"During the 2000 election, with Bill Clinton as president, the economy was viewed through rose-colored glasses. According to polls, voters that the country was in a recession. Although the economy started shrinking in July 2000, most Americans through the entire year thought that the economy was fine."This is a must read in order to gain and retain an accurate perspective as to where things are at currently in the United States economy.
A recession is not a feeling. Economic recession is a statistical fact. Keep the proper perspective. We are not in a recession!