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  •  As long as they live in some domicile (1+ / 0-)
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    Odysseus

    Even if it's while surfing someone's couch, CPS can count them.

    CPS - aka "the household survey" - doesn't look at whether someone is claiming UI or not, simply whether they've applied for a job recently.

    So yes, your friends and family are people, even in the eyes of government statisticians.

    Fake candidates nominated by the GOP for the recalls: 6 out of 7. Fake signatures on the recall petitions: 4 out of 1,860,283.

    by GeoffT on Thu May 02, 2013 at 10:58:31 PM PDT

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