jsonline: U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April for the second straight month, a sobering reminder that the economy remains weak. The unemployment rate fell to 8.1%, but only because more people gave up looking for work.Here's another clip from the old Lou Dobbs show back in 2005, in the middle of the Bush years, that focused on the disappearing middle class. Interviewed; Greg Spotts, author of the book, American Jobs, who offers up some of the ways the U.S. could have had free trade agreements that worked.
The Labor Department said Friday that the economy added just 115,000 jobs in April. That's below March's upwardly revised 154,000 jobs and far fewer than the pace from earlier this year.
We were warned back in 2005, and now we're seeing the results of NAFTA and CAFTA.
An archive surreal bonus: Bay Buchanan, no lefty, complaining about flat wages, shifting jobs overseas, and a warning about passing CAFTA. What was she smoking that day...?