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Originally posted by TauCetixeta
reply to post by Wrabbit2000
Well, at least we now know that the LAST thing you want to talk about are bogus
Secular Progressive Jobs like.............' Navigators'.
Ignore the ' Navigators ' at all costs.
The real Job Creators are small business.
They will take off when ObamaCare is repealed.
Have you heard the latest? Harry Reid calls ObamaCare a " Train Wreck!"
Originally posted by Afterthought
reply to post by BobM88
I appreciate your positive attitude, but I believe the number of unemployed has dropped only because people have fallen out of the system and aren't collecting unemployment benefits anymore.
According to this, it's 13.9%
Originally posted by BobM88
The April number is out and it's good all around! This is a major relief for the economy, as people have been worried about slowing data. The 165,000 new jobs was above the 140,000 that was expected. The unemployment rate fell to 7.5%. It was expected to stay flat at 7.6%. And there were big upward revisions to last month, which was originally really weak.
The April Jobs Report
I'll admit I've had my doubts about Obama, but this is good news. Perhaps I've been wrong about his policies? Or is this due to the sequester? As everyone tended to blame Bush for the economy during his tenure, (and even long after), and people have been blaming Obama for the economy when its been bad during his first term I guess he deserves credit when things are getting better too?
Thoughts anyone?edit on 3-5-2013 by BobM88 because: (no reason given)edit on 3-5-2013 by Gazrok because: removed all caps from titles.
Other countries have national strategies to increase the strength of their national manufacturing sector. We do not. We are wedded to an ideology that says that we as a nation should not protect our good-paying jobs and our manufacturing sector. In fact, the "free-market" and "free-trade" ideology even says it is wrong to have a strategy as a country to keep and strengthen our important economic sectors.
Alliance for American Manufacturing's Scott Paul said, "The United States is the only major industrial nation that does not have a cohesive national manufacturing strategy.
Democrats in Congress have, in fact, outlined a Make It In America legislative plan,
Democratic Whip Sten Hoyer has been a leader in promoting the Make It In America agenda, with a Make It In America web page as well.
But here is the thing: everything is being blocked by Republican obstruction in the name of "free market" and "free trade" ideology.
And here is the other thing: those who are driving and funding the ideology are making big money off of the damage this ideology is doing! The financial sector funds much of the push to "free trade" and against a national manufacturing strategy. And as a result the financial sector is soaring at the expense of manufacturing and the jobs it brings. The oil and coal industries are funding much of the fight against alternative energy, energy efficiency, green manufacturing and the jobs it brings. And as a result the oil and coal sectors are booming at teh expense of the rest of the economy.
The Koch brothers alone gained $15 billion -- a 43 percent increase -- between March 2010 and Sept 2011. Are their motives really ideological? It turns out to be a very profitable ideological agenda for them.
And we don't even know if other countries are helping drive America's ideological opposition to national strategies by funding the right-wing "free market" "think tanks" that push it, because the funding for these efforts is not disclosed.
- The real unemployment number published by Shadowstats.com is above 22%
Originally posted by poet1b
reply to post by xuenchen
Your chart is nothing but complete nonsense put out for pure propaganda purposes.
The there are so many errors I am not going to bother pointing them out.
edit on 5-5-2013 by poet1b because: Typos