Instead of trying to convince everyone that the economy is recovering – you know – with out new jobs or increased spending… why do we just admit we ain’t recovering!

WASHINGTON – Even with an economic revival, many U.S. jobs lost during the recession may be gone forever and a weak employment market could linger for years.

That could add up to a “new normal” of higher joblessness and lower standards of living for many Americans, some economists are suggesting. – MSNBC