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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by roughdraft274 View Post
    Let's say those million didn't drop out. We still gained 240,000 jobs and the unemployment rate still drops, just not by as much as it did.

    Would that be completely awful news? Oh no, we are gaining jobs!

    I understand, you have to find a way to be pissed about this good news, so you just go on right ahead.
    In reality that actually didn't even happen, so it's a moot point.

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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    In reality that actually didn't even happen, so it's a moot point.
    How so?.....
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    uh that is so small as to be stupid. Do you want registration? given less than 3% of criminals get their guns from private sales, its pretty much a waste of resources
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    you are confused. I never denied that many criminals get guns in private sales.

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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by roughdraft274 View Post
    How so?.....
    Read through the last few pages.

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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by Amigo View Post
    It's amazing how liberals ignore that 1,000,000 people dropped out of the work force in January. Interesting!
    It's hard to ignore something that isn't true.

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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Good to see we finally hit a net positive month to outpace population growth.

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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Any data on what jobs are being created? I mean losing 100,000 high paying jobs and replacing them with 200,000 minimum wage jobs really isn't something to be excited over. If high paying jobs are disappearing and low paying jobs are replacing them, is that change we can believe in?

    I can't seem to find any data on what jobs were lost and which were gained, except at the link provided:

    As for the quality of jobs, as withholding taxes roll over Year over year, it can only mean that the US is replacing high paying FIRE jobs with low paying construction and manufacturing.
    Can anyone else find any data on WHAT these jobs are? I mean a bunch of new burger flippers are added to the economy and we re elect a president based on that? I'm just curious. I can't seem to find anything. I want it to be honest good news, but from what I'm hearing "down on the street" more and more people are being layed off. Teachers can't find work. I want people to have jobs, but I dont want them to think our idiot n chief had anything to do with it. Congress is responsible for the good or bad, and if they keep this congress because of false numbers that is going to piss off a lot of people.
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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by ThePlayDrive View Post
    Good news for the country, good news for the Democrats, bad news for the Republicans. What do you think? Is the rise temporary? Does it even matter politically? What is causing it?
    Most people do not understand a key characteristic of the information from which the unemployment figure is obtained: the information is from two months ago.

    The report we received this morning is for information pertaining to the time period of the second week of December through the first week of January. It was captured by the BLS during the second week of January, and it took them over two weeks more to produce the reports .. which are presented today, the second month later, usually on the first Friday.

    Not very many people realize this.

    What this means is that the information still greatly reflects the increase in minimum wage holiday season jobs in production, distribution, and retail. These are not permanent living-wage jobs, and are thus substantitvely fairly meaningless.

    The report we receive next month will be for the second week in January through the first week in February, and will reflect holiday layoffs.

    The correct interpretation of this chart -- Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age -- still reflects a true national unemployment rate of roughly 14.5%.

    It is also important to understand that we still suffer a great loss of buying power for the marjority, and that has not shown signs of recovery since we hit bottom in the fall of 2008. Tens of millions of Americans who once worked full-time at a living-wage are now working longer hours for less pay, working part-time barely getting by, or not working at all.

    This is the direct result of off-shoring to wage-slavers .. which neither Obama or the House Repubs have put any real effort in addressing, paying lip service occasionally at best merely to placate voters.
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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    That would depend on a) your party affiliation and b) the party of the president. If a=b, then what you say is true; if a<>b, then what you say false.... of course, the variables a and b can be Democrat or Republican.

    I dont think it does. For instance.

    If your a Dem.

    Dem president/Rep congress = all good is credit to him. All bad is congress fault
    Rep president/Dem congress = all good is credit to congress. All bad in presidents fault.
    Dem president/Dem congress= previous presidents fault if something goes wrong
    Rep president/Rep congress= all bad things are their fault. also applies to future problem. anything good is a result of the last dem congress or president.

    If your a Republican

    Dem president/Rep congress = all good is credit to congress. All bad in presidents fault.
    Rep president/Dem congress = all good is credit to him. All bad is congress fault.
    Dem president/Dem congress= all bad things are their fault. also applies to future problem. anything good is a result of the last dem congress or president.
    Rep president/Rep congress= previous presidents fault if something goes wrong.

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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by roughdraft274 View Post
    Let's say those million didn't drop out. We still gained 240,000 jobs and the unemployment rate still drops, just not by as much as it did.

    Would that be completely awful news? Oh no, we are gaining jobs!

    I understand, you have to find a way to be pissed about this good news, so you just go on right ahead.
    I am not ignoring the results, all I'm trying to point out is that this whole job creation thing from Obama is a scam, a scam to get people to drink the kool-aid and say "Hey! The economy is working! Obamanomics is working!". It is a scam to get people to follow them. While the debt continues to sky-rocket, people see the government reports, and have too much faith.

    If Obama is re-elected, the economy will plunge, and our country will end. Obama's goal is to destroy us. He isn't "way over his head" as Romney claims.
    Quote Originally Posted by AdamT on Nov 8th, 2012 View Post
    Over the next four years the economy will continue to rebound and we will gradually get deficits under control. The real esate market will rebound, unemployment will fall to 6.5% or below, and GDP growth will stand at 3.5 - 4%. We won't be in any wars. And conservatives will still be whining.

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    Re: US economy creates 243,000 jobs in January

    Quote Originally Posted by Amigo View Post
    I am not ignoring the results, all I'm trying to point out is that this whole job creation thing from Obama is a scam, a scam to get people to drink the kool-aid and say "Hey! The economy is working! Obamanomics is working!". It is a scam to get people to follow them. While the debt continues to sky-rocket, people see the government reports, and have too much faith.

    If Obama is re-elected, the economy will plunge, and our country will end. Obama's goal is to destroy us. He isn't "way over his head" as Romney claims.
    Funny, I remember the really out there nut jobs saying that leading up to the 2008 elections.


    If his goal is to destroy us he's doing a terrible job of it, lol.
    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    uh that is so small as to be stupid. Do you want registration? given less than 3% of criminals get their guns from private sales, its pretty much a waste of resources
    **Thirty Minutes Later**
    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    you are confused. I never denied that many criminals get guns in private sales.

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