Jobless rate tumbles to near four-year low

Oct 5, 2012 | Posted by: Mr_Bill | Full story: www.reuters.com

The unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 7.8 percent in September, reaching its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office and providing a boost to his re-election bid.

The Labor Department said on Friday that employers added 114,000 workers to their payrolls last month, a moderate number, but it said a combined 86,000 more jobs were created in the prior two months than it had previously thought. Other aspects of the report also were strong

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Well, there goes Romney's 15 min of fame for "winning" the debate.

Congrats President Obama on your reelection!!!!
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7.8 is nothing to brag about

We're $16 trillion in debt
We have high food and gas prices
We're dependent on foreign energy from unstable countries
We've failing schools despite billions given to education
We have a divided country which Obama has failed to unite
We have a President who has failed to work with Republicans

Mitt Romney will spur employment, make America INdependent of foreign energy, will work with democrats (as he DEMONSTRATED in democrat dominated MA), will repeal and work with democrats AND republicans to craft a sensible healthcare plan

Obama's divisive presidency, Obama's failure to UNITE and WORK with our ELECTED senators and representatives does NOT bode well for another 4 years of an Obama presidency.

We need a leader who has DEMONSTRATED the ABILITY to WORK with those who oppose him, the DEMONSTRATED ABILITY to KNOW what it takes to turn this country around.

Mitt Romney wants America to be INdependent of foreign energy. When we have such UPHEAVAL in countries which SUPPLY ENERGY TO AMERICA, WE need to DEVELOP OUR OWN ENERGY - and that will put people to WORK.

That's what the AMerican people WANT--to WORK, not to listen to the negative, divisiveness of President Obama.

President Obama = negativity
Governor Romney = positive and energetic - WILL get things done and WILL work with Democrats.

President Obama has NOT demonstrated the ability to work with others. He attacks Republicans, he does not try and compromise with them.

There must be COMPROMISE and Mitt Romney has DEMONSTRATED HIS ABILTY TO WORK WITH DEMOCRATS WHEN HE WAS ELECTED GOVERNOR IN THE DEMOCRATIC DOMINATED STATE OF MASSACHUSETTS!

Mitt's the MAN! He's a grown-up. He doesn't have a grudge against America or Americans.

We need to UNITE in the next 4 years. Romney will lead the way!

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7.8%. That's a victory dance for libs.

Ok, so another thing we can add to obama's successes

1. Killed bin laden
2. Unemployment at 7.8%
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It's all lies. Wink wink
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Yeah, BIG DEAL!
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Here's more BS:

7 Election: 7-Eleven Coffee Poll Goes Overwhelmingly For Obama

The Huffington Post | By Alice Hines Posted: 10/03/2012 4:10 pm EDT Updated: 10/03/2012 4:57 pm

Mitt Romney should take a big gulp -- 7-Eleven shoppers have already decided on President Obama.

According to 7-Eleven's "7-Election" poll, which allows coffee drinkers to pick a blue cup for Obama or a red one for Romney, Obama is leading with 60 percent of "votes." Romney currently has 40 percent.

President Obama has held the lead since the first day the poll opened on September 6, said Margaret Chabris, a 7-Eleven spokeswoman. That day, Obama received 57.2 percent of cups, compared to Romney's 42.8 percent.

Though the poll calls itself "unabashedly unscientific," it has never been wrong in its three-election history. Six million cups were cast for candidates in each of the past polls, according to a press release.(In contrast, the sample size for a typical Gallup poll is 1,000 adults.)

7-Eleven, the world's largest retailer by number of stores, has managed to expand successfully to 16 countries by cleverly harvesting sales data in real time and adjusting each store's assortment to local tastes. The same technology allows the chain to track purchases of red and blue cups and report the data to its website the same day.

In the Philippines, where 7-Eleven has roughly 750 stores, the company also polled shoppers with soda cups printed with pictures of the country's nine presidential candidates in 2010. The poll correctly predicted that Benigno Aquino III would win the election. Originally founded in Dallas, 7-Eleven is now based in Japan, where its official name is Seven & I Holdings.

Of course, the poll is also good marketing for 7-Eleven. In 2004, hot beverage sales grew by 6.5 percent per store per day during the second U.S. "7-Election," Jim Keyes, 7-Eleven's then-president and CEO said in a call with analysts.

