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US Job Market Recovers
Losses Yet Appears Weaker

Associated Press, by Josh Boak & Christoper Rugaber

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 6/7/2014 4:21:20 AM

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete. Friday´s report from the government revealed an economy healing yet marked by deep and lasting scars. The downturn that began 6 1/2 years ago accelerated wrenching changes that have left many Americans feeling worse off than they did the last time the economy had roughly the same number of jobs it does now. Employers added 217,000 workers in May, more than enough to surpass the 138.4 million jobs that existed when the recession began in


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Reply 1 - Posted by: locarno, 6/7/2014 4:36:53 AM     (No. 9876100)

The AP continues to live in an alternate universe. After dutifully fulfilling their WH cheerleading routine of shoveling the Obama BS about an expanding recovery, the writers (albeit to their credit) go on with a fairly accurate littany of everything gone wrong with the economy.

However, there is no mention of ObamaCare-related job impact. There is no mention of politically-motivated demands for higher wages in the service sector. And there is no mention of the wrong-headed policies of the Federal Reserve that has kept interest rates and the US dollar at artificially low levels that has stunted any hope of a real recovery. Nor did they mention the effects of higher taxes to fund democrat social experiments.

Too bad Josh and Chris didn´t want to get their hands dirty on this and actually report WHY things are the way they are.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StuartL, 6/7/2014 5:06:50 AM     (No. 9876112)

Lose (for instance) 2 million skilled full-time jobs, add 3 million part-time fries-with-that jobs, and claim a gain of one million.

Any child not yet infected by Common Core Math could tell you what´s wrong with this picture.

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