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11,472,000 Americans Have Left
Workforce Since Obama Took Office

Cybercast News Service, by Ali Meyer

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/1/2014 10:08:41 AM

11.4 million Americans age 16 and over have left the workforce since President Obama took office in January 2009, according to data released today from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In July 2014, there were 92,001,000 Americans, 16 and over, who were classified as “not in the labor force,” meaning they not only did not have a job, but they didn’t actively seek one in the last four weeks. This number has increased by 11,472,000 since January 2009, when the number of Americans not in the labor force was 80,529,000. The number of Americans not in the labor force

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 8/1/2014 10:15:05 AM     (No. 9949260)

Why rely on a job, when you can rely upon the limitless compassion and incomparable brilliance of Dear Leader Barack Hussein?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/1/2014 10:26:44 AM     (No. 9949273)

but Obama and his lackeys in the MSM says the economy is improving. How can 11 Million have left the workforce?.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40, 8/1/2014 10:37:27 AM     (No. 9949287)

"It is difficult to find any economic measure by which we are not doing significantly better"... Haven´t heard any follow ups, challenges or counterpoints from the MSM on that one. Not that I am holding my breath!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Safari Man, 8/1/2014 10:40:13 AM     (No. 9949295)

I am 15 years (or more) from retirement age but I refuse to pay taxes to this marxist government, so I am living off savings. The thought of giving Obama money to help him destroy the country makes me wretch.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: woodenleg, 8/1/2014 10:58:25 AM     (No. 9949317)

Economic equality in action......make everyone equally poor.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 8/1/2014 11:01:03 AM     (No. 9949322)

The labor situation in this country is dire. They use numbers to hide it. Last month 25-54 yo´s lost 140,000 jobs. That´s been happening thru out the Obama recovery. The most productive members of society are out of work.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: steph_gray, 8/1/2014 11:01:50 AM     (No. 9949325)

I´m doing the same #4 - I call it going Galt.

Accepted an early retirement offer which was little more than "this or layoff." I was only 5 years from the age. I suspect this is happening in plenty of companies who are protected by their crony status with the regime from age discrimination suits.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mitzi, 8/1/2014 11:04:53 AM     (No. 9949330)

I have two friends who lost their jobs in 2010. They are older professional single women. Never found another job and this year both turn 62 and will start collecting Social Security and company pensions.

Until now - they´ve been living off their 401(k) and savings.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: birddog, 8/1/2014 11:40:11 AM     (No. 9949397)

Using the two numbers given..."Not working/Not looking for work" and "Not working/Looking for work" totals over 21 Million people without jobs...add to that the 60/95 thousand "New Immigrants" arrived since May..subtract the 114 thousand "New Jobs"(90% of which are only Part-time) Total= "We are soooooo Screwed"

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 8/1/2014 11:41:42 AM     (No. 9949401)

How can this be, when Dear Leader claims 2,000,000 new jobs every month? Can´t believe he´d lie to us!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/1/2014 12:02:19 PM     (No. 9949433)

The real news here is until the illegal invading children pouring through our border are old enough to vote this 11.4 million ´gimmedat for free´ crowd will be voting for Hussein Obama´s successor. Numbers one way are the other don´t matter anymore.
I never believed we were in ´recovery´ but more like slipping into a ´depression´ with this muslim BoZo in charge.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: birddog, 8/1/2014 12:43:34 PM     (No. 9949499)

..."until they are old enough to vote.." they will be getting school, food, medical, legal representation and quite likely housing paid for by those still working, yet won´t be "counted". On account of, you know...Privacy and Uhmmmm...Transparency.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/2/2014 1:06:55 AM     (No. 9950231)

Does anyone believe any numbers coming from the govmt today ?

Just you wait, when Mickey D´s starts paying $15 an hour, job numbers will improve./s

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