shadow government statistics

In the last decade of the last century, Fed Chairmain Alan Greenspan (former libertarian, supposed fiscal conservative) and President Bill Clinton (left-neoliberal for life) decided that the way the government measured and produced official economic statistics was misleading (read: too revealing), and so they started fudging the numbers. Dubya’s government has continued to do so, while adding the new strategy of discontinuing publication of certain numbers.

Here’s a site that tracks the present economy according to the government’s own previous methods:

Have you ever wondered why the CPI, GDP and employment numbers run counter to your personal and business experiences? The problem lies in biased and often-manipulated government reporting.


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