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“Seven Days In May”

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Census ‘faked’ 2012 election jobs report

In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington.

The decline — from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September — might not have been all it seemed. The numbers, according to a reliable source, were manipulated.

And the Census Bureau, which does the unemployment survey, knew it.

Just two years before the presidential election, the Census Bureau had caught an employee fabricating data that went into the unemployment report, which is one of the most closely watched measures of the economy.

And a knowledgeable source says the deception went beyond that one employee — that it escalated at the time President Obama was seeking reelection in 2012 and continues today.

“He’s not the only one,” said the source, who asked to remain anonymous for now but is willing to talk with the Labor Department and Congress if asked.

The Census employee caught faking the results is Julius Buckmon, according to confidential Census documents obtained by The Post. Buckmon told me in an interview this past weekend that he was told to make up information by higher-ups at Census.

Ironically, it was Labor’s demanding standards that left the door open to manipulation.

Labor requires Census to achieve a 90 percent success rate on its interviews — meaning it needed to reach 9 out of 10 households targeted and report back on their jobs status.

Census currently has six regions from which surveys are conducted. The New York and Philadelphia regions, I’m told, had been coming up short of the 90 percent.

Philadelphia filled the gap with fake interviews.

“It was a phone conversation — I forget the exact words — but it was,‘Go ahead and fabricate it’ to make it what it was,” Buckmon told me.

Census, under contract from the Labor Department, conducts the household survey used to tabulate the unemployment rate.

Interviews with some 60,000 household go into each month’s jobless number, which currently stands at 7.3 percent. Since this is considered a scientific poll, each one of the households interviewed represents 5,000 homes in the US.

Buckmon, it turns out, was a very ambitious employee. He conducted three times as many household interviews as his peers, my source said.

By making up survey results — and, essentially, creating people out of thin air and giving them jobs — Buckmon’s actions could have lowered the jobless rate.

Buckmon said he filled out surveys for people he couldn’t reach by phone or who didn’t answer their doors.

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But, Buckmon says, he was never told how to answer the questions about whether these nonexistent people were employed or not, looking for work, or have given up.

But people who know how the survey works say that simply by creating people and filling out surveys in their name would boost the number of folks reported as employed.

Census never publicly disclosed the falsification. Nor did it inform Labor that its data was tainted.

“Yes, absolutely they should have told us,” said a Labor spokesman.“It would be normal procedure to notify us if there is a problem with data collection.”

Census appears to have looked into only a handful of instances of falsification by Buckmon, although more than a dozen instances were reported, according to internal documents.

In one document from the probe, Program Coordinator Joal Crosby was ask in 2010,“Why was the suspected … possible data falsification on all (underscored) other survey work for which data falsification was suspected not investigated by the region?”

On one document seen by The Post, Crosby hand-wrote the answer:“Unable to determine why an investigation was not done for CPS,” or the Current Population Survey — the official name for the unemployment report.

With regard to the Consumer Expenditure survey, only four instances of falsification were looked into, while 14 were reported.

I’ve been suspicious of the Census Bureau for a long time.

During the 2010 Census report — an enormous and costly survey of the entire country that goes on for a full year — I suspected (and wrote in a number of columns) that Census was inexplicably hiring and firing temporary workers.

I suspected that this turnover of employees was being done purposely to boost the number of new jobs being report each month.(The Labor Department does not use the Census Bureau for its other monthly survey of new jobs — commonly referred to as the Establishment Survey.)

Last week I offered to give all the information I have, including names, dates and charges to Labor’s inspector general.

I’m waiting to hear back from Labor.

I hope the next stop will be Congress, since manipulation of data like this not only gives voters the wrong impression of the economy but also leads lawmakers, the Federal Reserve and companies to make uninformed decisions.

To cite just one instance, the Fed is targeting the curtailment of its so-called quantitative easing money-printing/bond-buying fiasco to the unemployment rate for which Census provided the false information.

So falsifying this would, in essence, have dire consequences for the country.
http://nypost.com/2013/11/18/census-faked-201...

