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  • Poll: Most Liberals Say Americans Are Too Lazy to Work

    07/03/2020 5:46:29 AM PDT · by Freelance Warrior · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 2, 2020 | Neil Munro
    Fifty-one percent of liberals and 45 percent of Democrats told a pollster that too few of their fellow Americans are willing to fill construction, technology, hospitality, and other service jobs, regardless of pay. From June 23 to June 28, Rasmussen asked its panel of 1,500 likely voters: People say immigrants fill construction, technology, hospitality and other service jobs that Americans don’t want. Are there Americans who would take those jobs if pay and working conditions were improved or are there just not enough Americans willing to do that kind of work? Most Americans recognized that their fellow citizens would work...
  • ABC's Good Morning America Censors INCREDIBLE BLS Jobs Report

    07/02/2020 3:26:38 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 7/2/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    There’s no other way to say it: ABC’s Good Morning America censoring today’s jobs report is a disgrace to journalism.
  • Big Three CENSOR Upward Revision in May Jobs Numbers: 5.825M Higher Than Estimate

    07/02/2020 9:31:54 AM PDT · by JV3MRC · 5 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 7/2/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    ABC’s, CBS’s and NBC’s evening news shows are apparently allergic to any good news that bolster’s the image of President Donald Trump’s economy.
  • June 2020 Jobs Numbers Blow Past Expectations; 4.8 million positions created.

    07/02/2020 7:44:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/02/2020 | Katie Pavlich
    UPDATE: President Trump held a press briefing at the White House and reacted to the numbers.  Consumer confidence is up and 80 percent of small businesses are now open! pic.twitter.com/MOkEaO4NZR— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 2, 2020 A look at June's HISTORIC jobs numbers: 2.1 million leisure & hospitality jobs740,000 retail jobs568,000 education & healthcare jobs357,000 service jobs356,000 manufacturing jobs ???? ???? ???? pic.twitter.com/BzcSFXaxv6— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 2, 2020 ***Original post***The jobs numbers for June are in and they've blown way past expectations with 4.8 million positions created."Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 4.8 million in June, and...
  • Dow futures surge 400 points after jobs report for June shows 4.8 million jobs added, unemployment falls to 11.1%

    07/02/2020 5:56:38 AM PDT · by John W · 76 replies
    marketwatch.com ^ | July 2, 2020 | Mark DeCambre
    U.S. stock-index futures added to gains on Thursday after a closely followed report on the health of the labor market showed that the U.S. added 4.76 million jobs in June and the unemployment fell to 11.1% from 13.3% in May, suggesting that the employment picture is improving after a stunning collapse due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Economists polled by MarketWatch had predicted 3.7 million jobs were created or restored in June, with some estimates ranging as high as 8 million.
  • LIVE THREAD: President Trump Holds a Press Conference: 7/2/2020 at 9:30AM Eastern

    07/02/2020 6:29:33 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 44 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 7/2/2020 | PDJT
    President Donald Trump holds a Press Conference. 7/2/2020 at 9:30AM Eastern https://www.whitehouse.gov/live/
  • The Roots of the Big-Edu Conspiracy to Cancel America: Dots. Connected.

    06/27/2020 6:23:45 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 11 replies
    MOTUS ^ | 6-27-20 | MOTUS
    “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” - Steve Jobs Steve Jobs, true life hero of millennials, made this comment as part of his 2005 Stanford Commencement address. He advised the newly minted grads to pay attention to their intuition, pursue their passion, and use both to discover what they were good at. Unfortunately by 2005 college grads were ill-equipped to understand his fairly simple message. They got the part about following their heart – they’d been told that from the time they were in pre-school. What they didn’t get was the...
  • Remarks by President Trump in a Fox News Town Hall | Green Bay, WI

