Obama visited Wednesday with Ohioans who have been helped by government spending. In general, government jobs pay more, have higher benefits, and are more secure than private-sector jobs. Is that a good thing? It depends on your party affiliation, a new TIPP/Monitor poll shows.
Written by Rich Karlgaard, Forbes
Everyone agrees the American job picture is a disaster. The latest unemployment figures stretch from the official 9.5% to the Labor Department's U-6 figure of 16.5% to a sickening 22%, according to TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence. Politicians and pundits debate the reasons. You're familiar with the arguments: