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BREAKING: US Unemployment Rises Slightly in October

richard1088 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:52 AM
Defense Workers: 1,000,000 direct and indirect jobs about to be lost. UPDATE: Aviation Week & Space Tech. today reports that Obama Admin. wants to divert billions of dollars from our already Hollowed Out Armed Forces to "renewable and green energy" as a new sort of national defense concept. Can't make this stuff up.
traitorbill Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 10:19 AM
Sickening. Are there any adults left in DC?
Drifter33 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 10:18 AM
Luckily, the "Obama administration" is about to be relegated to the ash-heap of history--along with the rest of its diabolical "plans".

In the final jobs report prior to the election, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has announced that unemployment crept up in October to 7.9 percent, as 170,000 nonfarm payroll jobs were added.   The broader "U-6" unemployment statistic is 14.6 percent (up a hair from 14.5 six months ago). August and September's numbers were both revised upward, which is a positive sign.  As Jim Pethokoukis notes, average monthly job growth in 2012 has been nearly identical to the sub-par numbers of 2011, and hourly wages remain stagnant at best.  The "worst recovery since the Great Depression" continues....