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Obama By The Numbers

- February 8, 2013

 

State Of The Union Edition 

 

 

$46.2 Trillion: 

Total Federal Spending Proposed By Obama's FY2013 Budget Through 2022. (OMB, 7/27/12)

$25.4 Trillion: 

Projected Federal Debt In 2022 Due To Obama's Binge Spending. (OMB, 7/27/12)

$16.5 Trillion:

Current National Debt ($ 16,480,910,656,603.96 ). (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 2/7/13)

$9.2 Trillion:

Amount Obama's FY2013 Budget Would Add To The Debt Through FY2022. (OMB, 7/27/12)

$7 Trillion:

Cumulative Deficits Over FY2013-2022. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$5.9 Trillion:

Added To The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 2/7/13)

$5.3 Trillion:

Total Interest Payments On The National Debt Due To Obama's Proposed Budget, FY2013-2022. (OMB, 7/27/12)

$2.6 Trillion:

True Cost Of ObamaCare Once Fully Implemented. (Office Of The Speaker Of The U.S. House Of Representatives, Report, 1/6/11)

$1.9 Trillion:

Higher Taxes In Obama's Budget. (OMB, 7/27/12)

$1.75 Trillion:

Annual Cost Of Federal Regulations. (Small Business Administration, September 2010)

$1.413 Trillion:

Federal Budget Deficit For FY2009 - Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$1.3 Trillion:

Cost Of ObamaCare's Coverage Provisions From 2013 To 2023. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$1.296 Trillion:

Federal Budget Deficit For FY2011 - Second Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$1.294 Trillion:

Federal Budget Deficit For FY2010 - Third Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$1.18 Trillion:

Total Cost Of Obama's First Stimulus With Interest. (CBO, 1/31/12; CBO, 1/27/09)

$1.17 Trillion:

American Debt Held By China. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 2/7/13)

$1.09 Trillion:

Federal Budget Deficit For FY2012 - Fourth Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$845 Billion:

Projected Federal Budget Deficit For FY 2013 - Fifth Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$835.8 Billion:

Amount Of Taxes In ObamaCare. (CBO, 3/13/12; JCT, 6/15/12; CBO, 2/5/13)

$833 Billion:

Price Tag Of Obama's First Failed Stimulus. (CBO, 8/23/12)

$716 Billion:

Amount Of Medicare Cuts In ObamaCare. (Letter From Congressional Budget Office To Speaker John Boehner, 7/24/12)

$518 Billion:

Amount Of Regulatory Burden Since Obama Took Office. (American Action Forum, 1/14/13)

$487 Billion:

The Amount By Which Obama's FY2013 Budget Cuts Defense Over The Next Ten Years. (USA Today2/13/12)

$347.1 Billion:

Debt Service Costs For Borrowing To Pay For Obama's First Stimulus. (CBO, 1/27/09)

$290 Billion:

U.S. Trade Deficit With China In 2012. (U.S. Cenzsus Bureau, Accessed 2/7/13)

$236.7 Billion:

Amount Of Regulatory Burden In 2012. (American Action Forum, 1/14/13)

$188 Billion:

Taxpayer Funds For Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac. (ProPublica, Accessed 2/7/13)

$130 Billion:

Amount Employers Will Pay In ObamaCare Mandated Penalties From 2013 To 2022. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$28.5 Billion:

Outstanding Government Investment In Bailouts Of Auto Industry. (Treasury Department, 1/10/13)

$24.3 Billion:

Amount Government Expects To Lose On Bailouts Of Auto Industry. (Treasury Department, 1/10/13)

$24 Billion:

Stimulus Funds Sent To Tax Cheats. (Government Accountability Office, April 2011)

$1.3 Billion:

Amount Taxpayers Will Not Recover From Bailout Of Chrysler. (FactCheck.org, 6/6/11)

$535 Million:

Stimulus Loan To The Failed Solar Company Solyndra. (The Oakland Tribune, 11/4/10)

86.8 Million:

Amount Of Paperwork Burden Hours Imposed By Federal Government Regulations In 2012. (American Action Forum, 1/14/13)

47.5 Million:

Number Of Americans Receiving Food Stamps. (Department Of Agriculture, 1/4/13)

