Graph of the Day for September 23, 2009

"We're seeing the natural consequences of unbridled corporate power to reduce wages and benefits.  That's why people are working two jobs and still cannot afford food."
 - Karen Nussbaum, a director with the AFL-CIO, as quoted by CNN in 2004. 





Source: Dr. Mark J. Perry, Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, from his web site, Carpe Diem


Hoven's Index for September 23, 2009


Percentage of households classified as "poor" by the Census Bureau who have a color television: 97%.


Percent of poor with air conditioning: 76%.


Percent of poor who have cable or satellite TV: 62%.


Percent of poor with two or more cars: 30%.


Source:  The Heritage Foundation

"We're seeing the natural consequences of unbridled corporate power to reduce wages and benefits.  That's why people are working two jobs and still cannot afford food."
 - Karen Nussbaum, a director with the AFL-CIO, as quoted by CNN in 2004. 





Source: Dr. Mark J. Perry, Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan, from his web site, Carpe Diem


Hoven's Index for September 23, 2009


Percentage of households classified as "poor" by the Census Bureau who have a color television: 97%.


Percent of poor with air conditioning: 76%.


Percent of poor who have cable or satellite TV: 62%.


Percent of poor with two or more cars: 30%.


Source:  The Heritage Foundation