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    10%.........unemployment rate!!!

    Gallup Finds U.S. Unemployment Up to 10.0% in Mid-February


    With all the treads going on about the potential GOP nominee, will it really matter with a 10% unemployment rate and continuing anti-business policies of the current administration?
     
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    Keep in mind that the Gallup poll does not adjust for seasonal hirings/firings like the official rate does, and the Gallup poll doesn't include as many people...there's is 18 years and older and only households with phones. The official Census/BLS survey is 15 years and older and is a personal visit.
     
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    So the unemployment rate is headed back up as soon as the Republican Congress took over?

    Well, as Boehner says...

    ...So Be It...
     
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    Indeed.........but the main point of the article is that employment conditions have "barely" improved since a year ago.
     

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