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Unemployment Claims Up, but it’s Sunshine for Maddow Blogger-Producer

Red Spot in a Blue State Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 7:13 AM
So then..................why do the republican politicians spout the SAME phony numbers as the dems? Why aren't they shouting these numbers from the rooftops? I am SO sick of the mealy-mouthed, spineless, ballesss RINOs we keep voting into office.
Pistol Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 7:19 AM
I share your sentiments, Red Spot in a Blue State. By not loudly and clearly standing up and contradicting the lies from the left, Rep leaders like Boehner and McConnell are de facto agreeing with the barrybot line.

Weekly claims for unemployment rose by 20,000 people last week.

That’s 362,000 workers who now don’t have jobs. And that’s 7,000 more out-of-work persons than economists had predicted- but don’t worry.

Everything is still great for Obama.

Every time we get bad news like this, it just seems to get better and better for Obama.

The Chicago Sun Times says that claims are up, but the good news is that they still suggest “modest hiring.”

MSNBC blogger Steve Benen, who is also a producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, says that claims are up,...