It has been announced that the national unemployment rate is currently 7.6%. Researchers at the Congressional Research Service previously announced that we can expect a bottom of 9% unemployment rate even with the stimulus package. Without it, we could be looking at 13%. Those numbers now seem frankly optimistic.

Can we please pass the stimulus bill, now?

By Tommy Belknap

Owner, developer, editor of DragonFlyEye.Net, Tom Belknap is also a freelance journalist for The 585 lifestyle magazine. He lives in the Rochester area with his wife and son.