Let's face it, as far as the Federal government is concerned, jobs for Main Street is no different than jobs for Eskimoes. Our nation has been turning its back on significant segments of the population since its founding, and the newest career casualties will come from those who are seeking to make a living on Main Street instead of off Wall Street or Washington. Up to 35 million people across the US will experience personal unemployment during 2010. Yet, neither the Democrats nor Republicans have any real intentions of creating jobs directly, because both parties know they have no means of doing so.
The unemployment situation in Amercia will no doubt persist through the end of the decade and perhaps longer. Those unemployed who have exhausted their 99 weeks of unemployment checks should probably begin to evaluate emigration to other countries with their families in search of work. The irony is that as more and more unemployed leave the US, the unemployment burden will subside and prosperity for the remaining population with jobs will be accelerated. In the mean time, it's time for the unemployed to face the facts and reality that the nation cannot help them, but does nevertheless wish them the best...
Depressions Past and Present
Main Street USA in Economic Depression