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FLASHBACK The Index of Missing Economic Indicators; The Unemployment Myth (Goolsbee numbers truther)
NYT ^ | November 30, 2003

Posted on 10/10/2012 6:15:24 AM PDT by Perdogg

SNIP

"In other words, the government has cooked the books. It has been a more subtle manipulation than the one during the Reagan administration, when people serving in the military were reclassified from ''not in the labor force'' to ''employed'' in order to reduce the unemployment rate. Nonetheless, the impact has been the same."

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1 posted on 10/10/2012 6:15:30 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

Nice find.

Tin foil hats! Erodes trust in government. ...


2 posted on 10/10/2012 6:23:40 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: blam; SeekAndFind; Kartographer

ping


3 posted on 10/10/2012 6:27:41 AM PDT by Perdogg (Vote like the US Constitution depends on it - it does!!)
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To: Perdogg

The same Goolsbee who slammed Jack Welch for doubting Obama’s 7.8% unemployment figure.


4 posted on 10/10/2012 6:30:40 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: skeeter

incredible


5 posted on 10/10/2012 6:34:20 AM PDT by BonRad
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