U.S. manufacturing is at record highs. Manufacturing employment is down,
> and the U.S. fraction of world manufacturing is down, but in absolute terms
> it is higher than it has ever been. It is even higher when you include
> things like mining and agriculture. Manufacturing energy use is down, along
> with all other sectors such as residential. This is because of improved
> efficiency. See:
As I said, this version of the graph does not slide off the screen:
The EIA web site is the Cat's Pajamas for energy geeks.