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Calif. official whose agency
under-reported unemployment
stats was Obama campaign donor

Daily Caller, by Gregg Re

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Posted By:Photoonist, 10/19/2012 12:24:47 AM

Marty Morgenstern, the secretary of the California agency that substantially under-reported unemployment claims last week, contributed to President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential election campaign, The Daily Caller has learned. On Oct. 11, the federal government reported that weekly jobless claims were down significantly, suggesting a dramatic national increase in economic growth. But within hours, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that one major state had failed to fully document jobless claims. (Snip) Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Morgenstern to lead the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency in 2011. The state agency oversees the Employment Development Department.

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Is there not one thing about the 0bama regime and those who support it that isn't built upon fraud? Oh yeah, that would be the stuff that is build upon corruption. The only question we have here then is which is it?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 10/19/2012 12:31:29 AM     (No. 8944591)

So does this well-known leftist pantywaist still have a job? Of course. It's California.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/19/2012 12:32:41 AM     (No. 8944597)

So they are cooking the unemployment numbers.
Who knew?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bdog, 10/19/2012 12:44:49 AM     (No. 8944612)

I'm stunned, an Obama supporter in California.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lylacat, 10/19/2012 12:48:18 AM     (No. 8944614)

We all know 0bama is cooking the numbers; I have never known so many people out of work. Of course, he lied. Unemployment is over 15%. 0bama is pumping the stock market by printing trillions of dollars. Everything we buy costs more.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 10/19/2012 12:48:51 AM     (No. 8944617)

From Capitol Weekly, 2010: During Brown’s first tenure as California’s governor, he famously appointed a labor union power force, Marty Morgenstern, as the head of the Department of Personnel Administration, the government body that mediates contract negotiations between unions and the governor.

This guy is a soul mate of Trumka. Maxed out Obama donor willing to do anything to help, lie, cheat and steal.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: planetgeo, 10/19/2012 12:50:47 AM     (No. 8944621)

So when do we get to see the corrected figures? Obama and his minions continue to crow about the fake number they reported. Why are they being allowed to get away with such blatant fraud?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Phosphene, 10/19/2012 1:00:11 AM     (No. 8944630)

I work at night, I do my food shopping midday. The amount of people out and about at noon in suburban NJ is staggering. It may as well be a sunny Sunday afternoon. Cars lined up and down residential streets and in driveways. No one is working. I've never seen anything like it

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Reply 8 - Posted by: faldo, 10/19/2012 1:08:45 AM     (No. 8944636)

Marty didn't think too highly of his job, it apears. How can you rehabilitate a sick duck like this? He's been playing the "one-party rules the land" game for so long.

He needs to be thrown in prison so he can start at the bottom and learn some guiding principles...period!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: EQKimball, 10/19/2012 1:10:23 AM     (No. 8944640)

That's not all they have manipulated. When the final vote count is in, I suspect the Federal Reserve is going to have to unload a trillion dollars worth of stock.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: veritas, 10/19/2012 1:29:41 AM     (No. 8944652)

Wow. Coincidences are just so-- so-- entertaining!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: janylou, 10/19/2012 1:40:56 AM     (No. 8944666)

Obomination is trying to wreck as much havoc as he can before the election. No matter the outcome of the election, that has been his main goal, to get as many people dependent on government as possible. He wins then either way. Romney will have a sorry mess to clean up!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Grambo, 10/19/2012 1:48:38 AM     (No. 8944676)

And what will you do for work after the election, Marty?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: DoktorFranken, 10/19/2012 4:28:24 AM     (No. 8944791)

So, what are the adjusted unemployment figures? This is the 3rd story that I've read regarding CA holding back data for September and NOT ONE of them says how different from the bogus 7.8% figure the REAL figure is.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/19/2012 7:04:25 AM     (No. 8944908)

CA demonrats tried to help Barry and lost when the facts came out. I expect Cuomo in NY will be the next one to skip reporting. After all, it's the demonrat run states that are having the huge job losses.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: govlawyer, 10/19/2012 7:44:29 AM     (No. 8944997)

#1-Of course he does; Moonbeam gave him a raise!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: novakid, 10/19/2012 7:58:24 AM     (No. 8945028)

Well, I have to tell you that I am just SHOCKED!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Emerson, 10/19/2012 7:59:05 AM     (No. 8945029)

We knew that the 7.8% report was bogus. And those "experts" who know about such things - like Jack Welch - knew that it was bogus.

