2.2 Million Jobs Lost Since "Stimulus" Signed Into Law


Posted by Douglas Kellogg on Friday, August 7th, 2009, 9:57 AM PERMALINK

Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today show that 2.2 million jobs have been lost in the five full months since the “stimulus” was signed into law by President Obama.

The total number of jobs nationwide fell from 134.3 million at the end of January to 131.5 million at the end of July.  This is a total job loss of 2.8 million jobs since Obama took office.

Job losses per month are as follows:
  • February: -651,000
  • March: -663,000
  • April: -539,000
  • May: -303,000
  • June: -443,000
  • July:  -247,000
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