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Bottom line is, until we all get honest with eachother and with what is going on, the sooner we will stop looking at the current state of affairs with it ain't as bad as it looks lenses and, in so doing, the sooner we will find a real, tangible and justifiable solution to this mess.
Exactly people also forget that unemployment offices mostly report those people that receive unemployment benefits because the companies pay into the fund, most people on lower pay jobs never make it to the statistics as they do not get unemployment benefits...
Originally posted by Agent_USA_Supporter
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The U.S. Labor Department released a report today showing an unexpected drop in initial jobless claims in the week ended August 6, with claims dropping below the key 400,000 level. Seasonally adjusted weekly jobless claims decreased 7,000 to 395,000 from the revised previous week claims of 402,000. The preliminary insured unemployment rate in the week ending July 30 fell to 2.9% from the prior week''s unrevised rate of 3%.
You call this positive
Its nothing more then market manipulation to keep the markets from free falling, the unemployment rate is higher then 9%edit on 11-8-2011 by Agent_USA_Supporter because: (no reason given)
... Why have the American people not yet rallied together and call for his resignation/impeachment,and brought him up on treason charges. As well as congress and the corrupt judges that let all of this fly by.
Originally posted by nh_ee
reply to post by crimvelvet
Yes, and this is exactly why we need a system of checks and balances with our elected Senators and Congressmen. And even the POTUS.
It's obvious that our voices are not being heard.
How do we make them listen ?
By making them accountable.
Plain and Simple.
...Recall can provide more accountability in between elections and put office holders on notice that they are being watched. Recall is now available to constituents in 18 states. Another 13 states have initiative procedures whereby petitioners could put recall measures on the ballot. RecallTheRogues.org provides each state's relevant laws, plus updated news and commentary on recall efforts around the nation.
Here's a graph comparing labor force and employed. The numbers (in thousands) speak for themselves....