Go to college! Bowdlerized, this is the message President Obama will be touting when he speaks at the University of Texas this week. The President will be pushing education reform, one of the four pillars of reform he outlined in his State of the Union Address (the others being financial, energy and healthcare reform).
On Friday the Department of Labor released its monthly job report. The number of unemployed in the economy continues to look bleak.
In July, 131,000 jobs were lost, contributing to the 9.5 percent of unemployment rate. This number reflects only those who are actively looking for work.