Archive for September 5th, 2012
UPDATE: EXPANDED-The Five Best Pictures of Empty Chairs From The Eastwood-Inspired Speech…Plus Bonus Picture……. – Patriot Action Network
Unemployment: 7.8% then, 8.3% now
Median income: $54,983 then, $50,964 now
Gas prices: $1.85 per gallon then, $3.78 now
National debt: $10.6 trillion then, $15.9 trillion now (with the debt hitting the magic $16 Trillion mark tonight, appropriately)
Half of all Americans are now considered “poor” or “low income.”
One out of every six Americans is living in poverty — an increase of millions since Obama took office.
Food stamp usage has increased by 45 percent under this president.
Average family health care premium costs have increased to roughly $15,000 per year.