Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Daily Reminder

The number of Americans employed in non-farm jobs has increased (slightly) since Barack Obama took office, which sounds good, until you take population growth into account. The decline in % of population employed shows that we're actually losing ground.

Obama's Record: Unemployment
Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Situation Summary, July 2012, January 2009.

Michael Isenberg is the author of Full Asylum, a novel about politics, freedom, and hospital gowns. Check it out on Amazon.com.

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