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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-27-10 09:19 PM
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5. She's right, actually.
There are 7 contractors, hired by and paid by the State Dept, for every one military person in Afghanistan, for example.
Plus all those HB-1 visa jobs that we gave to folks, mostly from India,
and of course all the people in other countries who were hired to do what we used to do in this country, etc.
And the CIA/Pentagon admittedly has greatly expanded its payroll.
The for -profit prisons are expanding like crazy.

Hey, it adds up, right, Nancy?
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  -Pelosi - More jobs created during first 8 months of 2010 than during the whole Bush administration JohnWxy  Jul-27-10 07:44 PM   #0 
  - K&R  Kurovski   Jul-27-10 07:46 PM   #1 
  - Hahaha! Reality sucks, doesn't it. nt  babylonsister   Jul-27-10 07:46 PM   #2 
  - Of course people with out jobs are still hurting.  Bitwit1234   Jul-27-10 07:52 PM   #3 
  - Republiscum will Retort with Tax Cuts for the Rich will Create Jobs  lakers4life24   Jul-27-10 07:52 PM   #4 
  - She's right, actually.  dixiegrrrrl   Jul-27-10 09:19 PM   #5 
  - Repubs were good for lobbyists. No. of lobbyists DOUBLED under Bush took the WH  JohnWxy   Aug-02-10 03:20 PM   #9 
  - Now that is a short media bite I like. Pelosi and Obama need to get  applegrove   Jul-27-10 09:39 PM   #6 
  - How many are living wage jobs?  RC   Jul-27-10 09:43 PM   #7 
     - Yep, nobody ever says...  RC   Jul-28-10 05:10 PM   #8 
     - For too long Companies have been thinking of keeping stock price up and giving R&D short shrift  JohnWxy   Aug-02-10 04:08 PM   #10 
     - My friend is a high official  cowman   Aug-02-10 04:08 PM   #11 
     - actually, Pelosi was using the Bureau of Labor statistic data - but she wasn't the first to say this  JohnWxy   Aug-02-10 04:43 PM   #12 
     - Ask  mercuryblues   Aug-02-10 06:38 PM   #14 
        - Right. Kinda hard to lay-off half a (salaried) person.  JohnWxy   Aug-02-10 07:03 PM   #15 
     - A 20-hour job is counted as half a job in those numbers  Recursion   Aug-02-10 05:48 PM   #13 

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