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The Bistromath Economy

The numbers, they are awful.

by
Stephen Green

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November 24, 2013 - 11:48 pm
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More bistromathic mathematics:

+0.2% — change in U-6 since September.

14.2% — U-6 in January, 2009.

-0.4% — U-6 improvement after 52 months of economic recovery.

??? — actual unemployment rate, following revelations of data manipulation by Census Bureau during lead-up to 2012 election.

7949.09 — DJIA, January 20, 2009

16,064.77 — DJIA November 22, 2013

200% — increase of DJIA since January 20, 2009.

$22.01 — U.S. average hourly wage, January, 2009.

$24.10 — U.S. average hourly wage, October, 2013.

9% — increase in U.S. average hourly wage since January, 2009 (not adjusted for inflation).

10.61% — cumulative inflation since January, 2009.

< 0% — increase in average hourly wage since January, 2009

2.5% — second quarter U.S. GDP growth, annualized.

2.0% — third quarter U.S. GDP growth, annualized.

2.0% — fourth quarter US GDP growth, projected.

< 3.0% — 2014 U.S. GDP growth, projected.

1.67% — average U.S. GDP growth under George W. Bush, including 9/11 and 2008 financial meltdown.

Just over 1% — average U.S. GDP growth under Barack H. Obama, including stimulus and recovery.

$1,020,000,000,000 — stimulus injected into U.S. economy by Federal Reserve in 2013 (planned).

$313,695,000,000 — U.S. GDP growth in 2013 in dollars (projected).

3.25:1 — ratio of Fed stimulus dollars to each new dollar of economic growth.

$17,219,867,300,000 — U.S. debt, total (approximate and at time of writing).

$10,628,881,485,510 — U.S. debt, total, on January 20, 2009.

62% — percentage increase in U.S. debt since January 20, 2009.

56% — increase in U.S. debt after eight years of GW Bush.

$6,590,985,814,490 — total increase of U.S. debt after 56 months of Obama administration.

$4,899,000,000,000 — total increase of U.S. debt after 96 months of Bush administration (approximate).

38 — months remaining in Obama administration.

∞ — prayers issued from now until January 20, 2017.

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Stephen Green began blogging at VodkaPundit.com in early 2002, and has served as PJMedia's Denver editor since 2008. He's one of the hosts on PJTV, and one-third of PJTV's Trifecta team with Scott Ott and Bill Whittle. Steve lives with his wife and sons in the hills and woods of Monument, Colorado, where he enjoys the occasional lovely adult beverage.

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Brilliant! That explains how they are getting away with it. Obama (through the media) has covered this all with an S.E.P. field!
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Statistics premised upon a mountain of lies...can only cause an avalanche of fraud

The books are cooked...and we are the ones getting burned
1 year ago
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"200% — increase of DJIA since January 20, 2009" is especially fake: should be 100%
1 year ago
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All of those numbers are fake. The government distorts them all, for the purpose of keeping politicians in office.
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Numbers, smumbers, who cares? Man, haven't you heard? We are now a civilized country! We have universal (in theory) health insurance!
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