Jobs are always an indication of the economy going up or down.  Given that, the unemployment rate going back up is never a good sign and that is exactly what it did today, heading up from 8.1 percent to 8.2 percent.

In addition, in a chart that should scare everyone, Business Insider and have tracked the numbers of job losses in post World War 2 recessions.  The numbers show that the recovery that the White House has been talking about, just isn't happening very fast.

What do you think about the jobs situation in the country?  Are you confident that we are on the rise or are you worried?