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Under Obama: 30 Worst Months of Employment Over The Past 25 Years
weekly standard ^ | 5-23-12 | jeffrey anderson

Posted on 05/24/2012 5:14:38 AM PDT by TurboZamboni

The federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes monthly tallies for the employment-population ratio. That stat shows something rather straightforward: Among those who are living in America and are free to pursue employment, what percentage are employed? (The bureau excludes those who are under 16 years old, are active-duty military, or are — in the bureau’s own words — “inmates of institutions (for example, penal and mental facilities, homes for the aged),” from its tallies.)

Over the past quarter of a century (a total of 300 months), dating back to May 1987 and the Reagan administration, here are the 30 worst months (that is, the bottom 10 percent) for the employment-population ratio, along with the president who happened to be in office at that particular time (scroll down to the see the list):

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Government
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1 posted on 05/24/2012 5:14:52 AM PDT by TurboZamboni
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To: TurboZamboni

he ought to be ashamed


2 posted on 05/24/2012 5:16:52 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: TurboZamboni

Yet on CBS last night, Scott Pelley, who isn’t nearly as bad as Comrade Katie was, was still pumping up the “improving economy” lie.

The MSM continues to push this, apparently from the top down, to protect this empty suit.


3 posted on 05/24/2012 5:18:27 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: TurboZamboni
Under Obama: 30 Worst Months of Employment Over The Past 25 Years

Is that BEFORE all the lies and data manipulation...or AFTER?

4 posted on 05/24/2012 5:19:55 AM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: TurboZamboni

And during American Idol they showed the 4.5 million jobs created, private sector improving video several times.

It’s all graphical data showing how Barry has lead us through the “ Red Sea”
caused by Bush, and is delivering us to the promised land.

Closing line in essence “ Why Change Now”


5 posted on 05/24/2012 5:22:39 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: GoldenPup

That is even WITH all that. Still that bad after they try to fudge it.


6 posted on 05/24/2012 5:22:39 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: yldstrk

He’s no doubt proud of himself. Burying America in debt, flaming racial tensions when possible, selling out America on nuclear weapons to Comrade Putin, sucking up to islam, pushing things like radical abortion and the gay agenda, and taking America out of a leadership position in the world.


7 posted on 05/24/2012 5:24:28 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: patriotspride

I’m trying to work on the math for that many jobs created versus new jobless claims of 350,000 or more every week since he’s been president. Don’t think it comes out in his favor.


8 posted on 05/24/2012 5:25:07 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: F15Eagle

typo - s/b “inflaming”


9 posted on 05/24/2012 5:25:35 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: John W

I’m trying to work on the math for that many jobs created versus new jobless claims of 350,000 or more every week since he’s been president. Don’t think it comes out in his favor.

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Thanks.

have the same gut feeling . they are very good at giving data but leaving out
the counterbalance that would show a different story.

Just like the old clinton “ I wasn’t alone in the building “ or “ depends on what the meaning of is - is “

I think they site the BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics as their source on the opening slide.


10 posted on 05/24/2012 5:31:39 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: TurboZamboni

I wonder why they stopped at 25 years. Should have gone back at least to 1929.


11 posted on 05/24/2012 5:35:16 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: GoldenPup
Is that BEFORE all the lies and data manipulation...or AFTER?

Obviously it is BEFORE as Idi Obama has an ad running showing a graph with magnificent job growth as compared to the Bush years.

Chihuahua (as in hairless) Biden even used the same graph to show all the job losses under Bush and how, before their policies took effect, it was still abysmal. But, boy oh boy, once their policies were implemented job growth has exploded!

4.25 million new jobs since DUH Stimulus!

12 posted on 05/24/2012 5:35:16 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Yes, but he is clean, well spoken, and has such a nice smile.
Probably should have been a parking lot attendant.


13 posted on 05/24/2012 5:41:29 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: F15Eagle

And don’t forget Obie’s main accomplishment re: the US’s former status as a superpower.....

ending the US space program, much to the glee of China, Russia and our ‘other’ enemies.


14 posted on 05/24/2012 5:53:52 AM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: F15Eagle

Everything you listed are goals of the CPUSA.
The commies endorsed obama in ‘08 and are endorsing him this go round.

