JFP Index: It's About Jobs, Silly Goose

• Number, in thousands, of new jobs the Bush administration predicted for July: 215 to 247

• Number, in thousands, of jobs added in May: 208
• Number, in millions, of U.S. jobs lost since Bush took his oath of office: 1.1
• Number of years since a U.S. president has faced re-election with a net job loss: 72
• Of 13 Southern states, number that have had a net job gain since 2001: 0
• Percent of African American teens jobless in June 2004: 77


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