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northernlights Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-20-09 09:23 PM
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19. unemployment is not coming down, it's acceleration is slowing
So instead of 600,000 new applicants/month, there's maybe $500,000. And that's probably because of seasonal jobs. And long-term unemployment -- the real numbers that includes those who fall off the rolls, those who return to school because there are no jobs...continues to rise.
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  - My fear is that this is just the beginning..nt  laughingliberal   Dec-20-09 07:46 PM   #3 
  - Yeah... unless they pull a rabbit out of a hat between now and November I think  laughingliberal   Dec-20-09 07:46 PM   #2 
  - If the economy starts to improve, and people start getting hired and working the Democrats will win  still_one   Dec-20-09 07:48 PM   #4 
     - And what if underemployment starts looking like the "new normal"?  eridani   Dec-20-09 08:01 PM   #5 
     - The economy will trump everything, including the HCR bill, that is the way it has always been /nt  still_one   Dec-20-09 08:02 PM   #6 
     - Yeah...a long way to go on that. Guess it could happen  laughingliberal   Dec-20-09 08:05 PM   #7 
     - I am not saying it will or won't, and it doesn't have to completely recover, but it has to be  still_one   Dec-20-09 08:07 PM   #8 
     - right! nt  laughingliberal   Dec-20-09 08:13 PM   #10 
        - We will know in 6 months, one way or the other /nt  still_one   Dec-20-09 08:16 PM   #11 
     - unemployment is not coming down, it's acceleration is slowing  northernlights   Dec-20-09 09:23 PM   #19 
        - and of course I am not referring to acceleration slowing, I am referring to actual jobs being  still_one   Dec-20-09 09:40 PM   #20 
     - as long as we are spending money on Obama's wars  IndianaGreen   Dec-20-09 08:12 PM   #9 
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        - Obama is about to start a war in Latin America against progressive governments  IndianaGreen   Dec-20-09 08:35 PM   #15 
           - If that happens, and if he opens new wars and expansionism, then I agree with you  still_one   Dec-20-09 08:40 PM   #16 
     - The economy is fine for many of us. That isn't influencing  sabrina 1   Dec-20-09 08:19 PM   #12 
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        - I'm not disputing that there are a lot of problems more important than the economy and jobs  laughingliberal   Dec-20-09 08:45 PM   #17 
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  - K&R.  Vidar   Dec-21-09 04:22 PM   #23 
 

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