22.7 Million:

Americans Unemployed, Underemployed Or Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

$18 Million:

Cost Of The Stimulus Website Recovery.org. (ABC News' The Note, 7/8/09)

15.8 Million:

Adult Children Who Lived With Their Parents In 2010. (U.S. Census Bureau, 6/12)

15.5 Million:

Adults Aged 25-34 Who Lived With Their Parents In 2010. (U.S. Census Bureau, 6/12)

12.3 Million:

Unemployed Americans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

8 Million:

Americans Working Part-Time For Economic Reasons. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

7 Million:

Amount Of Americans Who Will Lose Their Employer-Based Health Insurance Due To ObamaCare. (CBO, 2/5/13)

$6.7 Million:

Cost Per A Job From Obama's 1705 Stimulus Green Energy Loan Program. (Testimony Of Veronique De Rugy, 6/19/12)

6.5 Million:

Amount By Which Q4 2012 Employment Underperformed Compared To Its Maximum Sustainable Level. (CBO, 2/5/13)

5.3 Million:

As Of December 2012, Number Of Mortgages Either 30 Days Delinquent Or In Foreclosure. (Lender Processing Services, 1/23/13)

2.4 Million:

Unemployed Workers Who Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

1.65 Million:

Jobs Forecasted To Be Lost Due To New And Pending EPA Regulations. (NERA Economic Consulting, September 2011)

1.1 Million:

Jobless Seniors Who Have Been Unemployed For More Than Six Months. (Charles A. Jeszeck Testimony, 5/15/12)

$900,000:

Bonus That White House Treasury Secretary Nominee Jack Lew Received From Citigroup After The Company Got A Taxpayer-Funded Bailout. (Salon, 1/10/12)

844,000:

Unemployed Veterans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

823,000:

Construction Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

804,000:

Discouraged Workers Who Have Stopped Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

606,000:

Manufacturing Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

252,000:

Unemployed Post-9/11 Era Veterans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

$100,000:

Amount Obama Senior Adviser David Plouffe Was Paid By A Firm Doing Business With Iran. (The Washington Post, 8/5/12)

89,000:

The Number Of Stimulus Checks Sent To Dead Or Incarcerated People. (The Wall Street Journal, 10/7/10)

72,000:

Projected Shrinkage In Army Soldiers Due To Obama's Budget. (McClatchy, 2/13/12)

67,000:

Number Of Homeless Veterans. (Reuters, 7/26/12)

62,900:

Shortage Of Doctors By 2015 Due To ObamaCare. (The New York Times, 7/28/12)

$53,380:

Your Share Of The National Debt. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 2/7/13; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 2/7/13)

23,000:

The Number Of Jobs Obama Knew His Drilling Moratorium Would Kill. (The Wall Street Journal, 8/21/10)

20,000:

Projected Shrinkage Of Marine Force Due To Obama's Budget. (McClatchy, 2/13/12)

$18,961:

Increase In Your Share Of The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 2/7/13; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 2/7/13)

$15,745:

Average Cost Of Family Health Care Premiums, A $3,065 Increase Since Obama Took Office. (The Kaiser Family Foundation, 2012)

$15,500:

Annual Cost Per Household From Federal Regulations. (Small Business Administration, September 2010)

12,649:

Pages Of New Rules Added To The Federal Register During Obama's First Three Years In Office. (Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2012)

$10,585:

Cost Per Employee That Federal Regulations Place On Small Businesses. (Small Business Administration, September 2010)

6,200:

Projected Shrinkage In Navy Personnel Due To Obama's Budget. (McClatchy, 2/13/12)

4,200:

Projected Shrinkage In Air Force Personnel Due To Obama's Budget. (McClatchy, 2/13/12)

4,153:

Wind Turbines Awarded Stimulus Grants That Were Manufactured By Foreign Companies. (Analysis Of 1603 Award Information From The U.S. Department Of Treasury; And Wind Market Reports By The American Wind Energy Association, Accessed 11/3/12)

$4,072:

Decline In Real Median Household Income Since Obama Took Office. ("Household Income Trends, December 2012," Sentier Research, 1/25/13)

3,700:

Number Of Tax Delinquents Who Received Stimulus Funds. (Government Accountability Office, April 2011)

2043:

