National debt to the penny on 11/06/2006, the day before the Democrats regained the congress: $8,588,334,984,400.64
And the national debt as a percentage of GDP: about 34% http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/debt06b.pdf
The average price of gasoline: $2.20 average in the USA. http://www.sandiegocitysearch.com/news/business/20061106-1358-gasolineprices.html
Unemployment: 4.4% http://stats.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm
Last report by the US Treasury: "Tax receipts up11.7% on top of last year’s 14.6% increase. (Last updated: October 12, 2006)"
http://www.treas.gov/economic-plan/ Published: http://www.treas.gov/press/releases/reports/memostyle.pdf
Attacks by our enemy since we were attacked on September 11, 2001: ZERO
In two years, I will review this Memo and compare with what the Democratics in congress improve on or worsen.
I hope that those who voted for the Democrats will have long memories. If not, this memo will be a historical record.