Washington’s Blog 
Aug 13, 2011
A new poll from Thomson Reuters and University of Michigan shows that consumer confidence is the lowest its been for 30 years .
A new report from Wells Fargo Securities shows that the labor participation rate is also “at a 30-year low” .
That’s not a coincidence.
If people can’t find work, they’ll have no confidence in their ability to pay for the things they want or need, or in the economy as a whole.
The administration – despite its rhetoric – is doing nothing to decrease unemployment  (and see this ), and is solely helping the super-rich at the expense of everyone else .
Given this situation, it shouldn’t be a huge surprise that: