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Michelle Obama: We're in the Middle of a Huge Recovery

Rock Strongo Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 4:39 PM
The big spike in job losses occurred in November and December, 2008, and January, 2009. Does it ever occur to any of these leftist halfwits that the layoffs may have had something to do with the fact that we had just elected a man whose stated philosophy was to "spread the wealth around," who said that under his energy plan rates would "necessarily skyrocket," who promised a massive new healthcare entitlement and to "fundamentally transform" this nation?
Rick3767 Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 4:44 PM
Rocko -
Don't confuse them with facts, it makes their heads hurt and they start blaming Bush again.

Are we? During a radio interview last week with a local D.C. hip hop station, First Lady Michelle Obama claimed we are in a "huge recovery."

Reality check: Under Barack Obama, the unemployment rate was above 8.1 percent for 42 months. The current unemployment rate of 7.9 percent is a result of more people giving up the search for job, not a result of more people being employed. Not to mention, 7.9 percent was the unemployment rate when Barack Obama was inaugurated in 2009 and...