The Democrats’ War on Women: By the Numbers

No, not Bill “Blue Dress” Clinton, Ted “Splash” Kennedy, John “That Ain’t Mah Babeee” Edwards or Anthony “Tweet My” Weiner.

Just the real numbers facing women (and all Americans) under the disastrous Obama-Pelosi-Reid economy:

$ 17.6 Trillion: Total Debt Under Obama As Of April 8, 2014. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 10.6 Trillion: Total Debt When Obama Became President On January 1, 2014. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 6.9 Trillion: Amount Of Debt Obama Has Added To The Federal Debt Since Becoming President. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 2 Trillion: Cost Of ObamaCare’s Coverage Provisions From 2014 To 2024. (The Congressional Budget Office, 2/4/14)
$ 1.1 Trillion: The Amount Of Student Loan Debt Currently Amassed . (“Household Debt & Credit,” Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 819.3 Billion: Total Taxes In ObamaCare. (CBO, 3/12;JCT, 6/15/12;CBO, 5/14/13; CBO, 7/30/13)
$ 3.7 Billion: The Average Amount Of Debt Added Daily Since Obama Became President. (U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 4/4/14)
47.6 Million: Americans Receiving Food Stamps In 2013. (Department Of Agriculture, Accessed 4/4/14)
19.4 Million: The Number Of Americans That Have Joined The Food Stamp Program Since Obama Took Office. (Department Of Agriculture, Accessed 4/8/14)
7 Million: The Number Of Americans That Will No Longer Have Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance From 2016 Through 2024 Due To ObamaCare. (The Congressional Budget Office, 2/4/14)
3.7 Million: The Number Of Women That Have Fallen Into Poverty In The Obama Economy. (U.S. Census Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
560,000: The Number Of Women That Have Begun To Work At Or Below The Federal Minimum Wage In Obama’s Economy. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 2/25/14)
$ 55,234: Current Debt Per Capita Under Obama. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 4/8/14; U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 29,400: The Average Student Debt Of College Graduates In 2012. (Project On Student Debt,” 12/4/13)
$ 23,504: How Much Less Sen. Mark Begich Paid , On Average, To Female Staffers Compared To Male Staffers. (The Washington Free Beacon, 4/8/14)
$ 20,466: The Increase In Debt Per Capita For Americans Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 4/8/14; U.S. Treasury Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 15,343: How Much Less Sen. Kay Hagan Paid , On Average, To Female Staffers Compared To Male Staffers. (The Washington Free Beacon, 4/8/14)
$ 13,037: How Much Less Sen. Mary Landrieu Paid , On Average, To Female Staffers Compared To Male Staffers. ( The Washington Free Beacon, 4/8/14)
$ 5,500: The Average Pay Gap From Democratic Senators Between Their Female Staffers And Their Male Staffers. ( The Washington Free Beacon , 4/8/14)
$ 3,671: Increase In Family Health Care Premiums Under Obama, Despite His Claim That ObamaCare Would Reduce Premiums By $ 2,500. (The Kaiser Family Foundation, 8/20/13; President Barack Obama, Remarks By The President In The State Of The Union Address , Washington, D.C., 1/27/10)
$ 1,684: The Decline In Median Income For 25-To-34-Year Olds In Obama’s Economy. (U.S. Census Bureau, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 1,419: The Decline In Median Income For Women With Bachelor’s Degrees In Obama’s Economy. (U.S. Census Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
$ 733: The Decline In Women’s Median Income In Obama’s Economy. (U.S. Census Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
93%: Increase In The Average Price Per Gallon Of Gas Since Obama Took Office. (U.S. Energy And Information Administration, Accessed 4/4/14)
38%: The Percent Of Jobs That Have Gone To Women Between The End Of The Recession And The End Of 2015. ( Bureau Of Labor Statistics’ Monthly Labor Review , 4/14)
35%: The Percent Of Jobs That Went To Women In The First Three Months Of 2014. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 4/8/14)
16%: The Poverty Rate For Women Under Obama, Increasing From 14.4 Percent In 2008. (U.S. Census Department, Accessed 4/8/14)
14.5%: The Unemployment Rate For 16-To-24-Year Olds In March, 2014, After Three Months Of Increasing Unemployment. (Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 4/8/14)
11.5%: The Percent Of College Graduates That Are 90 Days Delinquent On Their Student Loans. (Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Accessed 4/8/14)
5: Highest Deficits In U.S. History Under Obama. (Office Of Management And Budget, Accessed 3/21/14)
$ 1.78: The Amount Gas Prices Have Increased Since Obama Became President. ( U.S. Energy Information Administration , Accessed 3/28/14)
$ 0.88: The Amount On Average A Woman Is Paid In The Obama White House For Every Dollar A Man Is Paid. ( AEI’s Ideas , 2/19/14)
0: The Number Of Answers The Obama White House Had In Response To Questions About Their Misleading Pay Gap Statistics. (Press Conference, 4/8/14)

