From my FB Sept 2011
RE: Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law | Truthout at www.truth-out.org
Who married my brother?
I would say that a Keynesian Stimulus like from 2009/10 is supposed to be a spending spike, not a new budget baseline.
(have to look at that one again)
Use of ‘change in private jobs’ makes slowing losses look like a spike and makes a flatline look like a recovery. Source http://data.bls.gov/pdq/SurveyOutputServlet shows a steady down in 2008-2009 followed by a jobs flatline.