    06/26/2020 11:51:25 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 6 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 25, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    Jet Air Hangar Green Bay, WisconsinQ    Thank you, Mr. President.  Thanks for joining us.  We’re going to take some audience questions throughout the hour.  You’re here in Wisconsin.  One of the things everybody is looking for — and we’ll get into more detail throughout the hour — is the economy.  You are going to leave this town hall, and you’re going to announce that you’re building 20 new ships.  You’re rebuilding the military.THE PRESIDENT:  That’s right.Q    And how many jobs?THE PRESIDENT:  Well, it’s going to be probably 6,000, 7,000 jobs; it could go up to 10 [thousand] in Wisconsin...
  • Trump wants federal hiring to focus on skills over degrees

    06/25/2020 4:40:55 PM PDT · by karpov · 44 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 25, 2020 | Darlene Superville
    President Donald Trump is preparing to direct the federal government to overhaul its hiring to prioritize a job applicant’s skills over a college degree, administration and industry officials say. Trump is set to sign an executive order Friday outlining a new direction for the nation’s largest employer during a meeting of the board that advises the administration on worker policy. Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and adviser, is co-chair of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board and has worked on improving job training to meet employers’ changing needs. The federal government is the nation’s largest employer with 2.1 million civilian...
  • Meltdown Slowing: 1.5 Million New Jobless Claims Last Week, an overall decrease in continuing claims

    06/11/2020 7:18:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/11/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    Looks like Steve Mnuchin didn’t entirely buy the idea that the country’s economic woes over the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown are over, either. Nor should he, as today’s weekly initial jobless claims report attests. Despite the surprising return to work shown in May, new jobless claims continued at pre-COVID-19 record levels, although still slowing: In the week ending June 6, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 1,542,000, a decrease of 355,000 from the previous week’s revised level. The previous week’s level was revised up by 20,000 from 1,877,000 to 1,897,000. The 4-week moving average was 2,002,000,...
  • Remarks by President Trump on the Jobs Numbers Report

    06/08/2020 11:04:52 AM PDT · by ransomnote
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 8, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    Rose Garden10:30 A.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much.  This is a very big day for our country.  It’s affirmation of all the work we’ve been doing, really, for three and a half years.  This isn’t just over the last few months; this is for three and a half years.  And it’s a great thing.  We were very strong.  We had the greatest economy in the history of our country.  We had the greatest economy in the history of the world.  And that strength let us get through this horrible pandemic, largely through.  I think we’re doing really...
  • Surprise job gains imperil push for massive pandemic relief

    06/06/2020 9:22:12 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 12 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | June 05, 2020 | Jay Heflin
    A surprise gain in jobs reported on Friday is likely to slow momentum for another round of major fiscal relief from Congress. Stephen Moore, an outside adviser to President Trump and a contributor to the Washington Examiner, said that Friday’s jobs report should lead Congress not to pursue further relief. “After the jobs report this morning, I think the White House and Congress are going to really reconsider the need for any kind of spending and probably kills the idea of the 'blue state bailout,'" Moore told the Washington Examiner. Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the Senate Finance Committee,...
  • ‘Astonishing’: Dumbfounded economists struggle to describe today’s jobs report surprise

    06/05/2020 11:58:01 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 45 replies
    aol ^ | Jun 5th 2020 | ETHAN WOLFF-MANN
    May’s jobs numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday shocked economists, who expected something starkly different from the 2.5 million payrolls added and lower 13.3% unemployment rate. Economists estimated that the country would lose 7.5 million jobs. The unemployment rate was expected to hit 19%. In notes circulating following the release, dumbfounded economists struggled to get their jaws off the ground. “In one line: Rather startling,” wrote Pantheon’s Ian Shepherdson. “The biggest payroll surprise in history, by a gigantic margin.” ING’s chief international economist James Knightley called the report "simply astonishing." “Somehow the US jobs market has come...
  • Trump Was Right! Stunning Jobs Report Rocks Media

    06/05/2020 12:58:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | June 5, 2020 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: And once again, ladies and gentlemen, President Trump was right when he forecast an economic recovery starting now. He was right about the shape. It would be a V-shaped recovery. He was right about when it would begin. He was right that it would take place in the first place. And because heÂ’s been right again, the left cannot let this stand. The Democrats and the left cannot let this stand, so be ready for whatever they come up with to take this news off the news. JOHNNY DONOVAN: And now, from sunny South Florida, itÂ’s Open Line Friday!...
  • Biden Says Trump Administration Deserves 'No Credit' for Economic Recovery

