Memo to OWS

Drop the signs and get on the bus.

Driving the skilled-labor shortage is a remarkable resurgence in American manufacturing. Since 2009, the number of job openings in manufacturing has been rising, with average annual earnings of $73,000, well above the average earnings in education, health services, and many other fields, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

via Wanted: Blue-Collar Workers by Joel Kotkin, City Journal Autumn 2011.