Tuesday, July 15, 2008
In the meantime, our dauntless scientists are forging the path to a new tomorrow. For instance, they are warning about global warming-caused kidney stones. I'm fighting the temptation to make a range of extraordinarily crude jokes.
Retail sales are really quite poor. The trading day holiday adjusted numbers over the year:
June 2008: 384,211Now looking at components for June both years:
June 2007: 372,878
Gas 2008: 45,971I believe you all can draw the logical conclusion from here. It's no surprise that motor vehicles and parts sales are down over 10% on the year.
Gas 2007: 36,910
Groceries 2008: 44,062
Groceries 2007: 41,631