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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

The Economy And Job Growth

And you thought everything was just peachy, didn't you? You've been hearing that the economy is just cruising right along, Wall Street is doing great and the world is a wonderful place.  Time for a little reality check.

Bush Economy Produces Fewest New Jobs In Decades

Compared to the last two 2-term presidents (Reagan and Clinton), the self-aggrandized Bush economic policies have created far fewer jobs than his predecessors. Under the Shrub, the economy has produced only 3.7 million new jobs from January 2001 to December 2006. This data comes from the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. In contrast, the Clinton [...]

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