by Congressman Sam Graves
Missourian Harry Truman always wanted a one-handed economist. He explained that all of his economists said on the one hand… but on the other hand. Sometimes, it’s hard to make heads or tails of the economic news from Washington.
On the one hand, the unemployment rate dropped to 8.5%, the lowest since February 2009. The economy added 200,000 jobs which were more than expected. Those are