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Obama By The Numbers: Kitchen Table Edition

- August 8, 2012

Obama By The Numbers
 

Kitchen Table Edition

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$810 Billion:  

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

$741 Billion:  

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

$347.1 Billion:  

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

$231 Billion:  

Burden Of New Regulations Imposed In 2011. (American Action Network, 1/2/12)

$200 Billion:  

Forecasted Decrease In Economic Output Due To Obama's Proposed Tax Hikes. ( Ernst & Young LLP , 7/12)

146.4 Million:  

Americans That Are Either Considered Low-Income Or In Poverty. (The Associated Press, 12/15/11)

133 Million:  

Annual Paperwork Burden Hours Imposed By Regulators In 2011. (American Action Network, 1/2/12)

111.3 Million:  

Amount Of Paperwork Burden Hours Imposed By Federal Government Regulations Since January 1, 2012. (American Action Forum, 7/9/12)

97.3 Million:  

Americans That Now Qualify As Low-Income. ( The Associated Press, 12/15/11)

49.1 Million:  

Americans In Poverty. (The Associated Press, 12/15/11)

46.5 Million:  

Number Of Americans Receiving Food Stamps. (Department Of Agriculture, 6/29/12)

23.6 Million:  

Americans That Are Unemployed, Underemployed Or Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

15.8 Million:  

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

12.8 Million:  

Unemployed Americans. ( Bureau Of Labor Statistics , Accessed 8/7/12)

8.2 Million:  

Americans Working Part-Time For Economic Reasons. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 7/10/12)

6.3 Million:  

Number Of Americans That Fell Into Poverty Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Census Bureau, 9/13/11)

5.6 Million:  

As Of May 2012, Number Of Mortgages Either 30 Days Delinquent Or In Foreclosure. (Lender Processing Services, 6/20/12)

5.5 Million:  

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

1.65 Million:  

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

1.35 Million:  

Personal Bankruptcies In 2011. (Los Angeles Times , 1/5/12)

1.1 Million:  

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

1.05 Million:  

Construction Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

860,000:  

Increase In The Number Of Unemployed Women Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

852,000:  

Discouraged Workers That Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

710,000:  

Jobs That Would Be Lost Due To Obama's Proposed Tax Hikes. ( Ernst & Young LLP , 7/12)

562,000:  

Manufacturing Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

401,000:  

Jobs Lost By Women Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

316,000:  

Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

62,900:  

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

$51,514:  

Your Share Of The National Debt. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 8/7/12; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 8/7/12)

45,000:  

Increase In Unemployed Workers In July. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

$17,094:  

Increase In Your Share Of The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 8/7/12; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 8/7/12)

$15,500:  

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

$10,585:  

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

$4,300:  

Decrease In Real Median Household Income Since Obama Took Office. ( Bloomberg , 4/30/12)

$1,698:  

The Increase In The Cost Of Family Health Care Premiums Under Obama. (Kaiser Health News , 9/15/09; Kaiser Health News , 9/27/11)

$858.50:  

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, 6/12)

97%:  

Increase In The Average Price Per Gallon Of Gas Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Energy And Information Administration, Accessed 8/7/12)

88%:  

Proportion Of U.S. Counties That Experienced Over-The-Year Declines In Average Weekly Wages In 2011. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, 6/28/12)

70%:  

Voters Say They Expect The Economy To Either Get Worse Or Stay The Same, Compared To Just 27 Percent Who Say It Will Get Better In The Next Year. (NBC/The Wall Street Journal, 1,000RV, MoE 3.1%, 7/18 - 22/12)

66%:  

Americans That Think The Slow Recovery Is Due To Bad Policy. ( The Hill , 7/23/12)

61%:  

Voters Say They Expect The Economy To Either Get Worse Or Stay The Same, Compared To Just 27 Percent Who Say It Will Get Better In The Next Year. (NBC/The Wall Street Journal, 1,000RV, MoE 3.1%, 7/18 - 22/12)

59%:  

U.S. Metropolitan Areas That Reported Higher Foreclosure Activity In The First Half Of 2012. (RealtyTrac , 7/26/12)

55%:  

Voters Say Recent News About Our Country's Economy Has Made Them Less Optimistic. (NBC/The Wall Street Journal, 1,000RV, MoE 3.1%, 7/18 - 22/12)

54.3%:  

The Share Of Young Adults 18-24 Currently Employed, The "Lowest Since The Government Began Collecting These Data In 1948." (Pew Research Center, 2/9/12)

53%:  

Voters Disapprove Of The Way Obama Is Handling The Economy. (NBC/The Wall Street Journal, 1,000RV, MoE 3.1%, 7/18 - 22/12)

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's "Real Time Economics," 5/26/12)

42:  

Record Number Of Straight Months With Unemployment Rate Above 8 Percent. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

27%:  

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

25%:  

Increase In The Average Cost Of In-State Tuition At A Four Year College Since President Obama Took Office. (College Board, 2011)

23.8%:  

Unemployment Rate For Youth 16 To 19 Years Of Age. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

15%:  

The Real Unemployment Rate, Including Those That Are Working Part-Time Due To Economic Reasons. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

14%:  

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

13.5%:  

Unemployment Rate For Youth 20 To 24 Years Of Age. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

8.3%:  

Unemployment Rate. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/7/12)

0:  

Other People Obama Will Have Left To Blame For The Failures Of His Economic Policies In 2012. (The American People, 11/6/12)


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