‘gallup’s u.s. job creation index highest since september ’08’

Gallup: Gallup’s Job Creation Index reached a 2 ½-year high of +12 in February, breaking a four-month period of essentially no improvement.

The +12 Index score reflects 30% of employees nationwide saying their employers are hiring and 18% saying their employers are letting workers go. This is a ….a major improvement from February 2010, when 25% were hiring and 23% letting go.

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2 Responses to “‘gallup’s u.s. job creation index highest since september ’08’”

  1. 1 Ladyhawke
    March 1, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    The Republican Party is the biggest threat to our economic recovery. They are trying to do everything in their power to sabotage the economic recovery for partisan gain. It’s positively Un-American.

    THE END OF THE NEW DEAL? (By Robert Shrum)

    The GOP’s economic program is an effort to destroy the architecture of social justice and corporate responsibility in America

    Barack Obama entered his presidency only months into the financial crisis. Compounded by the pressures of a hyper-media age, the public mood didn’t accord him many months before punishing him and his party in the midterm elections for a recovery that was taking hold but not fast enough, a recovery still more a statistical artifact than a fact of people’s lives. There are now more convincing signs of economic revival, which could yield decisive and Democratic dividends in 2012 — if the results of the 2010 elections don’t stall a reverse in growth and job creation.

    That’s one of the two great dangers now — for the nation and the president. The other danger, moving like an ideological freight train through the House of Representatives and across state governments and the judiciary, is the erosion or repeal of the New Deal itself. This is the aim of a Republican party now far to the right of Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon — and even the surprisingly pragmatic Ronald Reagan.

    Read more….


    • 2 barb
      March 1, 2011 at 3:25 pm

      Ladyhawke, so true. They will destroy us if they can for their own egotistical greed and myopic vision.

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