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Several notes on the latest BS from the BLS (Bureau of Lies & Statistics). First, every year 1.5 - 2 million people are not added to the workforce because they graduate from high school (and don’t go to college) and graduate from college and don’t get jobs. But because they didn’t work after high school or college, they can’t draw unemployment and won’t get added until they get a job and lose it. Second, the feds are approving just about any alleged disability (including lisps, back pain, stress, etc.) for SS disability. You see the lawyer ads on TV all the time. Third, many highly educated people are holding jobs way below what their education would justify. In fact you see advertisements from the government showing the extremely low unemployment rate for college grads compared to high school grads. What they don’t say is that a significant number of the college grads are holding jobs that only require a high school degree or less. You would be surprised at the number of restaurants that have large amount of their servers with college undergraduate and graduate degrees.


13 posted on 05/05/2012 2:49:21 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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Several notes on the latest BS from the BLS (Bureau of Lies & Statistics). First, every year 1.5 - 2 million people are not added to the workforce because they graduate from high school (and don’t go to college) and graduate from college and don’t get jobs. But because they didn’t work after high school or college, they can’t draw unemployment and won’t get added until they get a job and lose it. Second, the feds are approving just about any alleged disability (including lisps, back pain, stress, etc.) for SS disability. You see the lawyer ads on TV all the time. Third, many highly educated people are holding jobs way below what their education would justify. In fact you see advertisements from the government showing the extremely low unemployment rate for college grads compared to high school grads. What they don’t say is that a significant number of the college grads are holding jobs that only require a high school degree or less. You would be surprised at the number of restaurants that have large amount of their servers with college undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Well, there is one prevailing welfare theory where if there are not enough jobs to go around, put people on welfare, extended unemployment and/or disability because if you don't, they will revolt or riot without any income, a place to stay and in some cases, a vehicle. Maybe keeping them pacified that way is the truth, but we all know the money has to come from somewhere, us workers. The downside is that as you put more people onto the government dole, you take one person out of the labor market and over time, your labor base will shrink and as we know, it will not be able to pay to keep those on the dole collecting plus every other thing the government does, Constitutional or unConstitutional. We already have too many people in the wagon and not enough pulling it.

I used to work in IT but now I work in auto parts.
15 posted on 05/05/2012 2:58:51 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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