Bush by the Numbers 2.0 (Readers’ Edition)
Thanks to all the readers who have sent us suggestions for updating Bush by the Numbers, our look at the 43rd president's impact across American life. We have incorporated some of the best and earliest-submitted ideas below. We will continue to update the chart, so keep your suggestions coming. And don't forget to cite your sources!
Dow Jones Industrial Average
Percentage of people living in poverty in the U.S.
Percentage of home mortgages in the process of foreclosure
Names on the no-fly list
Percentage of the federal budget outlays spent on contractors
Percentage of Defense Department outlays spent on contractors
Estimated illegal immigrant population
U.S. carbon emissions from fossil fuels, per capita, in metric tons
U.S. oil production, in barrels per day
U.S. oil consumption, in barrels per day
Environmental crime cases initiated
U.S. military deaths
U.S. military wounded