Oreton's unemployment rate is in double digits. 10.8% in February, compared to the national rate of 8.1%.
Oregon's chief economist couldn't comment on it yesterday when the numbers came out, because he had an unpaid furlough day.
775 jobs were lost on average each day in February. In Oregon alone.
I hope we can pull through this and can be generous with what we do have to share.
And fuck you, AIG. That's right, I said that out loud.