Monday, January 18, 2010

A by-the-numbers look at Obama's first year

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9DA7L580&show_article=1

1.7 million more people unemployed (from 13 million to 14.7 million)
2.4% raise in unemployment (from 7.7% to 10.1%)
$1.7 trillion dollar increase in outstanding public debt (from $10.6 trillion to $12.3 trillion)
139 bank failures
$787 billion dollars - cost of economic stimulus bill.

7,100 additional US troops deployed:
More than doubled the amount of US troops in Afghanistan by deploying 35,600 troops.
319 US millitary deaths in Afghanistan.
Brought home 20% of US troops in Iraq (28,500)
152 US millitary deaths in Iraq.

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