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Subject: Re: The PA Trolls Have been Busy Date: 12/11/2012 5:06 PM
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Libs say, "Oh, that's just Drudge...figures."

And they are just Drudge figures. I picked some of the easier ones to verify.

Obama has hired 101 new federal employees PER DAY since taking office...

From Drudge In the 1,420 days since he took the oath of office, the federal government has daily hired on average 101 new employees. Every day. Seven days a week. All 202 weeks. That makes 143,000 more federal workers than when Obama talked forever on that cold day in January of 2009.

Yet BLS has a total increase of 9,000 employees, not 143,000.

http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/CES9091000001



75 Percent of President's Proposed Tax Hikes to Go Toward New Spending...

From Drudge According to the minority side of the Senate Budget Committee, $1.2 trillion of the proposed $1.6 trillion in tax hikes would go toward new spending, while only $400 billion would go toward deficit reduction.

The 2013 budget has increased outlays of $7 billion. Obama is asking for $200 billion in additional stimulus spending;
* $95 billion to extend the payroll tax cut one year.
* $30 billion to extend unemployment insurance benefits a year.
* $50 billion to fund infrastructure projects like roads and bridges.
* $25 billion for other short-term programs, including extending a tax deduction that lets businesses accelerate depreciation on equipment purchases.

$207 billion of $1.6 trillion = is 13%, not 75%.

See page 205
http://search.yahoo.com/r/_ylt=A0oG7iPAqsdQaDIAuR5XNyoA;_ylu...

http://money.cnn.com/2012/12/04/news/economy/fiscal-cliff-ob...




There is none so blind as those who will not see.

I agree.
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