4 Years And $5.8 Trillion Later…

22.7 Million Americans Are Unemployed, Underemployed Or Have Given Up Looking For Work. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

The Unemployment Rate In December Is Unchanged From That Of When Obama Took Office In January 2009, At 7.8 Percent. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

  • The Real Unemployment Rate, Including Those That Are Working Part-Time Due To Economic Reasons, Is 14.4 Percent. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

In December, The Number Of Unemployed Increased By 164,000. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

  • Since Obama Took Office, The Average Duration Of Unemployment Has Nearly Doubled From 19.8 Weeks To 38.1 Weeks. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Since Obama Took Office, The Unemployment Rate For Women Has Increased From 6.9 Percent To 7.8 Percent. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

  • In December, The Unemployment Rate For Women Increased From 7.6 Percent To 7.8 Percent. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Since Obama Took Office, The African American Unemployment Rate Has Increased From 12.7 Percent To 14.0 Percent. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

  • In December, The African American Unemployment Rate Increased From 13.2 Percent To 14.0 Percent.(Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Since Obama Took Office, The Unemployment Rate For 16 To 19 Year Olds Has Increased From 20.7 Percent To 23.5 Percent. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Since Obama Took Office, The Number Of Workers Unemployed For 27 Weeks Or Longer Has Increased By 2,066,000. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Since Obama Took Office, The Number Of Discouraged Workers Has Increased By 334,000. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Since Obama Took Office, The Nation Has Lost 994,000 Construction Jobs.  (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Since Obama Took Office, The Nation Has Lost 564,000 Manufacturing Jobs.  (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

In December, The Number Of Workers Marginally Attached To The Labor Force Increased By 109,000. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 1/4/13)

Under Obama, The National Debt Has Increased By $5.8 Trillion, An Increase Of 55 Percent. (US Department Of The Treasury, TreasuryDirect.gov, Accessed 1/4/13)

  • FLASHBACK: In 2008, Obama Said Adding $4 Trillion To The National Debt Was “Irresponsible” And “Unpatriotic.” OBAMA: “The problem is, is that the way Bush has done it over the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up our national debt from $5 trillion for the first 42 presidents – #43 added $4 trillion by his lonesome, so that we now have over $9 trillion of debt that we are going to have to pay back — $30,000 for every man, woman and child. That’s irresponsible. It’s unpatriotic.” (Sen. Barack Obama, Remarks At A Campaign Event, Fargo, ND, 7/3/08)

 

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