Then we knew that a "major" state had failed to report its unemployment claims correctly.

Now we know which major state it was and why the responsible person didn't do the right thing.

You can't blame all Californians because one Dem operative in the Dem government elected by a Dem majority is a cheater.

Many millions of Californians are not represented. Their votes, because they are in the minority, do not count. They are called Republicans.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Starlady, 10/19/2012 8:09:53 AM     (No. 8945052)

As soon as I heard one large State had not reported their figures ,(CA), I suspected that the Obama campaign had intervened and suggested this trick. The American people are so stupid to believe anything, or so Obama seems to believe.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: rplat, 10/19/2012 8:44:19 AM     (No. 8945136)

About what one should expect to be emanating from this cauldron of lies, deception and obfuscation called the "Obama administration".

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/19/2012 9:24:00 AM     (No. 8945237)

Imagine reporting your income to the IRS then later saying - OOOPS - one big 1099 Form was missing? You would be in jail.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Maybeth, 10/19/2012 9:39:39 AM     (No. 8945295)

Morganstern lied to help Obama.
Gov. Jerry Brown allowed it.
Officials in Californis deny any wrongdoing.

What a HOOT!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: steph_gray, 10/19/2012 9:49:05 AM     (No. 8945318)

The real number is simply what Mitt said it was in the debate - somewhere above 10% if you actually start out with the same number of people working instead of pretending all the people who left the work force don't exist. You can take that man's words to the bank.

I will love having a president whose words you can take to the bank. For a change.

Oh and the real-real number is the U6 around 14% or 15%. I seem to remember Mitt's mentioning that in one of the debates too.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: starboard, 10/19/2012 9:50:23 AM     (No. 8945326)

I remember how bad the lies and manipulations were with Clinton, but this admin is so much worse. Funny, how we've all become cynical to this type of blatant corruption. I'm looking forward to President Romney and his squeeky clean leadership.


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Reply 24 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 10/19/2012 9:55:58 AM     (No. 8945346)

I love what Romney said at the Al Smith dinner: "That jobs report prompted the Obama campaign to claim 'You are better off than you were four weeks ago!" Hilarious.

Obama is feeble, even when he cheats it's so blatant as to be the punchline of a joke.

The comics have said that Obama is difficult to make fun of - last night Romney showed them how.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: lancelink1, 10/19/2012 9:59:18 AM     (No. 8945356)

Anything to prove the paper boy knows how to run a newspaper.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 10/19/2012 10:04:31 AM     (No. 8945375)

We are shocked, shocked, shocked (etc.) to read this.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 10/19/2012 10:25:22 AM     (No. 8945425)

And the only one to lose his job over it was the managing editor of the large and important business magazine, Forbs, who noticed the fraud and loudly warned everyone about it. What a strange world we have when the honest people are punished and the robbers, liars and crooks get the rewards.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: rochow, 10/19/2012 10:57:55 AM     (No. 8945506)

what a surprise!

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Reply 29 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 10/19/2012 11:31:42 AM     (No. 8945591)

On 1/21/13, it is my sincere hope that President Romney will announce the truthful numbers, regardless of how much pain they may cause.



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Reply 30 - Posted by: Leftcoast, 10/19/2012 12:14:25 PM     (No. 8945716)

Just one more reason for this California native to flee this once wonderful state.


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Reply 31 - Posted by: drbulb, 10/19/2012 12:30:34 PM     (No. 8945753)

"So when do we get to see the corrected figures? Obama and his minions continue to crow about the fake number they reported. Why are they being allowed to get away with such blatant fraud?"

You will begin to see the REAL numbers as soon as Romney is sworn in so they can blamed on his policies...



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Reply 32 - Posted by: RightShoe, 10/19/2012 12:46:09 PM     (No. 8945789)

Read the last two paragraphs.

