Payrolls, Gasoline demand

Better than expected, but not nearly enough to even begin to conclude that the multi year deceleration has reversed:

This chart does not tell me this multi year downtrend has been broken:

And growth of the household survey is down to 1% year over year:

Participation seems to be settling in at depressed levels not seen since before women started entering the labor force:

Compare the recent gains with those of prior cycles:

Above 0 has coincided with recession:

Obama the Tea Party hero:

Substantial drop: