September 17, 2011
We readers usually get bombarded with so many charts and graphs we often get burned out on them, at which time they become meaningless. But occasionally some come across the Internet that is very revealing and simple to digest. Here are a few important ones from the last week or so.
Share of total wealth gain, 1983 – 2009
Number of private sector employees vs. government employees under Bush and Obama
Union membership totals vs. middle-class income
Household incomes last decade
Solyndra investment loss vs. military boondoggle loss
Never underestimate the difficulty of changing false beliefs [with] facts.
Economist Henry Rosovsky