Don't Believe The Hype!

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  1. froggy
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    Don’t Believe the Hype! Nearly a third of jobs “created” are part-time gov’t census workers Obama credits economic policies for March jobs picture
    Obama left Washington, as he often does on days when jobs numbers are announced, to pay a call on Celgard. The advanced battery technology manufacturer has added about 300 jobs in the state after receiving $49 million as part of the federal stimulus package.

    After touring the warehouse, Obama used the company as a backdrop to embrace the Labor Department’s announcement that 162,000 jobs had been created in March, a report that quickly became the central White House message of the day.

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    Should part time jobs be counted?
     
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    People DO get paid for working part time, right? Which certainly beats NO money coming in at all, or living off of the Government, so why WOULDN'T you count them?
     
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    let me say this about the census....i am spending more time in training than working.....i would like to get 40 hours but you dont...its all a smoke screen.
     
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    But census jobs, summers jobs are not created jobs those jobs will always be.
     
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    So....are you saying that previously unemployed people working for the US Census Bureau now, are not REALLY employed?
     
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    The Obama administration is on track for creating more jobs in a few short years than the Bush administration did in eight.

    :thup:
     
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    And where are those jobs?
     
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    So government workers aren't "living off the government"?

    Well you might be right because they are living off of us.
     
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    They're all government jobs.
     
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    I'm saying should Gov't get to claim those jobs as "created jobs".
     

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