"Unemployment dipped from 7 percent to 6.7 percent, but only because 347,000
adults left the workforce."--------------Love the
comments by those who are trying so desperately to defend Obama's policies
despite the dismal results.As the stats from the quote above show,
the unemployment percentage, like so much else from this administration, is
complete nonsense. The only salient fact is that we have a lower rate of
employment ** participation** that has existed for over 35 years!The
sorry state of our economy, especially with regards to employment, is something
that would be trumpeted from every mainstream media outlet if the government
were being run by anyone other than an administration that held the same type of
Socialistic positions held by most of the left-leaning press.But,
all these anti-capitalists only came into power because were put there by we,
the people; and by the same process that we must use to remove them from their
positions of influence. Our votes!
No mention that unemployment rate is in the 6% range. Seems a little one sided
So, I guess it is ok to lose 700,000 + jobs per month under a GOP president, but
blast a dem if the positive job growth just isn't high enough. Classic
Gosh, I thought we were in a booming recovery. I know this must be true because
I heard it from the White House. But, wait a minute. Let me think.
If we're in a booming recovery, why do we need to extend EMERGENCY
unemployment benefits?Maybe, in reality, we're in the worst and
slowest "recovery" since the Great Depression. That can't be true
because we're into five years of "Hope and Change." Boy, I'm really confused!
A couple of thoughts.First, this jobs number is so poor that it is
hard to believe. I would look for an adjustment of some kind next month. The
low number just doesn't come close to how the job market had been doing.Second, Americans should be outraged that unemployment benefits will be
paid for with cuts that won't take effect for 10 years. That is crazy.
Everyone knows it will never happen. So we are simply adding more to our
debt.Spending has been out of control. Its hard to believe it is
getting worse. Its time to clean house and send a group of Americans to DC that
will cut spending and put us back on track.