Via: Raffi Williams

Doug Ross @ Journal

Fraudulent Unemployment Numbers and 5 Other Huge Lies the Obama White House Is Telling You

Guest post by Michael Snyder

According to a whistleblower that has recently come forward, Census employees have been faking and manipulating U.S. employment numbers for years. In fact, it is being alleged that this manipulation was a significant reason for why the official unemployment rate dipped sharply just before the last presidential election.

What you are about to read is incredibly disturbing. The numbers that the American people depend upon to make important decisions are being faked. But should we be surprised by this? After all, Barack Obama has been caught telling dozens of major lies over the past five years. At this point it is incredible that there are any Americans that still trust anything that comes out of his mouth. And of course it is not just Obama that has been lying to us. Corruption and deception are rampant throughout the entire federal government, and this has been the case for years. Now that some light is being shed on this, hopefully the American people will respond with overwhelming outrage and disgust.

The whistleblower that I mentioned above has been speaking to John Crudele of the New York Post. In his new article entitled “Census ‘faked’ 2012 election jobs report“, he says that the huge decline in the unemployment rate in September 2012 was “manipulated”…

In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington.
The decline — from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September — might not have been all it seemed. The numbers, according to a reliable source, were manipulated.

Two years earlier, the Census had actually caught an employee “fabricating data”, but according to this whistleblower the corruption at the Census Bureau goes much deeper than that

And a knowledgeable source says the deception went beyond that one employee — that it escalated at the time President Obama was seeking reelection in 2012 and continues today.

“He’s not the only one,” said the source, who asked to remain anonymous for now but is willing to talk with the Labor Department and Congress if asked.

The Census employee caught faking the results is Julius Buckmon, according to confidential Census documents obtained by The Post. Buckmon told me in an interview this past weekend that he was told to make up information by higher-ups at Census.

Well, is it really such a big deal that some of the unemployment numbers were faked?

After all, hasn’t the unemployment rate been consistently going down anyway?

Unfortunately, as you will see below, that is simply not the case. The following are five massive economic lies that the government has been telling you…

“The Unemployment Rate Has Been Steadily Going Down”

According to the official government numbers, the U.S. unemployment rate has fallen all the way down to 7.3 percent.

That sounds really good, and it would seem to imply that a higher percentage of the American people are now working.

Sadly, that is not the truth at all.

Posted below is one of my favorite charts. The employment-population ratio measures the percentage of the working age population that actually has a job. As you can see, this number fell dramatically during the last recession and since the end of 2009 it has remained remarkably flat. In fact, it has stayed between 58 and 59 percent for 50 months in a row…

At the moment, the employment-population ratio is just one-tenth of one percent above the lowest level that it has been throughout this entire crisis.

So are we in an “employment recovery”?

Absolutely not, and anyone that tries to tell you that is lying to you.

So how is the government getting the unemployment rate to go down?

Well, they are accomplishing this by pretending that millions upon millions of unemployed Americans have disappeared from the labor force.

According to the government, the percentage of Americans that want to work is now supposedly at a 35 year low…

If the labor force participation rate was still exactly where it was at when Barack Obama was first elected in 2008, the official unemployment rate would be about 11 percent right now. People would be running around going crazy and wondering when the “economic depression” would finally end.

But when people hear “7.3 percent”, that doesn’t sound so bad. It makes people feel better.

Of course if you are currently unemployed and looking for a job that doesn’t exactly help you. At this point there is intense competition even for minimum wage jobs in America. For example, according to Business Insider you actually have a better statistical chance of getting into Harvard than you do of being hired at a new Wal-Mart that is opening up in the Washington D.C. area…

The store is currently combing through more than 23,000 applications for 600 available positions, reports NBC Washington.

That means that Wal-Mart will be able to hire one person for every 38 applications it receives — i.e., just 2.6% of applicants will walk out with a job.

That’s more difficult than getting into Harvard. The Ivy League university accepts 6.1% of applicants.

“Inflation Is Low”

This is another lie that government officials love to tell. In particular, the boys and girls over at the Federal Reserve love to try to convince all of us that inflation is super low because it gives them an excuse to recklessly print lots more money.

