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Obama's Misery Index

Neal from PA Wrote: Sep 21, 2012 4:34 PM
I second that…and can certainly identify with it. I lost my career in the bursting of the dot com bubble in 2001 and have been unable to get back into IT. However, I am not alone, many of my friends are in the same boat…having to settle for what many of us did 40 years ago when we were in college (paying our own way)…retail sales. Yet, since the early 90s (hearing the IT industry complain of a shortage of qualified IT workers) demand that government increase the number of visas for foreign IT workers. In fact, I was not only replaced once but twice by H1B visa holders, and had to train both to take over my responsibilities. Then I was made an “offer I could not refuse”!
Topeka Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 8:00 PM
Forgot the smiley face,...

;-)

PS - when I was doing Civil Engr work on contract - I would not have had a job if I wasn't training a quota quack... ;-) x 2.
Topeka Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 7:58 PM
Neal from PA...

another one of the mythical Americans who do not exist.

Don't you know we have a shortage?

Better pinch yourself - you're probably a holograph, wrapped in Skinner box, lost in a Matrix...

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...