Arnold Williams (notebuyer) wrote,
Arnold Williams


It's important to see what's going on. I have found ShadowStats ( to be a useful baseline because the statistics are transparent (same reason professionals like it: it helps not to have a goal for your numbers). Recommended.

OK, just so I have a baseline for unemployment at the end of Obama. Let's see how Trump really affects it. 22.8% looks high for those in the prosperous sections of the country, but for those living in the areas that voted for Trump, it's not a bad starting place. This was a major reason for rejecting Hillary: she continued to view that description as "dark" rather than reflective of part of the country.

This chart will update as the months go on, but the statement above of the baseline will not.

Tags: economics, statistics

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