Food Stamps

Not News: Food Stamp Participation Jumped by Over 600,000 in September; Last Pre-Election Number Revised Up By Tom Blumer | December 07, 2012 | 23:57 The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest report on food stamp program participation through September today. I received the email alerting me to the release at 5:17 p.m., so …

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There are fewer jobs now than during the worst of the recession

From Sister Toldjah: Obama’s Economy: Adding “hidden unemployed” makes unemployment rate 10.5 percent Posted by: ST on September 24, 2012 at 11:00 am  A sobering report via Reuters: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Daniel McCune graduated from college three years ago, he was optimistic his good grades would earn him a job as an intelligence analyst with …

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The frustration of the Occupiers

From Asians now lead Latinos in annual immigration By Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer Asians have surpassed Latinos in annual immigration to the United States, a demographic watershed reflecting the recent decline in illegal immigration from Mexico, and increased demand for highly skilled workers from such nations as India, China, and South Korea. In …

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A promise he might not be able to keep

Former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA), the presumptive 2012 republican presidential nominee, made a promise he might not be able to keep: Mitt Romney pledges 6 percent unemployment by the end of first term By Callum Borchers, Boston Globe Correspondent | 05/23/2012 6:35 PM Mitt Romney pledged Wednesday that if elected president he will drive down …

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The latest employment report

The latest jobs numbers: U.S. Added 227,000 Jobs Last Month; Rate at 8.3% In yet another sign of a strengthening recovery, the United States added 227,000 net jobs in February, the third consecutive month of gains over 200,000. The unemployment rate was unchanged from 8.3 percent in January, the Labor Department reported Friday, as more …

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By A Fluke, The Left Manufactured a Distraction From Gas, Unemployment, and BO’s Dismal Record

Dig and you find the Fluke debacle is a Manufactured Distraction (Excerpts from the Fluke Open Thread)York Anyone who believes all that bile is a useful idiot for the Puppet Master, Soros. Let’s face it, Fluke is a manufactured crisis to distract the Proles from reality that Unemployment is back up to 9.1% – reality …

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This hardly seems like a coincidence

Your editor wonders if Arianna Huffington was getting in a dig at our President with this story. Unemployment For Women Not Getting Better The woman — dressed in a crisply-ironed blue dress, practical and polished flats and the perfect shade of red lipstick to complement her smooth alabaster skin and ebony hair — approached the …

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Unemployment rate decreases to 8.6%

From Unemployment Slips to 8.6% as Private Sector Adds Jobs By JOSH MITCHELL And JEFFREY SPARSHOTT WASHINGTON—The U.S. labor market strengthened in November as private employers continued to add jobs at a healthy pace, while the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since March 2009. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 120,000 last month, the U.S. …

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Occupy Philadelphia: Preventing union workers from having jobs.

The various “Occupy” movements are supposedly protests about there not being enough good jobs available. From The Philadelphia Inquirer: More police ordered at Occupy Philly site; other actions are considered¹ By Jeff Gelles, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer Citing “growing public health and safety concerns,” erratic communications with the movement’s leaders, and the need to begin …

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