Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Job Prospects Still Suck

With the liberal/commie media focusing on blaming the republicans for the government shut down and trying to spin the dismal launch of Obamacare the unavailability of good jobs for the middle class went under the radar.

I'm sure that's not the case for people trapped trying to find any employment available, part or full time.

The jobs report was totally blech. And it may get worse.
Soft. Tepid. Blech. Meh.
Choose your non-inspiring adjective, possibly in Yiddish, and it nicely describes the long-awaited September jobs report. It wasn't terrible by any stretch -- the nation added 148,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate edged down a tenth of a percent to 7.2 percent. But it is far short of the kind of robust jobs recovery that Americans have been waiting for these last four long years.
If there is any good news to be found, it is that the unemployment rate is now the lowest it has been since November 2008. But, two important observations: November 2008 was hardly the best of times for the U.S. economy. And much of that decline has occurred because of people dropping out of the workforce; the ratio of Americans who have a job is basically unchanged over the last four years.
Indeed, if there is a trend at all, it is in the wrong direction. In the first six months of 2013, the nation averaged 195,000 net new jobs a month. In the last three months, that average has been a mere 143,000. And as a reminder, this is a report covering September, before the government shutdown and debt ceiling showdown that rattled consumer and business confidence. While we won't necessarily see direct evidence of that disruption in the October numbers (due out Nov. 8), what is clear is that the weak September numbers can't be chalked up to one-time disruptions coming from Washington.~snip~
Welcome to the new reality of the Obama/democrats economy and with this they force everyone into an incompetently run, overpriced  government mandated healthcare debacle.
When Bill and Hillary tried the universal health care thing they failed because there were enough people in the workforce doing well and could afford to insure themselves. They didn't want or need the government to give them stuff so they rejected it.
Now that Obama and the democrats have destroyed the economy and shrunk the middle class there's enough people who'll qualify for subsidies to make the over priced over bloated government offering a choice of last resort.

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