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Obamacare: "Driving Up Unemployment and Insurance Costs Since 2010™"

Joesolis Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 11:56 AM
Sorry bud, but I lost my job in February as a DIRECT result of the costs ObamaCare imposed and WILL impose on my company. Six months before, my company announced they would be looking at structural changes as a result of this law, so a lot of us saw it coming and were casting about for other jobs. Some were able to find work, others, including myself haven't been able to. -- oops, accidentally flagged your comment --

Jobless claims stopped their record-breaking, fearsome, FOUR-WEEK job-creation rampage today as the BLS reported that initial claim rose- again- by more than economists expected.
“First-time jobless claims rose by 16,000 to 357,000 in the week ended March 23,” reports Reuters, “the highest level in more than a month, Labor Department data showed today in Washington. The median forecast of 48 economists surveyed by Bloomberg called for an increase to 340,000. The four-week average climbed from the lowest level in five years.”

Economists, says Reuters, were expecting claims to come in between 330,000 at the low end and 355,000...