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Why a weak jobs report isnít as bad as it looks (spin cycle)
Associated Press ^ | Feb 7, 2014 5:05 PM EST

Posted on 02/07/2014 6:50:13 PM PST by Olog-hai

… Unemployment didn’t just fall to a five-year low of 6.6 percent; it fell for the right reasons. Nearly 500,000 Americans poured into the job market last month, and 616,000 more people said they had jobs. Previous drops in the unemployment rate had occurred partly because many Americans gave up looking for work and therefore were no longer counted as unemployed.

Factories, mines and construction firms hired at a healthy pace. These so-called goods-producing industries added 76,000 jobs in January, the most since January 2006. Hiring by goods producers is typically seen as a harbinger of an improved job market. …

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: biggovernment; jobsreport; liberalagenda; unemployment

1 posted on 02/07/2014 6:50:13 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

It’s my understanding that I’m supposed to believe this article.


2 posted on 02/07/2014 6:54:21 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Olog-hai
Why A Weak Jobs Report Isn’t As Bad As It Looks


3 posted on 02/07/2014 6:57:55 PM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: Olog-hai

If the Democrats would have been running the Titanic, they would have said, “Look! We got you fresh ice!”


4 posted on 02/07/2014 6:59:32 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Iron Munro

bump!


5 posted on 02/07/2014 7:00:32 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Olog-hai

Weak Is Strong.
War Is Peace.


6 posted on 02/07/2014 7:06:50 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Olog-hai

No, it is most likely much WORSE than the numbers we are seeing.


7 posted on 02/07/2014 7:07:12 PM PST by madison10
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To: rockinqsranch

Hard to believe that Americans once busted their guts laughing over the articles in Pravda and Izvestia, yes, no, maybe, perhaps?


8 posted on 02/07/2014 7:09:40 PM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: Olog-hai

boy where was this ass-covering under bush i and bush ii? we even got “lying is healthy” under clintoon.


9 posted on 02/07/2014 7:13:06 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: The Antiyuppie

slavey is freedom


10 posted on 02/07/2014 7:14:08 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Olog-hai

More spin than a Kansas twister.


11 posted on 02/07/2014 7:30:56 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Olog-hai

EVERY THING THAT SHOULD BE UP.....IS DOWN
EVERY THING THAT SHOULD BE DOWN....IS UP

HEY! WE’RE UPSIDE DOWN ON IT....

IF ONLY ALGORE WERE PRESIDENT....HOW I YEARN FOR THE GOOD OLE DAYS OF AL.....SADLY HE IS NOT OUR LEADER...AND THEREIN LIES THE ......?


12 posted on 02/07/2014 7:31:21 PM PST by jimsin
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To: Olog-hai

I like how no one at the AP wouldn’t even put there name on this crap.


13 posted on 02/07/2014 7:33:24 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Olog-hai
Happy daze iz here again.
Gracias to El Presidente.
Happy daze iz here again.
14 posted on 02/07/2014 7:37:14 PM PST by Tupelo (I am feeling more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: Olog-hai

Holy pathetic lies Bat man!


15 posted on 02/07/2014 7:41:46 PM PST by vpintheak (Thankful to be God blessed & chosen!)
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To: Olog-hai
Nearly 500,000 Americans poured into the job market last month

The end of extended unemployment benefits?

16 posted on 02/07/2014 7:41:58 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty
So, the unemployment rate goes down when people leave the workforce, and it goes down when people re-enter the workforce. Amazing.
17 posted on 02/07/2014 8:01:20 PM PST by fhayek
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To: TwelveOfTwenty

They did cut back on food stamps, maybe they got hungry?


18 posted on 02/07/2014 8:37:08 PM PST by Joe Miner
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To: fhayek
So, the unemployment rate goes down when people leave the workforce, and it goes down when people re-enter the workforce. Amazing.

Yeah, it's like global warming.

Even global cooling causes it.

19 posted on 02/07/2014 8:37:26 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
Everything is going great because we have a liberal black president who must be propped up at all cost. He can never be criticized or ridiculed because his inflated ego is so fragile. This farce will go on for another 3 years unless the country implodes before then. The lies and deceptions wouldn't bother me so much if they weren't destroying the futures of all our children.
20 posted on 02/07/2014 8:46:02 PM PST by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: Olog-hai

Where did the clown who wrote this get his information? From Barry himself?


21 posted on 02/07/2014 8:58:37 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Olog-hai

Someone I know just left a conference today that was full of bigger league bankers who believe the economy will improve a lot this year - they’re optimistic.


22 posted on 02/07/2014 9:12:39 PM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Aria
I doubt they have the CPC wrapped around their fingers.
23 posted on 02/07/2014 9:16:53 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

That young mother who got killed by the driver (the illegal immigrant) was saved from the pain and indignities of old age, that’s good per the AP.


24 posted on 02/07/2014 9:23:54 PM PST by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: All

Gallup has Unemployment at 8.6%


25 posted on 02/07/2014 11:33:52 PM PST by Rodney Dangerfield ("It's not a good time for me right now" -- http://therealwendy.com/)
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To: rockinqsranch

Please, how about some advice from a few of our local economic experts? What say you? I’m sure that there must be some here that have opinions....

What say you?


26 posted on 02/08/2014 12:12:40 AM PST by Deagle (ues)
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To: blueunicorn6
lol....Yup!.......and just before they went under they'd curse you for not appreciating their “enlightened” thinking...
27 posted on 02/08/2014 12:38:53 AM PST by M-cubed
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To: jimsin

It's like Bizarro world!

28 posted on 02/08/2014 4:47:24 AM PST by Flick Lives (Got a problem with the government? Have a complaint. Get a free IRS audit!)
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