In-your-face stuff from an opinionated
rural north Idaho housewife.
Darn. My county's one of the purple ones. :(
Ugh. It's metastasizing.
the sad thing is that this is stillnot an accurate picture of unemployment...this does not reflect the unemployed who have run out of benefits and have not found a new job nor does it reflect the lost jobs that had no benefits in the first place. i for one have been laid off from a part time job for 18mos...and i did not have unemployment benefits...my whole state is practically purple..mostly because there are alot of folks who are in the same boat that i am in. i am fortunate that my husband is retired and has a pension (liveable) coming in. i worked in the home building and supply business and we live in a rural county as well. the few months before i was laid off it was costing me more to go to work than to stay home.
gotta love the condition of my state of MI. And they aren't even counting me in my SAHM condition.Christa
what does it mean, "100% and over"?