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Fact Check: Suspicion Falls on Labor Secretary Solis as She Misleads on Jobs Numbers
breitbart.com ^ | 10/5/12 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 10/05/2012 8:27:36 AM PDT by Justaham

Suspicion about the federal government's September jobs report has fallen on Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, who appeared on CNBC this morning and defended the numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), claiming--falsely--that upward revisions of 86,000 jobs were from the private sector. In fact, the new number is entirely accounted for by upwards revisions to state and federal government payrolls.

The BLS reported that while only 114,000 jobs were created in September--which would have translated into a rise in unemployment from 8.1% to 8.2%--the unemployment rate fell dramatically to 7.8%. That unusual drop is the fastest in nearly three decades, and was unexpected even in the rosiest predictions.

One reason for the rise was an upward revision of 86,000 to the July and August jobs numbers--all of which came from a 91,000 increase in the estimate of public sector jobs. Private sector job estimates were actually revised downward by 5,000.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bls; broomhilda; communism; emptychair; fakeobama; falsejobnumbers; hildasolis; holder; jobs; laborsecretary; lies; magicnumbers; mcdonaldjobs; mcjobs; noobama; obama; partime; parttimejobs; propaganda; solis; stealingamerica; trickthepeople; tyranny; unemployment; voterfraud
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1 posted on 10/05/2012 8:27:50 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

The truth about the jobs report will come out to fool no one.


2 posted on 10/05/2012 8:29:51 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Justaham
I watched Varney this morning (happens to be my favorite news show these days--best on Fox, IMO, but is on Fox Biz channel at 9:20 am)--

One of the bright analysts they have suggested that you could sell a few things on ebay and be considered "employed"--you could take ten bucks to mow grass and be employed, etc. and that part-time employment is what is driving these numbers!

3 posted on 10/05/2012 8:30:19 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Justaham

In other words, the 7.8% is a complete lie and THEY’RE ALREADY GETTING CAUGHT.

This will be picked apart before we even go to sleep tonight.


4 posted on 10/05/2012 8:30:41 AM PDT by Windcatcher (Obama is a COMMUNIST and the MSM is his armband-wearing propaganda machine.)
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To: Justaham
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis defended the report. That's good enough for me.


5 posted on 10/05/2012 8:31:11 AM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: Justaham

Burn baby burn..


6 posted on 10/05/2012 8:31:15 AM PDT by moovova (Hey buddy, can you spare a tagline?)
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To: Justaham

And to think the new key word for obamma re-election campaign being spouted out today- TRUTH.


7 posted on 10/05/2012 8:31:46 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: Justaham

CNBC questioned her about this an hour ago and it was classic...the exchange went something like this:

CNBC Host- “sect’y, many on Wall Street are questioning todays unemployment numbers considering new job creation fell short of expectations- what’s your response?”

Broome Hilda Solis- “i’m sorry- i’m having trouble hearing you as its a bit noisy where you are...could you repeat the question”

CNBC Host- “i apologize for the noise- let me REPHRASE the question”...

Broome Hilda’s response was she’s insulted...


8 posted on 10/05/2012 8:32:06 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Justaham

Now the liberals will say that Porkulus succeeded. Since the stated goal of Porkulus was to keep unemployment under 8%, they will now say that Porkulus succeeded beyond their wildest dreams! Look for the MSNBC crowd to celebrate these new unemployment numbers!!!


9 posted on 10/05/2012 8:33:31 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Justaham
As I read "news" reports, I can't tell if they "found" 600,000 new part-time jobs or they changed the calculation to include part-time jobs. (Seems there are more than 600,000 part-time jobs in the economy)

Either way, very suspect numbers....

10 posted on 10/05/2012 8:34:08 AM PDT by 11th Commandment (http://www.thirty-thousand.org/)
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To: Justaham

Reading the comments after the article, looks like a lot of people aren’t buying this BS.


11 posted on 10/05/2012 8:35:12 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Justaham

She’s a commie!


