Obama in 2009: If I canít fix the economy in three years, you can call me former President Obama
I even tried some research but still couldn't find out if retirees are included in that number...
"The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure" - 2006 Senator Obama...leadership failure indeed!
Over the last 5 months (jul-nov), there were 789,000 jobs added in total.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Data: Total nonfarm
During that same period, there were 34,000 government jobs added.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Data: Government
In reality, 4% of the jobs added over the last 5 months were government jobs.
On The Right Track? Another Half Million Americans Fall Out of the Workforce - The Rush Limbaugh Show
73% of new jobs created in the last 5 months are in government.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.