Election 2008: Time lapse of U.S. counties – USATODAY.com
The 2008 presidential election outcome was determined by 47% of the population, mainly in large cities and mainly on the government dole.
DENVER — The slowest economic recovery since World War II is going especially slow for sections of Colorado, according to a letter from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) obtained by The Colorado Observer.
In seven counties in Colorado unemployed individuals are close to or exceeding 20% of the population, a letter from the Chief Economist of CDLE to the U.S. Department of Agriculture says.
The letter, obtained through the Colorado Open Records Act, was sent August 29 as required by federal law. According to the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act, the Colorado Labor Department is required to certify counties where the “Not Employed Rate” surpasses 19.5%.
Real Unemployment Reaches 20% In 7 Colorado Counties | The Colorado Observer
The unemployed have plenty of representation, and that’s the problem.
This administration has been like a rock! How has this administration been like a rock?
Labor force participation rate has dropped….like a rock.
US median household income has dropped…like a rock.
Home ownership rate has dropped…like a rock.
US credit rating has dropped…like a rock.
Durable goods orders drop…like a rock
Wealth and disposable income drop…like a rock.
Even the venerable NY times says, “Now is the first time in more than half a century that the average American is both earning less and worth less than four years earlier”
At least the inverse value of the dollar continues to go through the roof. One day it will skyrocket, even while the inverse price of energy implodes!