But anyone that goes to the grocery store or pays bills on a regular basis knows that there is plenty of inflation in the economy. And if we were being given honest numbers, they would show that.

According to John Williams of, if the U.S. inflation rate was still calculated the exact same way that it was back when Jimmy Carter was president, the official rate of inflation would be somewhere between 8 and 10 percent today.

But the Federal Reserve certainly doesn’t want everyone running around talking about “Jimmy Carter” and “stagflation” because then people would really start pressuring them to end their wild money printing schemes.

And without a doubt, what the Fed is doing is absolutely insane. The chart posted below shows that the M1 money supply has nearly doubled since the beginning of 2008…

“Quantitative Easing Is Economic Stimulus”

How many times have you heard the mainstream media tell you something along these lines…

“The Federal Reserve decided today that the economic stimulus must continue.”

There is just one thing wrong with that statement.

As I showed in a previous article, it is a total hoax.

In fact, a former Federal Reserve official that helped manage the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program during 2009 and 2010 is publicly apologizing to the rest of the country for being involved in “the greatest backdoor Wall Street bailout of all time”…

I can only say: I’m sorry, America. As a former Federal Reserve official, I was responsible for executing the centerpiece program of the Fed’s first plunge into the bond-buying experiment known as quantitative easing. The central bank continues to spin QE as a tool for helping Main Street. But I’ve come to recognize the program for what it really is: the greatest backdoor Wall Street bailout of all time.

Yes, quantitative easing has most certainly helped Wall Street (at least temporarily).

Meanwhile, median household income in the U.S. has fallen for five years in a row.

Meanwhile, the federal government is now spending nearly a trillion dollars a year on welfare.

Meanwhile, 1.2 million students that attend public schools in America are now homeless. In fact, that number has risen by 72 percent since the start of the last recession.

“Obamacare Is Going To Be Good For Middle Class Americans”

There were three giant promises that were used to sell Obamacare to the American people…

#1 We would all be able to keep our current health insurance plans.
#2 Millions more Americans were going to be covered by health insurance.
#3 Most Americans would be paying lower health insurance premiums.

Well, it turns out that all of them were lies.

At this point, approximately 4 million Americans have already had their health insurance plans canceled due to Obamacare, and according to Forbes that number could ultimately reach 93 million.

And so far only about 100,000 Americans have actually signed up for Obamacare, so that means that the number of Americans with health insurance has dropped by about 3.9 million since the beginning of October.

Good job Obama.

Meanwhile, Americans all over the country are being hit with a massive case of sticker shock as they start to realize what Obamacare is going to do to their wallets.

According to one study, health insurance premiums for men are going to go up by an average of 99 percent under Obamacare and health insurance premiums for women are going to go up by an average of 62 percent under Obamacare.

And if you are a young man, you are going to get hit particularly hard. At this point, it is being projected that health insurance premiums for healthy 30-year-old men will rise by an average of 260 percent.

But you don’t have to be young to pay higher premiums. As I mentioned the other day, one couple down in Texas was recently hit with a 539 percent rate increase.

“The U.S. National Debt Is Under Control”

The mainstream media would have us believe that the budget deficit is now under control and the U.S. national debt is not a significant problem any longer.

But that is not the truth.

The truth is that we are on pace to accumulate more new debt under the 8 years of the Obama administration than we did under all of the other presidents in all of U.S. history combined.

Every single hour of every single day, our politicians are stealing about $ 100,000,000 from future generations of Americans. It is a crime so vast that it is hard to put into words, and it is literally destroying the economic future of this country.
Over the last 13 and a half months, the U.S. national debt has increased by more than 1.12 trillion dollars.

If you were alive when Jesus Christ was born and you had spent a million dollars every single day since then, you still would not have spent that much money by now.

And most Americans don’t realize this, but the U.S. government must borrow far more than a trillion dollars each year. Trillions more in existing debt must be “rolled over” just to keep the game going.

For example, the U.S. government rolled over more than 7.5 trillion dollars of existing debt in fiscal 2013.

So what is going to happen someday when the rest of the world pulls out and stops lending us trillions of dollars at ridiculously low interest rates that are way below the real rate of inflation?

Our financial system is far more vulnerable than we are being told. We are in the terminal phase of the greatest debt bubble in the history of the planet, and when this bubble bursts it is going to be an absolutely spectacular disaster.

Please don’t believe the mainstream media or the politicians when they promise you that everything is going to be okay.

