Happy Thursday, it is the vice presidential debate night. You can catch it on your channel of choice at 6PM (PST) / 9PM (EST). The Edwards Analysis will have live commentary during the debate tonight on twitter, you can follow here: http://twitter.com/edwardsanalysis for the raw feed of insight.
A few articles for you today:
#1. Jack Welch wrote a great article about the unemployment numbers released Friday 10/05/2012. In it he mentions the "Labor Force Participation Rate" which is the closest thing to a "Total Number of Working People" mentioned in the Edwards Analysis: Campaign Finance Terms post. He also points out that the numbers are just a survey and not a full accounting.
#2. If you are wondering about California gas prices, and other economic issues in the Golden State, Victor Davis Hanson has something to say here: http://www.nationalreview.com/blogs/print/329772.
#3. This is probably one of, if not the, most accurate polls out there: http://news.investors.com/special-report/508415-ibdtipp-poll.aspx