What’s sick is that our country used to fight against communism. We lost a lot of good Americans in Korea, Vietnam and other places around the world to defend freedom and blunt communism. Democrats and Repubs had their differences domestically, but came together to fight communism.
Now here we are with a commie in the White House who is carrying out all the wishes and plans of the communist party of the usa with the full throated support of the US media. The same media that is protected by the 1st ammendment and they still can’t see that their guy will crush them given the chance.


15 posted on 05/24/2012 5:54:06 AM PDT by Texas resident (November 6 - Vote Against obama)
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To: TurboZamboni

BIG GOVT JOB INCREASE BUMP


16 posted on 05/24/2012 6:10:31 AM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: TurboZamboni

17 posted on 05/24/2012 6:16:48 AM PDT by Pinkbell (Woo hoo! Another moderate candidate! Thanks GOP and voters!)
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To: Joe Boucher

Yes, but he is clean, well spoken, and has such a nice smile.
Probably should have been a parking lot attendant.


I wouldn’t even let him near my car.


18 posted on 05/24/2012 6:21:08 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Texas resident

The same media that is protected by the 1st ammendment and they still can’t see that their guy will crush them given the chance.


They are Useful Idiots. Once they are no longer needed, they’re eliminated.


19 posted on 05/24/2012 6:24:17 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: TurboZamboni
...and that's just one of his disasterous "firsts" as President. For a full list...follow the link:


OBAMA'S DISASTEROUS "FIRSTS" AS PRESIDENT

20 posted on 05/24/2012 7:11:28 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: TurboZamboni

Obama is almost finished fixing America.
You know turning it into a global social democracy that the rest of the world can be proud of.
You know the rest of the world who brought us systimatic mass slaughter and starvation of its citizens by the millions.
The same world that brought us slavery (not an American invention), no rights to trail, no freedoms. The same world who treat women like cattle and brought us sharia law, and forced abortions.
That world will be so proud of the new and improved Socialist America.
To bad many of same useful idiots who have their hands out today will be the ones getting their hands cut off tomarrow.


21 posted on 05/24/2012 8:50:05 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: Joe Boucher

Yes, but he is clean, well spoken, and has such a nice smile.
Probably should have been a parking lot attendant.

He would be eligle for any job that doesn’t require him to show his birth cirtificate, college records and or US Citizenship.


22 posted on 05/24/2012 8:56:15 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: TurboZamboni

You know that is all Bush’s fault, right? /s


23 posted on 05/24/2012 8:58:35 AM PDT by digital-olive
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To: TurboZamboni

bump to read later


24 posted on 05/24/2012 9:20:42 AM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: rwfromkansas

bump to read later


25 posted on 05/24/2012 9:20:46 AM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: N. Theknow
4.25 million new jobs since DUH Stimulus!

Obviously UNMITEGATED BULLSHIT!!

26 posted on 05/24/2012 12:42:51 PM PDT by GoldenPup (Comrade "O" has got to GO!!)
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To: unkus

I figure he’d be a good flag man on a rural road crew.


27 posted on 05/24/2012 1:01:58 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Leep

Well here in Florida he could be a hotel maid, pick fruit, work the sugar cane fields, cut lawns, sell marijuana, and make a fairly decent living with NO PAPERS,


28 posted on 05/24/2012 1:06:05 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Joe Boucher

I figure he’d be a good flag man on a rural road crew.


In Siberia in January.


29 posted on 05/24/2012 1:38:24 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: TurboZamboni

25 years? My guess would be more like 80 years.


30 posted on 05/24/2012 1:57:41 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: All


We can do this! Make it happen!

LESS THAN $7.1k to GO!

GIT-R-DONE








31 posted on 05/24/2012 2:10:54 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY!!!)
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To: TurboZamboni

My 84 year old father is a child of the Depression. He is old enough to remember how bad things were at that time. My father has lived a long time, seen a lot of things and still remembers them. I preface my observations with those factoids for a reason. My father says the current US economic and employment situation is the worst he can remember. The WORST.

If a 20,30, or 40-something says the same thing, I would take it with a large grain of salt. When an 84 year old says the same, I stand up and take notice.


