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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    I wanted to add that fellow Conservatives should NOT be hoping for higher unemployment numbers! That's ridiculous. I agree these numbers are not representative of the economy, but we should all be hoping that more people are working! I agree with more realistic expectations of lower future growth but I would never hope for it. Growth benefits everyone despite political party. We may not be going anywhere soon but we should never hope the economy does poorly just to help our personal political agendas.
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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhapsody1447 View Post
    I wanted to add that fellow Conservatives should NOT be hoping for higher unemployment numbers! That's ridiculous. I agree these numbers are not representative of the economy, but we should all be hoping that more people are working! I agree with more realistic expectations of lower future growth but I would never hope for it. Growth benefits everyone despite political party. We may not be going anywhere soon but we should never hope the economy does poorly just to help our personal political agendas.
    Don't disagree with you as I hope for strong economic growth and rising employment including a rising labor market. I just don't see anything this Administration is doing to promote strong economic growth and private sector job creation. Obama is going to have to have a massive change in order to generate private sector job growth and here is an example of the problem he faces. Why does anyone support Obama? This is an outrage

    Subject: Kiss GE Goodbye.

    If only our media would report on news like this!!! Unbelievable!

    General Electric is planning to move its 115-year-old X-ray division from Waukesha , Wis. , to Beijing . In addition to moving the headquarters, the company will invest $2 billion in China and train more than 65 engineers and create six research centers. This is the same GE that made $5.1 billion in the United States last year. but paid no taxes-the same company that employs more people overseas than it does in the united States .
    So let me get this straight. President Obama appointed GE Chairman Jeff Immelt to head his commission on job creation (job czar). Immelt is supposed to help create jobs. I guess the President forgot to tell him in which country he was supposed to be creating those jobs.

    If this doesn't show you the total lack of leadership of this President, I don't know what does.

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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhapsody1447 View Post
    I wanted to add that fellow Conservatives should NOT be hoping for higher unemployment numbers! That's ridiculous. I agree these numbers are not representative of the economy, but we should all be hoping that more people are working! I agree with more realistic expectations of lower future growth but I would never hope for it. Growth benefits everyone despite political party. We may not be going anywhere soon but we should never hope the economy does poorly just to help our personal political agendas.
    I don't think that anyone is hoping for high UE numbers. That helps no one....When my wife and I moved from MD to SC it was because her job after 20 years as a graphic designer with Chicago Tribune owned subsidiary was eliminated, and she was bought out. She has not worked in her field since. That is three years. Now, her prospects are that she will never work in her field again. At 45, with that much experience she is "over qualified" for anything close. So they move on to younger, cheaper designers.

    Her story is not special in this mess. But I tell ya, it is tough.


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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    (Reuters) - New claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week, popping above 400,000 for the first time in just over a month

    Instant view: Jobless claims rise above 400,000 | Reuters

    Oh yeah...It's getting so much better....


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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Don't disagree with you as I hope for strong economic growth and rising employment including a rising labor market. I just don't see anything this Administration is doing to promote strong economic growth and private sector job creation. Obama is going to have to have a massive change in order to generate private sector job growth and here is an example of the problem he faces. Why does anyone support Obama? This is an outrage

    Subject: Kiss GE Goodbye.

    If only our media would report on news like this!!! Unbelievable!

    General Electric is planning to move its 115-year-old X-ray division from Waukesha , Wis. , to Beijing . In addition to moving the headquarters, the company will invest $2 billion in China and train more than 65 engineers and create six research centers. This is the same GE that made $5.1 billion in the United States last year. but paid no taxes-the same company that employs more people overseas than it does in the united States .
    So let me get this straight. President Obama appointed GE Chairman Jeff Immelt to head his commission on job creation (job czar). Immelt is supposed to help create jobs. I guess the President forgot to tell him in which country he was supposed to be creating those jobs.


    If this doesn't show you the total lack of leadership of this President, I don't know what does.
    In your opinion, would a President Romney/Gingrich be for or against this?

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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Oh yeah...It's getting so much better....


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    Then isn't this wonderful?

    Subject: Kiss GE Goodbye.
    If only our media would report on news like this!!! Unbelievable!

    General Electric is planning to move its 115-year-old X-ray division from Waukesha , Wis. , to Beijing . In addition to moving the headquarters, the company will invest $2 billion in China and train more than 65 engineers and create six research centers. This is the same GE that made $5.1 billion in the United States last year. but paid no taxes-the same company that employs more people overseas than it does in the united States .
    So let me get this straight. President Obama appointed GE Chairman Jeff Immelt to head his commission on job creation (job czar). Immelt is supposed to help create jobs. I guess the President forgot to tell him in which country he was supposed to be creating those jobs.

    If this doesn't show you the total lack of leadership of this President, I don't know what does.

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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    In your opinion, would a President Romney/Gingrich be for or against this?
    In my opinion, Romney wouldn't be for that and would provide the incentives necessary to keep those jobs here. You don't appoint Immelt as head of a Job's commission and then have him do this to you and the country.

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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Then isn't this wonderful?

    Subject: Kiss GE Goodbye.
    If only our media would report on news like this!!! Unbelievable!

    General Electric is planning to move its 115-year-old X-ray division from Waukesha , Wis. , to Beijing . In addition to moving the headquarters, the company will invest $2 billion in China and train more than 65 engineers and create six research centers. This is the same GE that made $5.1 billion in the United States last year. but paid no taxes-the same company that employs more people overseas than it does in the united States .
    So let me get this straight. President Obama appointed GE Chairman Jeff Immelt to head his commission on job creation (job czar). Immelt is supposed to help create jobs. I guess the President forgot to tell him in which country he was supposed to be creating those jobs.

    If this doesn't show you the total lack of leadership of this President, I don't know what does.
    holy ****! how could this not be blasted all over the news?

    people would be outraged!
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    Re: U.S. Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Declines to 8.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by MrMindSpeaker View Post
    holy ****! how could this not be blasted all over the news?

    people would be outraged!
    It was blasted all over the news ... about three months ago.

    Outrageous? Not at all. China is where GE's imaging business is expanding. Makes perfect sense for them to move some production there.

    Would Romney do anything about it? I'm sure he would encourage it, given the fact that he made millions offshoring American jobs.

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