Industrialized Cyclist Notepad

Actual unemployment versus the Administration’s ’09 predictions

Even in the ‘nightmare scenario,’ everything gets better, better, better.

This chart says a lot about American politics.

Also, remember that the ‘actual unemployment rate’ … isn’t.

Couldn’t help noticing that your “outlook” graph has a ditch in the middle
January 14, 2012, 14:53
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These projections are looking sillier and sillier in graphic form.

This is what Hope looks like via EIA:

Of course there is also a ditch over on the left side of the graph, which breeds hope for the future among fans of energy use. But we came out of that ditch with Alaskan and N. Sea oil, and more Saudi oil. This time, we expect cooked sand and “tight oil” to pull us out of the total energy ditch?