32 posted on 05/25/2012 4:32:36 AM PDT by bigredkitty1 (March 5,2010. Rest in peace, sweet boy. I will miss you, Big Red.)
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To: TurboZamboni

It’s all George W. Bush’s fault/sarc


33 posted on 05/25/2012 11:02:06 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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My husband is among the ‘not-counted’, laid off since early 2009. What a co-inky-dinky, just when O-BLAME-O took over and killed construction. Husband is a union tile setter and the stupid union still backs O-BLAME-O, go figure! We’ve lost tens of thousands of dollars..THANKS O-BLAME-O, COULDN’T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU!!!!!!!1


34 posted on 05/26/2012 3:13:21 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: Leep

and don’t forget BRILLIANT..a la O’Reilly...good grief!


35 posted on 05/26/2012 3:15:17 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: TurboZamboni
Real Unemployment Rate: 22.5%

John Williams: The Real Unemployment Rate: 22%−Not 8.1%

The fact is, we are sitting at Great Depression levels of unemployment, which hovered at one point at 25%.

If it were not for manipulation by the Fed (printing worthless money) and by spending money we don't have an instantly putting it "on the tab" in forms of Trillion and Trillion in debt, people would know we are only buying ourselves time.

This cannot go on.

It will all collapse - not sure when, but it surely will.

When it all does collapse, it is going to be a very, very hard fall.


36 posted on 05/26/2012 4:50:23 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: bigredkitty1
My 84 year old father is a child of the Depression. He is old enough to remember how bad things were at that time. My father has lived a long time, seen a lot of things and still remembers them. I preface my observations with those factoids for a reason. My father says the current US economic and employment situation is the worst he can remember. The WORST.

If a 20,30, or 40-something says the same thing, I would take it with a large grain of salt. When an 84 year old says the same, I stand up and take notice.

Interesting; I've had a bit of an intuitive feel that this was the case. In some sense it's good to see that my gut was right... though I could handle being wrong in this instance.

When I was looking for a job a little over a year ago, things were so bad that I thought it was 'nice'/good when I got a hand-signed rejection letter, instead of just a "you are no longer under consideration" e-mail.
This time around it seems as though there's no rejection e-mail either, just a sort of silently dropping you from the lists.

The irksome thing is that I don't believe we've seen the worst of it; the way things are going we will be embroiled in a war shortly, or forever enslaved, due to "our" uncontrolled debt. (It's reaching the point the interest alone will be unpayable by the government, at that point all bets are off.)

37 posted on 05/28/2012 6:32:15 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Jeff Head

The jug eared communist in gloat mode, gloating over how much he and his EPA have hobbled the productive white boy private sector (he likes only for the taxes he parasites from us)   He is carrying out the dreams of his communist drunkard Muslim daddy. Every day he inflicts his painful inner drama on right thinking Americans. BTW same as his hulking manly wife does.

38 posted on 05/30/2012 2:33:23 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: SkyPilot

From Shadow Stats website (right on guy) who Glenn Beck has had on (I knew the source at a glance)


39 posted on 05/30/2012 2:39:14 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: dennisw

This is the most critical election of our life time IMHO. Even more compelling and critical than Reagan vs Carter.

We simply have to defeat and send packing this

Kenyan Marxist
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama-time.htm

...and all of his abettors and cohorts.

I pray it can be done in such an overwhelming fashion that the very name of Barrack Obama will have completely negative connotations for future generations, like Benedict Arnold, only worse because this man actually became President and was destroying us from the highest position of power.

In the future when someone does something to destroy anything good, or does something that results in massive economic ruin, I hope the term that will be quoted is something like, “He pulled an Obama on us,” or, “You’re nothing but an Obamaa and you need to be fired from this company or removed from whatever position of influence and authority you are in.”

That is what this man richly deserves and I pray it is so.

Perhaps one day we can have a true full-blooded African-American as president who loves this country and does right and good by her. Clarence Thomas, Herman Cain, and others are the types of individuals who already fit that bill and would have my vote in an instant.


40 posted on 05/30/2012 7:42:59 AM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: Jeff Head

From your prayers to God’s ears. I am leaving it at that because there is a war in Heaven and it just seems better this way


41 posted on 05/30/2012 11:10:39 AM PDT by dennisw
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