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  • Scary: Obama Appointed the Jobs Number Cruncher; Scarier: Her Resume

    10/09/2012 12:33:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/09/2012 | Charles Payne
    First, I'm a grandfather for the first time, and it's an amazing blessing. The country my granddaughter has come into is at a very dangerous point. The economy is teetering, but Main Street is being told it's all okay. What's problematic is the rapid decline in the last year. That unemployment rate number on Friday was a total farce, but even if it was completely honest, 7.8% is way too high for an economy that supposedly turned the corner a long time ago. The number doesn't jibe, with an economy growing at 1.3%. The only honest aspect of the report...
  • Erica Groshen: Obama Nominee for Bureau of Labor Statistics Former Union Shop Steward - Anti Sm Bs

    07/20/2012 9:31:37 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 11 replies
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | 7-20-12 | Maggie@MaggiesNotebook
    The U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics (BLS) reports are closely watched for unemployment numbers and other critical economic data. A few months ago, Obama nominated far-left Erica Groshen to replace acting head, John Galvin. You've likely noticed that when figures are released from the BLS, it's a sure bet they will be "revised," and sometimes in an unbelievable manner. Well, Groshen is a former union shop steward. When it comes to unions, Groshen is a devoted activist on their behalf. She should not have the power to fiddle with labor statistics. The BLS should be a non-political appointment. Groshen is...