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Jobless Claims Data
Skewed Downward

FOXBusiness, by Dunstan Prial, Peter Barnes

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Posted By:mambo 5, 10/12/2012 7:30:46 AM

A sharp drop in the number of weekly jobless claims filed last week was caused by the failure of one large state to report all of its claims, a Labor Department spokesman confirmed to FOX Business. Initial jobless claims, which are a measure of the number of people recently laid off, fell by 30,000 to a seasonally adjusted 339,000, the lowest level in more than four years.

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One official says that this state has a history of continued under reporting. Sounds like it is the state of confusion......only one state fits that description!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/12/2012 7:36:48 AM     (No. 8927680)

A very large State to the extreme west. Starts with the letter C and has become a socialist basket case.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/12/2012 7:37:49 AM     (No. 8927682)

Excuse me?! The Bureau of Labor Statistics released a hugely important report with massive political and economic importance without confirming that ALL the states had submitted their data?! That's unbelievable. Such verification is so basic that heads should roll and that report should be resubmitted with the revised numbers. Why isn't this "Breaking News" on every network and cable news channel?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M2, 10/12/2012 7:40:16 AM     (No. 8927688)

Despicable and utterly transparent attempt to make ObamaNumbers look better.

The White House and the Labor Department have denied the charges.

Ya think? These denials of wrongdoing are becoming tedious.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: bigken2, 10/12/2012 8:02:41 AM     (No. 8927726)

how dare we question this goverment yea lying dem %*&( isert your own word

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/12/2012 8:47:43 AM     (No. 8927822)

More fun with numbers.
With Obama and his now corrupt, Federal bureaucracy all these numbers are suspect.

Lying for 4 weeks about the deadly truth on the ground in Benghazi does not increase our faith in whatever Obama says.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: bobgray2, 10/12/2012 9:26:41 AM     (No. 8927926)

It is getting so that you have to regard every pronouncement, from every department, in this government, with a great deal of skepticism. Has the federal bureaucracy really become so corrupt?

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