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Monday, June 6, 2011

Signs of Recovery Tough to Come by in Swing States

“Past economic troughs may have been characterized by old cities with idled assembly lines and abandoned factories. This one is defined by places such as Flagler where half-built subdivisions have little hope of ever being filled and thousands of carpenters, landscapers, mortgage brokers, furniture salespeople and interior designers thrown out of work have little hope of regaining their jobs.” (Washington Post)

What government has wrought.

FEE Timely Classic
“Comparing the Great Depression to the Great Recession” by Burton W. Folsom Jr.