This guy should be investigated.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: phillyred, 10/19/2012 12:52:53 PM     (No. 8945804)

This phony crap jobs report "job" is the only thing that has kept Obama even close! Then that maggot Crawley jumps in to save him again! This is criminal.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Nimby, 10/19/2012 1:53:11 PM     (No. 8945994)

I wish Romney hammers this shameless punk on Monday on the corruption that is perpetrated by this regime.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: walcb, 10/19/2012 2:35:28 PM     (No. 8946117)

By my calculation, since it was not provided; FTA, last week unemployment supposedly went down 30,000 to a total of 339,000, this week unemployment went up 46,000 to a total of 388,000 when California's information was added. Never mind that 46,000 plus 339,000 does not equal 388,000, the percent of unemployed has to be higher than it was 2 weeks ago which was 8.2% (I think--this previous unemployment was also not stated in the article). If my math is reasonably accurate, and it is, that means, shazam, unemployment is more than the magical 8%.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: shurnuff, 10/19/2012 3:03:08 PM     (No. 8946190)

The wise man (Romney) built his house on a solid rock...

The foolish man (obama) built his house on sand...

And obama sees his house come tumbling down!

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Reply 37 - Posted by: DustDevil31, 10/19/2012 3:13:26 PM     (No. 8946213)

in January President Romney will snap a chalk line and work with the real numbers and we'll experience progress. Socialism always fails.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: 4Justice, 10/19/2012 3:49:56 PM     (No. 8946281)

If you don't count government jobs, I believe unemployment in CA is at least 20+%. It is a nightmare. And if you want a job here, most of the time it is a requirement that you speak Spanish!!!!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: geoguy, 10/19/2012 4:00:57 PM     (No. 8946309)

Folk, now we know what elections are like in third world countries; Banana Republics if you will. This is just a taste of what is to come if the Marxist-in-Chief is re elected. The media misreports and lies about the challenger and corrupt government officials skew or outright lie or hide data to make the government look good. Anything to keep the tyrant in office because they know how to keep their jobs.

So, if Zippy is re elected, you can see what society and the economy will be like -
a third world nation.

Who would ever believe such a great nation could fall so far, so fast.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 10/19/2012 4:49:12 PM     (No. 8946427)

What is equally disturbing is the entire Big Media Complex dutifully reports the 7.8% figure as if it`s the gospel. Even Fox News joined in on the Big Lie. No fact checking, no `in depth` analysis, no investigative reporting as to where that number came from.


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Reply 41 - Posted by: xcenturion, 10/19/2012 8:41:39 PM     (No. 8946843)

Did you expect anything different coming out of California? Morgenstern should resign, but then again he's a liberal, and liberals never do the honorable thing.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: larryp, 10/19/2012 10:42:27 PM     (No. 8947019)

The on line movie guy donated a million bucks for Prop 3o in Calif to raise the taxes one veryone and it goes in the general fund.
Also there are other H'wooders donating $100K for Prop 30 to raise sales taxes and tax "millionaires". The govt has become the mob.
This is impt for the other 49 states because Calif needs a bailout about 27 billion dollars.
Calif Legislature will be over 50% Donk and can pass or not pass anything after the election because the morons and illegals will vote donks in toto in to office. The Calif GOP is very weak and will not fight back
But every other state (49) will be on the hook for $500,000,000 if my math is correct.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: Speedypetey, 10/19/2012 11:17:13 PM     (No. 8947048)

The last of my relatives have just bought a house in another state. Goodbye California and a special goodbye to Marty. It was once a wonderful place to live but they have seen the decline since the 70's. The only people believing the lies are liberals, the rest are longing for free greener pastures.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: spengler, 10/19/2012 11:55:22 PM     (No. 8947074)

So, nobody figured out 20 January, 2009 was the Second Bolshevik Revolution?

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Sarah Palin, the tea-party-darling former Alaska governor who ran for vice president in 2008, is leaving the door open for a president run in 2016. ´It depends on what it is that Americans really, really want in a candidate,´ Palin said Friday night. ´If they want a fighter, if they want someone who can so respect our exceptionalism, everything that makes America great, the promise of America. And if we don´t find that, then I would run.´ [Snip] Asked who her favorite presidential hopefuls are so far, she singled out Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul while

The Marriage of Obama´s Parents:
´In Name Only´?