12 posted on 10/05/2012 8:35:57 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: Justaham
"That unusual drop is the fastest in nearly three decades, and was unexpected even in the rosiest predictions."

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Drink!

13 posted on 10/05/2012 8:35:57 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: Justaham

No one is buying these cooked numbers.

Santelli and Jack Welch are just two who are calling BS on these fake, opportune numbers.

14 posted on 10/05/2012 8:36:48 AM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Justaham

She’s a commie!


15 posted on 10/05/2012 8:36:48 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: ilovesarah2012
My disabled son mows the lawn with his compensation being able to continue to eat and live indoors.

He is employed per the Obama administration.

16 posted on 10/05/2012 8:38:08 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: Mamzelle

Not far-fetched.

I have heard of people denied unemployment because they did an EMT call w/a $60 stipend within the time period being considered. Evidently, if you receive even $1 for work of any sort, you are not *unemployed*.


17 posted on 10/05/2012 8:38:46 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: rawhide

If the BLS numbers were real the stock market would be up 400 points. We will be luck if we even end on the plus side today.
The Street knows these BLS numbers are horse-pucky.


18 posted on 10/05/2012 8:39:17 AM PDT by Rodm
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To: Windcatcher

“In other words, the 7.8% is a complete lie and THEY’RE ALREADY GETTING CAUGHT.

This will be picked apart before we even go to sleep tonight.”

Everyone KEEP PUSHING on whatever venue you have access to!

This one is NOT going to pass. They took it one step too far this time!


19 posted on 10/05/2012 8:39:32 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Mamzelle
A secret report has surfaced to explain the numbers.

The Obama campaign has employed 750,000 people to blow smoke out of their butts to provide cover for Bozo.

20 posted on 10/05/2012 8:40:05 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Rodm

Bingo. There will be no industry movement in new manufacturing orders, decreased inventories, etc, etc that suggest the business world is buying off on them.


21 posted on 10/05/2012 8:41:30 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (ObamaCare is an assault on the unborn, infirmed and elderly. GOP, repeat this as necessary...)
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To: Justaham
That unusual drop is the fastest in nearly three decades

There's the key right there. The chances of that happening days after getting crushed in a debate and a month away from a close election are astronomical.

Nearly 30 years of reporting month by month and we get the fastest drop right now when O is perceived to be "on the ropes"?
22 posted on 10/05/2012 8:42:22 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: VanDeKoik

Even MSNBC is confused by the new job numbers.

http://hotair.com/archives/2012/10/05/scarborough-somethings-awfully-odd-about-this-job-report/


23 posted on 10/05/2012 8:42:37 AM PDT by Justaham
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To: Mamzelle

If you work one hour for pay in a week, you are ‘employed.’


24 posted on 10/05/2012 8:42:51 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Justaham

The Ministry of Truth has spoken. All will submit.


25 posted on 10/05/2012 8:43:18 AM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: IMR 4350

that’s bong smoke


26 posted on 10/05/2012 8:43:18 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Justaham

All Romney has to do is cite U6 at (an unchanged!) 14.7% as the Romney Administration’s new official government rate of unemployment. Game over.


27 posted on 10/05/2012 8:44:07 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (2008 + IN, NE1, NC, FL, VA, OH, IA = 272EV)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I work 16 hours a week. I’m employed, too. What a joke these numbers are.


28 posted on 10/05/2012 8:45:51 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: mmichaels1970
Nearly 30 years of reporting month by month and we get the fastest drop right now when O is perceived to be "on the ropes"?

This will certainly get Zero's p*ss-poor debate performance right off the front pages pretty quick...

29 posted on 10/05/2012 8:46:30 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Windcatcher
“This will be picked apart before we even go to sleep tonight.”

I agree. This is also a big sign of their desperation. It's highly unlikely they would have cooked up such a big change overnight if they weren't scared. They were overconfident earlier, felt they didn't need to ‘cook the books’, but now are in a panic and don't have much time left - so they had to do this in one fell swoop.

This is the kind of unethical behavior you get from agenda and hate-driven ideologues. In their heads they think it is justifiable for them to lie - because their ‘cause’ is so important.

