Tuesday, August 28, 2007

The Government's Own Figures

These aren't from some left-wing think tank.  Numbers right from the U.S. Census Bureau. Mostly thumbs-down on economic improvements..

US Census Bureau Data: Bush Policies Victimize Children and Working Families

Low and middle income families have lost ground in what the Census Bureau called an uneven economic recovery. Only persons of retirement age or those in the very highest income brackets made gains. Everyone else lost ground during Bush's so-called "recovery". The Census Bureau called "unprecedented" the increase in poverty for working American households. "The new Census figures are disappointing for the fifth year of an economic recovery -- showing a significant decline in poverty for people over 65 but [...]

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