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View Diary: Another month of weak job growth as the official unemployment rate drops to 8.1%. U6 at 14.5% (203 comments)

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  •  The actual jobs created under Obama is (0+ / 0-)

    equal to the numbers just entering the jobs market. No new jobs have been created. We're simply treading water.

    So said the talking heads this morning.

    Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive. And... It’s the Supreme Court, stupid!

    by auapplemac on Fri May 04, 2012 at 10:28:24 AM PDT

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      and this is unprecedented this long after a big recession.

      •  May be signs of things to come. Technology has (0+ / 0-)

        allowed businesses to do more with less people or lower level people.

        This along with so many jobs going overseas does not bode well.

        Also during other recessions we didn't have to face a growing China, India and other emerging counties' competition.

        We did so well after WWII because most of the world was decimated. We were the world's manufacturing behemoth.

        Progressives will win only when we convince a majority that they, too, are Progressive. And... It’s the Supreme Court, stupid!

        by auapplemac on Fri May 04, 2012 at 01:26:32 PM PDT

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