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Meet the Obama Donors
at the BLS

Washington Free Beacon, by Staff

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 10/5/2012 4:02:53 PM

At least two economists at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) have contributed to President Barack Obama’s campaign. Harley Frazis of Bethesda, MD, has contributed at least $2,000 to Obama and $9,000 to the Democratic National Convention over the last three election cycles. During his time at BLS, Harley has published a number of papers including his most recent, “How to Think About Time-Use Data: What Inferences Can We Make About Long- and Short-Run Time Use from Time Diaries?”

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Well, well, well... but "Brewin' Hilda" tells us they're all such professionals at the BLS.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: vesicant, 10/5/2012 4:20:41 PM     (No. 8912687)

So what? As long as they weren't using government credit cards in a government office on government time, they're entitled to make political contributions just like anybody else. This is pointless bottom-feeding yellow journalism of the worst kind.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: voxpop, 10/5/2012 4:30:29 PM     (No. 8912703)

Really?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai, 10/5/2012 4:34:30 PM     (No. 8912715)

# 1 - It's bad enough that these tools are on the obama (government) payroll. To be making donations of that size proves they are loyal subjects to the king and want to earn their knee pads.

Anyone on the government payroll should stay out of politics IF they had any integrity.

But that is asking way to much for leeches.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bevan, 10/5/2012 4:47:32 PM     (No. 8912761)

If you have a horse in the race, you don't get to set the odds, #1

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Reply 5 - Posted by: steveW, 10/5/2012 4:50:47 PM     (No. 8912772)

We have always been at war with Eastasia. Ignorance is strength. 7.8% hours after Romney demolishes Lightworker. We have always been at war with Eastasia.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/5/2012 5:04:56 PM     (No. 8912802)

Oh my gosh - what was I thinking?!?
These are DEMOCRATS!
A thousand apologies!

/s off/

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Reply 7 - Posted by: zoidberg, 10/5/2012 5:25:06 PM     (No. 8912843)

I worked as a contractor at BLS for awhile. It's every bit as bad as you think. If there are conservatives there, they are very quiet.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: God of Irony, 10/5/2012 5:30:31 PM     (No. 8912855)

They have committed the crimes of violating the Hatch Act and falsifying official government documents.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Patchy groundfog, 10/5/2012 6:05:01 PM     (No. 8912900)

DC bureaucrats are to Dems as elves are to Santa.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: angelesgift, 10/5/2012 7:13:13 PM     (No. 8912962)

The newest figures from the BLS are truly suspicious. Not only did employment supposedly jump the most in one month for 29 years, there had been nothing good that happened to justify businesses suddenly hiring a boatload of new workers. If Romney had been running way ahead in the polls, maybe the optimism of him winning might have triggered a bit of a jump, but this is for last month when he was being written off as a loser.

Not only are the hacks at BLS liars, they are lousy ones. Sheesh! If you're going to cook the books, don't make it so obvious. Of course, subtlety has never been a Dem characteristic, and they OWN the moron vote.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/13/2012 11:10:12 PM     (No. 8931402)

In addition to the cash, they were in a lucrative position to donate "creative' Labor Department statistics to suddenly show fantastic, unbelievable, jumps in employment numbers that helped their favorite presidential candidate. Socialism- the gift that just keeps on taking and taking and taking!

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