First we have this report out by the Wall Street Journal:
Personal income in 42 states fell in 2009, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
Nevada's 4.8% plunge was the steepest, as construction and tourism industries took a beating. Also hit hard: Wyoming, where incomes fell 3.9%.
Incomes stayed flat in two states and rose in six and the District of Columbia. …
As you think about that, watch this video from Politico:
There is something terribly wrong when the people who actually make the money are doing worse than the people who collect and spend the money. The left is very fond of selling their agenda with hard luck sob stories. I think it is high time we start telling some hard luck sob stories from the Tax Payer's point of view.