Year That Federal Debt Will Reach 200 Percent Of GDP. (CBO, 6/5/12)

2036:

Year That The Social Security Trust Fund Will Be Exhausted. (The Trustees Of Social Security & Medicare, 4/23/12)

2024:

Year That Medicare's Trust Fund Will Be Exhausted. (The Trustees Of Social Security & Medicare, 4/23/12)

2023:

Year That Debt Held By The Public Will Reach $19.9 Trillion. (CBO, 2/5/13)

2015:

Year The CBO Expects The Unemployment Rate To Finally Dip Below 7.5 Percent. (CBO, 2/5/13)

1,722:

Number Of Waivers Granted To Unions And Businesses So That ObamaCare Would Not Outlaw Their Health Care Plans. (HHS.gov, Accessed 2/7/13)

1,381:

Days Since Harry Reid's Senate Has Passed A Budget Resolution. (S. Con. Res. 13, Roll Call 173; 4/29/09)

$865.20:

The Current Monthly Price Of A Moderate-Cost Food Plan For A Family Of Four With Young Children, Up From $819.40 Since Obama Became President. (USDA, 2/09; USDA, 12/12)

822:

Number Of Regulations In The Obama Administration Pipeline That Would Impact Small Businesses. (Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2012)

758:

Number Of Bundlers Who Have Brought In At Least $180.1 Million Of Obama's Total Haul. (Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 2/7/13)

262:

Number Of Regulations Proposed By Obama During First Three Years That Have An Economic Impact Of Over $100 Million. (Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2012)

92%:

Increase In The Average Price Per Gallon Of Gas Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Energy And Information Administration, Accessed 2/7/13)

80%:

Small Businesses That Could Be Forced To Change Health Care Plans As A Result Of ObamaCare. (Federal Register, 6/17/10)

76%:

Federal Debt Held By The Public As Share Of GDP By The End Of FY2013 - "The Largest Percentage Since 1950." (CBO, 2/5/13)

70:

Years Since The Unemployment Rate Has Remained Above 7.5 Percent For As Long As It Has In The Past 6 Years. (CBO, 2/5/13)

61%:

The Amount By Which New Offshore Leases For Oil And Natural Gas Drilling Has Declined Under Obama. (FactCheck.org, 10/19/12)

49.1%:

"Percent Of The Population That Lives In A Household Where At Least One Member Received Some Type Of Government Benefit In The First Quarter Of 2011." (The Wall Street Journal, 5/26/12)

35.3:

Average Number Of Weeks That It Takes To Find A Job. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

31% :

Increase In The Average Cost Of In-State Tuition At A Four Year College Since President Obama Took Office. (College Board, 2012)

27% :

Student Loan Borrowers Who Have Past Due Balances. (Federal Reserve Bank Of New York , 3/5/12)

25%:

Amount By Which Social Security Outlays Will Account For All Government Spending By 2014. (CBO, 2/5/13)

24.2%:

Increase In The Average Cost Of Family Health Care Premiums Under Obama. (The Kaiser Family Foundation, 2012)

23.9%:

Unemployed Workers Out Of Work For Over A Year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

17%:

Cut To Medicare Benefits When Trust Fund Is Exhausted. (House Ways & Means Committee Hearing, 6/22/11)

14.4%:

Real (U-6) Unemployment Rate. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

14%:

Seniors Who Believe They Can Retire Comfortably. (Reuters, 5/15/12)

13.8%:

African American Unemployment Rate. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

7.9%:

Unemployment Rate, Up From The 7.8 Percent Rate When Obama Took Office In 2009. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/7/13)

4:

Record Number Of Years Of +$1 Trillion Deficits On Obama's Watch. (The Hill, 9/10/12)

1.4%:

Projected GDP Growth In 2013. (CBO, 2/5/13)

0:

Number Of Members Of Congress Who Voted For Obama's Last Two Budgets. (S. Con. Res. 41, Roll Call Vote #97, 5/16/12; H. Con. Res. 112, Roll Call Vote 143, 3/28/12; S. Con. Res. 18, Vote #78, 5/25/11)

-0.1%:

Amount By Which The U.S. Economy Contracted In Q4 2012. (U.S. Department Of Commerce Bureau Of Economic Analysis, 1/30/13)


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