there were about 140 mill. people employed. The latest #'s are about 141 or 2 I believe. Just a few million less working. You know, normally I don't hold the Pres. responsible, per se, but when he kept preaching how he was 'focused like a lazer' and how his "stimulus" would fix it, then I have no choice but to hold him accountable. He said it himself "if the unemployment rate is above 8%, I don't deserve another term. Let's hold him to it.