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Obama’s Psycho Job Phobia

D G Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 12:21 AM
Some of the questionable discrepancies may be explained away with the timing of adjustments as mentioned in the article, but not all of them. Many of you may recall the suspicions when numbers were released prior to the election. The unemployment rate took a timely nose dive. Digging into the numbers we saw the number of new jobs in the employer survey were a small fraction of the number of additional people who said they were working in the household survey. More recent data show a reversal of that glitch. There were a total of about 300,000 jobs added in the employers survey in November and December, but the count of people working in the household survey did not increase. So, it does look like BLS fudged numbers prior to election.

Good news everyone: Jobless claims on a weekly basis fell to a five-year low according to the Labor Department.

Bad news everyone: Yet still more people remain jobless.

And why is that? Because Obama doesn’t care about jobs.

When you reckon out the newest jobless figures using the Obama’s best calculus, the weekly decline doesn’t mean that fewer people are unemployed.

That would be asking way too much from an administration that seems phobic about private-sector job creation.

“Applications for jobless benefits decreased by 37,000 to 335,000 in the week ended Jan. 12, the lowest level since the period ended Jan....