Fewer unemployment claims one month compared to a prior month still means more unemployment claims than jobs.
Did anyone see the series premiere of "V" a couple nights ago? Notice the resemblance to the Nazi rise in power and - call me a nut, paranoid, whatever you will - the current administration? I certainly did.
All smiles and so-called good will, but at what cost?
Just remember this: The government is not a stand-alone, self-sufficient entity. It doesn't physically produce anything. It cannot give you anything that it hasn't taken from someone else.
Hell yeah! Let's pass the cap-and-tax bill so we can effectively double the cost of living too!