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Ted

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#41029
Nov 2, 2012
 
Dan the Man wrote:
How pathetic that the rabid Obama-haters interpret relatively good economic news as if it's horrible.
That tells it all - their irrational hatred blinds them to economic improvement.
The rightwing extremists have allowed their irrational hatred of the President to cause them to actually HOPE FOR bad economic news. And when it doesn't come that way, they react as if it was anyway.
So sad. Pure Obama Derangement Syndrome.
Oh, it's not "irrational hatred" danny BOY. You delude yourself.

Rational, thinking Americans are disgusted by the pathetic dishonesty of spinning an INCREASE in the percentage of unemployed and under employed Americans as "relatively good economic news."

The unemployment rate in Obama's 45th month of 'leadership' is HIGHER than the month he assumed office.

Now THAT'S incompetent economic 'leadership'.

If only Obama HAD been able to lead the nation to better unemployment news we'd all be better off.

But he hasn't. It's beyond his community organizer skill set.

Obama epitomizes the Peter Principle in having risen to his highest level of incompetence.

It's too bad for us all but particularly for those 23 MILLION long-suffering Americans who are unemployed or under employed.

Obama's presidency is a disaster for America and Americans.
Mitt vs Mutt

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#41030
Nov 2, 2012
 
FOUR MORE DAYS!!!
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THE CLEAR CHOICE
OBAMA 2012 !!!!!!!!!!
YEAHHHHH BABYYYYYY!
Plain Truth

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Nov 2, 2012
 

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The much-awaited and final pre-election Bureau of Labor unemployment numbers were released this morning, and, for what that malleable number is worth, the rate ticked back up to 7.9 percent, taking some of the wind out of Barack Obama's "road to recovery" rhetoric.

Though Obama will find a way to take credit for private sector job growth with his socialist "we've created jobs" mantra, the fact is that job creation is more accurately a reflection of how resilient the private sector is despite Obama's interventionist economic policies.

As you recall, a few weeks before the Republican Convention in Tampa, Obama declared, "The private sector is doing fine," and insisted that we really need more government [read "union"] jobs. His Senate lap dog, Harry Reid, reiterated, "It's very clear that private sector jobs have been doing just fine. It's the public sector jobs where we've lost huge numbers." Actually, it's the public sector that's "doing just fine." That unemployment rate has fallen precipitously this year, and is now just 4.2 percent.

And tell black workers that things are "just fine." Unemployment among blacks was 13.4 percent in September but jumped to 14.3 percent in October -- almost a full percentage point.

Don't put the saddle back on this dead horse.
Dan the Man

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#41032
Nov 2, 2012
 
The Simple Case for Saying Obama Is the Favorite

The simplest analysis of the polls would argue that Mr. Obama is winning. He’s been ahead in the vast majority of polls in Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and all the other states where the Democrat normally wins. These states add up to more than 270 electoral votes. It isn’t complicated.

To argue that Mr. Romney is ahead, or that the election is a “tossup,” requires that you disbelieve the polls, or that you engage in some complicated interpretation of them. The FiveThirtyEight model represents a complicated analysis of the polls, but simplicity is on its side, in this case.

http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012...
TaxNoMore

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#41033
Nov 2, 2012
 
Dan the Man wrote:
How pathetic that the rabid Obama-haters interpret relatively good economic news as if it's horrible.
That tells it all - their irrational hatred blinds them to economic improvement.
The rightwing extremists have allowed their irrational hatred of the President to cause them to actually HOPE FOR bad economic news. And when it doesn't come that way, they react as if it was anyway.
So sad. Pure Obama Derangement Syndrome.
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Hey dannyboy, how about "great news four years ago"

Even at that it sucks.

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Obama's presidency is a disaster for every tea bag that hated him since day one, a fact every patriotic american knows. President Obama does not need any racial hating moronic right wing tea bag vote to win, and that pisses off the tea bags.
TaxNoMore

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#41035
Nov 2, 2012
 
171k may have beat expectations but our expectations are low for this economy.

We need around 250k to keep up.

7.9% unemployment and above for 4 years is totally unacceptable and that is not the real unemployment including those who gave up.

If China can grow at or near double digits we should be able to also.

China"s GDP growth drops from 12.5% to 11.2% and they panic.

