Wednesday, November 16, 2011

America's Great Recession

The failure of Bush and now Obama to seriously engage in stimulating a failing economy has created a "lost decade". From Calculated Risk, here is a graph that shows the great chasm of lost jobs compared to other post-WWII recessions:

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The inability of America's political leadership to break the bonds of servitude to Wall Street and big corporate interests means that the bottom 99% will pay and continue to pay for the sins of the political leadership and the rich elite in the US. Tragic.

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