Labor force

Nice Unemployment Rate You Got There…

by Steve MacDonald March 8, 2015

So what does the unemployment rate picture look like if you take into account all of the labor force dropouts since the end of the recession in June of 2009? Not pretty. If you take those labor force dropouts into account, the U.S. does not have an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent. Instead, it has […]

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War on Women – Jeanne Shaheen Drove Record Number of Women Out of Work Force

by Steve MacDonald May 4, 2014
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Ask Jeanne Shaheen how much use there is in promoting “equal pay” rhetoric that hurts employment or wage rhetoric that would kill off half a million jobs, when a record number of women have given up “even looking” for a job in the ObamaEconomy? ( – The number of women 16 and older not in the […]

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Jimmy And Barry Have Something else in Common Now

by Steve MacDonald March 5, 2014
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No one can credit George Bush with being a great job creator, but things had stabilized before the banking crisis (created by Democrats).  He also didn’t add over 7 trillion to the debt in just five years while driving 12 million people out of the Job market, never to return.  (Recovery summer started with the […]

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The Obama Recovery Is So Darn Good…

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2013

The recovery is so damn good that more people stopped looking for work than found a job in January.  Around 157,000 became employed while 169,000 people left the labor force. Since Obama came to office 8.5 million Americans have left the labor force.  That means that there are 8.5 million fewer jobs in the country […]

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Real Unemployment at 19%…

by Steve MacDonald September 8, 2012

Wynton Hall at wrote this.  I’m just sharing it. Consider the following 11 economic facts: 1.  When you include the underutilized labor figure with the eight million Americans who have lost hope altogether and stopped looking for a job, real unemployment now stands at just under 19 percent. 2.  If the labor force were […]

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There Is No Recovery

by Steve MacDonald February 25, 2012

Time to put another nail in the Obama recovery coffin.  The recovery that started when the recession “ended” in June of 2009.  The recovery that is not growing jobs faster than the rate of population growth. But that is hardly the worst of the Democrat’s problems.  The bigger problem is that they are selling trillion […]

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