“It's Time to Defeat Terrorism ”

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When communist dictator Obama and his liberal media need to reduce the unemployment rate below 8% for staying in power by all possible means, he just removes close to million jobs of Americans that are desperate and stopped looking for jobs no more. The result is more than million less jobs for the American people compared to the people worked during Bush era. Romney is right to criticize the Obama regime deceitful and artificial reduction of unemployment rate below 8% by removing 873,000 jobs from the market and adding 114,000 jobs. Only in America under the socialistic regime of Obama and his forty Maoist czars Obama can use fake phony fraudulent liberal media of George Soros and the NY Times and AP to twist the truth about the economy before the elections. Are the American people that saw the incompetent of Obama in the debate and his cluelessness about what should be done to save the US economy understand the scam of the Obama regime while more than 25 million Americans suffer pain of unemployment and part jobs. Only Romney who proved his brilliant experience as successful businessman will save America from crooked style regime of lies under the foreign agenda pusher Obama and will bring America back to its American freedom and small business success based on profit rather than losses that were inflicted by Obama on the private sector.

“It's a Brand New Day”

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Here in Vegas wrote:
7.8%. That's a victory dance for libs.
Ok, so another thing we can add to obama's successes
1. Killed bin laden
2. Unemployment at 7.8%
26. Saved the American Auto industry.

42. Recovered the ravaged economy.

77. Increeased care for damaged veterans.

101. Ended war in Iraq.

113. Continued and expanded Bush policy of using drones.

126. Strongly increased deportations of illegal aliens.

147. Affordable Healthcare Act,

188. Increased both Oil and natural gas production.
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Jeff Brightone wrote:
When communist dictator Obama and his liberal media need to reduce the unemployment rate below 8% for staying in power by all possible means, he just removes close to million jobs of Americans that are desperate and stopped looking for jobs no more. The result is more than million less jobs for the American people compared to the people worked during Bush era. Romney is right to criticize the Obama regime deceitful and artificial reduction of unemployment rate below 8% by removing 873,000 jobs from the market and adding 114,000 jobs. Only in America under the socialistic regime of Obama and his forty Maoist czars Obama can use fake phony fraudulent liberal media of George Soros and the NY Times and AP to twist the truth about the economy before the elections. Are the American people that saw the incompetent of Obama in the debate and his cluelessness about what should be done to save the US economy understand the scam of the Obama regime while more than 25 million Americans suffer pain of unemployment and part jobs. Only Romney who proved his brilliant experience as successful businessman will save America from crooked style regime of lies under the foreign agenda pusher Obama and will bring America back to its American freedom and small business success based on profit rather than losses that were inflicted by Obama on the private sector.
I'm on your side, but I'm afraid Bush, with his business experience, is still a fresh wound in the minds of the 99%.
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As Leno said last month when UE seemed to improve due to the drop out of the underemployed, the Obama campaign looked forward to more of the underemployed dropping out of the equation this month to look good.

Obama Looked Tired And That Made His Presidency Look Tired...

NAACP Official: Obama Campaign Staffer Threatened Me

BARACK CAMPAIGN STAFFER TRYING TO KEEP BLACKS ON THE PLANTATION

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/10/04/naacp -...

CHICAGO (CBS)— The President of the South Suburban Branch of the NAACP alleges a director of the re-election campaign of Barack Obama has threatened and intimidated him because he doesn’t support the president.

David Lowery says he believes he was threatened during a phone conversation with Louis Raymond, the Illinois political director for Obama for America.

Lowery says he doesn’t personally support the president because he’s not addressing issues important to the black community. He said he was explaining that to Raymond when the Obama campaign official told him,“You know what? I know everything about you.”

Lowery says Raymond added,“We’ve been watching you, and since you don’t support Obama, we’ll deal with you,” before hanging up.

Lowery filed a report with the Oak Forest police report, he says,“in case something happens.”

He says it was suggested the NAACP should automatically back the president. Lowery notes a non-profit cannot support a particular candidate.

He says it’s a clear signal the Obama campaign is concerned about the black vote.

Lowery hosts an internet radio program called “Let the Truth Be Told,” where he’s made no secret of his displeasure with the president.

“Yeah, but...”

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"The unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 7.8 percent in September, reaching its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office."

So after 4 years, we're back where we started.
EXCEPT the ecomonmy is worse than we started and the US Credit Rating is worse than when we started and we're now saddled with the highest tax increase in American history (and looking at additonal tax increases no matter who is President over the next 4 years).

So, you can claim victory by observing that it's no worse than we've ever had it under Obama. But, I expect something much better.

No worse than before is not good enough.
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SirPrize wrote:
"The unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped to 7.8 percent in September, reaching its lowest level since President Barack Obama took office."
So after 4 years, we're back where we started.
EXCEPT the ecomonmy is worse than we started and the US Credit Rating is worse than when we started and we're now saddled with the highest tax increase in American history (and looking at additonal tax increases no matter who is President over the next 4 years).
So, you can claim victory by observing that it's no worse than we've ever had it under Obama. But, I expect something much better.
No worse than before is not good enough.
Good point, only now we're heading in the opposite direction.
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I REPEAT:

The last time jobs jumped this fast (Q2 1983) GDP growth was 9.3% and durable goods were +7%+.