30 posted on 10/05/2012 8:47:34 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Justaham
It doesn’t take a big conspiracy to rig the jobs numbers.

The rate is simply based on a SURVEY...a PHONE POLL of "households". And as we know, polls are ALWAYS totally accurate....riiiight?

Also, the survey takers are ALL Hilda Solis' employees, and as we know she is TOTALLY NON-PARTISAN!

31 posted on 10/05/2012 8:48:12 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Justaham

These ‘new and improved’ juiced numbers are the biggest desperate gamble this regime has ever attempted.

Not for this ‘snap shot’ look at the unemployment numbers but because it will bring ALL OF THEIR DATA under question.

If they are lying to us NOW, HOW LONG have they been lying to us?

If so, we may have been in double digit Carter numbers since 2008.

This desperate gambit will drive the final nail in this regimes coffin.


32 posted on 10/05/2012 8:48:39 AM PDT by RetSignman (Remember the 2010 movement...Next Tsunami wave is building.)
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To: Justaham

This is an epic scandal.

GDP down, manufacturing down, unemployed/underemployed up.

And labor magically finds 800k part time home workers - 1 month before the election?

Right!


33 posted on 10/05/2012 8:49:24 AM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: Windcatcher
7.8%...

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34 posted on 10/05/2012 8:50:54 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: Justaham

The saddest thing, given the history of the annointed one and his minions, is that the suspicions are totally believable!

There is a term in the Bible regarding leaders - they are to be “above reproach”. For the 0bama loyalistas, that means that no one would even entertain a charge against the leader. 0bama is FAR from being above approach!!!


35 posted on 10/05/2012 8:51:48 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: Smokeyblue

To me, it appears most Republican blogs have their heads in the sand, and wouldn’t want to appear to be conspiracy theorists. Soon, anyone who questions the almighty calculations of the Bureau of Labor will be cast away with the birthers.

It is easy for Obama to lie, because many Republican blogs and news outlets allow Obama to lie. I know one thing; Rush Limbaugh had better not be taking the day off today.


36 posted on 10/05/2012 8:53:34 AM PDT by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: Justaham
Allen West On The Unemployment Rate Miraculously Dropping 1 Month Before Election: “Representative Of Saul Alinsky Tactics”…

I agree with former GE CEO Jack Welch, Chicago style politics is at work here. Somehow by manipulation of data we are all of a sudden below 8 percent unemployment, a month from the Presidential election.

This is Orwellian to say the least and representative of Saul Alinsky tactics from the book “Rules for Radicals”- a must read for all who want to know how the left strategize . Trust the Obama administration? Sure, and the spontaneous reaction to a video caused the death of our Ambassador……and pigs fly.

37 posted on 10/05/2012 8:54:00 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Justaham
How ODD that the last time unemployment was 7.8% was JANUARY 2009, OBAMA'S FIRST MONTH IN OFFICE.

SNAKE OIL!!!!

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
2002 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.9 5.8 5.8 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.9 6.0  
2003 5.8 5.9 5.9 6.0 6.1 6.3 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.8 5.7  
2004 5.7 5.6 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.5 5.4 5.4  
2005 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9  
2006 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4  
2007 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 5.0  
2008 5.0 4.9 5.1 5.0 5.4 5.6 5.8 6.1 6.1 6.5 6.8 7.3  
2009 7.8 8.3 8.7 8.9 9.4 9.5 9.5 9.6 9.8 10.0 9.9 9.9  
2010 9.7 9.8 9.8 9.9 9.6 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.5 9.5 9.8 9.4  
2011 9.1 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.0 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.0 8.9 8.7 8.5  
2012 8.3 8.3 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.2 8.3 8.1 7.8        

38 posted on 10/05/2012 8:56:36 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Justaham

Would you these actual number are cooked too:

Household Survey: Unemployment fell from 6% to 5.8% and civilian employment increased by 440,000

Establishment Survey: Only 14,000 increase in non-farm employment

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These are from Nov 2003 when Bush the Younger was in office.


