US Unemployment Figures Mean Nothing

Hundred's of thousands of unemployed are dropped from the U-3 count monthly. The only accurate picture can be found by looking at the amount of employed people, people who have jobs. See graph:

There were more people with jobs in Jan. 2000 then now. Adjusting for population growth, there are approx. 13 million more US citizens of working age today then in Jan. of 2000