Daily Archives: January 6, 2012

So the economy is turning around…

…says the NY Times:

The United States added 200,000 new jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday, a robust figure indicating that the economic recovery may finally be building up a head of steam.

The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in December, from a revised 8.7 percent in November, the government said.

I wonder, will this be discussed by Romney or Santorum or Paul or Gingrich? Only if they can make it seem like a downturn, which it’s not… but, hell, they’ll say it is. That’s been their

Remember what Hoover gave us?

typical response to any of Obama‘s achievements.

This was the sixth month that the economy added at least 100,000 jobs. Not enough, maybe, to get back to pre-recession levels, but, hey, the Republicans stepped on Obama’s jobs bill that would have created considerably more positions Also, if you look at Republican Primary speeches, none of the yoyos are getting ready to create ANY jobs (except for themselves).

So this is the time to get back in the employment lines and push forward… and forget about the right wing campaign to make the 99%
poorer. It’s up to us to help make things better.

Friday morning (blue) humor:

This, of course, is only really funny if you go to Google and do a search for “Santorum” and look at the #1 definition at the top of the page.

OK…Back to regular affairs….