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Obama: Millions of Americans
are still looking for work

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

Original Article

Posted By:SurferLad, 12/7/2013 9:13:08 AM

The holiday season is a time for remembering the bonds we share, and our obligations to one another as human beings. But right now, more than one million of our fellow Americans are poised to lose a vital economic lifeline just a few days after Christmas if Congress doesn’t do something about it. Our top priority as a country should be restoring opportunity and broad-based economic growth for all Americans. And yesterday, we learned that our businesses created about 200,000 jobs in the month of November. That’s more than 8 million new jobs in the last 45 months. And the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in five

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nimby, 12/7/2013 9:18:13 AM     (No. 9644137)

Thanks Genius!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: shamus, 12/7/2013 9:20:05 AM     (No. 9644141)

The economy is due to pick up in 2017.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/7/2013 9:38:49 AM     (No. 9644163)

JAMES PETHOKOUKIS: A ‘New Normal’ November jobs report: The long emergency for US workers continues. “There are still 1.1 million fewer employed Americans today than right before the recession started, despite a potential labor force that’s 14 million larger. And there are 3.6 million fewer full-time workers than back in 2007. . . . If the labor force participation rate were where it was a year ago, the jobless rate would be 7.9%, not 7% (and 11.3% if the LFPR were at prerecession levels, though closer to 9% if demographics-adjusted).”

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/7/2013 9:44:02 AM     (No. 9644173)

Did Zippy just come to that realization?
Such brilliance. s/

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bighambone, 12/7/2013 11:43:43 AM     (No. 9644352)

If millions of Americans are looking for work, and there is no doubt about that, why does Obama want to amnesty up to 20 million illegal aliens, an action that could allow another 20 million of their foreign relatives to come here, and to allow an additional 30 million or so new foreign workers and their foreign family members to come here in the next decade while granting all of them free access to the legal US labor market with the right to compete against American workers across the board?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/7/2013 12:14:11 PM     (No. 9644380)

Look in the mirror bozo, you KILLED their jobs with your illegal overreach!

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