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Happy 50th Birthday, Mr. President

- August 4, 2011

Happy Birthday Mr. President

ANOTHER YEAR OLDER, IF ONLY YOU WERE ANOTHER YEAR WISER THEN THERE MIGHT BE SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE

$14.3 Trillion: 

Current National Debt. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 8/3/11)

$3.7 Trillion: 

Amount Added To The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 8/3/11)

$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)

$1.75 Trillion: 

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

$1.42 Trillion: 

Federal Budget Deficit For FY2009 – Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 10/7/10)

$1.29 Trillion: 

Federal Budget Deficit For FY2010 – Second Highest In U.S. History. (CBO, 10/7/10)

$1.15 Trillion: 

American Debt Held By China. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 8/3/11)

$973 Billion: 

Federal Budget Deficit For The First Nine Months Of FY2011 (CBO, 7/8/11)

$831 Billion: 

Price Tag Of Obama’s Failed Stimulus. (CBO, 5/25/11)

$575 Billion: 

Amount Of Medicare Cuts In ObamaCare. (CMS Chief Actuary Richard S. Foster, Memo, 4/22/10)

$491.7 Billion: 

Amount Of Taxes In ObamaCare. (Letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 3/18/10;  Joint Committee On Taxation, 3/20/10)

$160 Billion: 

Taxpayer Funds For Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac.(Bloomberg, 6/13/11)

$108.7 Billion: 

Projected Cost Of New Regulations For FY2011.(American Action Network, 7/8/11)

$24 Billion: 

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

45.7 Million: 

Americans Receiving Food Stamps. (Department Of Agriculture, 8/1/11)

$18 Million: 

Cost Of The Stimulus Website Recovery.gov. (ABC News’ “The Note“ Blog, 7/8/09)

14.0 Million: 

Unemployed Americans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

8.6 Million: 

Americans Working Part-Time For Economic Reasons. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

6.8 Million: 

Foreclosure Filings Since Obama Took Office.(RealtyTrac, Accessed 8/3/11)

6.3 Million: 

Americans Unemployed 27 Weeks Or Longer. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

3.8 Million: 

Increase In The Number Of People Who Were In Poverty In 2009 Over 2008. (NPR, 9/16/10)

3.2 Million: 

Workers Granted Waivers So That ObamaCare Would Not Outlaw Their Health Care Plan.(HHS.gov, Accessed 8/3/11)

2.5 Million: 

Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

2.0 Million: 

Private Sector Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

1.8 Million: 

Jobs Lost Since Obama’s Stimulus Was Passed. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

1.35 Million: 

Amount Former Wall Street Lobbyists Bundled For Obama And the DNC. (OpenSecrets.org, 7/22/11)

     1.3 Million: 

Private Sector Jobs Lost Since Stimulus Was Passed. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

1.0 Million: 

Construction Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office.(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

982,000: 

Americans That Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

852,000: 

Manufacturing Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 8/3/11)

709,303: 

Personal Bankruptcies During First Half Of 2011.(The Wall Street Journal, 7/5/11)

633,500: 

Avoided Foreclosure Through HAMP, Obama Had Promised To Help As Many As Nine Million. (The Wall Street Journal, 7/1/11; President Obama, Remarks In Mesa, AZ, 2/18/09)

$278,000: 

Cost Per A Stimulus Job. (The Weekly Standard, 7/6/11)

89,000: 

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

$46,453: 

Your Share Of The National Debt. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 8/3/11; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 8/3/11)

$15,500: 

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

2020: 

Year That The CBO Predicts Medicare’s Trust Fund Will Be Exhausted. (CBO, 3/18/11)

408: 

Number Of Regulations Proposed By Obama During First Two Years That Have An Economic Impact Of Over $100 Million. (Competitive Enterprise Institute, 2011)

244: 

Bundlers Who Accounted For 40 Percent Of Obama’s 2nd Quarter Fundraising Haul. (Politico, 7/15/11)

90%: 

Americans Describe The State Of The Nation’s Economy As “Not So Good” Or “Poor.”(Washington Post-ABC News Poll, 7/14-17/11)

80%: 

Small Businesses That Could Be Forced To Change Health Care Plans As A Result Of ObamaCare. (The Washington Post, 6/15/10)

79%: 

Stimulus Funds For Wind, Solar And Geothermal Energy Projects That Went To Foreign Firms. (Investigating Reporting Workshop/ABC’s World News Tonight/Watchdog Institute, 2/8/10)

59%: 

Americans Think The Economy Will Be Poor This Time Next Year. The Highest CNN Has Recorded Since First Asking The Question In 1997.(CNN/ORC Poll, 7/18-20/11)

54%: 

Say Their Finances Are Not So Good Or Poor.(Bloomberg, 7/7/11)

16.2%: 

Workers Unemployed Or Underemployed. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 7/8/11)

9.2%: 

Unemployment Rate. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 7/8/11)

3.6%: 

Inflation Rate During The Last 12 Months. (The Wall Street Journal, 7/6/11)

1: 

Budget Speeches The CBO Can’t Score.(Committee On The Budget, U.S. House Hearing,, 6/23/11)

1/3: 

Portion Of Obama’s Fundraising That Came From Wall Street Bankers. (Reuters, 7/22/11)

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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