Daily Archives: October 20, 2009

Mich. public sector jobs dropping in poor economy

American-Eagle-and-Flag--C10055018 By Bob L : NEWS AS I SEE IT!

You see this almost every day and our Government is saying how much this economy is improving, maybe to them but not to the rest of America.

Whats it take to see that this country is going down, eight years of Bush, and now four more years of Bush economics, I thought he could run for eight years.
By KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN, Associated Press Writer – Mon Oct 19

LANSING, Mich. – The number of public employees in the state has been dropping since mid-2005 as the poor economy has forced school districts and governments to trim staff, adding to the state’s already high unemployment rate, according to a new report released Monday. Continue reading

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Crude nears $80 and gasoline rises for third week

American-Eagle-and-Flag--C10055018 By Bob L : NEWS AS I SEE IT!

I don’t know how much plainer it can be, the economy is not getting any better to the working poor and the unemployed, no matter what Obama and his czars are saying.
By DIRK LAMMERS, AP Energy Writer – Mon Oct 19

Despite persistently low demand, prices for gasoline have spiked over the past week along with crude oil, threatening one of the very few points of relief for the recession-striken U.S. consumer: Cheap gas.

That may be frustrating for consumers with few signs people are driving more now than during what was a dismal summer for the travel industry. People aren’t buying much gasoline. Continue reading

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