Skip to comments.A Big Version of the Biggest, Most Important Chart in American Politics
Posted on 08/18/2012 7:26:57 AM PDT by lbryce
Ive gotten a few requests for an embiggened version of the infamous jobs chart prepared by Obama administration economists Jared Bernstein and Christina Romer back in January 2009 (and updated by me). You know, the chart that predicted what the unemployment rate would be if Congress passed the Obama stimulus plan. Well, here you go. Click it once, let the next page load, and then click it again.
Well, here you go. Click it once, let the next page load, and then click it again.
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So even according to Nobama himself - we would have been better off with no stimulus...
How do we apply for a refund ?
And...the stimulus passed and with all stats being equal we are at 11% unemployment.
Ø got Billions of dollars printed and distributed for an anticipated 0.4% bump? Aargh x's 1000
It’s about time that we reject the administration’s calculation of unemployment rate.The 8+% number is cited so much by Democans & Republicrats that it has become gospel.
So long as the calculations are based on a false premise, it is just another meaningless number. Call them out on the REAL unemployment number.
Problem I have is that there are so many different numbers to choose from
Old standard of calculation - the different (U) classifications - factoring and applying the shrinking work force.....
there's a ton of different ways to say that the Administrations way of figuring it is wrong - but in doing so 'we all" use different ways to say it's higher....
"We all" need to be on the same page, question is....what figure can we ALL agree to use when saying Ø's numbers are Bogus?
I think the unemployment should be calculated from two numbers. Estimated population between 18-65, and number of SS payments to the government.