Whew. Let me be the first to say I hadn’t realized how good things had gotten. 🙂
Mathematically or statistically or however you choose to measure recession I think one thing we can all agree on is how little confidence citizens of the United States currently have in both our economy and our leadership. (Leadership being all of’em before you think that as an Obama slam.) When people are confident their employment will last they spend money and buy houses and travel. When people are not confident they hold back. It’s really not all that complicated.
Jobs, people. Jobs.