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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Obama supporters, as well as seemingly the administration itself have disingenuously been ignoring the U-6 catagory from the beginning...
    I doubt anyone is ignoring it. Both parties use the same number when they are in power.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    I doubt anyone is ignoring it. Both parties use the same number when they are in power.
    Please advise when any Republican had over a million people discouraged?

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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Please advise when any Republican had over a million people discouraged?
    Have you never witnessed a Rick Perry speech?
    “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
    Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Have you never witnessed a Rick Perry speech?
    Or the mitt Romney presidential campaign. Too soon

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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Please advise when any Republican had over a million people discouraged?
    See above.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    Or the mitt Romney presidential campaign. Too soon
    If there was ever a reason to get money out of politics, Romney's nomination should be a textbook example as no one in the electorate liked the guy...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Have you never witnessed a Rick Perry speech?
    Of course I have, what does that have to do with the number of discouraged workers under a Republican President?

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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Of course I have, what does that have to do with the number of discouraged workers under a Republican President?
    Lighten up...
    I don't often change my signature, but this was just too over the top to let anyone forget with what this country is up against...
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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    See above.
    Let me help you with the answer

    Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
    Original Data Value

    Series Id: LNU05026645
    Not Seasonally Adjusted
    Series title: (Unadj) Not in Labor Force, Searched For Work and Available, Discouraged Reasons For Not Currently Looking
    Labor force status: Not in labor force
    Type of data: Number in thousands
    Age: 16 years and over
    Job desires/not in labor force: Want a job now
    Reasons not in labor force: Discouragement over job prospects (Persons who believe no job is available.)
    Years: 2002 to 2012

    Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
    2002 328 375 330 320 414 342 405 378 392 359 385 403
    2003 449 450 474 437 482 478 470 503 388 462 457 433
    2004 432 484 514 492 476 478 504 534 412 429 392 442
    2005 515 485 480 393 392 476 499 384 362 392 404 451
    2006 396 386 451 381 323 481 428 448 325 331 349 274
    2007 442 375 381 399 368 401 367 392 276 320 349 363
    2008 467 396 401 412 400 420 461 381 467 484 608 642
    2009 734 731 685 740 792 793 796 758 706 808 861 929
    2010 1065 1204 994 1197 1083 1207 1185 1110 1209 1219 1282 1318
    2011 993 1020 921 989 822 982 1119 977 1037 967 1096 945
    2012 1059 1006 865 968 830 821 852 844 802 813 979 1068
    2013 804 885 803 835 780 1027

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    Re: U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs; Unemployment Remains 7.6%

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Of course I have, what does that have to do with the number of discouraged workers under a Republican President?
    Very little, thankfully.

    Perhaps this helps: http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/...mployment-rate
    “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
    Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

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