that Jimmy Carter Malays.
That is going on out there in America nobody feeling good about themselves right now and a look at these last polls that have come out.
I -- there's -- but there's one Rasmussen.
Question it really hit me.
The fact when -- ask the question will your children be better off -- you war.
And most people most people 65 -- that they will not be better off than fact.
I am at one up -- other -- sit back and doesn't think that their child to be better off than they are.
That is just unbelievable.
And it is so.
-- that's how people feel today so no he's trying to played the wizard Abbas who's really behind the curtain here.
He comparing geared your father's recovery -- economic recovery should say back in 1983 around the -- -- correct.
For reelection the GDP growth rate under your dad was seven point 75.
Under President Obama at one point 625 back in 2011.
Job growth -- your dad was 3.4.
Million jobs under President Obama back in 2011 it was one point 84.
Millions of the numbers.
With suggest that the recovery is not as strong as under your father but then the implosion the economic implosion was in his -- Coming and opposite for your dad as it was for this president -- Well the lawyer is saying -- but if you're buying a home in your interest rates were at 18%.
Listen you know there was a real problem if you -- -- gas line.
And you didn't have an odd number plate.
So you couldn't get fuel today you gotta wait till tomorrow.
I will tell you there are people who feel that they were absolutely it -- depression.
And it wasn't going to get any better and Ronald Reagan pulled this out of that program but how they do -- same way candidate.
Lowering taxes that's what brought us out of that.
Do you getting regulations off the back to business and industry that's what did it.
Not by putting more onerous regulations.
On everybody on the planet but in fact helping businesses grow not stopping them grow.
You know there's another part of his -- weren't where the president says that the track the announcer says stumps that are best days were behind us but not him this is President Obama that.
And then there's an about Obama's sound byte where he says don't bet against the American worker and summer detecting a shift Michael in.
In Sutton vs -- earlier statements that the president has taken a lot of heat for that seem to be.
Critical of the American work ethic take a -- There are a lot of things that make.
See the US is a great opportunity our stability our.
Openness are -- innovative free market culture.
Much you know we've been -- little bit lazy I think over the last couple decades we've got -- taken for granted well people wanna come here we are out there hungry.
We've lost our ambition are.
Our imagination and and our willingness to do the things that built the golden gate bridge and Hoover -- and unleashed all the potential in this country.
Do you think the campaign understand that comments like that true or not.
Don't play well -- With the American people.
Look they really don't but there you go the blame game again it's not my fault look at that person really their fault they're not working or not -- lost her imagination at all.
-- you think Jimmy Carter was writing those lines.
For for all those people but look at the other question the Rasmussen poll the question about.
People can you come -- United States American if you work hard.
Can you become rich only 32% of people said yes.
We have immigrants in this country because they came here to become rich.
To be able to grow like they couldn't do it in their countries and -- that think that today.
The very same people who come -- say no you can't get rich in America any -- why because you have a president that does nothing but.
Punish the rich for in fact job growth so every time you become successful he punishes you more and what happens.
You end up leaving the country and going elsewhere to create jobs.
It used to create America.
You know use the term a ladies and and I -- in our first segment addresses sentenced our lot but they they were depressing me because of these numbers.
And got -- like that is reported in in he does have a fun.
-- bomb on the pulse of the American people right now.
It seems like people need to be lifted up Michael that they need somebody to lift them up it's tough to do when the numbers are what they are.
But we look back at your -- the great communicators and and just found one example of his ability to do it -- to just lift us.
And our spirit something that we all remembered when he died.
Not to long ago here's his farewell address where he talked about the shining city on the hill.
My friends we did it we weren't just marking time.
We made a difference.
We made the city stronger.
We made the city for years.
And we left it in good hands.
All in all.
Not bad at all.
God bless you.
And god bless the United States of America.
It worked because it was true.
It was actually true -- key word there is we.
You don't hear the word I withdrawal -- and it was always we.
Us were working together United States America you know my sister -- and I talked about this the library the other day when I was appearance Sunday.
I think you know -- are dad hit running for president.
Would be like your son getting his -- -- That's how -- look at him like it's eagle scout.
And he really really honored that so much that we the American people we have so much cash items that we can handle anything.
Michael Reagan thank you very much.
We'll be right back when.
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