The unemployment numbers in perspective
Wow. We’ve been through a lot in this past 15 years. If you like to see the data, you will love this video timeline of job growth and job shrinkage during this time. See if you can spot the .com bust, 9/11, Katrina and the Great Recession. Poor Detroit looks like it’s finally making a comeback! […]
Get ready! Economy’s going up!
Last time I posted this data, it was to shed some light on the improvements, because the media often chooses to sensationalize negative economic indicators, or simply put their focus there, and minimize positive indicators, claiming that there’s something else at work. Some people believe that these numbers are completely manufactured and give them no […]
Oops, they did it again! Are the job numbers that bad?
We are actually BACK up to June 2005 employment levels and 162K jobs is a GREAT increase in jobs over the summer months, but a biased “journalist” would have you believe that the economy is getting better about as fast as my daughter’s diaper rash. (You can see from her expression that it’s not getting […]