Shocking Surprise: BLS Unemployment Falls Sharply In Final Reporting Months Before Election
Bill Quick

September 2012 unemployment rate falls to 7.8% The unemployment rate in September fell from 8.1% to 7.8%, the lowest since January 2009, as Americans benefited from a surge in part-time work, the Labor Department said Friday. The jobless rate fell … Continue reading

Jobs report secret outed – more part time, less full time
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Sounded like a good jobs report last Thursday. +288k jobs created in June. Well, of course that’s before people like Mish started digging into the numbers. It seems that 500k+ full times were lost and over 600k+ people left the … Continue reading

You Want To Clean Toilets? Sorry, You Need a PhD for That (Why Can’t We Find Qualified Toilet Cleaners?)
Bill Quick

‘The Great Shift': Americans Not Working – NYTimes.com As the report notes, economists are not entirely sure what has caused the shift. One factor seems to be the so-called skills gap — the slow growth in educational attainment in recent … Continue reading

Starting With Barack Obama, All the Wrong People Seem to Have the Good Jobs These Days
Bill Quick

Doug Ross @ Journal: 10 Devastating Facts About Today’s Unemployment Numbers (That Will Be Curiously Ignored by the Media) 2. For the entire first half of 2013, only 130,000 full-time jobs have been created. 1. On January 10, 2009, Christina … Continue reading

First, Then Money Has To Go – Only Then Can the Madness Come
Bill Quick

Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis: France Unemployment Highest Since 1997 In the easy to see coming category (thanks to the socialist policies of French president Francois Hollande) French unemployment level hits 15-year high. Here’s the thing, though: Anybody remember the … Continue reading

You mean that this is a ‘new’ policy?
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Holder Justice Department Recruits Dwarfs, Schizophrenics, and the ‘Intellectually Disabled’ The PJ Tatler has obtained documents from the Justice Department detailing efforts to recruit attorneys and staff who are dwarfs or who have “psychiatric disabilities” or “severe intellectual disabilities.” On … Continue reading