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Obama's Misery Index

Bernard83 Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 7:34 AM
Because democrats require republicans to compromise on every issue to get anything passed through congress. A good idea is a good idea. A bad idea is a bad idea. If a good idea is compromised with a bad idea you get a bad idea. if a bad idea is compromised with a good idea you get a bad idea. Compromising does not produce good legislation. Republicans need to stand for something or they will, as they have for so many years, fall for anything.

To give you an idea how bad the jobs report released on Friday is, consider this fact: The employment situation in the country is so bad that economists can’t accurately measure it with the existing tools they use to measure jobs. In other words, we have entered a period in our country not contemplated by economists. They simply don’t have the tools to measure what’s actually occurring in the jobs market.

Modern economists never imagined a scenario in which a country with as much wealth, power and innovation as United States could stretch out a jobs recession as long as...