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  •  fyi: all the retail stores are hiring seasonal (1+ / 0-)
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    dconrad

    employees right now. They started at the beginning of september. Hell, I might even land a job....

    For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. ~ The Bible says that. Ask Willard aka 'I love America sooo much' Romney

    by yawnimawke on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 08:58:47 AM PDT

    •  Yes, but (1+ / 0-)
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      I believe the BLS numbers are "seasonally adjusted". So, they take that into account (as best they can), and try to report the actual underlying change.

      It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so. — Will Rogers

      by dconrad on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 10:06:23 AM PDT

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