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  •  You'd think it would be easy to (9+ / 0-)

    ascertain how many people want and need work (or more work if part-timers), and thereby have unemployment stats which reflect the real world.

    Just have NSA write up a little program to go through our phone calls and emails and tally everyone. Dang, we should get some practical use out of them.

    Meanwhile, we'll still be hearing from our elected officials 'unemployment is going down' and --- and this is not a joke, the President said this last month -- 'the economy is moving in the right direction.'

    No. Unrepresentative graphs are moving in the right direction. The human beings, our nation as a whole, the opposite.

    Actual Democrats: the surest, quickest, route to More Democrats. And actually addressing our various emergencies.

    by Jim P on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 08:36:14 AM PST

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