    06/05/2020 12:40:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 65 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 5, 2020 | Reagan McCarthy
    Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed the job and unemployment numbers released on Friday afternoon in a livestream from Delaware. In a shocking glimpse of recovery, the economy added 2.5 million jobs in May and the unemployment decreased to 13.3 percent. While these shocking numbers should instill hope for economic recovery, Biden used them to criticize the Trump administration. Biden, who has spent much of the last few months in the basement of his Delaware home, claimed that President Trump is hiding in the bunker, and that the president cannot take credit for the positive economic numbers because “only...
  • Trouncing Expectations by 10 Million Jobs, the Labor Market’s Comeback Has Begun

    06/05/2020 12:39:01 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 5, 2020 | Council of Economic Advisors
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May Employment Situation report shows that the United States economy added 2.5 million jobs last month, and the unemployment rate fell from 14.7 percent to 13.3 percent.Employment increased significantly in leisure and hospitality (1.2 million), construction (464,000), education and health services (424,000), retail trade (368,000), and manufacturing (225,000). These job gains surprised forecasters, given many States were only beginning to reopen their economies during the reports’ survey reference periods (the week/pay period that includes May 12). The median of all private sector forecasts predicted 7.5 million job losses in May and an unemployment rate of...
  • Dow surges nearly 1,000 points after jobs report shows surprise jump in payrolls, fall in unemployment rate

    06/05/2020 10:11:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 06/05/2020 | By William Watts and Mark DeCambre
    Stocks rose sharply Friday after the U.S. May jobs report showed a surprise 2.5 million jump in payrolls and a drop in the unemployment rate to 13.3% as businesses began to reopen from the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns. How are benchmarks performing? The Dow Jones Industrial Average US:DJIA jumped 950 points, or 3.6%, to 27,226, while the S&P 500 US:SPX rose 88 points, or 2.9%, to 3,201. The Nasdaq Composite US:COMP advanced 191 points, or 2%, to 9,807 and was briefly trading above its record closing level of 9,817.18 set on Feb. 19. The Nadaq-100 US:NDX , meanwhile, rose 171 points,...
  • Washington Post blasted over inaccurate 'grim milestone' tweet on unemployment rate: ‘It’s not true’ (20%)

    06/05/2020 9:55:58 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 05 2020 | Brian Flood
    The Washington Post was blasted on social media after it jumped the gun with an inaccurate tweet Friday claiming the May U.S. unemployment rate was close to 20 percent, moments after the actual report indicated the rate unexpectedly had dropped to 13.3 percent. “Grim milestone to be reached as May unemployment rate nears 20 percent,” the Post wrote in a now-deleted tweet to accompany a now-edited story with the same inaccurate headline. May’s 13.3 is significantly down from a record high in April, indicating the nation's economy is recovering faster than expected from the coronavirus lockdown – but it appears...
  • VIDEO: Shocked Reactions to STUPENDOUS May Jobs Report

    06/05/2020 10:18:21 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 5, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO There was quite a bit of shock today when it was announced that the unemployment rate DECLINED in May despite most economists predicting it would rise to 20%. Here are a few shocked reactions to the May jobs report. My favorite reaction is from the angry guy who is whining that the unemployment really rose but that the stats were faked by the Labor Department.
  • CNN doesn't air Trump jobs report remarks; Fox News, ABC, CBS, NBC carry in full

    06/05/2020 10:05:59 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 05 2020 | Joe Concha
    CNN opted not to air President Trump's remarks on Friday's surprise jobs report showing 2.5 million jobs were added to the economy in May, with MSNBC carrying the comments partially, and Fox News, ABC, NBC and CBS carrying the speech from the Rose Garden in full. The president was in a celebratory mood following the report that the unemployment rate dropped from 14.7 percent in April to 13.3 percent in May. Analysts had expected the report would show unemployment rising to as high as 20 percent, and the new figures suggested an economic rebound could come more quickly. Stocks jumped...