One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.- Plato
We had 146.3 million people working in December 2007 and we have 145.2 million working today. Obama has averaged about 900,000 discouraged workers each month and those people aren't counted in the labor force.
You aren't arguing with an Obama supporter here who buys what the media tells you, I verify the rhetoric and BLS is a great site for that information. Amazing isn't it with all those job gains Obama is still in the mid 40's in JAR. Wonder why? Could it be that things aren't as rosy as you are being told?
Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. Teach a man to fish and he stops voting for the Free Fish party.
If a company memo starts off by saying, "You are going to help this company" and then lists what you are to do below, that doesn't mean you disregard the list and do whatever you want to "help" the company.
"I have never understood why it is "greed" to want to keep the money you have earned but not greed to want to take somebody else's money." -Thomas Sowell