Consider the source of the article. However, if these statistics are indeed correct, shame on this frickin administration. http://democrats.senate.gov/journal/entry.cfm?id=273646& While families work harder, their wages continue to decline. Middle-class families are working harder and earning less today than they were at the start of the Bush Administration. Earnings for workers with college degrees declining. Worst job creation record since Hoover Administration. Unemployment has increased 7.1 percent and long-term joblessness has nearly doubled. Bush's deficit-financed tax cuts have widened the income gap between millionaires and middle-class workers. More American families and children face severe financial problems.