|Graph from Saturday's New York Times showing slow recovery from this recession|
Look at the graph above. No wonder so many of my friends are having a hard time finding work after being laid off. 42 months after the start of this recession employment is still down 5%. That's almost four years! Read the article by clicking on this link.
A Gallup poll made public a week earlier provides a striking picture of why nothing is being done about it.
|State's optimism about the economy|
For more details about the numbers that make up this graph, go to this Gallup website: