Economic Reality Chart Check

Russ Steele

James Pethokoukis at the American Enterprise Institute Blog has a post on the The 7 most illuminating economic charts of 2011, some bust myths and others highlight some of the things the media is ignoring. They are all interesting and can be viewed HERE.

This is the one I remember the most, and have posted updates to the original chart produced by White House economic advisers Jared Bernstein and Christina Romer. Do you remember this overly optimistic unemployment forecast of the Obama White House?

Here is another important example:


About Russ Steele
Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

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