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Top Economic Myths

There's a lot of misinformation out there... a lot of it. Don't just accept the talking points - get the facts.

It can all be confusing, so we've tried to do the hard work for you in researching the information here.

Click on the "Get the Details" link below each item to get the honest-to-goodness facts - and to see what's really going on. You might be surprised.

Obama Losing Jobs

#1
Myth: 
The US economy has been losing jobs under President Obama.
Fact: 
The economy has shown steady job growth for the last two years.

Excessive Spending

#2
Myth: 
Spending by the Obama administration has been out of control.
Fact: 
Bush added over FIVE TIMES MORE to the deficit.

Big Government?

#3
Myth: 
Obama is exploding the size of government.
Fact: 
The government now has 273,000 FEWER employees than it did - under Reagan.