Tag Archives: labor participation rate

Obama Rallying Business to Provide Jobs, Goodies for “Refugees”


With the labor participation rate in the United States at record lows, the Obama Regime springs into action! Not to get you a job, Bitter Clinger, but to make sure business hires “refugees.” From Reuters: The White House will on Thursday rally businesses to give jobs to refugees ahead of a September summit where U.S. President Barack Obama will urge ...

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Economists Agree: May Jobs Numbers are “An Unqualified Dud”


Economists have rightfully panned the latest jobs report, during the same week when economic illiterate/Marxist touted his tremendous “success” with the economy.                         From The Wall Street Journal: The U.S. job market hit a speed bump in May as nonfarm employers added a seasonally adjusted 38,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain since the economy stopped ...

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Jobs Report: Lowest Labor Participation Rate in 38 Years

The latest jobs report makes it clear: The Obama economy stinks! From CNS: A record 94,610,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month — an increase of 579,000 from August — and the labor force participation rate reached its lowest point in 38 years, with 62.4 percent of the U.S. population either holding a job or actively ...

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What Does Obamanomics Have in Common with America?

Obamanomics in Action: Labor Participation Rate at 37-year low. Neither of them is working. From ZeroHedge: So much for yet another “above consensus” recovery, and what’s worse it is, well, about to get even worse, because while the Fed keeps baning some illusory drum that slack in the economy is almost non-existent, the reality is that in March the number ...

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Lowest Labor Participation Rate Since August 1978

This morning I saw some talking face on the 24/7 nuthouse, MS-NBC, trumpeting the great news that the unemployment rate is so low, only 7.4%! Awesome, except it’s not. From Business Week: The Bureau of Labor Statistics said the August unemployment rate was 7.3 percent, down a tick from 7.4 percent in July. The worrisome part is why the rate fell. ...

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The Obama “Recovery?” Lowest Labor Participation Rate Since Jimmy Carter

If you didn’t understand this critical fact before, understand it now because Barack Obama and his PR flacks do understand it very very well. Their low-information supporters are so completely ignorant about serious public policy matters that they are incapable of understanding the destruction he is inflicting on this country. How else to explain the ridiculous spectacle of a man ...

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Right on Cue: “Unemployment Drops Below 8%” Headlines

We’ve all been predicting this headline would appear before November 6 because, allegedly, “8%” is a magic number for would-be two-term presidents. Supposedly “no president can be re-elected if the unemployment rate is above 8%, Of course, that’s not really true, but it’s been repeated so many times, that many believe it, and if the Obama campaign is about anything, ...

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