GOOD NEWS! Unemployment at 4%

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    I've been saying such for a couple weeks, the republiklans have been in a hissy fit over it.
     
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    AHA. That means the repugs voting base is out of work.
    Remember the other day I said they agreed to extend unemployment only to get votes ?
     
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    The level of elitism in this thread already is staggering.
     
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    This is all well and good for those with formal education but what's the rest of the work force supposed to do, compete with the Chinese, the Indians, and other third-worlders?
     
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    Absolutely!
    Because they sure as shit aren't going to get a job in the US where we have effectively shut down all meaningful resource production.
     
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    There's also one key issue not addressed: how many of the discouraged and underemployed workers are in the bachelor degree category?

    Someone who is working a minimum wage job far below the pay of his previous job is counted as employed, despite having far less income.
     
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    incomes are rising for college grads, hopefully the cons aren't blaming Obama for uneducated people not having jobs. This has and will go on for decades, it's called globalization.

    sorry I'm uabshedly elitist.
     
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    Unlike the left, conservatives are not solely concerned with elitist academia and their minions.

    We're more concerned about things like sustainability and self-reliance.
     
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    That was funny, thanks
     
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