Actually, Unemployment Hasn’t Fallen At All Under the Obama Administration
Bill Quick

The Rise of Invisible Unemployment – The Atlantic 2. The rise of invisible unemployment is too large to ignore. What is “invisible unemployment”? It’s discouraged workers and part-timers who want more hours. The official unemployment rate doesn’t consider them unemployed. … Continue reading

WaPo: Everything Sucks – Why Aren’t You People Happier?
Bill Quick

Economy improving, but muddled progress could hurt Democrats in midterm elections – The Washington Post The U.S. economy is back on solid ground six years after the Great Recession, new data showed Friday, but President Obama and other Democrats are … 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

Unexpectedly Unexpected For the 9,482nd Time
Bill Quick

Retail Sales in U.S. Decline by Most in Nine Months – Bloomberg Another report showed consumer confidence unexpectedly declined in April. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of sentiment fell to 72.3, a nine-month low, from 78.6 a month … Continue reading

A Pile of Shit Is A Pile of Shit Is A Pile of Shit
Bill Quick

Dems Tout Claim: ‘Best-Looking Contraction in U.S. GDP You’ll Ever See’ | The Weekly Standard In response to the news today that the economy contracted -.1 percent in the final quarter of last year, Democrats are touting the claim that … Continue reading