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Obama By The Numbers

- September 12, 2012

Obama By The Numbers

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$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)

$16.0 Trillion:

Current National Debt ($ 16,046,680,286,836). (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 9/12/12)

$9.4 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)

$5.4 Trillion:  

Added To The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 9/12/12)

$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)

$1.211 Trillion:  

Projected Federal Budget Deficit For FY2012. (OMB, 7/27/12)

$1.18 Trillion:  

Total Cost Of Obama's First Stimulus With Interest. (CBO, 1/31/12, CBO, 1/27/09)

$1.16 Trillion:  

American Debt Held By China. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 9/12/12)

$833 Billion:  

Price Tag Of Obama's First Failed Stimulus. CBO , 8/23/12)

$810 Billion:  

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

$716 Billion:  

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

$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)

$200 Billion:  

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

$187 Billion:  

Taxpayer Funds For Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac. (ProPublica, Accessed 9/12/12)

$175 Billion:  

Increased Spending In Obama's Second Stimulus. (CBO, 10/5/11)

$92.7 Billion:  

Amount Of Regulatory Burden For 2012, At The Current Pace. (American Action Forum, 9/10/12)

$37.2 Billion:  

Outstanding Government Investment In Bailouts Of Auto Industry. ( Treasury Department , 9/10/12)

$25.5 Billion:  

Amount Government Expects To Lose On Bailouts Of Auto Industry. ( Treasury Department , 9/10/12)

$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)

115.9 Million:  

Amount Of Paperwork Burden Hours Imposed By Federal Government Regulations Since January 1, 2012. (American Action Forum, 9/10/12)

46.7 Million:  

Record Number Of Americans Receiving Food Stamps. (Department Of Agriculture, 8/30/12)

23.1 Million:  

Americans Unemployed, Underemployed Or Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

$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)

12.5 Million:  

Unemployed Americans. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

8.0 Million:  

Americans Working Part-Time For Economic Reasons. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

$6.7 Million:  

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

5.6 Million:  

As Of July 2012, Number Of Mortgages Either 30 Days Delinquent Or In Foreclosure. (Lender Processing Services, 8/29/12)

15.5 Million:  

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

5.0 Million:  

Americans Unemployed 27 Weeks Or Longer. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

4 Million:  

Workers Granted Waivers So That ObamaCare Would Not Outlaw Their Health Care Plan. (HHS.gov, Accessed 9/12/12)

2.3 Million:  

Foreclosure Starts During 2011. ( Lender Processing Services , 1/20/12)

1.65 Million:  

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

$1.5 Million:  

Stimulus Funds Sent To Indonesia To Discourage Air Pollution In Jakarta. (The Daily Caller, 7/7/11)

1.1 Million:  

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

1,043,000:  

Construction Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

844,000:  

Discouraged Workers That Have Stopped Looking For Work. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

710,000:  

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

582,000:  

Manufacturing Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

419,000:  

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

368,000:  

Workers That Dropped Out Of The Labor Force In August. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

261,000:  

Jobs Lost Since Obama Took Office. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

89,000:  

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

62,900:  

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

$51,974:  

Your Share Of The National Debt. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 9/12/12; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 9/12/12)

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)

$17,554:  

Increase In Your Share Of The National Debt Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Treasury Department Accessed 9/12/12; U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 9/12/12)

$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)

15,000:  

Manufacturing Jobs Lost In August. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

$10,585:  

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

$4,300:  

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

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)

1981:  

Last Time The Labor Force Participation Rate Was At Its Current Level Of 63.5 Percent. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

1,722:  

Number Of Waivers Granted To Unions And Businesses So That ObamaCare Would Not Outlaw Their Health Care Plans. (HHS.gov, Accessed 9/12/12)

1,603:  

Number Of Regulations That Would Impact Small Businesses Proposed By Obama Administration In First Two Years In Office. ( Competitive Enterprise Institute , 2011)

1,233:  

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, 7/12)

638:  

Number Of Bundlers Who Have Brought In At Least $106.4 Million Of Obama's Total Haul. (Federal Election Commission, fec.gov, Accessed 9/12/12; "Obama For America And Obama Victory Fund 2012 Volunteer Fundraisers," barackobama.com, Accessed 9/12/12)

408:  

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

108%:  

Increase In The Average Price Per Gallon Of Gas Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Energy And Information Administration, Accessed 9/12/12)

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)

59%:  

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

58%:  

Voters Who Do Not Believe Obama Has A Clear Plan For Creating Jobs. (CBS News/New York Times Poll, 8/22-26/12, 1,015RV, MoE 3%)

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)

54%:  

Likely Voters That Say Obama Does Not Deserve Reelection. (Politico, 9/4/12)

52%:  

Voters That Say The Country Is In Worse Shape Than It Was Four Years Ago. (Politico, 9/4/12)

50%:  

Likely Voters That Say They Are "Not At All Satisfied" With Obama's Handling Of The Economy. (The Hill Poll, 1000LV, MoE 3%, 9/2/12)

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 , 5/26/12)

43:  

Record Number Of Straight Months With Unemployment Rate Above 8 Percent. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

39.2:  

Average Number Of Weeks That It Takes To Find A Job. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

28.5%:  

Unemployed Workers Out Of Work For Over A Year. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

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)

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)

14.7%:  

Real (U-6) Unemployment Rate. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

14%:  

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

11.2%:  

Unemployment Rate Is Labor Force Participation Rate Was The Same As When Obama Took Office. (American Enterprise Institute, 9/7/12)

8.4%:  

Unemployment Rate If Labor Force Participation Rate Was The Same As July 2012. (American Enterprise Institute, 9/7/12)

8.1%:  

Unemployment Rate. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accessed 9/12/12)

4:  

Record +$1 Trillion Deficits On Obama's Watch. (The Hill, 9/10/12)

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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