This is an unanticipated trap created by the BLS. Since unemployment numbers do not account for people giving up looking for jobs, the unemployment rate will drop. The drop will retract the number of weeks people can get unemployment. Wrong numbers pulling back unemployment benefits of larger real unemployment will only create more desperation. Talking about creating conditions for riots. Lovely, just lovely.
The problem is that number of those who are not working (are no longer in the labor force), who used to work, has increased steadily since 2008.
Maybe we could get a list of those no longer receiving assistance and notify them by letter, stating that since they are no longer unemployed, Obama will proclaim their unemployment status as a great victory for the Democratic party.
Maybe they will think twice about how wonderful life is in