I saw this refered to at another site and thought it was an intresting.
Shows how economic and unemployment figures are, and have been, manipulated. Yes, I know everyone knows this and this sets it out more clearly than most have seen it.
Before anyone goes getting the wrong idea, I think this guy Phillips is lower than pond scum. And something of a hypocrite.
After all, he was a prime strategist for Nixon’s 1968 presidential campaign and one of the main architects of the notorious “Southern strategy”. Some of the shit he doesn't like he helped implement.
That doesn't make all his facts false. And certainly doesn't make any of his conclusions facts.
This article says a lot about the Dems and Reps being different sides of the same coin. They march to different beats and all in the same direction.
Intresting title to his new book too:
Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism