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22 'Fun Facts' on the Obama Economy People Should Know Before the State of the Union

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22 'Fun Facts' on the Obama Economy People Should Know Before the State of the Union

 
22 ‘Fun Facts’ on the Obama Economy People Should Know Before the State of the Union

Here are a few facts to bear in mind when we’re all regaled about Obama’s ‘historic’ presidency at his State of the Union address:

  1. The Number Of Americans That Have Joined The Food Stamp Program Since
    Obama Took Office: 19.4 Million.
  2. The Number Of People Unemployed At The End Of Obama’s Fifth Year As
    President: 10.4 Million.
  3. The Number Of People Working Part-Time That Would Like To Work Full-Time: 7.8 Million.
  4. The Number Of People That Have Entered Poverty Since 2008: 6.7 Million.
  5. Americans Who Received Cancellation Notices For Their Health Plans
    Due To ObamaCare After Obama Promised They Could Keep Their Plans In His 2010 State Of The Union Address: 5 Million.
  6. The Number Of Americans Struggling With Long-Term Unemployment Of 27 Weeks Or Over: 3.9 Million.
  7. The Increase In Americans Struggling With Long-Term Unemployment Since Obama Became President: 1.2 Million.
  8. Construction Jobs (aka “Shovel-Ready Jobs”) Lost Since Obama Took Office: 721,000.
  9. Manufacturing Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office: 528,000.
  10. The Number Of People That Left The Labor Force In December: 347,000.
  11. The Debt Per Capita For Americans At The End Of 2013: $54,688.
  12. Average Student Debt For A College Graduate: $29,400
  13. The Increase In Debt Per Capita For Americans Since Obama Took Office: $19,661
  14. The Decline In Median House Hold Income Since Obama Became President: $3,827.
  15. Increase In Family Health Care Premiums Under Obama, Despite His Claim
    That ObamaCare Would Reduce Premiums During His 2010 State Of The Union
    Address (Subsidies Being Irrelevant): $3,671.
  16. The Last Time The Labor Force Participation Rate Was At Its Current level: 1978.
  17. Increase In The Average Price Per Gallon Of Gas Since Obama Took Office: 79%.
  18. The Percent Of Unemployed That Are 18-34 Year Olds: 46%.
  19. Average Number Of Weeks Someone Will Be Unemployed: 37.
  20. Poverty Rate In 2012 – An Increase From 13.2 Percent The Year Before
    Obama Became President: 15%.
  21. The Number Of Times Obama Has Pivoted To The Economy: 14.
  22. The Number of New Ideas Expected From Obama’s 2014 State Of The Union
    Address: 0.

These are just some of the “fun facts” that come via RNC research, and they are based on government and third-party figures. Historic, huh?

Entry #736

Comments

1.
emilygComment by emilyg - January 28, 2014, 5:06 pm
He's such a zero.
2.
Coin TossComment by Coin Toss - January 28, 2014, 5:39 pm
Excellent post, CajunWin4.

And yet many of the people that voted for him are still asleep.
3.
sully16Comment by sully16 - January 28, 2014, 9:32 pm
yep

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