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March 8, 2013

More Sequester Please: 236,000 Jobs Added In February

During February, while talk about how the government was going to cut $85 billion in spending on March 1 got blanket coverage from every outlet that provides political or economic news, employers chose to add 236,000 workers to their payrolls.
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October 18, 2012

388,000 people filed initial claims for unemployment benefits last week, a massive 46,000 increase over the previous week’s report that brings the measure to its highest level in four months.

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October 5, 2012

Labor Farce: Obama Decrees Unemployment Rate Under 8%

Although failed President Barack Obama’s disasterous economy added only 114,000 jobs in September, data manipulation by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the top-line Unemployment Rate number falling to 7.8%.

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September 27, 2012

The faltering economy created by Barack Obama’s failed policies grew at a dismal annualized rate of 1.3% in the second quarter of 2012, which is a downward revision from the pathetic 1.7% the government had previously predicted.

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September 13, 2012

Jobless Claims Surge, Nearing 400,000

Weekly jobless claims spiked to 382,000 last week from an upwardly adjusted 367,000 the week before, topping analyst expectations by 12,000.

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August 3, 2012

Obama’s Unemployment Rate Rises To 8.3%

The Unemployment Rate under Barack Obama’s dismal economy rose to 8.3% in July, marking Obama’s 41st month of Unemployment over 8%.

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August 2, 2012

Obamanomics: Jobless Claims Rise Again

Barack Obama’s stagnant economy saw first-time jobless claims rise again, up to 365,000 last week.

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May 17, 2012

Last week, the government reported that 367,000 Americans applied for Unemployment checks.  This week, the government reported that 370,000 Americans applied for Unemployment checks.  So how is this information reported by the Associated Press and the rest of the Obama loving media?

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May 4, 2012

Labor Force Participation At Lowest In 30 Years

Fudged statistics allowed the failed Obama Administration’s BS, sorry BLS, to drop the April unemployment rate by 0.1% to 8.1% even though only 115,000 people found jobs during the month.

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April 19, 2012

Like clockwork, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that initial claims for unemployment came in higher than expectations last week. And, also like clockwork, last week’s number of reported initial claims was revised upwards so that this jump in claims could be reported as a drop in claims.

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