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  • Fact Check: Suspicion Falls on Labor Secretary Solis as She Misleads on Jobs Numbers

    10/05/2012 8:27:36 AM PDT · by Justaham · 103 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/5/12 | Joel B. Pollak
    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...
  • Maryland criticized for denying licenses

    05/03/2005 6:28:53 AM PDT · by bookworm100 · 20 replies · 745+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | May 3, 2005 | S.A. Miller
    ANNAPOLIS -- An immigration rights group says the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration is violating state law by denying driver's licenses to illegal aliens... ...Maryland law does not bar illegal aliens from receiving driver's licenses, and the Democrat-controlled General Assembly has killed legislation to change that over the past several years... ...More than 20 states have laws prohibiting illegal aliens from obtaining driver's licenses. Virginia recently enacted such restrictions in response to public outrage that its lax security enabled the September 11, 2001, hijackers to obtain state IDs...