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Friday, May 7, 2010

What the Hell? Friday -- Employment -- UP! Unemployment -- UP?!?

Read all about it.

Here at AB - with Graphs.

Here at Econospeak, with brief commentary.

Here at Plain Blog with political analysis.

Here at Washington Monthly, with the best Bush to Obama comparison - in Color!

How can both numbers rise at the same time?  More people entering (or re-entering) the work force results in a bigger pie, so both slices can grow at the same time.  

Mmmmmmm -- pie!

2 comments:

Suzan said...

I like pie.

And that's the only good thing about your info today.

But don't let the MSM know.

Oh . . . wait . . . they know!

But they are not dwelling on it.

Ha!

I wondered if anyone was actually going to deal with what this means for the long term when I heard it this morning.

Guess not.

S
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Rdan said...

Good morning jazz. Welcome aboard.

Dan (aka Rdan)