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UPDATE: Labor Department "Working Hard" to Release Jobs Report On Time

QuasiFrodo Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 1:23 AM
Don't you see it? Obama has manipulated the weather to bring Sandy ashore prior to the elections to artificially infuse capital and construction jobs all along the Eastern seaboard and primarily the swing states using the veil of FEMA grants and staffing to increase government size and spending. I *knew* it. Then he'll blame "global warming" for the storm and redirect even more money to "solar" and "geothermal" power rather than drilling offshore and mountain top removal mining for coal on public lands! He'll probably be offering free healthcare and abortions to everyone displaced by the storm, too! All on our dime! As homes are abandoned,I expect that the ATF is on the move, going house to house to extract all firearms - "to be safe"

Maybe this afternoon's little trial balloon turned into a lead ballon faster than the department had anticipated.  Via National Journal:
 

The Labor Department sought on Monday to quell worries that Hurricane Sandy, which has closed federal offices as it bears down on the East Coast, could delay the scheduled release of its monthly employment numbers on Friday. “The employees at the Bureau of Labor Statistics are working hard to ensure the timely release of employment data on Friday, Nov. 2,” Labor Department spokesman Carl Fillichio said in a statement. “It is our intention that...