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Don't believe the hype on US jobless numbers

We were softened up with 'double-dip' recession stories so that the latest jobs report would seem less dire than it really is.

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The September jobs report showed that the US economy created just 103,000 jobs in the month,
45,000 of which were the jobs of Verizon workers who were returning
from a strike in August. The economy has created 99,000 jobs a month
over the last three months, about 9,000 more than it needs to keep pace
with the growth of labor force. At this pace, it will be around 80 years
until the economy gets back to normal levels of unemployment.Nonetheless, the news accounts told the public that t


Added: Oct-10-2011 Occurred On: Oct-10-2011
By: allyssa
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  • Don't care what anyone has to say about it, I am jobless and continue to look for jobs harder than most I bet... Most employers simply say they have no need for employees, and many privately owned or mom and pop shops only have 1 or 2 employees if any besides the owner/s...
    I know full-well how bad it is.

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    • @biots I bet there are jobs out there just that they are ones that you dont want.

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    • @biots same

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    • @StopTheCancer

      According to the neocons all of our problems can be solved by fighting Israel's wars in the Middle East.

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    • @biots As long as it pays the bills do whatever works for you. The architecture field is definitely hard to find work in especially now where buildings and homes have become the prime victim of this economy. I've even seen stories of engineers do welding, completely changing careers but the job is stable. Pride is no longer an option soon if this keeps up. Luckily Im in an area where the economy is not affected as bad as other places but still it doesnt seem to look good. I dont even think More..

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  • Unemployment is bad here in Florida.
    Companies just won't hire educated experienced workers.
    They lay them off and hire retards for less then lose customers and go under, then everyone is unemployed.
    Some business roads are full of empty buildings.
    Scary in some areas.

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  • Hope&Change(TM) fail.

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  • Yeah, cut regulations and phase back government spending.

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  • We were sold the B/S about free trade in the 90s. Alot of people bought into it. Alot of people didnt. Yet today we see the results and who was right and who was wrong(or corrupt, maybe stupid?). Clinton and Gore promised a booming service economy. Then major industries shipped all their jobs over seas to use slave labor forces. Nearly all manufacturing, heavy industry and then later on those "service" jobs as well. Im sure everyone knows about indian customer service.


    At the same t More..

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  • when the dems sold the unemployment recession "sizzle" during the bushco years is looking like those were the good ole days
    but
    they can"t admit the %

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  • The U.S. Bureau of Labor calculates several levels of unemployment. The best measure is called U-6, and is defined as "Total unemployed, plus all persons marginally attached to the labor force, plus total employed part time for economic reasons, as a percent of the civilian labor force plus all persons marginally attached to the labor force."

    The U-6 is 16.2% for September. And this does not account for all discouraged non-workers that have given up. The total now approaches 20%. Add More..

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  • your are not taking into account all the people to be killed by the cemtrails and inoculations

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  • You forgot to mention that the market went up today. That is even more BS.

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  • In the land of opportunity and the greatest most powerful country on the earth and you cant find a job, I call you lazy.

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    • @theycallmenica13

      Yeah, its the land of opportunity for illegals and minorities who take advantage of affirmative action along with other racially biased handouts.

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