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Nov 19, 2013
 
Looks like the GOP was right.

From OVER FOUR YEARS AGO:

GOP Calls Obama’s Census Plans Unconstitutional, an ‘Assault on Democracy’
February 12, 2009 - 7:08 PM

House Republican leaders criticized President Barack Obama’s plans to have White House political staff more involved in the coming 2010 census, calling the move unconstitutional and a political power grab.

But the White House and some Democrats said that political games with the census would not occur and that there is historical precedent for the Census Bureau working closely with the White House.

At a press conference Thursday, Republican leader Rep. John Boehner (Ohio) said the White House plan would undermine the fairness and accuracy of the census. He also said that Obama’s plans could result in massive waste and fraud.- See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/gop-calls-oba...

- See more at: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/gop-calls-oba...

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Nailed it, FOUR YEARS AGO:

Obama’s census will forever change the course and complexion of modern America

Strike One.

In violation of Article 1, Section 2, of the U.S. Constitution, President Barack Obama has assumed complete control of the 2010 Census.

This Article, which concerns the legislative rather than executive branch of government, stipulates that the “enumeration” be conducted by a commerce official under the supervision of the Senate and the House of Representations. It reads:

Representation and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to their respective Numbers …. The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of the Congress of the United States, and within every subsequent Term of ten Years, in such Manner as they (the House of Representatives and the Senate) shall by Law direct.

When the Oval Office side-stepped this stipulation, Senator Judd Greg, who was then Mr. Obama’s choice as Secretary of Commerce, announced his withdrawal from consideration.

“This was simply a bridge too far for me,” Mr. Greg said.
Strike Two.

In violation of Title 8 Section 1325 of the U.S. Code, Mr. Obama has ordered federal border patrol officials to scale down enforcement so that the Census will be artificially swollen by the influx of millions of illegal Latinos.

Defending Mr. Obama’s illegal directive, Deputy Census Director Preston Jay Waite told the press that raids on illegals occurred during the population count would make a “distrustful group” less likely to cooperate with government workers who are supposed to obtain an accurate head count of the people living in the U.S.
Strike Three.

Mr. Obama has adopted a further means to guarantee the outcome so that the redistribution will serve his agenda.

A whopping $14 billion has been set aside for the Census.

With this money, Mr. Obama has obtained the services of “Census partners”-- organizations that will assist the Commerce department in the head count.

A lion’s share of the $14 billion has been set aside for a “community-based” organization that specializes in fraud and deceptive practices.

Why would Mr. Obama go to such extremes for the sake of the Census?

The answer is simple.

The tally will re-chart the political map of the country.

It will determine which states gain seats in Congress and which ones lose them.

It will divert billions in federal funds to states and cities with the greatest number of illegal aliens.

And it will forever change the racial composition of the home of the free and the land of the brave.
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/arti...

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From 2009:

President Obama said in his inaugural address that he planned to "restore science to its rightful place" in government. That's a worthy goal. But statisticians at the Commerce Department didn't think it would mean having the director of next year's Census report directly to the White House rather than to the Commerce secretary, as is customary. "There's only one reason to have that high level of White House involvement," a career professional at the Census Bureau tells me. "And it's called politics, not science."

The decision was made last week after California Rep. Barbara Lee, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Hispanic groups complained to the White House that Judd Gregg, the Republican senator from New Hampshire slated to head Commerce, couldn't be trusted to conduct a complete Census. The National Association of Latino Officials said it had "serious questions about his willingness to ensure that the 2010 Census produces the most accurate possible count."

Anything that threatens the integrity of the Census has profound implications. Not only is it the basis for congressional redistricting, it provides the raw data by which government spending is allocated on everything from roads to schools. The Bureau of Labor Statistics also uses the Census to prepare the economic data that so much of business relies upon. "If the original numbers aren't as hard as possible, the uses they're put to get fuzzier and fuzzier," says Bruce Chapman, who was director of the Census in the 1980s.

