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  •  Agreed, and I think the different measures have (0+ / 0-)

    merit.

    As long as it's transparent, then I think it is important to look at discouraged workers separately - they may need different training, different skill sets, etc. than people who are in the U3 number.  So, our policies shouldn't try to address total unemployment by treating them all the same.

    Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. ~William E. Gladstone, 1866

    by absdoggy on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 09:58:00 AM PDT

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