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Hope'n'Change: More People Went on Disability than Found Jobs in June

shedrick Wrote: Jul 08, 2012 8:28 AM
It amazes me how the President's supporters can listen to him deceive everyone with his speeches about sustainable future jobs rhetoric, while growing unsustainable entitlement programs. Did they all flunk "Basic Mathematics"?

It would have been easy for President Obama to miss the finer points of yesterday's jobs report, given that he only spent 26 seconds speaking about it in Ohio. But do these numbers look like "a step in the right direction" to you?

The economy created just 80,000 jobs in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. But that same month, 85,000 workers left the workforce entirely to enroll in the Social Security Disability Insurance program, according to the Social Security Administration.

The disability ranks have outpaced job growth throughout President Obama's recovery. While the economy...