Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property
located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 1.5 percent in the second quarter of 2012,
(that is, from the first quarter to the second quarter), according to the "advance" estimate released by the
Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 2.0 percent.
A higher percentage of adults are working full time today than they were at this time last year and last year was improved over 2010.You are arguing as if to say that one job created in the country is somehow an "improvement",
I never actually said that. You are just making stuff up again. I'd ask you to support it but as you stated before you aren't gonig to support the things you make up so that is probably pointless.
when the fact is that we need to create about 150,000 jobs per month just to keep up with population growth.
I have stated that our economy has been getting consistently better since 2010, i have provided data, and even shown on the data others have provided to refute it. The fact is our economy has been getting slowly better by almost every measure. But dont let silly things like facts get in the way when you can just make things up and post half truths and half facts.You were arguing "better or worse" before. You should understand what the measures are for such even if you quibble about where the exact line is drawn. Instead, when confronted with the finer understandings of "better or worse", you defer to nonsense.
George W. Bush, 1.6% (previously 1.7%)
George H.W. Bush, 2.1%
Gerald Ford, 2.2%
Dwight Eisenhower, 2.5%
Richard Nixon, 3.0%
Jimmy Carter, 3.2%
Ronald Reagan, 3.5%
Bill Clinton, 3.8%
Lyndon B. Johnson, 5.0%
John F. Kennedy, 5.4%
To me, it is amazing that the growth rate after the crash of 08 is as good as it is considering the spending % increases of Reagan and Bush.
Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
from 2011 to today
Higher percentage of working adults
Lower unemployment rate
People being on unemployment for shorter periods of time
Fewer discouraged workers
Fewer mass layoffs
Here is a chart: