INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION HAS COLLAPSED AND CAN NOT GET BACK UP IN THE U.S. Ten percent of our economy is manufacturing. One of the best indicators of how we are doing is Industrial Production. Here are the official Industrial Production numbers for the past six months. Show me the recovery. We are flip flopping around on the bottom after production collapsed two years ago. Not even this small ten percent of the economy is showing improvement. INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION JAN 2011 +0.4% DEC 2010 -0.2% NOV 2010 -0.2% OCT 2010 -0.2% SEP 2010 -0.2% AUG 2010 +0.2% The only number that is going UP in the United States is the number of people NOT IN THE WORKFORCE. -- That number is soaring.