39 posted on 10/05/2012 8:57:14 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: rawhide
the new key word for obamma re-election campaign being spouted out today- TRUTH.

These reprobates wouldn't know the truth if it hit them in the face. Greedy liars is all they are. Truth and moral values have no room in their politics. Truth, indeed. We won't swallow that lie either. Next.

40 posted on 10/05/2012 8:59:22 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: jda
The saddest thing, given the history of the annointed one and his minions, is that the suspicions are totally believable!

The second saddest thing about this is that upwards of 40%-45% of the population already believe the figures without further evaluation.

41 posted on 10/05/2012 8:59:38 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: opentalk
This is Orwellian to say the least and representative of Saul Alinsky tactics

More like Obi Wan Kenobi tactics:

You don’t need to see his identification
These aren’t the droids you’re looking for
He can go about his business
Move along.

42 posted on 10/05/2012 9:00:00 AM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
Rush warned awhile back..Said to look for it. (paraphrase) they will make fake-unemployment numbers go below %8.

because..No president has been re-elected with unemployment above 8 percent since Depression

43 posted on 10/05/2012 9:01:12 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Justaham
Let’s get serious about the jobless rate here for just a minute.

Number of “new jobs created” in September: 114,000

Number of first-time jobless claims in September: 367,000 (Week ending Sept. 28th)

The average weekly first time jobless claims in September averaged over 360,000 which means in September, 1,440,000 people lost their jobs and had to find a new one.

Does it stand to reason to anyone with a functioning brain that the unemployment rate could “drop” three-tenths of a percent with those numbers?

It’s mathematically impossible!

UNLESS YOU STOP COUNTING THOSE WHO’VE FALLEN OFF THE ROLLS, THOSE WHO’VE GIVEN UP LOOKING AND FOUND A WAY TO SHRINK THE LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION RATE!

A look at the Labor Force Participation Rate tells the TRUE STORY behind the 7.8% number. Our economy is at an ALL TIME LOW in the percentage of working age adults that have full-time employment.

Since January of 2009, the Labor Force Participation Rate which the Bureau of Labor Statistics maintains shows that the rate has steadily declined under Obama!

Under Obama, the Labor Force Participation Rate, which was at record high’s under Bush have fallen to historic lows under Obama!

Who’s to blame for that? Obama and his FAILED ECONOMIC POLICIES, THAT”S WHO!

I think most American’s with a reasonably functioning brain, capable of doing basic math can see how Obama’s been DESTROYING our economy and driving people out of the work force to artificially deflate the unemployment numbers!

Great spin, if one can pull it off – but the DATA shows Obama and his policies to be an abysmal failure.

Now here’s the truth about the stellar “job creation” the Associated Pravda (I meant “Press”) is telling about the economy:

It's now being reported that the economy created 114,000 jobs.

That's 114,000 across all 50 states.

That's 2,280 jobs per state. (114,000 / 50)

That's 570 jobs per week, per state. (2280 / 4 weeks)

What does that mean for the average job seeker? There are only 81 jobs per day, per state are being created under the Obama economy! (This is the stat that Romney needs for the next debate!)

Yeah, I guess I don't blame Obama for not wanting to talk about the economy during the debate the other night!

44 posted on 10/05/2012 9:02:31 AM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: Smokeyblue

What has the chocolate ration been increased to?


45 posted on 10/05/2012 9:03:08 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: nhwingut
Obama PACs employed 800,000 part timers.
46 posted on 10/05/2012 9:03:27 AM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: Biggirl

Hate to disagree, but the masses fall for it all


47 posted on 10/05/2012 9:04:22 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: mmichaels1970
Hope this isn't indicative of Nov. election count numbers. (voter fraud)
48 posted on 10/05/2012 9:05:54 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: God luvs America
Broome Hilda’s response was she’s insulted...

I am insulted she believes we are morons.

49 posted on 10/05/2012 9:06:12 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: Justaham

50 posted on 10/05/2012 9:06:37 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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