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Why I endorse Mitt Romney

Why I endorse Mitt Romney

By Karl Gotthardt With polls across the nation opening in less than 48 hours, the majority of US citizens have already decided who to vote for.  A small percentage of undecided’s remain.  Polls can be skewed based on the model used to interpret results.  Most pollsters predict a tight race, where possibly the result will not be known until early Wednesday morning.  Be that as it may, there should be […]

U3 Employment Rises to 7.9% – Young 23.7% Hispanics 10% Blacks 14.3% Forward?

U3 Employment Rises to 7.9% – Young 23.7% Hispanics 10% Blacks 14.3% Forward?

THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — OCTOBER 2012 Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 171,000 in October, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 7.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment rose in professional and business services, health care, and retail trade.   Household Survey Data Both the unemployment rate (7.9 percent) and the number of unemployed persons (12.3 million) were essentially unchanged in October, following declines […]

Labor Department ‘Working Hard’ to release Jobs Report before election

Labor Department ‘Working Hard’ to release Jobs Report before election

UPDATE: The U.S. Labor Department on Monday said it is “working hard to ensure the timely release” of the October jobs report, saying it intends to released the report on schedule Friday despite Hurricane Sandy. Friday’s employment report will be the final read on the labor market ahead of the November elections. Initial reports that a delay was possible briefly fueled speculation that the jobs data, good or bad, might […]

Obama Touts 7.8% Unemployment Rate, Manufacturing lost 16000 jobs

Obama Touts 7.8% Unemployment Rate, Manufacturing lost 16000 jobs

The Bureau of Labor Statistics September Jobs report was released this morning and showed a 114,000 jobs increase in September.  But during the end of last month the BLS revised employment numbers upward just in time for an election.  The labor for participation rate has increased by only 0.1% which is still at decade lows. The Obama Administration put out a statement touting the numbers. The Employment Situation in September […]

44th Presidency’s July 2012 Jobless Report Via Twitter

44th Presidency’s July 2012 Jobless Report Via Twitter

By: Edmund Jenks – West Coast Editor The following entries were placed on Twitter at 140 characters or less in reaction to the announcement of July 2012 employment (unemployment) statistics gathered and published by this 44th Presidency of Barack Obama.  Some contain links to additional information and published reports about this release of these July statistics.   Edmund Jenks @TheEDJE July jobless report, due to changed next Thursday, is 163,000 jobs […]

Does Obama have your Back?  Black unemployment 14.4%, Hispanic and Latino 11.0%

Does Obama have your Back? Black unemployment 14.4%, Hispanic and Latino 11.0%

Today’s dismal Job growth and unemployment rate figures show that the Obama economy is hurting those more who he campaigned for the most.  The President continues to say that the policies of the past don’t work, But the Obama policies are clear – Minorities were better off Under Bush. “The slow pace of jobs growth underscores the weakening economic growth momentum and reinforces the perception that the economy has remain […]

Obama Administration Delivers Another Swift Kick To The Gut

Obama Administration Delivers Another Swift Kick To The Gut

By: Edmund Jenks – West Coast Editor The economy added 80,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department reported Friday, after a revised increase of 77,000 in May. The unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent. Economists are expecting tepid job growth for the rest of the year, too. Soon after the June unemployment numbers were announced, Mitt Romney made the following live statement from Wolfeboro, N.H., where he and his family […]