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Obama Era: Price of Gas Has Jumped 83%, Ground Beef 24%, Bacon 22%

Posted by FactReal on January 26, 2012

AMERICANS POORER UNDER OBAMA
We are paying more for food and energy since Obama took office in January 2009.

Here is a summary table of a CNSnews report based on consumer price data from Obama’s own Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):

ITEM JANUARY 2009 DECEMBER 2011 % INCREASE
PRICES PRICES

Gasoline, one gallon, regular unleaded $1.79 $3.28 83% increase
(Gas prices hit a high under Obama in May 2011 at $3.93)

Ground beef, one pound $2.36 $2.92 23.7% increase
and a new peak

Sliced bacon, one pound $3.73 $4.55 22% increase
(The price hit a high in September 2011 at $4.82 per pound.)

Ice cream, half-gallon $4.44 $5.25 19.1% increase

Bread, whole wheat $1.97 $2.07 5.02% increase
.

Read full report here.

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