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American Thinker, by Shawn Glasco    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 3/8/2014 9:08:19 AM     Post Reply
Barack Obama´s parents were "married in name only," according to David Maraniss´s 2012 Barack Obama: The Story. But since definitions of an "in name only" marriage vary, such as "a marriage of convenience" or "a sexless marriage," and Maraniss failed to explain his claim, it is unclear what he was implying. Therefore, Obama´s oft-told nativity story must be searched for the full implications of Obama´s parents´ "in name only" marriage. (snip) So when did Ann´s and Obama Sr.´s "whatever happened happened fast" wedding happen? For no apparent reason, confusion abounds among Obama´s biographers over the wedding date:

´What´s the chance of two ex-Navy SEALs
turning up dead in the same room?´
Family and friends demand U.S. investigation
into mystery ´hookers and heroin´ deaths
on ship made famous by Captain Philips

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Daily Mail [UK], by Paul Thompson    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 3/7/2014 9:41:30 PM     Post Reply
Disbelieving family and friends of an ex-Navy SEAL who died of an apparent drugs overdose on the ship made famous in the movie Captain Phillips are convinced of a ´cover-up´ and have called for a US investigation into his death, MailOnline can reveal today. The body of Mark Kennedy, a super fit, highly-decorated member of the elite fighting force, was found inside a cabin on the cargo ship Maersk Alabama - the vessel involved in a 2009 hijacking that ended with Somali pirates shot dead by SEALs. Another former SEAL, Jeffrey Reynolds, was found alongside him, also dead from a suspected drug

Bill de Blasio suffering
Hollande-like slide in approval

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American Interest, by Walter Russell Mead & Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 3/8/2014 2:12:58 PM     Post Reply
New York City lefty Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected in a landslide with more than 73 percent of the vote last November. Yet after only two months on the job, his approval rating has been cut nearly in half, with only 39 percent of city voters expressing approval of the job he has done so far. (Snip) But this is a brutal start. For a worst-case scenario, consider the rapid slide of President François Hollande—another far-left candidate who swept into office in a landslide. He saw his approval rating crater within months of taking office; it now sits at

Caribbean nations consider
push for slavery reparations

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Reuters, by Aileen Torres    Original Article
Posted By: Hazymac- 3/7/2014 5:27:04 PM     Post Reply
KINGSTON - More than 150 years after European colonial powers abolished slavery, a coalition of Caribbean nations is considering legal action to seek a formal apology and monetary compensation. Caribbean leaders meeting next week in St. Vincent are expected to study a broad legal outline for the reparations claim prepared by a British law firm. The subject of reparations has simmered in the Caribbean for many years and opinions are divided. Some see reparations as delayed justice, while others see it as an empty claim and a distraction from modern social problems in Caribbean societies. Slavery ended throughout the Caribbean

Malaysia Airlines plane
crashes in South China Sea
with 239 people aboard: report

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Reuters, by Stuart Grudgings & Anuradha Raghu*    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 3/8/2014 1:35:09 AM     Post Reply
Kuala Lumpur - A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew crashed in the South China Sea on Saturday, Vietnamese state media said, quoting a senior naval official. The Boeing 777-200ER flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing had been missing for hours when Vietnam´s Tuoi Tre news quoted Admiral Ngo Van Phat as saying he had asked boats from an island off south Vietnam to rush to the crash site. If the report is confirmed, it would mark the U.S.-built airliner´s deadliest crash since entering service 19 years ago. Malaysia Airlines had yet to confirm that the aircraft had crashed. It said earlier in the day that no distress signal

A Rand Paul rout in CPAC straw poll
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Politico, by James Hohmann    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 3/9/2014 6:51:34 AM     Post Reply
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Rand Paul handily won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday, one gauge of the Republican base’s mood less than two years before the 2016 primary season kicks off. The Kentucky senator received 31 percent, far ahead of second place Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who received 11 percent. Neurosurgeon Ben Carson finished third with 9 percent, ahead of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who received 8 percent. The announcement came at the end of the group’s annual three-day confab. Organizers said that 2,459 attendees voted on computer kiosks.


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