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Where Have All the Jobs Gone?

Manny41 Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 8:10 AM
Obama claims to have "created" 5 million jobs. I know that the executive payroll has increased, but I did not realize that he personally hired so many. And, by the way, why is it that president equal pay only pays women on his staff 72% of what he pays men? Of those private sector jobs "created", my daughter has 4 of them - all one day a week. She has cobbled together a 40 hour work week, but with part time jobs. Thanks Mr. President for all you have done to us.
NewJAl Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 8:18 AM
The employers either do not have enough work to give out, or cannot afford what Obamacare demands of them, if they take on full time employees. The answer from Obama and all his?
Let us be even more like Greece or Venezuela. Tell the employer what they must or must not do, more and more, until they cannot, then take over. (The auto bailout explained.) That is the ultimate stupidity inherent in 'Forward'.

Another jobs report came out yesterday and, like so many others before it, the news was disappointing. Our economy is actually growing more slowly this year than it grew last year — somewhere in the 2% range. Normally after a steep decline, the economy would be roaring back at a 5% to 6% clip.

The official unemployment rate is 7.9%, one-tenth of a point higher than last month's number. But the true rate is almost twice that level. Many people who want a full-time job are working part-time instead. And much of the modest increase in economic activity is...