January 18, 2013

Obama By The Numbers
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Four More Years?

$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) $16.4 Trillion: Current National Debt ($16,432,632,102,288.69). (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 1/17/13) $9.2 Trillion: Amount Obama’s FY2013 Budget Would Add To The Debt Through FY2022.
(OMB, 7/27/12)

$6.4 Trillion: Cumulative Deficits Over FY2013-2022. (OMB, 7/27/12) $5.8 Trillion: Added To The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed
1/17/13)

$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) $1.416 Trillion: Federal Budget Deficit For FY2009 – Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 10/7/10) $1.298 Trillion: Federal Budget Deficit For FY2011 – Second Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 10/7/11) $1.294 Trillion: Federal Budget Deficit For FY2010 – Third Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 10/7/10) $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 1/17/13) $1.090 Trillion: Federal Budget Deficit For FY2012 – Fourth Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 10/5/12) $833 Billion: Price Tag Of Obama’s First Failed Stimulus. (CBO, 8/23/12) $820 Billion: Amount Of Taxes In ObamaCare. (CBO, 3/13/12; JCT, 6/15/12; CBO, 9/19/12)

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$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 Today, 2/13/12) $447 Billion: Price Tag Of Obama’s Second Stimulus. (The White House, 9/8/11) $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. Census Bureau, Accessed 1/17/13) $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 10/10/12) $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) 46.2 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 1/17/13)

$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 That Lived With Their Parents In 2010. (U.S. Census Bureau, 6/12) 12.2 Million: Unemployed Americans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/17/13) 7.9 Million: Americans Working Part-Time For Economic Reasons. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed
1/17/13)

$6.7 Million: Cost Per A Job From Obama’s 1705 Stimulus Green Energy Loan Program.
(Testimony Of Veronique De Rugy, 6/19/12)

5.4 Million: As Of November 2012, Number Of Mortgages Either 30 Days Delinquent Or In Foreclosure. (Lender Processing Services, 12/21/12) 2.6 Million: Unemployed Workers That Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Accessed 1/17/13)

2.1 Million: Increase In The Amount Of Workers Unemployed For 27 Weeks Or Longer
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Under Obama. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/17/13) 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)

1,068,000: Discouraged Workers That Have Stopped Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Accessed 1/17/13)

994,000: Construction Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/17/13) $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) 757,000: Unemployed Veterans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/17/13) 564,000: Manufacturing Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed
1/17/13)

226,000: Unemployed Post-9/11 Era Veterans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/17/13) $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) $53,224: Your Share Of The National Debt. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 1/17/13; U.S. Census Bureau,
Accessed 1/17/13)

45,696: Pages Of New Rules Added To The Federal Register During Obama’s First Two Years In Office. (Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2011) 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) $18,804: Increase In Your Share Of The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury
Department Accessed 1/17/13; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 1/17/13)

$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)

$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)
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$4,520: Decline In Real Median Household Income Since Obama Took Office. (“Household
Income Trends, August 2012,” Sentier Research, 9/25/12)

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)

3,700: Number Of Tax Delinquents Who Received Stimulus Funds. (Government Accountability
Office, April 2011)

2060: Year Federal Spending Will Reach 50 Percent Of GDP. (CBO, 6/22/11) 2037: Year That Federal Debt Will Reach 200 Percent Of GDP. (CBO, 6/22/11) 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)

1,722: Number Of Waivers Granted To Unions And Businesses So That ObamaCare Would Not Outlaw Their Health Care Plans. (HHS.gov, Accessed 1/17/13) 1,603: Number Of Regulations That Would Impact Small Businesses Proposed By Obama Administration In First Two Years In Office. (Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2011) 1,360: Days Since Harry Reid’s Senate Has Passed A Budget Resolution. (S. Con. Res. 13, Roll
Call 173; 4/29/09)

$859.40: 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, 11/12)

758: Number Of Bundlers Who Have Brought In At Least $180.1 Million Of Obama’s Total Haul. (Center For Responsive Politics, Accessed 1/17/13) 408: Number Of Regulations Proposed By Obama During First Two Years That Have An Economic Impact Of Over $100 Million. (Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2011) 75%: Increase In The Average Price Per Gallon Of Gas Since Obama Took Office. (U.S.
Energy And Information Administration, Accessed 1/17/13)

80%: Small Businesses That Could Be Forced To Change Health Care Plans As A Result Of ObamaCare. (NFIB, 7/11) 73.5%: Federal Debt Held By The Public As Share Of GDP By End Of FY2012. (OMB, 7/27/12) 61%: The Amount By Which New Offshore Leases For Oil And Natural Gas Drilling Has Declined Under Obama. (FactCheck.org, 10/19/12) 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) 49.1%: “Percent Of The Population That Lives In A Household Where At Least One
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Member Received Some Type Of Government Benefit In The First Quarter Of 2011.” (The Wall Street Journal, 5/26/12) 38.1: Average Number Of Weeks That It Takes To Find A Job. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed
1/17/13)

27.6%: Unemployed Workers Out Of Work For Over A Year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed
1/17/13)

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) 24.2%: Increase In The Average Cost Of Family Health Care Premiums Under Obama.
(The Kaiser Family Foundation, 2012)

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 1/17/13) 14%: African American Unemployment Rate. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/17/13) 14%: Seniors That Believe They Can Retire Comfortably. (Reuters, 5/15/12) 7.8%: Unemployment Rate, Same As When Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Accessed 1/17/13)

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

0: Number Of Democrats In The House And Senate, Including Obama, Who Voted To Increase The Debt Ceiling In 2005-2006, When The Debt Was Half What It Is Now. (H. Con. Res. 95; Roll Call Vote 88; Passed 218-214; R 218-12; D 0-201; I 0-1, 3/17/05; H.J. Res 47: Adopted 52-48: R
52-3; D 0-44; I 0-1, 3/16/06, Obama Voted Nay)

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