Did you know one major factor in Rick Perry’s ‘Texas Miracle’ was government jobs? (via Under the Mountain Bunker)

An excellent point made in this blog article.

Did you know one major factor in Rick Perry's 'Texas Miracle' was government jobs? Jared Bernstein has a little fun with Perry's declaration that as president he'd make Washington “as inconsequential in your lives as I can.” Over the last few years, government jobs have been awfully consequential in Texas: 47% of all government jobs added in the US between 2007 and 2010 were added in Texas. The chart shows that Texas employment wasn’t down much at all in these years, as the state lost only 53,000 jobs.  But looming behind that … Read More

via Under the Mountain Bunker

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