Fri Oct 5, 2012, 11:35 AM
RetroGamer1971 (177 posts)
Obama Uses Black Magic To Revise Unemployment Rate!
I love all of the right wing pundits on the web that have their knickers in a twist over the new jobs numbers/unemployment rate! So when the news is bad for Obama, even if the source is sketchy, it is gospel! However, when the news favors him, it is WITCHCRAFT!!!!
Oh, right wing pundits......you so crazy!!
"I don't know how Buzzfeed does it, but after the new jobs report came out, showing unemployment ticking down to 7.8 percent, the site quickly collected tweets from Obama critics who don't believe the numbers. There's the usual parade of kookery, echoed by Fox News's Stuart Varney, who claims that there's "widespread distrust of this report." ("Widespread" is almost as good as "some people are saying," as far as weasel terms go.) The only talker who surprises is Jack Welch.
"Unbelievable jobs numbers... these Chicago guys will do anything... can't debate so change numbers."
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Obama Uses Black Magic To Revise Unemployment Rate! (Original post)
|Ghost Dog||Oct 2012||#4|
|Wellstone ruled||Oct 2012||#3|
Response to Fuddnik (Reply #1)
Fri Oct 5, 2012, 02:27 PM
Ghost Dog (15,336 posts)
4. No way. You reckon?
Isn't that one of those i-android-8 smartpad things they're waving there? That explains it, then...
Some 582,000 people took part time jobs because they couldn't find full time work last month. Those people contribute to the broader measure of unemployment, know as U-6, compiled by the BLS. U-6 includes "marginally attached workers" – those who are neither working nor looking for work but who have looked for work recently; people who have given up looking and people who are employed part-time for economic reasons. Thanks to the rise in part-timers, that rate remained unchanged at 14.7% in September.
Response to RetroGamer1971 (Original post)
Fri Oct 5, 2012, 01:12 PM
Wellstone ruled (7,401 posts)
3. When you here from
the Jack Welch crowd,you know there will be a atemp to steel this election. Same SH*T went down with Gore. It's GE and their buds that a running batshit crazy.