Ours grows from 1.7% to 2.0% and we celebrate.

This economic growth of the last 4 years plus isn't going to cut it.

Fiscal and monetary policies in place have failed.

We need leadership and can start with removing obummer and then let Romney revise the Government best he can and we as voters target Congress and State government in this election and the following ones and make JOBS #! PRIORITY!!
Dan the Man

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#41036
Nov 2, 2012
 
Rational people who are not suffering from Obama Derangement Syndrome and aren't rooting for a weaker economy recognize the good in today's jobs numbers.

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Why the October Jobs Report Is Even Better Than It Looks

First, the BLS actually discovered 255,000 new jobs.

Second, and somewhat counter-intuitively, the fact that the unemployment rate went up is good news about today's economy. Calculated in a second survey of households by the BLS, the rate moved to 7.9% as more people entered the labor force.

More people looking for work is good news, but when job seekers grow faster than jobs, the unemployment rate ticks up. The rising unemployment rate doesn't mean the economy is getting weaker. It means discouraged workers are feeling more encouraged because the economy is getting stronger.

Third, although every jobs report is subject to revisions, we're getting a clear picture of a strengthening recovery beyond today's headline....170,000 isn't just October's first estimate. It's also our new three-month average. And it's considerably better than the year's average. Things are getting better faster.

Where is this new-look recovery coming from? It's coming from the beginning of a real housing recovery and the end of government austerity. In 2010 and 2011, the economy lost 477,000 public sector jobs. This year, we've added 20,000. That's made a huge difference.
Dan the Man

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#41037
Nov 2, 2012
 
More analysis from the reality-based universe...

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U.S. job growth accelerates, exceeds expectations

The U.S. economy created 171,000 jobs in October, far more than expected, while American businesses created 184,000 jobs -- the best month for the private sector since February.

The overall unemployment rate ticked slightly higher, to 7.9%, but that's the result of a positive trend -- more Americans entered the workforce, which is exactly what we'd hope to see in an improving economy.

Even more encouraging, the new report revised job totals from August and September, and both were updated in a good direction, adding a combined 84,000.

For context, I'd note that so far in 2012 (which still has two months to go), the economy has created over 1.56 million jobs, which is already better than five of the eight years of the Bush/Cheney era.
Dan the Man

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#41038
Nov 2, 2012
 
US economy adds 171K jobs; rate rises to 7.9 pct.

U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October, and hiring was stronger in August and September than first thought. The solid job growth showed that the economy is strengthening slowly but consistently.
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Since July, the economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month. That's up from 67,000 a month from April through June. Still, President Barack Obama will face voters with the highest unemployment rate of any incumbent since Franklin Roosevelt and slightly higher than the 7.8 percent on Inauguration Day.

The work force — the number of people either working or looking for work — rose by 578,000 in October. And 410,000 more people said they were employed. The difference is the reason the unemployment rate rose slightly.
Dan the Man

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#41039
Nov 2, 2012
 
Irrefutable fact:

More Than 5.4 Million Private Sector Jobs Were Created In The Past 32 Months

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2012/11...
Ted

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#41040
Nov 2, 2012
 
Dan the Man wrote:
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To argue that Mr. Romney is ahead, or that the election is a “tossup,” requires that you disbelieve the polls...
By gosh you're finally getting it danny BOY! Good for you!

Polls don't elect people. Votes do.

President Truman and Scott Walker know the unreliability of pre-election polls. Polls immediately prior to their elections predicted both as election losers.

Much as you do Romney.

Be patient, BOY. You chest-thump too much before the event.
Ted

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#41041
Nov 2, 2012
 
Dan the Man wrote:
... President Barack Obama will face voters with the highest unemployment rate of any incumbent since Franklin Roosevelt and slightly higher than the 7.8 percent on Inauguration Day.....
Exactly, danny BOY.

It's nothing to run on or be proud of.

It's a statistical indication of Obama's incompetence.
Ted

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#41042
Nov 2, 2012
 
Dan the Man wrote:
Irrefutable fact:
More Than 5.4 Million Private Sector Jobs Were Created In The Past 32 Months
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2012/11...
Irrefutable fact:
More Americans are unemployed or under employed today than the day Obama assumed the presidency.