Hat tip: BadBlue Gun News.

Doug Ross @ Journal

Larwyn’s Linx: ObamaCare by the Numbers

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ObamaCare by the Numbers: Brenda Zurita
Re-election Woes Are Dems’ Only Concern From Obamacare Failures: Outcast
New Obamacare Defense: Blame Everyone But Yourself: RS

Obamacare Website Crashes In Front Of Sebelius In Miami: WFB
Democrat Pols: Obama more unpopular than George W. Bush: Outcast
RNC invites Dems to “We’re Running on Obamacare’ presser: John Hawkins

Obamacare-speak fails to mask an evolving fiasco: Victor Davis Hanson
Obama and the Limits of Schadenfreude: Roger Kimball
Brutal: Obama Plummets to 37% in CBS Poll, ObamaCare at 31%: JWF


Yet Another Government Agency Is Keeping Tabs On You: Hester Peirce
“Obamacare Shock” – One California Employer’s Terrifying True Story: ZH
Dems Want ‘Movement from the People’ to Hike Social Security Taxes: Tatler

ObamaCare Creates ‘Two-Tier’ Health System: AmPower
Food Police Will Soon Hit Businesses with Pointless Regulations: CFIF
Warren Buffett vs the Salad Oil Swindler, November 1963: Reformed Broker

Scandal Central

BENGHAZI UPDATE: Staffers Told: ‘You Are On Your Own’: Angle
Enroll America Director Conspires to Release Private Data: Jason Howerton
Issa Investigating Alleged Faked Jobs Data Prior To 2012 Election: Tammy Bruce

Climate & Energy

Dems Hold ‘Closed-Door Discussions’ with NFL, NBA to Promote Climate Hoax: Sean Long, CNS
Awesome: Climate Change As Terrorism, U.S. Blamed: Cove
Arctic Algae Shows Doom Or Something: Cove


CNN host tries to LECTURE Ted Cruz on his ‘job as a Senator’…Cruz hits back: Scoop
BOOM: Sarah Palin CANCELS Today Show interview because MSNBC won’t discipline Martin Bashir: Scoop
What? Those ‘Toxic Little Queens’ at MSNBC Don’t Want Alec Baldwin Back?: R.S. McCain

Free Beacon Stumbles Ass-Backwards Into A Good Video Mashup: Ace
Poll: Obama Crashes to 37% Approval, Obamacare Disapproval Up Sharply: Bryan Preston
Katie Pavlich has a suggestion for Matthew Yglesias’ ‘coddled, overpaid’ doctors: Twitchy

ObamaCare’s “branding” problem: John Hayward
Judge Napolitano Schools Juan Williams On ObamaCare And The Constitution: Glob
Politico Magazine Writer Burns Flag on Twitter: TruthRevolt


DHS Admits Iraqi Terrorists As Refugees: RS
On Eve of Nuclear Talks With Kerry, Iran’s Supreme Leader Says Israel “Doomed To Extinction”: WZ
Iranian Nuclear Capabilities: Events in Washington & Los Angeles: RWN

New York Times’ Loathsome Thomas Friedman Slams ‘Israel Lobby’ for Preventing Iran Deal: Israpundit
How well is government-run health care working out in socialist Venezuela?: Wintery Knight
Google’s Project Link builds high-speed networks in Africa: Steven Musil

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News) ‘may already have been compromised,’ security expert says: Fox
How Munich rejected Steve Ballmer and kicked Microsoft out of the city: Nick Heath
Google widens Fiber rollout in Kansas City, shows how signups will work in Austin: Engadget


On the heels of a chest cold: Protein Wisdom
Obamacare: Welcome to the Roach Hotel: MOTUS
ObamaCare Website Glitch Causes VP Biden to Vanish: Cube

Image: JFK in The New Yorker
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QOTD: “[In trying to blame Republicans for his failures, Obama] fails to explain how GOP opposition has had any impact at all. Obamacare is the law. It is being implemented. It is funded.

As he bemoans the “toxic political atmosphere” he should do a bit of soul-searching (admittedly it would take about fifty men and a sizable pack of bloodhound to find his soul) and examine how the political environment got this way. It didn’t happen overnight. He struggled in a manner worthy of Hercules to burn down his own credibility, rebuff the opposition, and lie left-right-and-center for no greater reason than just to stay in practice.

Ironically, it has turned out that the most effective opposition to Obamacare has not been the GOP, it has been the Obama administration’s epic incompetence and malfeasance.” —Streiff

Doug Ross @ Journal