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Labor Commissioner Doesn’t Believe 36,000 Job Loss in NJ
NJTVOnline ^

Posted on 01/24/2014 2:31:36 AM PST by SMGFan

The latest jobs report has been released showing 36,000 jobs were lost in New Jersey and the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Harold Wirths told NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider that the preliminary numbers are unbelievable. The good news for New Jersey is that the unemployment rate fell from 9.5 percent to 7.3 percent, which is the second largest drop in history, Wirths said. He said that the 36,000 jobs lost is a statistical anomaly that happened in December.

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Better than "Bridgegate"? Lost 36,000 jobs but good thing is unemployment rate dropped. wait, what? BTW , I listen to Rush. :)
1 posted on 01/24/2014 2:31:36 AM PST by SMGFan
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2.2 point drop when you lose 36,000 jobs. How many lost jobs will bring us to 5% unemployment. /s


2 posted on 01/24/2014 2:37:53 AM PST by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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~~~ The good news for New Jersey is that the unemployment rate fell from 9.5 percent to 7.3 percent~~~

ROTFLOL — Would they also be interested in purchasing the Brooklyn Bridge?


3 posted on 01/24/2014 2:43:13 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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Or the GWB..


4 posted on 01/24/2014 2:47:06 AM PST by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: SMGFan
These numbers make a lot of sense to me. On a state level these numbers aren't necessarily anomalies at all.

New Jersey isn't filled with unemployed people. It's filled with empty office and commercial buildings whose occupants were companies that took their jobs -- and many of their employees -- from New Jersey to other states. It's also filled with suburban homes whose owners have retired and moved to other states to escape this state's onerous taxes.

5 posted on 01/24/2014 2:58:34 AM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: SMGFan

Beware.

The same Stalinist tactics being employed against this RINO are also being used against solid conservatives like Dinesh D’Souza, that guy from Virginia, and others.

We have a criminal in the White House surrounded by Chicago type thugs who are using the mechanics of government to destroy political opponents in a manner unrivaled since the Soviet Union.


6 posted on 01/24/2014 3:14:59 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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They lost some but, the unemployment rate improved drastically for the same period?

LeeRoy Jethro Gibbs does not believe in coincidence...


7 posted on 01/24/2014 3:35:57 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: SMGFan

This is nothing; here in NJ pharmaceutical companies have already announced their intentions to lat off even more. Between that and the financial sector losses, there isn’t a whole lot left; the public employees are feeling the bite as property tax caps limit how much they can rob from us - they’ve had layoffs as well.

Opening the gates to the illegals isn’t helping at all; it is just temporarily preserving some of those public sector jobs, while swelling the underground economy here.


8 posted on 01/24/2014 3:41:08 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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He doesn’t understand why unemployment numbers could drop, yet be losing so many jobs at the same time


9 posted on 01/24/2014 3:46:22 AM PST by 4rcane
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The problem with government statistics is that they don’t count unemployed ppl more than several years as part of the unemployment rate. If you’re not working after several years, then it must mean you don’t want work, so you don’t get count as unemployed, even though you’re not working


10 posted on 01/24/2014 3:49:31 AM PST by 4rcane
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To: SMGFan

Any “jobs report” from any governmental agency, branch or entity is pure propaganda.

There is no way in hell to determine how many people are actually unemployed. Their figures are based upon how many NEW unemployment claims are filed during a specific period....not a count of all who are unemployed.

NEVER BELIEVE ANY GOVERNMENT STATISTIC.....PERIOD!


11 posted on 01/24/2014 4:01:24 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: ZULU

That would be easier if our so-called good guys weren’t also corrupt.


12 posted on 01/24/2014 4:20:13 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: SMGFan
The good news for New Jersey is that the unemployment rate fell from 9.5 percent to 7.3 percent, which is the second largest drop in history,

"We've always been at war with Eastasia."

13 posted on 01/24/2014 4:24:53 AM PST by SIDENET
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Well, it IS New Joisey


14 posted on 01/24/2014 4:45:22 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: SMGFan

15 posted on 01/24/2014 4:50:50 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: SMGFan

Also in the news today-rejoice!

The chocolate ration has been increased from 30 to 20 grams!


16 posted on 01/24/2014 4:53:30 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: ZULU

And Virginia and DC and New York and...


17 posted on 01/24/2014 5:08:59 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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