The American Dream is upward mobility for those who work hard, but recent government policies have moved us in the opposite direction.
On Tuesday, President Obama stressed that the economy was back on track and the “shadow of crisis” had passed. However, there are some numbers he forgot to mention in his State of the Union address.
Last Night, President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address. One major focal point of the speech was that the economy has rebounded and the “shadow of crisis has passed.” However, individuals and families have not felt the effects of a recovering economy.
Today’s post breaks down the federal government’s $2 billion surplus for December 2014.
While the unemployment rate fell for the month of December 2014, the overall employment situation isn’t exactly something to celebrate. Today’s post takes a closer look at last month’s job numbers.