Tag Archives: unemployment

“I love Obama because now I can get health care …”

(H/t Powerline) Update: Apparently, this post is too hot for Facebook. I’ve tried multiple times to post it on my Facebook page, but they keep deleting it. They must not like posts critical of their dear leader. Update 2: The … Continue reading

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Number Of Months With Employment Above 8 Percent

Sorry to keep harping on this, but it is no longer political–it’s personal. (H/t Instapundit)

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A Brutal Fact About Obama’s Policies and Leadership

It is destroying the US labor force. Of course, everyone knows that this graph is just a damnable lie put out by racists, that it is all Bush’s fault, and that if we will only give Obama four more years … Continue reading

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Pelosi: Obamacare Allows You to Quit Your Job and Become “Whatever”

A lunatic speaks: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that Obamacare facilitates the type of “liberation” that the “Founders had in mind” because it allows you to quit your job and become a “photographer,”  a “writer,” a “musician”–or “whatever.” … Continue reading

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The Unemployment Rate With and Without the Recovery Plan

This post by James Pethokoukis is getting a lot of flack from regime apologists. It looks at the current job numbers and calls bat guano on the whole thing. But what really gets people upset is the chart at the … Continue reading

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Underemployment Rises to 19.1% in USA (Update: US Gov Reports 14.6% Underemployment. Which is correct?)

Gallup reports that the current unemployment rate in the US is 9.1%, up from 8.6% in January. While this is bad, the real news is the underemployment rate. Underemployment is the unemployment rate, plus the rate of people working at … Continue reading

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Who Killed The Jobs?

One of the most crushing problems facing the US is unemployment. We can argue all day about how and when the unemployment problem started, but this simple graph of the percentage of Americans in the labor force tells the story … Continue reading

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