AMERICANS ARE BEING LIED TO BY THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, THE SPENDING REGIME WITH NO RESULTS TO SHOW EXCEPT MORE FOOD STAMPS BY 30%.

Keep your voters poor and on the plantation, Barack! Wasn't that the call of the KKK?

Democrats threatening blacks if they don't vote for Obama:

CHICAGO (CBS)— The President of the South Suburban Branch of the NAACP alleges a director of the re-election campaign of Barack Obama has threatened and intimidated him because he doesn’t support the president.

http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/10/04/naacp-...

Lowery says he doesn’t personally support the president because he’s not addressing issues important to the black community. He said he was explaining that to Raymond when the Obama campaign official told him,“You know what? I know everything about you.”

Lowery says Raymond added,“We’ve been watching you, and since you don’t support Obama, we’ll deal with you,” before hanging up.

Lowery filed a report with the Oak Forest police report, he says,“in case something happens.”

He says it was suggested the NAACP should automatically back the president. Lowery notes a non-profit cannot support a particular candidate.

He says it’s a clear signal the Obama campaign is concerned about the black vote.

Lowery hosts an internet radio program called “Let the Truth Be Told,” where he’s made no secret of his displeasure with the president.

“It's a Brand New Day”

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DEBT CODE RED wrote:
I REPEAT:
The last time jobs jumped this fast (Q2 1983) GDP growth was 9.3% and durable goods were +7%+.
AMERICANS ARE BEING LIED TO BY THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, THE SPENDING REGIME WITH NO RESULTS TO SHOW EXCEPT MORE FOOD STAMPS BY 30%.
Keep your voters poor and on the plantation, Barack! Wasn't that the call of the KKK?
Democrats threatening blacks if they don't vote for Obama:
CHICAGO (CBS)— The President of the South Suburban Branch of the NAACP alleges a director of the re-election campaign of Barack Obama has threatened and intimidated him because he doesn’t support the president.
http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/10/04/naacp-...
Lowery says he doesn’t personally support the president because he’s not addressing issues important to the black community. He said he was explaining that to Raymond when the Obama campaign official told him,“You know what? I know everything about you.”
Lowery says Raymond added,“We’ve been watching you, and since you don’t support Obama, we’ll deal with you,” before hanging up.
Lowery filed a report with the Oak Forest police report, he says,“in case something happens.”
He says it was suggested the NAACP should automatically back the president. Lowery notes a non-profit cannot support a particular candidate.
He says it’s a clear signal the Obama campaign is concerned about the black vote.
Lowery hosts an internet radio program called “Let the Truth Be Told,” where he’s made no secret of his displeasure with the president.
These are open numbers. Run them yoursef, fool.

What will you say next month?
Desert was cooked too?

You suffer from SOUR GRAPES.
President Obama has managed to stabilize the economy two years ago; and pulled uss out of Bush's economic nose-dive 3.5 years ago.

You are a pathetic cultist. Go, vote for Romney. All fools will.

SOUR GRAPES.
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The economy is doing far better than four years ago.
Unemployment down to 7.8%.
Stock market is way way up from what it was four years ago.
Auto industry has returned and selling many auto's.
Many good thing happening. Hope the economy continues to grow and unemployment continues to go down with more people finding jobs.
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Four years ago the economy was losing over 750,000 jobs per month and now over a 160,000 jobs per month being added. That is a turn around in job growth.

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26. Saved the American Auto industry.
42. Recovered the ravaged economy.
77. Increeased care for damaged veterans.
101. Ended war in Iraq.
113. Continued and expanded Bush policy of using drones.
126. Strongly increased deportations of illegal aliens.
147. Affordable Healthcare Act,
188. Increased both Oil and natural gas production.
26. Bailout. At least the banks paid thiers back
42. Really. What if Bush was in office now?
77. I would expect that as a matter of routine.
101. 3+ years, what about Afghanistan?
113. I would expect that too. I like obama using more information warfare too.
126. OK, I'll add that to the list. We are up to 3.
147. Might go away
188. All thanks to private industry.

Your boy has screwed up long enough that all this will come back to haunt him.
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So unemployment stays at 8% to 10% for neary 4 years, suddenly the month before the election it falls 3 tenths of a percentage point? Is that what Obama wants me to believe? Sorry. I know I was born in the morning, but it wasn't yesterday morning

“It's a Brand New Day”

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Here in Vegas wrote:
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26. Bailout. At least the banks paid thiers back
42. Really. What if Bush was in office now?
77. I would expect that as a matter of routine.
101. 3+ years, what about Afghanistan?
113. I would expect that too. I like obama using more information warfare too.
126. OK, I'll add that to the list. We are up to 3.
147. Might go away
188. All thanks to private industry.
Your boy has screwed up long enough that all this will come back to haunt him.
Yeah, in 2017 as he welcomes the Clintons back to the WHITE HOUSE.

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