Now THAT'S incompetent economic 'leadership', isn't it BOY.
Dan the Man

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#41043
Nov 2, 2012
 
Behold the wingnut mind's infinite capacity for self-deception!

LMAO!

The ability of the wingnut mind to desperately distort reality to support their failed political ideology never ceases to amaze me.

Hopefully they'll snap back to reality next Tuesday.

But I doubt it. None of them has ever demonstrated a capacity to re-evaluate their extremist ideology even in the face of irrefutable reality.
Ted

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#41044
Nov 2, 2012
 
Dan the Man wrote:
Behold the wingnut mind's infinite capacity for self-deception!
LMAO!
The ability of the wingnut mind to desperately distort reality to support their failed political ideology never ceases to amaze me.
Hopefully they'll snap back to reality next Tuesday.
But I doubt it. None of them has ever demonstrated a capacity to re-evaluate their extremist ideology even in the face of irrefutable reality.
Oh, danny BOY, you're relapsing into blaming others for your own flaws.

There is zero distortion in noting that the unemployment percentage went UP this month. That's a fact, BOY.

And, BOY, your own ObamaMinionitis is to blame for following a demonstrably "failed political ideology".

After all it's Obama's failed 'leadership' that's led to ZERO improvement in the percentage of Americans seeking work.

Take responsibility, BOY, for your "infinite capacity for self-deception!"

LMAO!
TaxNoMore

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#41045
Nov 2, 2012
 
None of them has ever demonstrated a capacity to re-evaluate their extremist ideology even in the face of irrefutable reality.

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OBAMACARE:

EMPLOYEES WORKING 30 HOURS PER WEEK CONSIDERED 'FULL-TIME'

Small business owners have known since ObamaCare’s passage that the law’s employer mandate requires any business with 50 or more full-time employees to provide at least the minimum level of government-defined health insurance coverage to those employees.

However, a little-known section of ObamaCare defines “full-time” work as averaging only 30 hours per week, rather than 40 hours.

Employers who had planned to use more part-time workers to avoid higher costs associated with the mandate will need to rethink this strategy if the law is not repealed.

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The work force — the number of people either working or looking for work — rose by 578,000 in October.

And 410,000 more people said they were employed.

The difference is the reason the unemployment rate rose slightly.
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#41046
Nov 2, 2012
 
Dan the Man wrote:
More analysis from the reality-based universe...
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U.S. job growth accelerates, exceeds expectations
The U.S. economy created 171,000 jobs in October, far more than expected, while American businesses created 184,000 jobs -- the best month for the private sector since February.
The overall unemployment rate ticked slightly higher, to 7.9%, but that's the result of a positive trend -- more Americans entered the workforce, which is exactly what we'd hope to see in an improving economy.
Even more encouraging, the new report revised job totals from August and September, and both were updated in a good direction, adding a combined 84,000.
For context, I'd note that so far in 2012 (which still has two months to go), the economy has created over 1.56 million jobs, which is already better than five of the eight years of the Bush/Cheney era.
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http://maddowblog.msnbc.com/_news/2012/11/02/...

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For context, I'd note that so far in 2012 (which still has two months to go), the economy has created over 1.56 million jobs, which is already better than five of the eight years of the Bush/Cheney era.
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better than five of the eight years of the Bush/Cheney era.

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Isn't it a tea bag crying shame the tea bags don't have enough political juice to repeal or dismantle this you refer to as Obama care, huh racist warrior ignorant tea bag? Ha ha ha ha he ha ahhhhhhhhhh tea bag dumb ass
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Since July, the economy has created an average of 173,000 jobs a month.

That's up from 67,000 a month from April through June.

Still, President Barack Obama will face voters with the highest unemployment rate of any incumbent since Franklin Roosevelt and slightly higher than the 7.8 percent on Inauguration Day.

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Food Stamp Growth 75X Greater than Job Creation

9:39 AM, Nov 2, 2012

BY DANIEL HALPER






With the latest jobs report, it is now the case that "Under Obama, Food Stamp Growth [Is] 75 Times Greater Than Job Creation," according to statistics compiled by the Republican side of the Senate Budget Committee.

"For Every Person Added to Jobs Rolls Since January 2009, 75 People Added To Food Stamp Rolls."
Here's a chart detailing the growth:

http://m.weeklystandard.com/blogs/food-stamp-...

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