Signs of change in the economy come at me as I walk down the street here in Columbus, Ohio. I haven’t seen a Hummer for months, for one thing. The “for lease” signs in the store fronts are ubiquitous. We’ve had a few homeless people
If our government has the resources to listen in on our private conversations, surely it has the resources to track how many of us are living without any place to call home. Let’s track that real economic indicator, and use that as a measurement of the health of the economy, and not just worry about the way that the Dow bounces around from day to day.