By Bruce Lindner
The day Barack Obama was sworn in back on 1/20/09, the unemployment rate stood at 7.8% and was rising fast, peaking at 10% in October of that year. On the very day he took the oath on Abraham Lincoln's Bible, eleven Republicans—including both the current Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader—met in private to finalize their plan to obstruct the new administration. Their resolution: Oppose everything. Everything. Period. Make him OWN the recession. Blame him for . . .