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Mixed Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Down to 7.8%

goper Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 12:24 PM
The numbers are fudged, Republican governors have made improvements with the numbers in their states, while the Dems have added temp. positions just before the election, and too many people have taken lesser jobs, along with too many people on furloughs (less hours with less pay), as well. Owebummer has record breaking deficits, while accumulating more debt than all previous presidents combined, and all we get for it is fudged numbers that still suck even though they're fudged.
goper Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 12:24 PM

GDP growth 1.3% - anemic.

23 million still out of work - disgusting.

record breaking deficits.

record breaking bankruptcies.

record poverty.

gasoline doubled.
The jobs report prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics had mixed news today. Job growth was mediocre - only 114,000 new jobs were added in September, which isn't even enough to keep up with population growth. The top-line unemployment number fell to 7.8% and there was actually an increase in the labor force participation rate.

The biggest news consisted of revisions to previous reports. BLS revised the previous two months up by almost 100,000 total jobs (there were 40,000 more jobs added to August and 44,000 jobs added to July).

The economy has remained sluggish, even with the...