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  •  No, it doesn't. (0+ / 0-)

    The unemployment rate tells you how many people are sending out resumes.  To be counted, you have to be actively looking for work.

    The number of people drawing benefits or not drawing benefits has no part in that calculation.

    -7.75 -4.67

    "Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose."

    There are no Christians in foxholes.

    by Odysseus on Tue May 15, 2012 at 09:38:26 PM PDT

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