70 Things Barry Doesn’t Want You To Know About The Economy

by Matt Vespa | August 7, 2012 12:20 am


The Blaze posted an interesting story[2] yesterday concerning the 70 things the Obama campaign might not want to tell voters concerning our economic state. :  Taken from Sen. Tom Coburn’s 2011 Edition of his Wastebook[3], I’m sure you will find some interesting factoids to share with your liberal friends.

Here are a few of them courtesy of The Blaze:



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  2. The Blaze posted an interesting story: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/70-facts-about-our-economy-obama-probably-doesnt-want-you-to-see/
  3. Sen. Tom Coburn’s 2011 Edition of his Wastebook: http://www.coburn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=b69a6ebd-7ebe-41b7-bb03-c25a5e194365
  4. : Today, it’s up to $3.59 per gallon: http://gasbuddy.com/gb_retail_price_chart.aspx?time=3
  5. majority of small business owners feel very differently: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-05-30/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-recession
  6. you don’t earn a penny until April 18th: http://money.cnn.com/2012/04/02/pf/taxes/tax-freedom-day/index.htm?iid=Lead
  7. In 2007, that number was 10%: http://www.financialarmageddon.com/2012/02/one-ugly-picture-a-few-sad-words.html
  8. virtually half of all Americans are considered to be “low income” or living in poverty: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2011/12/15/9461848-dismal-prospects-1-in-2-americans-are-now-poor-or-low-income
  9. the Fed purchased 61% of the government debt: http://www.moneynews.com/Headline/fed-debt-Treasury/2012/03/28/id/434106
  10. Today, gold is over $1500: http://www.goldprice.org/
  11. EPA estimates that number to be right around two million: http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/ag101/demographics.html
  12. our trade deficit with China was almost $300 billion: http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/story/2012-05-10/march-trade-deficit/54871710/1
  13. It’s all HERE: http://www.coburn.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=b69a6ebd-7ebe-41b7-bb03-c25a5e194365

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