Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
I'm not trying to ruin your day or anything, but here's our usual monthly jobs chart, adjusted for population growth to show actual net job creation. For the third month in a row, it's slightly negative. Job growth is just about keeping up with population growth, but we're not making any progress. Basically, we're treading water.