Skip to comments.AP Changes Story- Now Calls a 3k Increase in New Jobless Claims a Decrease.
Posted on 10/13/2011 6:36:45 AM PDT by icwhatudo
Before the new jobless numbers were released this morning, the AP ran this article predicting new jobless claims would increase from 401k to 405k:
WASHINGTON-AP The number of people seeking unemployment benefits probably ticked up last week, a sign the job market is stagnating.
Economists forecast that initial claims for benefits rose 4,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 405,000, according to a survey by FactSet. That would be the second straight increase, after a steep fall the previous week.
When the labor department later released its numbers showing the 401k had only INCREASED to 404k, the AP now reports a DECREASE in new claims:
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of people applying for unemployment benefits was mostly unchanged last week. A slight dip in applications suggests the job market isn't getting much better.
Applications ticked down 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 404,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.
So to recap: Last the number was 401,000. Before the new numbers come out the AP says that the 401k will increase to 405k. Then the labor department releases its numbers and says 404k (an increase of 3,000 from the previous week) and the AP simply swallows the claim and changes its earlier report of an increase to say its actually a decrease.
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1984 is here.
We will be increasing the chocolate rations from 20 grams to 13 grams per month.
“Applications ticked down 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 404,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.”
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‘...more/less than expected...’
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LOL. The Ministry Of Truth is working overtime.
There was a thread on here about the AP running another biased article, seems the AP is in full swing campaign mode with their messiah now.
Use any means necessary to portray Obama in the best light possible. Truth is what we declare it to be and actual truth is irrelevant. Always remember that the progressive agenda comes first.
'Comrades!' cried an eager youthful voice. 'Attention, comrades! We have glorious news for you. We have won the battle for production! Returns now completed of the output of all classes of consumption goods show that the standard of living has risen by no less than 20 per cent over the past year.
All over Oceania this morning there were irrepressible spontaneous demonstrations when workers marched out of factories and offices and paraded through the streets with banners voicing their gratitude to Big Brother for the new, happy life which his wise leadership has bestowed upon us. Here are some of the completed figures. Foodstuffs-'
The phrase 'our new, happy life' recurred several times. It had been a favourite of late with the Ministry of Plenty. Parsons, his attention caught by the trumpet call, sat listening with a sort of gaping solemnity, a sort of edified boredom. He could not follow the figures, but he was aware that they were in some way a cause for satisfaction. He had lugged out a huge and filthy pipe which was already half full of charred tobacco. With the tobacco ration at 100 grammes a week it was seldom possible to fill a pipe to the top.
Winston was smoking a Victory Cigarette which he held carefully horizontal. The new ration did not start till tomorrow and he had only four cigarettes left. For the moment he had shut his ears to the remoter noises and was listening to the stuff that streamed out of the telescreen.
It appeared that there had even been demonstrations to thank Big Brother for raising the chocolate ration to twenty grammes a week. And only yesterday, he reflected, it had been announced that the ration was to be reduced to twenty grammes a week. Was it possible that they could swallow that, after only twenty-four hours? Yes, they swallowed it. Parsons swallowed it easily, with the stupidity of an animal.
The eyeless creature at the other table swallowed it fanatically, passionately, with a furious desire to track down, denounce, and vaporize anyone who should suggest that last week the ration had been thirty grammes. Syme, too-in some more complex way, involving doublethink, Syme swallowed it. Was he, then, alone in the possession of a memory?
“There was a thread on here about the AP running another biased article, seems the AP is in full swing campaign mode with their messiah now.”
In truth, they never got OUT of full swing campaign mode. I first noticed the distinct media bias back in the mid to late ‘70s and have never seen a move toward objectivity since. And that is just when I happened to notice it. Some media outlets are just more unashamedly blatant about it than others.
Their campaign to promote their liberal/progressive agenda is never ending.
While we’re at it, maybe we should be celebrating record numbers on foods stamps as ‘economic stimulus’ and achievement of “Great Society’ ideals.
which is why think the real group we need to focus on and who are the biggest enemies to this country is our media.
It is shocking that most people I talk to have never heard of ACORN, Ayers, Wright, black panthers,now the green energy solar pay back , fast and furious etc etc etc.
The left is getting away with all of this because their media does not inform the public and while we keep the currant media the left will continue to do their lefty , homosexual agenda.
Speaking of which , how many times do we hear about homosexuals having sex in public like folsom fair, getting kids and then raising them as the other sex, teaching in schools .
“to a seasonally adjusted 404,000”
What does “seasonally adjusted” mean?
It looks like typical liberal and DC math.
Only in DC and the MSM can someone cover 33 million additional people, charge them 10 years’ worth of fees for 6 years of services, increase premiums for everyone and STILL call that a substantial savings.
“Was it possible that they could swallow that, after only twenty-four hours? Yes, they swallowed it”
Anything’s possible with doublethink. Helps avoid thoughtcrime.