SOTU 2013: 2.6 Million More in Poverty, 45 Million on Food Stamps, Median Income Down 10%, Record Unemployment, Record Gas Prices
In a 2009 speech, President Obama promised the Democratic stimulus bill would lift two million out of poverty.
But it didn’t work…
** Today, there are now 2.6 million more people living below poverty.
** Food stamp rolls under President Barack Obama have risen to more than 47 million people in America.
** Over 8,803,335 Americans are on disability up from 7,469,240 in February 2009.
** The median household income has dropped $4,520, or about one month’s average wages, since President Obama took office.
** US incomes fell more during the so-called recovery than the recession.
** Gas prices have doubled.
** Taxes have ballooned.
** This year alone working Americans making between $30,000 and $200,000 will see their paychecks shrink by as much as 1.7 percent – or up to $1,784.
** Obamacare will punish working Americans with more taxes.