Now that we’ve heard President Obama’s version of the state of our union, perhaps it’s time we take a look at the reality. The numbers paint a vastly different picture of the state of our union than the left would have you believe.  Americans, in many respects, are working less, making less money, are in more debt, and are more dependent on the government than ever before.

LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE

MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

FOOD STAMPS (SNAP)

FEDERAL DEBT

STUDENT LOAN DEBT