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America´s Job Recovery
Is Only For Part-Timers

Investor´s Business Daily, by Editorial

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/5/2013 7:48:02 PM

Employment: From the media to Wall Street, June´s jobs report is being spun as a major positive, a sign the economy is getting back on track. Maybe the pundits should look at the actual numbers, which are abysmal. aclbfTo hear some of them, the 195,000 payroll jobs added for the month while the unemployment rate stayed at 7.6% were a big deal. One investment house called it a "very good report." Another termed it "solid." Really? Let´s take a little closer look at the numbers. The total number of payroll jobs in the economy, at 135.9 million,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Watlines, 7/5/2013 8:02:01 PM     (No. 9410618)

Try buying a house, or a car, or health insurance with a part-time job.

Obamacare will destroy the economy if it is not repealed.

Hey Nancy, now we know what´s in it, you idiot.

All the Democrats in Congress who voted for this disaster with -- or without -- reading it have forfeited their right to represent their constituents.

Replace every one of them.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 7/5/2013 9:12:00 PM     (No. 9410671)

Back in the dark, dreary days when George Bush and the evil Republicans ruled the world, Democrats and their RAT infested media whores would derisively ridicule job increases of triple this number (and most of them full-time, 40 hour a week with affordable benefits) as "hamburger flipper" jobs.

Now, a part-time job for a 50-something laid-off office worker at Hot Diggity Dog is sold to the lofo voters as a sign the economy is getting back on track.

Sorry, it ain´t working. I´m a case study in that ... whenever I (in my mid-50s) interview for even a $10-12 hour job, I´m often asked by some 20 or 30-something manager "Don´t you feel overqualified for this job?"

Thanks, Barack. You want fries with that or is Michelle making you order the side salad?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: djcdjc, 7/5/2013 9:24:11 PM     (No. 9410684)

Only net, new full time jobs should count.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jalo1951, 7/5/2013 9:26:25 PM     (No. 9410688)

Also, let´s remember, while some of us who are lucky enough to have a full time job we have been stuck at the same wage for years. If I don´t get a raise soon (which I do not expect) this will be my fifth year in a row without one. Everything has gone up in the past five years except my take home pay. And this administration wants more of my money. I can´t pay my bills now and they want me to fork over hundreds a month for obamacare. I had to drop my employer insurance because it would have cost me $400 a paycheck. I would have been spending 41% of my pay on health insurance. Yea, thanks a lot.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 7/5/2013 9:54:11 PM     (No. 9410709)

I lost my full time job at the end of September 2011. I have been actively searching ever since but I am competing with hundreds of others seeking the same jobs. I am also working with temp agencies but now even those jobs are drying up. I have not pulled a paycheck since mid-April and my savings are almost gone.

If there is job growth, I am not seeing it, probably due to the threat of bambi-care. Thanks, Obama!!! Maybe I´ll start selling pencils on my local street corner.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/5/2013 11:36:19 PM     (No. 9410783)

There are two economies. D.C. looks like happy days are here again if you are a federal employee. They go to bed at night with no fear of layoffs or going to part time. They know Congress is working feverishly to get them some sort of waiver from Obamacare too.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bob913, 7/6/2013 1:43:32 AM     (No. 9410842)

Just one of obama´s $100 million dollar vacations could have employed 2,500 people at $40,000 a year for one year.

obama has spent over $1 billion on his vacations.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/6/2013 4:07:01 AM     (No. 9410887)

#1, try paying off a $100,000 student loan debt burden. The persons I know who carry this debt (there are several of them) tell me the interest alone is above $800/month.

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