RE: Three Charts to Email to Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law

By Thomas Macauley on

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?

  • Chart1
    I would say that a Keynesian Stimulus like from 2009/10 is supposed to be a spending spike, not a new budget baseline.
  • Chart2
    (have to look at that one again)
  • Chart3
    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.

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