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BREAKING NEW HUGE SCANDAL: Obama released “fake” unemployment numbers prior to 2012 election
November 18th, 2013

On Friday October 5, 2012, the BLS released what was arguably the most important report of Obama’s first term: the final jobs number, and unemployment rate before the November 2012 presidential election. As so many predicted, it “plunged” from 8.1% to 7.8% allowing the president to conduct countless teleprompted speeches praising the success of his economic recovery. It also served as the basis for the infamous Jack Welch tweet:“Unbelievable jobs numbers..these Chicago guys will do anything..can’t debate so change numbers” and prompted the pro-Obama media to quickly brand all those who questioned it as conspiracy theorists. The Atlantic did perhaps the most exemplary job in its task to discredit the “random anonymous cranks” who challenged the bullshit spewed by the administration’s manipulative economic data reporting apparatus. From The Atlantic’s "Unemployment Plummets To 7.8%."
Read more at http://investmentwatchblog.com/report-census-...

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Don't you love creating a post, in hopes of illiciting tons of responses? Sadly, this is the only one you've received..........waits for a flurry of childish replies....
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Unemployment has gone down steadily. but you'd rather unemployment go UP, just to make the President look like a failure. You know the statement: Try to keep millions unemployed just to put 1 man out of a job. How's that working out for ya??

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Unemployment has gone down steadily. but you'd rather unemployment go UP, just to make the President look like a failure. You know the statement: Try to keep millions unemployed just to put 1 man out of a job. How's that working out for ya??
Did you even read the posts, moron?

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Don't you love creating a post, in hopes of illiciting tons of responses? Sadly, this is the only one you've received..........waits for a flurry of childish replies....
I see a lot of leftist cowardice in their lack of response. The entire five year scam is crashing down around them.

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<quoted text>I see a lot of leftist cowardice in their lack of response. The entire five year scam is crashing down around them.
The NYT blamed the right for killing JFK a few days ago.

They still don't get it...

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As more bad poll numbers continue to pour in for President Barack Obama, a new survey finds that if the 2012 election matchup were held this month, Mitt Romney would hold the edge with the voters.

Romney topped Obama 49 percent to 45 percent among registered voters in the Washington Post-ABC News poll released Tuesday. Among all Americans, the 2012 rivals would be tied, at 47 percent.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/mitt-ro...

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The NYT blamed the right for killing JFK a few days ago.
They still don't get it...
My Dad (who was a democrat, mind you) said LBJ had it done.
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The NYT blamed the right for killing JFK a few days ago.
They still don't get it...
What is it that YOU get that the NYT doesn't?

Do tell.

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What is it that YOU get that the NYT doesn't?
Do tell.
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That it was "Anti-White Racists" that killed JFK.

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My Dad (who was a democrat, mind you) said LBJ had it done.
I believe that. LBJ was a dixie crat and really disliked JFK. In the footage, if you look at LBJ, he slides down in his seat and cocks his head opposite the direction the bullet was expecting to come from, and he did it at a particular spot on along the roadway. Also, the security detail was ordered to walk further behind the presidential vehicle than was protocol. He also was a bigot calling blacks n!####s.

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Census ‘faked’ 2012 election jobs report

In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington.

The decline — from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September — might not have been all it seemed. The numbers, according to a reliable source, were manipulated.

And the Census Bureau, which does the unemployment survey, knew it.

Just two years before the presidential election, the Census Bureau had caught an employee fabricating data that went into the unemployment report, which is one of the most closely watched measures of the economy.

And a knowledgeable source says the deception went beyond that one employee — that it escalated at the time President Obama was seeking reelection in 2012 and continues today.

“He’s not the only one,” said the source, who asked to remain anonymous for now but is willing to talk with the Labor Department and Congress if asked.

The Census employee caught faking the results is Julius Buckmon, according to confidential Census documents obtained by The Post. Buckmon told me in an interview this past weekend that he was told to make up information by higher-ups at Census.

Ironically, it was LaborÂ’s demanding standards that left the door open to manipulation.

Labor requires Census to achieve a 90 percent success rate on its interviews — meaning it needed to reach 9 out of 10 households targeted and report back on their jobs status.

