A NATION OF ENTREPRENEURS? Or is it Temp Nation? Hobbs Online points to a growing statistical discrepancy between employment levels as estimated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics's Payroll Survey, and the Joint Economic Committee's Household Survey. The post also has proper scorn for those individuals who view self-employment as somehow not a real job.
Some of the speechifying after last night's Iowa caucuses suggests a statistical discrepancy between Democratic and Republican thinking about the economy. Both Senators Edwards and Kerry sounded very Rooseveltian themes. Perhaps that comes as no surprise.