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Media Ushers in Cowardly New World

tallen Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 11:45 AM
In realty the number is more close to 25% of the work force and growing. Most of those who were collecting unemployment have now run out and so they went on Welfare which is not counted as unemployed. And of course there will be less and less going on unemployment cause there are less and less working to be laid off. Company's that are still in business have cut to the bone so now the only ones to go on unemployment would be the ones that are working at a company that goes belly-up, (bankrupt )..

What a difference a few month makes.

Last month we were told by a fawning news media how great things were. The economy was a little engine that could.  And the declining unemployment rate was touted in headlines as significant progress toward economic recovery.

Unemployment rate falls to 7.8% in September, reported the Washington Post- a four-year low...”nearly”… whatever “nearly” means.

“The nation’s jobless rate dropped to its lowest point in nearly four years in September. And unlike some recent declines, this one happened for the right reason: not because people gave up looking for a job, but...