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

Thasic Wrote: Feb 22, 2013 2:34 AM
No, from all I've read, 20% to 25% is the actual unemployment in the US.Note that is a far cry from the 7% or so that the fed wants us to believe.

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,...