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Obama’s New Year Numbers

- January 2, 2014

At The Start Of A New Year, A Look Back At The Legacy Obama Has Already Left Behind

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$17.2 Trillion:

The Current National Debt. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 1/1/14)

$6.6 Trillion:

Added To The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 1/1/14)

$1.8 Trillion:

Cost Of ObamaCare's Coverage Provisions From 2014 To 2023. (CBO, 7/30/13)

$819.3 Billion:

Total Taxes In ObamaCare. (CBO, 3/12;JCT, 6/15/12; CBO, 5/14/13; CBO, 7/30/13)

$680 Billion:

Federal Budget Deficit For FY2013. (CBO, 11/7/13)

$518 Billion:

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

$32.6 Billion:

The Increased Cost To Pay Interest On U.S. Debt Since 2009. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 1/1/14)

47 Million:

Americans Receiving Food Stamps. (Department Of Agriculture, 12/31/13)

46.5 Million:

Americans Living In Poverty - A Record Number. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 12/20/13)

14.1 Million:

The Number Of Americans That Have Joined The Food Stamp Program Since Obama Took Office. (Department Of Agriculture, 12/31/13)

5 Million:

Americans Who Received Cancellation Notices For Their Health Plan Due To ObamaCare. ( NBC News , 11/15/13)

4.1 Million:

The Number Of Americans Struggling With Long-Term Unemployment Of 27 Weeks Or Over. (BLS, 12/31/13)

1.4 Million:

The Increase In Americans Struggling With Long-Term Unemployment Since Obama Became President. (BLS, 12/31/13)

1.2 Million:

The Expected Shortfall In ObamaCare Enrollments By The End Of 2013. (CNBC, 12/29/13)

1.2 Million:

The Number Of People That Have Entered Poverty Since Obama Became President. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 12/20/13)

703,000:

Construction Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (BLS, 12/31/13)

542,000:

Manufacturing Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (BLS, 12/31/13)

456,600:

The Shortfall In ObamaCare Enrollees In November 2013. (Department Of Health & Human Services, 9/5/13; Los Angeles Times, 12/11/13)

388,620:

The Shortfall In ObamaCare Enrollees In October 2013. (Department Of Health & Human Services, 9/5/13; Los Angeles Times, 12/11/13)

$54,306:

The Debt Per Capita For Americans At The End Of 2013. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 1/1/14; U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 1/1/14)

$19,537:

The Increase In Debt Per Capita For Americans Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 1/1/14; U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 1/1/14)

$16,351:

Average Cost Of Family Health Care Premiums. (The Kaiser Family Foundation, 8/20/13)

$3,671:

Increase In Family Health Care Premiums Since Obama Took Office. (The Kaiser Family Foundation, 8/20/13)

79.6%:

Increase In The Average Price Per Gallon Of Gas Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Energy And Information Administration, Accessed 1/1/14)

75 - 80%:

Americans That Buy Health Insurance On The Individual Market Who Can Expect To Receive A Health Plan Cancelation Notice. ( NBC News , 10/28/13)

63%:

The Labor Force Participation Rate At The End Of 2013, A Decline From 65.7% When Obama Took Office. (BLS, Accessed 1/1/14)

37:

Average Number Of Weeks Someone Will Be Unemployed. (BLS, 12/6/13)

14:

The Number Of Times Obama Has Pivoted To The Economy. (The Hill, 11/25/13)

7.0%:

Unemployment Rate. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 12/20/13)

5:

Years With Unemployment At Or Above 7 Percent. (BLS, Accessed 12/20/13)

4:

Out Of 4 Pinocchio's Received By Obama For His Broken "Keep Your Plan" Promise. ( The Washington Post's Fact Checker, 10/30/13)

3:

Years Obama Knew That His "Keep Your Plan" Promise Was False. ( NBC News , 10/28/13)

0:

People Fired For The ObamaCare Disaster


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