Updated jobs analysis: from January 2001 to April 2008, only 3.8 million private-sector jobs -- all accounted for by private health care bureaucracies, bars and restaurants.
Manufacturing lost -3.5 million jobs; more than 1-in-5 Manufacturing jobs were lost in the last 7 ¼ yrs.
Over the period:
Textile Mills lost -57.2% of their jobs;
Apparel manufacturers lost -56.8% of their jobs;
Communications Equipment manufacturers lost -46.9% of their jobs;
Semiconductor and Electronics Components manufacturers lost -40.4% of their jobs;
Computer and Peripheral Equipment manufacturers lost -38.9% of their jobs;
Telecommunications service providers lost -30.0% of their jobs;
See file below attached.