Census currently has six regions from which surveys are conducted. The New York and Philadelphia regions, IÂ’m told, had been coming up short of the 90 percent.

Philadelphia filled the gap with fake interviews.

“It was a phone conversation — I forget the exact words — but it was,‘Go ahead and fabricate it’ to make it what it was,” Buckmon told me.

Census, under contract from the Labor Department, conducts the household survey used to tabulate the unemployment rate.

Interviews with some 60,000 household go into each monthÂ’s jobless number, which currently stands at 7.3 percent. Since this is considered a scientific poll, each one of the households interviewed represents 5,000 homes in the US.

Buckmon, it turns out, was a very ambitious employee. He conducted three times as many household interviews as his peers, my source said.

By making up survey results — and, essentially, creating people out of thin air and giving them jobs — Buckmon’s actions could have lowered the jobless rate.

Buckmon said he filled out surveys for people he couldnÂ’t reach by phone or who didnÂ’t answer their doors.
The Census Bureau has issued this statement on the New York Post story:

The Census Bureau takes allegations of fraud by its employees very seriously. Fabrication of data by an employee is grounds for disciplinary action, including dismissal and possible criminal action.

We have no reason to believe that there was a systematic manipulation of the data described in media reports. As a statistical agency, the Census Bureau is very conscientious about our responsibility to produce accurate Current Population Survey data for the Bureau of Labor Statistics and all other surveys we conduct. We carefully cross check and verify the work of our staff to ensure the data’s validity, including random quality control monitoring. That monitoring process includes reinterviewing respondents, and rechecking the data an employee has submitted, looking for red flags that indicate possible fabrication, such as abnormally short lengths of interviews or higher survey completion rates that are out of sync with normal survey collection productivity levels.

That is why when we learned of the allegations of fabricated Current Population survey results, we immediately reported them to the Office of the Inspector General.

What say you?

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The Census Bureau has issued this statement on the New York Post story:
The Census Bureau takes allegations of fraud by its employees very seriously. Fabrication of data by an employee is grounds for disciplinary action, including dismissal and possible criminal action.
We have no reason to believe that there was a systematic manipulation of the data described in media reports. As a statistical agency, the Census Bureau is very conscientious about our responsibility to produce accurate Current Population Survey data for the Bureau of Labor Statistics and all other surveys we conduct. We carefully cross check and verify the work of our staff to ensure the data’s validity, including random quality control monitoring. That monitoring process includes reinterviewing respondents, and rechecking the data an employee has submitted, looking for red flags that indicate possible fabrication, such as abnormally short lengths of interviews or higher survey completion rates that are out of sync with normal survey collection productivity levels.
That is why when we learned of the allegations of fabricated Current Population survey results, we immediately reported them to the Office of the Inspector General.
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I say look at Lois Lerner and get your head out of the sand.
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The Census Bureau has issued this statement on the New York Post story:
The Census Bureau takes allegations of fraud by its employees very seriously. Fabrication of data by an employee is grounds for disciplinary action, including dismissal and possible criminal action.
We have no reason to believe that there was a systematic manipulation of the data described in media reports. As a statistical agency, the Census Bureau is very conscientious about our responsibility to produce accurate Current Population Survey data for the Bureau of Labor Statistics and all other surveys we conduct. We carefully cross check and verify the work of our staff to ensure the data’s validity, including random quality control monitoring. That monitoring process includes reinterviewing respondents, and rechecking the data an employee has submitted, looking for red flags that indicate possible fabrication, such as abnormally short lengths of interviews or higher survey completion rates that are out of sync with normal survey collection productivity levels.
That is why when we learned of the allegations of fabricated Current Population survey results, we immediately reported them to the Office of the Inspector General.
What say you?
IT'S A CONSPIRACY!
GEORGE SOROS!
ANTI WHITE RACISM!
THE ILLUMINATI!
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That it was "Anti-White Racists" that killed JFK.
Maybe it was John Connally and Jackie that conspired in order to conceal their love child.

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